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For 6th grade, Jr. High and High School youth: “God Where We Live”
“The Word (God the Son) became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood.” John 1:14 (The Message)
Living for Christ in our world is challenging. We do not have the luxury of hiding in a fortress. Moment by moment we must face the reality of living in an imperfect world. God is with us wherever we go.
FM Youth exists to offer students a safe place where they can learn how to live for God, wherever they are, through studying the Bible, talk and listen to Him through prayer, encourage one another through growing relationships, provide accountability through sharing life experiences and put Christ at the center through worship. Out of this community with God and others, it is our desire that youth will want to invite others through their own relationships and leadership.
“PAUSE” on WEDNESDAYS—Pause: A temporary stop in action. Monday through Friday we are on “play.” Wednesday night we “pause” to meet and remember our life is bigger than all our activity. God is God and when we spend time with him we will grow in our faith. Youth Room, 6th gr./Jr. High/High School. Start in the youth room and then divide by age level. 7:14-8:30 pm.
Wednesday G3: Invite your friends for games on the first Wednesday night of every month. Meets at our normal time: 7:29 - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday Pershing Park: a break from our weekly routine to get outside ourselves and serve our friends without homes at Pershing Park. 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
SUNDAYS w FM YOUTH - God made the Sabbath for rest and worship. Do both with us. We’ll come together for a time of singing, praying and letting God’s Word speak to us. It’s a great way to start your week. In the Youth Room. 9:30-10:30am.
HIGH SCHOOL LIFE GROUPS - We were not created to live for Christ on our own. God created people to walk with us. LIFE GROUPS are designed for you to “do life” with 2-4 others who will be there to encourage and challenge you in your faith. Create a group or sign up for a group and talk to Doug. Get info (pdf).
HIGH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM - Do you have an opinion, do you enjoy organizing events, making ideas come to life, leading a group in a healthy direction? This may be the place for you. Contact Doug.
FM YOUTH SERVICE - Living the Christian life in our world is not all about receiving, it also includes giving: serving your community, your church and your world. Opportunities include events like serving our friends without homes at Pershing Park and our bi-annual outreach trip, Team Costa Rica. Check out ways you can serve in our ministry here (pdf).
EVENTS - We like to have fun and during the school year we will plan special times: some big, some little. Stay tuned! Release form for any youth ministry event (pdf).
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Office: 805-965-1338 x224
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