MIDDLE SCHOOL + HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Our purpose is to love, teach and guide the youth toward Christ and His kingdom
This ministry is centrally falling on the greatest force and witness that we as Christians have, which is love. We love because Christ first loved us, and the greatest of ways that we can show our students love is by giving them the gospel of Jesus Christ. This is the central focus of our ministry, and after all, if we have not love, then we have nothing based on 1 Corinthians 13:2. The youth hunger and have a deep desire for love and connection. They desire something that is real and someone to connect with and be open, honest, and genuine. New incoming students as well as consistent students will be loved and shown the love of Christ. Love can be represented in multiple ways but will be done through service and deed and through conversation and care. Ultimately, our evangelism will be a sign of love to God and love to people, so this idea is broad
but is necessary to cover all things in the Christian life as described by Jesus in Matthew 22:36-40.
This ministry has a focus on solid Biblical teaching. When students know they are genuinely loved then they are open to trust, which leads to teaching and openness for you to show them the correct path for life. In this ministry the youth are taught the doctrine of Scripture and are able to comprehend and know how to use Scripture in their daily lives. This gives us the correct view of Matthew 28:20. This teaching is not a simplistic compartmentalized version of the Bible, but the students are given the Scripture as is, for them to build discernment as well as further knowledge of God. (Psalm 32:8, Colossians 3:16)
This is the equipping and discipling aspect of this ministry where students who are passionate about loving God and others, are prepared for their lives beyond the youth group and this ministry. The goal of this aspect of the ministry is to set an example for students and allow the discipleship process to become progressed in a manner that is geared toward Christ’s style of ministry. This is an essential step, as they entered into the world on their own. They will learn
to not just be guided by their leaders, but to be Guided by Christ and His word. Some Key verses for this discipleship are Matthew 28:18-20, Acts 1:8, John 15:16, Romans 10:14-15.
Our ultimate goal is that we want our youth to be living out their lives by building a foundation in Christ. As our students transition out of this ministry, we desire for them to never forget their first love and embrace Christ for their entire lives. Everything that we do is for Christ and an avenue in which we worship Him. Ultimately this ministry is about winning souls for Christ and about giving the students the right tools in order to have Christ centered success in the real world.
As we look forward to spending eternity with Christ, we also recognize that He has placed us on this earth to help build His kingdom up. We are His workers, and He is our King. Matthew 24:14 helps explain how the gospel of the Kingdom must be proclaimed, and this is something as a ministry we must do, and also teach our students to take part in God’s plan.
SUNDAYS | 9:02 AM | GRADES 6-12
Our DISCIPLESHIP:YOUTH courses are designed to provide students (grades 6-12) the opportunity to more closely study the Bible together, share opinions about how the Bible relates to the world they live in and to help build disciples who will share their faith with those they encounter everyday.
STUDENTS WILL MEET AT PCC
semester begins Sept 10 | 9:02am