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Pastor Ryan’s Youth Update

April 11, 2019

Middle School: Currently, the middle school group is in a short series on the importance of scripture and how it tells one unified story. Last night specifically, the students spent their time in in Luke 24:13-34 in which Jesus talks to some of his followers after his resurrection (but hides his identity from them). The […]

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March 28, 2019

Middle School: This week we started a new three-week series titled “More Than the Red Letters.” The goal is to help the students to discover connections and ties between the Old Testament, and the New Testament. This week, we focused particularly on how the Old Testament points to Jesus. The group read through Isaiah 9:2-7, […]

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March 21, 2019

Middle School: This week was the last of a three week series in the book of Romans. Last night, the conversation focused on the importance of loving genuinely, giving generously, and serving enthusiastically. All of these things can and should naturally flow from us when we’re following Jesus and centering our lives on him. All […]

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March 14, 2019

Middle School: This week, the MS crew spent their teaching time in Romans 5 as Ryan Donovan talked about friendship with God in Jesus Christ. The group started off by using a fun illustration about superhero’s and villains, and the differences between them. Ryan related God to the superhero, or “the good guy,” and us […]

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March 7, 2019

Middle School: This week, the group began a 3-week lesson that’s focused on exploring the book of Romans. As you know, Romans is awesome and packed with theological truths that are complex and, at times, hard to fully grasp. But, by taking some small bites over the next couple of weeks, I’m hopeful that the students […]

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February 28, 2019

Middle School: Last night, the middle school group finished their three week series on the book of Genesis. During each of the last three weeks, the students learned about and why the book of Genesis is so important to the storyline of the Bible as a whole. This week, the students talked about the characters […]

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February 21, 2019

Last night was a blast (literally) as we gathered for the evening in order to simply have some fun with one another by turning the sanctuary into a nerf zone! The students seemed to really enjoy the time, and it was a good break from our normal routine. We had also just gotten back from […]

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February 14, 2019

Middle School: Last night, the middle school group continued their time in Genesis talking about three key people: Noah, Abraham, and Sarah. The focus of the night was particularly on God’s covenants, which is a promise or contract between two parties. In looking at these covenants in Genesis 9:8-7 (Noahic Covenant), and in Genesis 15:1-6 […]

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February 7, 2019

Middle School: The middle school group started up another three week series this Wednesday, and they’ll be focusing on the book of Genesis as “the beginning of the story of the Bible.” This week, Ryan Westbrook taught the students about about Adam’s descendants, and how one of those descendants would one day be Jesus. This […]

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January 31, 2019

Last night was awesome! We joined up with two other youth groups (Laurelwood Baptist Church and Journey Community Church) and had a joint youth group worship night. Most of the musicians were students, which was really encouraging to see. The youth groups all came together during the night to pray for one and other, and […]

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