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
The Vine Sr. High Youth Group (8th-12th grade in youth room) – Sun. @ 10:50-11:40 AM
Sunday School (6th-7th grades) – Sun. @ 10:50-11:40 AM
Hangout (8th-12th grade at Craig Hayenga’s home) – 1st + 3rd Sun. @ 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Power Crunch Supper (multi-purpose room) – Wed. @ 5:30-6:00 PM
The Hub Middle School Youth Group (6th-12th grade in youth room) – Wed. @ 6:00-7:00 PM
#507 Quarterly Youth Rally (6th-12th grades) – 4 times a year at local churches @ 6:30-8:00 PM
Summer Mission Trips and Youth Conferences
Upcoming Special Events
*** Graduation Recognition – Sun., July 19 – Cade Lindner will be celebrated on Sunday during the worship service, and a cake reception will follow
*** Cabin Day in Canisota, SD – Sat., July 25 – meet at church 9:30 AM & return by 5 PM – Parents are encouraged to come along and drive their kids, but let Maggie know if you need a ride. Also be sure to RSVP by July 19.
*** Summer Nights – July 27-29 from 6-9 PM at Centennial Park with other local youth groups for a camp type experience with games, snacks, and worship (no singing) – Everyone will be encouraged to bring their own chairs.
*** Silent Love Auction – Aug. 3-5 – Item lists with photos can be picked up on Aug. 2, and available on a Facebook event. Bids will be made through email, text, or phone calls.
*** VBS “Family-Style” – Aug. 9-11 from 6-7:30 PM in ARC Center around tables – Let Maggie know if you would like to volunteer.
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 Z8 Initiative – Youth led movement through events around the nation
Dare2Share – Resources for outreach and devotions focused on The CAUSE
YouVersion – Bible reading plans with mobile applications
Real World Parents – Help for families to grow in Christ and to accomplish God’s purpose