Last semester was an exciting time of growth in our youth group. We saw our numbers rise both for both our Sunday School attendance and our Wednesday night attendance and we averaged over 55 teens at each of our activities. If you come up on a Wednesday or Sunday sometime you will see that we have quite literally filled our youth room almost to capacity.
Most exciting of all was the spiritual growth we saw in many of our teenagers. During the semester we went through three different sermon series:
As the years go by we will continue to unapologetically build our youth group through preaching. This is one of the pillars of our ministry and something we will not take lightly. When your teenager comes to our youth group gathers you as a parent can always be assured that he/she will hear solid, exegetical, hermeneutical, applicable messages.
“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.” (2 Timothy 4:2)
On Sunday we had our beginning of the semester Parent/Teen meeting. During this meeting we went over what has been going on during the fall semester and what we are planning to do during this coming semester.
Parents who were unable to attend the meeting can listen to the audio here:
Crosspointe families will find that Southland has a wonderful camp philosophy that stays true to the Word of God and is parallel to our own beliefs. Here is their camp missions statement:
"Southland utilizes the unique influence of the camping ministry to serve local churches by challenging every camper to conform to the character of Christ through salvation, obedience to God’s Word, and surrender to faithful service."
Why attend Southland camp? With so many choices available choosing a camp is a difficult choice to make. Here are some basic benefits your teen will experience from a week of camp at Southland.
- Pastor Caleb