STUDENT MINISTRIES

Mission

To glorify God by making healthy, multiplying disciples who will help reach the world for Jesus Christ.

 

Student Ministries Vision

  • To develop students to have a personal relationship with God. (Col. 1:9-12)
  • Love students unconditionally. (Matt. 7:1-5; John 4:7-12)
  • Implement a discipleship track detailing teaching/training for student’s. (Eph. 4:12-15)
  • Offer opportunities for students to live out their faith. (Eph. 2:10; John 15:15-20)
  • To reach our community with the gospel of Christ. (Matt. 28:18-20)
  • Have fun. (Eccl. 3:12,13; 8:15)

Youth Group

6th-8th grades

Our Monday evenings are a great time for students to connect, have fun, and be challenged in their faith. Evenings offer large group teaching and small group discussion time. Over a three-year period students will study and discuss topics including: Surviving Middle School, Healthy Relationships, and Christian Disciplines.

Doors open at 6:00pm. Programming runs from 6:30-7:45pm.

9th-12th grades

Every Wednesday students meet in the Youth Center and will be challenged in their faith through relevant teaching and open discussion. All grades will meet together for large group teaching followed by small group discussion time divided by grade. Subjects that are covered: Purity, Personality/Spiritual Gifts, Evangelism, Apologetics, and Relationships.

Doors open at 6:00pm. Programming runs from 6:30-7:45pm.

Events & Outreach

Community building and discipleship opportunities for students. Events include: Fall Fling, New Year’s Overnight, Winter Retreat, District Student Conference, and National Challenge Conference, Mission trips, ski trip, Valleyfair, concerts, etc.

Sunday Bible Classes

Middle School

Topics included are: God’s Word; God’s Relationship w/ Man; Old Testament Survey; Life and Ministry of Christ; Church Beginnings; Missions/ EFCA; The Story. Discussion of topic and application to life.

Students Participate in Class Discussion, Projects, Sermon Notes, etc. Interactive teaching through course book and DVD.

High School

Our four-year discipleship plan covers studies in Genesis and Exodus, Biblical Character Study, the Life of Christ, and the Life of Paul.  A Biblical worldview, relevant application, and challenge are  incorporated weekly through teaching and discussion.