The youth group, which is a ministry department that both my brother, Stephen, and I head up, is all about providing a safe place for Jr. High and High School students to come and learn 5 valuable principles.
(1) Who Christ is
(2) Who they are in Christ
(3) Walking out Christian Discipleship
Operating as the youth directors is a new title for my brother and I, however, we have been involved with this youth group for the past 6 years. Our hearts are for the kids and to really see them be all that God has designed them to be, which often times means looking deeper than the surface and farther than the present.
A normal Wednesday night starts at 6:00 PM, however you’ll often times find Stephen and I there by 5:00 PM ready to spend time with students that arrive earlier or answer parent’s questions. An average Wednesday night will include a time of worship, time of prayer, teaching, discussion time, thanksgiving, and fellowship. Youth Group ends at 8:00 PM, but we hang out until 8:30 – 8:45 connecting with kids, playing games, or answering questions when students come to us with inquires. We understand that each student is different; different personalities, different giftings, different callings, different backgrounds, but each one of them holds great value and is loved by God. Our job is to let Him work through us to meet each student individually and as a group.
Our Junior High and high School Youth Group meets every Wednesday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.