Partnering With Parents to Make Disciples

ENGAGING WITH THE GOSPEL WITH OUR YOUTH

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

Family Discipleship

Family discipleship isn’t one-size-fits-all, and it isn’t easy—even the most intentional of Christian parents may find themselves at a loss as to how to begin. We want to come alongside parents to help them craft their own approach to family discipleship. We’re here to help in this process.

Preschool to High School

Our youth groups include children and students ages 0-18, preschool through high school. In all these ministries, we have the same mission: to develop faithful and loving youth, who passion for the will of God is seen in their actions and choices. Because we believe that Scripture is clear that parents are the primary disciple-makers in the lives of their children, our hope is to partner with parents in their pursuit of this mission, coming alongside them in the discipleship process. We do this in many ways, but especially through the various resources that we create. These resources help build a strong, biblical-driven foundation for their kids.

Grace Kids

Kids ages birth through 5th grade.
Meet Sunday morning for bible base lesson with a lot of prayer and teaching of prayer.

GYC (Graceful Youth Culture)

Middle school (6-8 grade)
Meet every other Wednesday bible study with a focus of staying faithful and pure!

High school (9-12 grade)
Meet every other Friday for pre-adult talk, the focus is redeeming and keeping the heart of the student with their love of Christ.

God calls the family to play a vital role in discipling the next generation. How this is accomplished varies from family to family and is as unique as the DNA of each home. Though each family is unique, we believe that vibrant family discipleship can take shape through family worship and a framework of time, moments and reflection.

Time, Moments & Reflecting

As a way to come alongside parents and help them live out their call to make disciples of their children, we’ve created a framework for family discipleship: time, moments and reflecting. This language provides a clear philosophy and strategy for discipleship in the home, encouraging and empowering parents to raise up a new generation of believers within our church.

Family Worship

We encourage families to worship together during our weekend services. This is especially true for middle school and high school students, as we hope to integrate them into the life of the church where they can live out our mission with their parents and other adults. As a way to introduce this idea, we do Family Worship Weekend twice a year, encouraging families to worship together in a special service.