The purpose of our YOUTH group is to spend time together (your presence matters!)….to become EMPOWERED as a community of Christ…. to grow SPIRITUALLY as individuals and as a group!
Our Jr. and Sr. High Groups meet Sunday mornings from 10am – 11:15am during the school year (September – June). We meet in the Social Hall for games, food, and fun as well as service opportunities.
What we do:
Meet weekly as a community of 6th – 12th graders; Monthly service projects ; Fall and Spring Retreats; Participate in worship experience; Develop youth led ideas for service and activities; Summer adventures and SSP
How we do it:
*Youth committed to being a part of this community; *Parent participation with fundraisers, outings and service projects; * Youth leadership within the group.
Youth Group Program for APRIL/MAY:
Sunday May 19th 10am – 11:15am Meet in the Social Hall for great games and awesome fellowship!
Sunday May 26th – No YOUTH Group Today – Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
Sunday June 2nd10am – 11:15am Meet in the Social Hall for great games and awesome fellowship!
Sunday June 9th10am – 11:15am Meet in the Social Hall for great games and awesome fellowship!
Upcoming Activities this Spring, and Summer:
Father’s Day BBQ and Potluck: Sunday June 16th immediately following the 10am service (* This is the first Sunday for our summer schedule so there is only 1 morning service at 10am!) Bring DAD to church and celebrate his special day with a BBQ in the Social Hall!
Summer Games in the Park: Join us for some cool summer fun this summer! We will have a variety of lawn games for all ages to play including badminton, corn hole, croquet, kick-ball, and volleyball. It’s a great way to enjoy a summer evening, laugh, and play together. Everyone is welcome to bring a picnic dinner or snacks AND be sure to invite your friends and neighbors! A variety of soft drinks and snacks will be provided. Dates are Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30pm on June 13th; July 11th, July 25th, and August 8th. We have reserved the shady lawn area called the Oak Knoll Picnic Area in Caldwell Park (Just to the east of the Aquatic Park and south of the Junior Bike Park).
Sunday August 4th: Noon – 4pm Family Day at Lake Siskiyou ~ Spend the afternoon swimming and picnicking at beautiful Lake Siskiyou with our church family. This is our annual outing to mark the end of the school year. This year, due to the Carr Fire we are doing something different and trekking up to Lake Siskiyou to enjoy the beach and waterfront. RSVP with Peggy or Andy!
SSP Project: We will be participating in another amazing summer with SSP this year at Smith River June 30 – July 6th.
Make plans to be a part of these activities and make Youth@FIRST a priority in your life this coming year ~ You will be glad you did! Let’s have fun, adventure, and serve together!