Youth Ministry – December 2015


Hello congregation, I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season. Please read over the following information about what is going on in the youth ministry.

What’s Coming Up?


  • Youth Group meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 8:00pm
  • Girls Bible Study (Middle & High School) on Tuesdays from 3:00 – 4:00pm at Family Fare Starbucks
  • No Youth Group on December 16, 23, or 30
  • Winter Retreat is January 22 – 24


  • Youth Group meets on Sunday nights from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Girls Bible Study (Middle & High School) on Tuesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 pm at Family Fare Starbucks
  • No Youth Group: December 20, December 27, and January 3
  • Winter Retreat is February 26 – 28

Winter Retreats! 2016 Winter Retreats will be at Spring Hill Camp in Evart, MI. Activities include an indoor pool with water slides, broomball, tubing, indoor athletic courts, and so much more!

MIDDLE SCHOOL:  Friday, January 22 – Sunday, January 24

*Total cost is $100. To sign up, a $50 deposit is due Sunday, December 20.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28

*Total cost is $100. To sign up, a $50 deposit is due Wednesday, January 27.

Parent’s Tip: If you have the time please consider taking a few hours to serve our community as a family. This time of year can be very tough on some families in our community. If you are looking for suggestions please feel free to contact me.

What We’re Studying: The Bible is a big story about how God rescues His people. God loves us and through the Old and New Testaments, He has a good news message for us. RRCYM is working through a study called “Continuum” where we are learning about the story of the Bible and what it means for our lives. It is an 8 week series that digs into these main points:

  1. In the beginning a good God created a good world that reflected how good He is.
  2. When sin entered the world, everything was broken, but God didn’t abandon His creation.
  3. God initiated a promise with His people even though they didn’t deserve it.
  4. No matter what Israel did or didn’t do, God never deserted His people or His promise.
  5. God fulfilled what He promised in Jesus, who demonstrated a new way to live.
  6. Jesus gave His life to rescue those who put their faith in Him.
  7. Jesus Christ defeating death proved God had a plan since the beginning.
  8. Jesus’ followers shared His message of love with the world.