Youth

With God’s help, youth in leadership, adult support, and guidance and direction from Chris Johnson, Director of Youth Ministries, St. James Youth is a great place to be. Our youth have fun and fellowship, go out in mission to serve and grow in community and faith throughout the year.

 
 
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All activities are open to youth who have completed 6th-12th grades
 
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Sunday School
Each Sunday at 9:30 AM Gathering in the Big Room, Christian Life Center (Students are divided into classes by grade.) During the Sunday School hour, youth participants enjoy a relaxed environment for organized study, fellowship, and discussion.  
 
Wednesday Small Groups Each Wednesday of the school year 7:00-8:00 PM, Big Room, Christian Life Center Wednesday Nights are interactive student experiences designed to help students recognize Christ’s presence in their daily routines. Each Wednesday there is a small group for boys and girls.   These discussions are facilitated by adults and use scripture to help students navigate relevant issues.  
 
Sunday Youth Group Each Sunday during the school year 5:00-7:00 PM, Youth Area of the Christian Life Center Sunday nights at St. James are awesome!  We start the evening off with worship led by our youth worship team.  Following worship Chris leads the group through games and life lessons.  The evening concludes with dinner.
 
Friday Night Live Friday Nights—Check the schedule 6:00-10:00 PM, Christian Life Center
Where can students go on a Friday Night that is safe, fun, and inexpensive?  St. James Friday Night Live is open to all youth.  Basketball, pool, hanging out, foosball, karoke, and more is available.  The only cost is for concessions.
 
SOS—Serving on Saturday Saturday’s—check the calendar for specific dates/times
One Saturday a month, students will meet at the church and then go into the community to serve.  Activities will vary from month to month but examples of serving opportunities include:  feeding the homeless, visiting nursing homes, doing yard work for shut-ins, etc.
 
Youth Worship Team Sundays; 4:00 PM Big Room of the Christian Life Center
The Youth Worship team meets week to plan and practice worship services for the week.  This is a youth led group.  Singers and individuals who play instruments are welcome to participate.  
 
SPECIAL YOUTH FALL EVENTS
September 22– All Youth Big Rock Night
September 29—Youth Day @ Heifer
October 19-21— Fall Retreat
November 2-4—Refuge; Middle School retreat
November 17—Youth Rally
November 23—Turkey Bowl
December 9—Youth Christmas Party
December 31—Youth New Year’s Lock-In
 
For more information about Youth Ministry please contact: Chris Johnson, Director of Youth Ministries chris@sjtameslr.org 217-6729 (office) 720-393-8482 (cell)
 
Youth Handbells – Sundays, various times  
 
Youth Choir – Wednesdays 5:45-6:45 PM See the Music Section for more information!