NOTICE: We're Baaaack! In-person youth meetings have begun on Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:30pm! See you there!
Real. Relevant. Relational.
JCC Youth is for students turning 13-18 by 8-1-2021. Much like our Jr. Youth group, both groups are an excellent environment to team up with kids your age, have a little fun and excitement, get a little real with each other in doses, and learn about Jesus through studying the Bible in relevant, practical, and meaningful ways.
While our new youth facilities are being built, we are currently meeting in the church Sanctuary on Wednesday nights. We begin with free time, then some group games (usually with a twist), followed by worship, Bible study, and prayer. Wednesday nights are a great time to check us out for the first time if you get nervous around new groups.
Sunday mornings are usually focused more on Bible Study. We take a look at how the things that go on in our life relate to the truths we read about in the Bible and then discuss ways to apply those truths in practical ways. On occasion, we will take random road trips to do a mission project or just hang out and have coffee somewhere during this time as well. It allows us to have focused time to encourage and get to know each other. (We are currently not meeting on Sunday mornings for Sunday School due to COVID and building restraints.)
So don’t you see that we don’t owe this old do-it-yourself life one red cent. There’s nothing in it for us, nothing at all. The best thing to do is give it a decent burial and get on with your new life. God’s Spirit beckons. There are things to do and places to go!
This resurrection life you received from God is not a timid, grave-tending life. It’s adventurously expectant, greeting God with a childlike “What’s next, Papa?” God’s Spirit touches our spirits and confirms who we really are. We know who he is, and we know who we are: Father and children.
Romans 8:14-15, MSG
Peers mentoring peers
We have a mentoring night called “Timothy Night” on the third Wednesday of the month, random Sunday morning road trips, monthly fun group activities, annual retreats, service projects, outreach opportunities, leadership development endeavors, and more!
Fall Youth Retreat
We kick off every youth season with a weekend retreat. It's packed with games, activities, great food, small group study, large group study and worship sessions, as well as some fun surprises!
Fall Retreat 2020 was at Camp Alexander Mack in Milford, IN on Sept. 11-13th. It was the best retreat yet!
For all the yearly info parents should know about the program and what to expect, download this doc.
Student Registration Form
All students need to complete this registration form or fill out their JCC Center registration. Registrations include signed parent permission for all youth events from August 1 to July 31st. It includes who to contact for emergencies and other helpful information to keep students safe.
Quarterly Event Newsletter
All our youth events, described, and in one place. Download this colorful newsletter and hang it on your fridge so you know all about what's happening next!
3 More Important Things (For Parents)
2020 is a unique year. This doc explains additional things related to COVID safety, adjustments we're making because of building construction, and our bi-annual mission trip for high school students.
Youth Zoom Meeting Link
When our group meetings are virtual, this is where to find us! Passcode: 54321
Donate to JCC Youth
JCC Youth Ministry continues to change lives of students each year. If you'd like to share with this ministry financially, we thank you in advance!
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