Youth Activities at ARC:
Children & Youth Ministry Coordinator, Becky Ossefoort
YEL – Young Emerging Leaders meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8 PM in the Fellowship Hall. YEL is a time for youth in Grades 7-12 to worship, pray, discuss, learn, and have fun.
Midweek Meal – Join us each Wednesday night before YEL for a Midweek Meal served from 5:30-6:30 PM. Menus are posted on the weekly calendar. Everyone is welcome; suggested donation of $2.00 per person to cover expenses.
Sunday School – Classes for youth in Grades 6-12 meet on Sunday mornings from 10:50-11:50 in various downstairs classrooms.
Junior RCYF – Reformed Church Youth Fellowship for Grades 6-8 meets at 7:00 PM on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month during the school year in the downstairs Jr. High Youth Room. Jr. RCYF is a casual time to focus on building relationships, having fun, and discussing various topics. Jr. RCYF also participates in the Middle School Retreat (Spring) and Power Connection (Summer) that is hosted by the Synod of the Heartland.
Senior RCYF – Reformed Church Youth Fellowship for Grades 9-12 meets at 7:00 PM each Sunday from September through July in the downstairs Sr. High Youth Room. Sr. RCYF is a casual time to focus on building relationships, having fun, and discussing various topics. Sr. RCYF participates in annual mission trips, various fundraisers, and attends Rocky Mountain High, a teen conference in Colorado every third year.
Youth Praise Team – If you have a desire to use your musical talents to praise the Lord, contact Cory Grimm firstname.lastname@example.org . The Youth Praise Team leads worship at the Wednesday night YEL Gatherings and occasional Sunday morning services.
Choir – Youth 10th Grade and older are invited to join the Adult Choir. Practice is on Wednesdays at 8 PM from October through Easter.