YOUTH CONCERT - Sunday, April 30th; 6:30 PM
Several young people from our church presented a concert of praise and worship. Selections were both instrumental and vocal.
Teen Bible Study / Wednesday, 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Christmas Caroling, Wednesday, Dec. 21st
Capture the Flag / Friday, Nov. 18th
Over 70 teens along with 11 leaders participated in games of Capture the Flag. Benjamin Hicks used candy bars to illustrate the the uniqueness of every teen and shared with them their need to trust Jesus Christ as their personal Savior.
Corn Maze - Twenty teens and leaders went to Cherry Chrest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 29th.
Ricketts Glenn State Park - The teens and leaders enjoyed the beauty of God's creation near Red Rock, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 30th.
Game Night / Friday, March 11th / Forty-four teens and five leaders enjoyed a night of Capture the Flag. Pastor Dan shared how he became a Christian at the age of fifteen.
Friday, December 4th / Capture the Flag
Friday, October 30th / Capture the Flag: About 52 teens and 9 leaders participated in a game of Capture the Flag at church. Thank you leaders for investing your lives in our youth: Ben Hicks, Jared Hufnal, Shirley Carroll, Bobbi Donaldson, Ruth Ann Higgins, Mark Kobchenko, Tatyana Kobchenko, Rick Smith and Kyong Tzitzikas. Guest Speaker: Bryan Tingle
The Teen Harvest Rally / Saturday, September 26th.
Our Teen Bible Club meets on Wednesday evening, 6:30-8:15 p.m. for 7th - 12th grade.
The purpose of the club is to produce mature Christian young people who love and serve the Lord Jesus Christ.
Game nights, retreats, and other special activities are planned throughout the year.
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TAKE A LOOK AT A FEW YOUTH EVENTS FROM THIS YEAR
Saturday, May 16th - The Youth Leaders & Teens hosted a Block Party. Click here for phtos.
Fifty teens participated in the Capture the Flag game night on Friday, March 13th. Jared Hufnal shared the good news about Jesus. We are grateful for the leaders who helped: George Andrien, Paul Bloyd, Kevin & Bobbi Donaldson, Jaclyn Brasure, Ruth Ann Higgins, Tatyana Kobchenko, Rick Smith and Kathy VanNewkirk.
About 50 teens & youth sponsors enjoyed a spirited night of capture the flag at church on Friday, January 30th. We are grateful to the leaders who invested their time in the lives of our young people.
About 30 teens & youth leaders went Christmas Caroling at Lutheran Knolls on Wednesday, December 17th. They young people sang in each of the three building. The ladies of Lutheran Knolls treated our young people to refreshments after the caroling was completed.
Capture the Flag - Forty five teens enjoyed a fun night of Capture the Flag, Friday, November 21st, 7:00 PM. A challenge was presented from the Word of God. We want to thank the voluteers who helped with the event.
We thank the Lord for the safe trip He gave the twenty six teens and youth leaders on the hike to "The Pinnacle" on Saturday, October 25th along the Appalachian Trail near Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
Twenty teens & four youth leaders attended the Teen Harvest Rally near Morgantown, on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.
We are grateful for Chichester Baptist Church for allowing our group to ride with them on their bus, for for John Baillie of Bible Baptist Church, West Chester for bring our group back to Ogden on their bus. We are also grateful for our youth sponsors who went to the Harvest Rally: Benjamin Hicks, Jared Hufnal, Jaclyn Brasure & Rebecca Hubert. We also thank Rick Smith for setting up his moom bounces for the event.
Don & Janet Major hosted a pool party on Friday, August 22nd. Several teens & leaders enjoyed an evening of fun & food.
Ricketts Glenn & Boulder Field Hike / June 21, 2014
Fourteen teens & youth leaders went to the Winter Retreat at High Point Camp Friday & Saturday. Thank you, Benjamin Hicks, Jared Hufnal, Jaclyn Brasure & Alaina Cyrus for investing your lives in the lives of our young people. We thank the Yeagers for allowing the teens to use their van.
The Teens met on New Year's Day 2014 for a great time of fun and activities.
The teens & youth leaders went Christmas Caroling on Wednesday night, December 18th to the Lutheran Knolls retirement homes.
Over thirty teens and leaders enjoyed an action filled night of capture the flag on Saturday, December 13th. Pastor Dan presented the Good News about Jesus using his Gospel Fire Truck.
December Youth Activities
• December 19th – Christmas Caroling @ Lutheran Knolls
• December 21st – Christmas Party @ church
2013 Food Drive --Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- The youth leaders & teens distributed food, turkeys & Gospel literature to twenty two needy families in the Chichester School District region. We want to thank everyone who donated to the food drive. We thank the teens & youth leaders for organizing, sorting & distributing the food to the needy families.
October 27th – Nine teens & leaders had a great time Geo-Caching at Ridley Creek State Park.
Thirteen teens and leaders attended the Harvest Rally on Saturday, September 22nd. They enjoyed a great time of fellowship, games & messages from God's Word.
Eleven teens and leaders went on a hiking trip to Ricketts Glen State Park on Saturday, August 11th.
From Pastor Gary Smith
Kind deeds are like little prayers.
Your work of love continues to growth. Another lady has accepted Christ! What a blessing you have been to our church & to me personally. You have given me a “shot in the arm” & spurred us on to continue the labor you began with us. I encourage you to continue with the ministries and outreach in the Ogden area and growth in Christ in you walk with Him. Thank you so much.
Love, your brothers & sisters
Bible Baptist Church (Brownsville PA)
1 Thess. 1:3
Teens' Mission Trip -- Several leaders and teens went to Brownsville, Pennsylvania to help Bible Baptist Church conduct a Vacation Bible School the week of July 23rd. Pastor Gary Smith grew up as a member of our church. Your prayer support for the team is greatly appreciated. Team members were recognized during the morning service on July 15th and prayer was given on their behalf. We praise the Lord for their safe return. Decisions were made for the Lord. The team will present a report during an upcoming evening service.
A Youth Group Campfire was held on Friday, July 13th at the home of the Hufnals.
OPERATION NERF was held on Saturday, June 9th; 7:00-10:00 PM
Pizza Party -- Saturday, May 19th; 6:00-9:00 P.M.
Fellowship, Fun & Games / Bring your friends
Parents’ Night Out – The teens & youth leaders took care of sixteen children from seven families on Saturday, March 31st. It was a night full of fun, crafts, games and food. The children who were old enough to understand were presented the Gospel. The youth leaders are grateful to the teens for their service to the Lord and the parents.
Saturday, Februrary 18th; Teens' Game Night / Thirty-three teens and leaders participated in a night of fun and fellowship at church.
Planning Meeting for the 2012 Teen Mission Trip -- A luncheon for teens & their parents was held after the morning service on Sunday, Nov. 27th in the Fellowship Hall. Details regarding the youth group missions trip for 2012 were presented at the luncheon.
The teens and leaders went Christmas Caroling at the Luthean Knolls retirement community on Wednesday, December 14th.
Thanksgiving meals -- Twelve teens & five youth leaders delivered turkeys, food & Gospel literature for Thanksgiving to eighteen families in the community Saturday, November 19th. They then came back to the church for pizza and games. Two additional families were given a turkey and food for Thanksgiving. Thank you to everyone who participated in providing the turkeys and food and to the teens & youth leaders for delivering the food.