JourneyOn for StudentsMore from our Student Ministry...
Each year, JourneyOn makes the most of life's natural milestones by merging students' questions and discussions into grade-specific topics. The goal is to provide solid answers to the tough questions students face each day.
We travel this journey in a number of ways:
One of the basic needs of students is to belong and be a part of community… specifically a biblical community. It's within these groups that we provide opportunities for this to happen, for students to ask questions, and to be challenged to journey forward in knowing Christ as they look at primary foundations of our faith.
Our Sunday morning cannot become a time in which our people just come and watch—to be a spectator or consumer. Our students are challenged to take the lead and participate in facilitating discussions of biblical truths among their peers. Our aim is to reinforce the foundations being discussed in our LIFE Groups, to create in them a thirst to know Christ and give them the necessary tools as they pursue Him.
Worship and Ministry Opportunities
Not only do we want students to worship God with awe and wonder, but we want them to move and act where God is sending them. One of our goals is to mobilize students into serving God, to simply give their life away in making much of Him.
We strongly encourage all students, through large group, small groups, and one-on-one conversations, to allow God to transform their hearts and lives. This means turning away from their wants and desires to pursue Christ. They must realize the consequences of sin and that only Christ can bring them true life when they surrender all to Him.
GRADE 6: Identity
In this year, we deal specifically with the issues of origins, uniqueness, and developing in the hearts and minds of students a biblical worldview.
GRADE 7: Relationships
This is a full year as we explore healthy relationship with family members, the community, friends, and an in-depth challenge on purity and dating.
GRADE 8: Character
Students will explore the life, mission, and character of Jesus Christ and learn the importance of integrity and making wise choices.
GRADE 9: Purpose
Our goal is to have students understand they're made with purpose, they have certain talents for a reason, and they're given spiritual gifts when they come to Christ. We'll also look at how God can redeem our experiences.
GRADE 10: Servant Leadership
When students truly love God and have a healthy understanding of themselves, they can authentically love people and can "give their lives away" with complete freedom to the cause of Christ.
GRADE 11: Absolute Truth
In this critical year, students will have an intense look at biblical authority, biblical revelation, and theology.
GRADE 12: Influence
In their final year of high school, students will explore engaging culture, apologetics, ethics, and being challenged to live a missional life based on 1 Peter 3:15.