Youth Program Overview

Grade School Programming
B.A.S.K (formerly known as W.A.S.P.) – Serves around 20 children
Games, Worship, Teaching, Snacks, Crafts, Service

VBS – Serves around 80 children
This year hoping to do the same, various stations dedicated to teaching young people the over-arching theme “You Are Treasured By God” in age appropriate and fun ways.

Middle School Programming
Youth Group – Serves 10-15 students
Play games, activities and eat a lot of snacks with the purpose of building positive relationships with Christian peers. Study God’s word with age appropriate topics with the goal of helping students develop a stronger relationship with Jesus.

CIY Believe – Served 8 at last event
Overnight CIY Event to get kids out of their element and focused on Jesus.

Summer Retreat
Staying in a cabin in the Smoky Mountains. A week outside of daily routine where we can focus on developing a deep relationship with Jesus by exploring Biblical truths, build lifelong friendships with peers through activities, games and fun. – Looking to raise $1000 to offset the cost for students.

High School Programming
Youth Group – Serves 15-20 students every week
Games, activities and food and supportive Christian friendships set the stage for deep conversations and lesson topics to help students transition their faith into adulthood.

Hebrews – Serves 20-30 students every week
Provides a “Non-threatening” environment for students to hang out and invite friends. The proven goal is to get unchurched teens comfortable enough to become involved in other church programming.

CIY MOVE – Serves 25 students
A week away from daily routine that is dedicated to opening doors for deep conversations, lesson topics, worship and activities that challenges students to take their faith seriously.
Financial goal of $8,750 – raised 3k through fundraisers so far, need to raise another $5,715.

If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding our youth programs, please contact the church office at 217.463.8024.  Don and/or Camille will be happy to help.