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South Run Baptist Church Youth Group – 2018-2019 School Year

Contact: Deena Hugel, Youth Group Leader

Email: YouthMinistry@southrun.org

Team Members (Leaders/Teachers)

Sunday Morning Bible Study Teachers: Erik Larsen (7th/8th Grades), Gary Alexander (9th/10th Grades), Jeff Secrist (11th/12th Grades)
DOG Pound Leaders: Deena Hugel, Jennifer Allcroft, Cheryl Hammond, and Billy Prout
Wednesday Night Bible Study: Ben and Jeanie Ervin (Teachers)

Ministry Purpose: Our focus is to teach and equip middle- and high-school students so they can develop and grow in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In following Christ, their lives are changed and they are driven to invite others to encounter Christ so they may know, believe and understand the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.

Regular Activities (weekly/periodically/yearly)

Sunday Morning Bible Study:
Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Using Lifeway’s Bible Studies for Life curriculum.  This fall we will cover 2 units.  “Welcome Home” where we’ll examine what it means to show Biblical hospitality to our neighbors.  Followed by “How to Pray” where we will study the Lord’s prayer and discover ways to grow in our own prayer life.
DOG (Disciples of God) Pound: Youth group meeting on Sunday evenings, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for a time of food, recreation, worship, discipleship, and small groups.
After Class Enrichment (ACE) @ Saratoga Elementary School, Springfield, VA: most Tuesdays after school (~3:00 – 5:30 pm); starting October 9th and going until Spring Break. ACE is an opportunity that provides Saratoga students in grades 1-4 with positive experiences while developing relationships with middle-school and high-school students from Fairfax County. Students learn about character education through art, exercise, games, and conversation. ACE gives students extra one on one time that is not always available in a classroom setting.
Youth Bible Study: Wednesday evening, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. All middle school and high school students will meet together for this study. We will delve into the parables of Jesus and prophecies of the Bible – those fulfilled and those to come.
Teachers: Ben and Jeanie Ervin
South Run, Room TBD                              Sept 19 – Nov 14

Youth Blasts: Times when our youth meet for fun, food, and interaction with each other.

Mugs ‘n Muffins: This bi-annual event introduces parents of youth to the upcoming activities planned for the school year (in Sept.) and summer (in June). We also provide opportunities for families to get involved with planning efforts for these activities and to sign up for various support needs (serving as host homes, providing transportation, etc.) for our youth events.
Paintball @ Hogback Mountain (Columbus Day): Youth spend the morning playing a series of paintball games, and then have lunch on site.
Christmas Party (First Friday Night in December): Youth join together in celebrating Christ’s birth.
Disciple-NOW @ SRBC (Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend): This event, led by a group of college students, is designed to provide youth an opportunity to study God’s word and participate in other activities.
Spring Variety Show: The youth serve our congregation and provide an evening of food, games, entertainment, and fellowship.
Support for Children’s Easter Egg Hunt: Each year, our youth support the annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. Please save the date so we can help the Children’s Ministry with this community-wide event celebrating Christ’s resurrection.
Easter Sunrise Service: Over the last several years, our youth have led South Run’s Sunrise Service at 6:30 am. This year, our youth praise team will lead in worship and provide a devotional message. Youth who are participating in the service should be there around 5:30 am. Please make plans to worship with us as we watch the sunrise on Resurrection Sunday!

Other activities (things that we do occasionally—i.e. retreat, certain service activities, special study, etc):

Support for Key Church Ministry Programs – Our Youth provide leadership for small groups and organize/plan games for elementary-aged children at many of SRBC community ministry events. These include Children’s Easter Egg Hunt (April), Vacation Bible School (July), SRBC Country Fair (October), and Operation Celebration (December).

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8712 Selger Drive, Springfield, VA 22153
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