YOUTH MINISTRY

Our youth team is a committed group of adults dedicated to revealing the mercy and grace of Jesus Christ to teens in a crumbling world. Our aim is to become a safe place for students to air out the questions and concerns of their hearts; and to allow them to grow in their walk with Jesus. We are most definitely gospel-driven, believing that the Word is always relevant, always current. Ultimately, we hope to foster in our youth, a longing for Christ and a need for fellowship with other believers that cannot be shaken even in their college years. We hope to help grow in them the strength and steady faith needed to impact the world around them. 

 

Dear Youth Families,
It's finally here...we're gonna try it! We are reopening Youth Group this week! Here is what you need to know:

  1. To reduce group size, we are splitting the age groups and reducing the time frame together. High School (rising 9th - graduates) will meet Sundays, 4-5:30pm. Middle School (rising 6th- 8th) will meet Wednesdays, 6-7pm. 

  2. At this time, we ask that students not invite new friends until Phase 3.

  3. Regular Meetings, we will require masks, any outdoor activities we will evaluate the need for one.

  4. All students will be asked to sanitize their hands as they enter Woodland House.

 

We understand if you are not ready to come back just yet. No worries! But we will be open for whenever you are!

 

High School meets for the first time, this Sunday June 28th (4-5:30pm).

Middle School meets for the first time, Wednesday July 1st (6-7pm)


In His Hands,
Paige

SYNC YOUR CALENDAR HERE!

A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT US...

HERE ARE SOME OF THE USUAL QUESTIONS WE GET:

WHEN AND WHERE WE MEET?

Generally speaking, our Youth Group meets on Sunday evenings from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Unless otherwise stated, Youth Group is held at "Woodland House" which is located directly across the street from the church on Berkley Drive

(5837 Berkley Dr.)

WHAT AGE/GRADE STUDENTS CAN JOIN?

We minister to students in 6th Grade through their Senior Year of high school. As soon as a student completes their 5th Grade year, they are allowed to begin coming to Youth Group the last Sunday of June that summer.

WHAT DOES YOUR TYPICAL YOUTH GROUP MEETING LOOK LIKE?

Sunday evening meetings are made up of four main parts: games, worship, message, and small group.

ARE THE AGE GROUPS SEPARATED?

Yes...and no. For recreational times and worship, the students are all together. During small group times, and whenever we have a retreat, the age groups are separated.

HOW DOES YOUR STUDENT JOIN?

Simply show up! The first time a student comes to Youth Group, we do ask that a parent comes in so that we can get contact info in case of an emergency.

WHO EXACTLY WILL BE WATCHING YOUR STUDENT?

Our Youth Ministry Team is made up of a group of dedicated and consistent  volunteers. All volunteers undergo background checks and been approved by the church leadership before they can start serving with students.

HAVE MORE QUESTIONS? CONTACT PAIGE MCCARTY

BY EMAIL: pmccarty@wcnola.org

or CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE: (504) 394-7877

(504) 394-7877

 

5824 Berkley Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131

 

office@wcnola.org

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