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-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 – next one is Dec. 2 at American Lutheran

Summer Mission Trips and Youth Conferences

Upcoming Special Events

*** Staff Appreciation Fellowship Time – Sun., Apr. 22 in between church & Sunday School
*** “I Can Only Imagine” Movie in Luverne – Sun., Apr. 22 – Carpool from church at 1 PM. Show starts at 2 PM. Cost is $7 per person.
*** Sunday School & The Vine Last Day – Sun., May 6 @ 10:50 AM
*** 507 Youth Rally @ Worthington Christian Church – Wed., May 9 @ 6:30 PM – Carpool from ARC at 6:10 PM.
*** Graduation Recognition Service – Sun., May 20 @ 9:30 and followed by a time of fellowship in the ARC Center
*** WHS Baccalaureate Service – Wed., May 23 @ 7 PM at WHS  – Jessica Darling is one of the speakers & singers.
*** VBS – June 3-7 from 5:15-7:30 PM – Sign up to volunteer!



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