Youth

Purpose Statement

The YOUTH ministries of American Reformed Church exist to:

  • YIELD our hearts to God – worship
  • OPEN our minds to His Word – discipleship
  • UNITE with His family – fellowship
  • TELL others about His love – evangelism
  • HELP serve in His kingdom – ministry

Youth Activities

The Vine Sr. High Youth Group (9th-12th grade in youth room) – Sun. @ 10:50-11:40 AM

Sunday School (6th-8th grades) – Sun. @ 10:50-11:40 AM

Power Crunch Supper (multi-purpose room) – Wed. @ 5:30-6:00 PM

The Hub Middle School Youth Group (6th-8th grade in youth room) – Wed. @ 6:00-7:00 PM

The Connection (9th-12th garde in youth room) – Wed. @ 7:10-8:00 PM

#507 Quarterly Youth Rally (6th-12th grades) – 4 times a year at local churches @ 6:30-8:00 PM – next one is Dec. 2 at American Lutheran

Summer Mission Trips and Youth Conferences

Upcoming Special Events

REMINDERS:
*** Rocky Mt. High Prayer Time – Sun., July 16 @ 9:30 AM – participants come at 9:10 AM
*** Last Rocky Mt. High Meeting – Sun., July 16 @ 11 AM
*** Arnold’s Park Day Trip – Mon., July 17 from 9 AM – 5 PM – contact Maggie if you plan to come or need a ride
*** Beach Nook Walk – Tues., July 18 @ 1 PM (6th-8th grades) – contact Maggie if you plan to come or need a ride
*** Rocky Mt. High Send Off – Fri., July 21 @ 10:25 PM
*** Rocky Mt. High Youth Conference – July 22-26
*** “Better Together” Meal Packing Event @ ARC – Tues., July 25 – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e48acae2ca6fe3-mobile
*** Beach Nook Walk – Mon., July 31 @ 1 PM (9th-12th grades) – contact Maggie if you plan to come or need a ride
*** Talkin’ Tuesday @ McDonald’s – Tues., Aug. 1 @ 5:30 PM (6th-8th grades)
*** Church Camp Out in Adrian – Fri., Aug. 4
*** Rocky Mt. High Report – Sun., Aug. 6 @ 9:30 AM

*** Talkin’ Tuesday @ McDonald’s – Tues., Aug. 8 @ 5:30 PM (9th-12th grades)
*** Worship By The Water @ Chautauqua Park – Sun., Aug. 13 @ 10 AM
*** ARC Serves at the Banquet in Sioux Falls – Mon., Aug. 21
*** Area Wide Block Party – Wed., Aug. 30 from 5:30-7:30 PM

YOUTH NEWSLETTER

 

Suggested Links

Synod Youth – Synod of the Heartland activities including Power Connection, the Middle School Retrreat, and Rocky Mountain High

Inspiration Hills Camp & Retreat Center – Reformed Church Camp in Inwood, IA

Northwest Iowa Teens Encounter Christ – Powerful Christian weekend retreat for 10th-12th grade students based in NW Iowa

Crossroads Teens Encounter Christ – Powerful Christian weekend retreat for 9th-12th grade students based in the tri-state area

LifeLight Music Festival – Large outdoor 3-day Christian concert in Worthing, SD over Labor Day weekend

Dare2Share – Resources for outreach and devotions focused on The CAUSE

goTandem – Daily phone call, email or text with scripture and encouragement

Planet Wisdom – Daily devotions for life-changing discipleship for world-changing students

YouVersion – Bible reading plans with mobile applications

Live Curriculum – Youth sponsors online access to our youth group curriculum

Real World Parents – Help for families to grow in Christ and to accomplish God’s purpose