Welcome to the youth ministries page for grades 6-12. This is a place where honest relationships with God and each other are valued. We believe that God has a purpose and plan for each student and that we need one another as we grow, learn, hurt, mature and follow Jesus in this life to our utmost God given potential.
Students may be at different places along their journey with God, so in our ministry we try to provide opportunities for students to be ministered to no matter where they are spiritually. And no matter what their next step is as they journey we want to provide opportunity and encouragement when they are ready to take it.
So, whether it's a crazy energetic event or a reflective quiet time of solitude...we strive to see more students knowing Jesus more because we believe that knowing God will change their life and make an eternal difference.
CONNECT YOUTH NIGHT
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Through "Connect" Students and leaders get to refresh and encourage each other in the middle of their weeks in whatever they might be living through that week. It is an evening dedicated to students hanging out in fellowship, worshipping in song, teaching from the Bible and group games. Come check it out!
Sundays 9:30-10:30 am
In LIFE Groups students are mentored by caring adults who love and follow Jesus. Each Sunday students pray for one another, learn a chapter of God's Word and interact with living out its teaching in their lives. These small groups times are dedicated to the discipleship of students and challenging them as they grow in following Christ daily.
These planned activities play a vital role in ministry by building relationships and shared memories. They are perfect for inviting friends who may not yet know God, not have a church home, who want to just check it out, or start getting connected.
LABOR OF LOVE
Our service project and missions avenue for students ranges from short hour-long tasks just down the street to week-long trips in foreign countries. Serving schools, non-profits, church families, lost souls, best friends, worst enemies, brothers and sisters in our community, nation and globe by showing God's love in practical ways.
Our youth went to Cuba this summer to serve over there. Thank you so much for praying for the students and leaders involved as they raised funds, prepared their hearts, and got everything lined up to go on this trip.
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions, concerns, or prayer requests.
Martin Flaherty - Youth Pastor
Heather Webster - Administrative Assistant
Dana Williamson - Middle School Director
To sign up for text alerts from the Youth department, text one of the following to 84576
Parents of youth- text DFYPARENTS
Middle School- text DFYMS
High School- text DFYHS