2017-2018 Youth Calendar (updated)

StradlingDavid Stradling
Youth Leader

To contact David, call 661-284-1866, ext. 123 or email him.

For more info about him, visit our Church Leadership page on this website.






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Medical Release Form
Junior High Retreat Registration Form
Senior High Retreat Registration Form

Programs for Junior and Senior High Youth

Sunday Youth Connection
Youth Connection meets at 9:00 a.m. Sundays in the Youth Room for Bible study.

Youth Groups
Junior High meet on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Senior High meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Rewind meets on Sunday evenings from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m.  It is an opportunity for junior and senior high to catch up on what’s happening if they miss the regular Tuesday evening.

Monthly Fun and Fellowship Events
These events include broomball, Magic Mountain, retreat, lock-in, family night, scavenger hunt, and more.

Frequent Opportunities for Mission Activities  
Sierra Service Project (SSP)
Food drives (like Souper Bowl Sunday)
Ministering to those in need in Skid Row

Youth are encouraged to attend 10:30 worship.
Fire in the Soul, the music/drama ministry for youth, rehearses on Sundays at 11:45 a.m. in the sanctuary, and performs in worship several times a year.

More About Sierra Service Project (SSP)
SSP is a non-profit organization providing life changing experiences through acts of service, repairing Native American homes, and feeding and ministering to those in need in Los Angeles.  We invite high school age youth to experience the profound power of serving people who have a culture and life experience different from their own.  Go to for more info!

What is the purpose of the youth ministry?
Our Youth Group exists to:
Know Christ’s love
Grow in Christ’s love
Go serve in Christ’s love