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Green lake youth ministry

Led by the Holy Spirit, we exist to love, inspire, and equip middle and high school students and their families to follow and be transformed by Christ.

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Summer Participation Form

Fill out once for the whole summer!

If you are planning to join us at one (or more) of our local summer events at the church, please fill out this form below! We will have additional forms for special events, but this will give us details for a few key elements of gathering together again, and a chance to update important information we will need. Email brianv@churchbcc.org for any ques. 

Summer participation form 

Middle School U Village Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, August 1 / 7-8:30pm

During our normal youth group time on Sunday, August 1, we are changing things up! Join us in University Village for a wild and fun team scavenger hunt with other middle schoolers and your leaders. It will be an awesome time to connect, have fun, and make great summer memories together! (All the details and required sign-up HERE.)

High School North Star Lake Day
Wednesday, August 4 / 2-9:30pm
We have the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon and evening at the beautiful waterfront North Star property on Mercer Island! The Bethany youth group has been hosting events on this property for years, and we are excited to return! This summer, we are inviting just our high school students for a special day at the lake. (All the details and required sign-up HERE.)

All Families Picnic
Sunday, August 22 / 6:00-8:00pm
Save the date for an all children, youth, and families picnic gathering! This will take the place of regular middle school youth group this day. More details to come!


Weekly In-Person Youth Groups

Scroll down for more information on Middle and High School Groups.


Weekly Online Bible Study

Sundays in July and August | 11am | Online

Happening throughout the summer for middle school and high school students. Email Brian for the zoom link. 



Middle School

Entering 6th–8th Grade
Sunday Evening Middle School Group 
7-8:30pm | Bethany Green Lake 
Every week we gather together to learn more about what it means to belong to a community and a loving God. We'll be spending time together finding freedom in games, worship, the truths of scripture, small group conversation, and fellowship together. Middle School group will begin to meet in person at the church. Mostly outdoors, with the option of indoor spaces, depending on the weather. Contact brianv@churchbcc.org out if you have any questions or concerns. (Please fill out the participation form above before attending.)

*See above for special events on Sunday, August 1 and Sunday, August 22. 

High School

Entering 9th–12th Grade
Wednesday Evening High School Group 
7-8:30pm | Bethany Green Lake

We'll meet for fellowship, worship, plenty of fun, and learning from Scripture. This is a place to belong, grow, and find rest and renewal in the middle of the week. Our evenings are centered around small groups, where students have the opportunity to grow in relationships with friends, with leaders, and with God. High School group will begin to meet in person at the church. Mostly outdoors, with the option of indoor spaces, depending on the weather. Contact brianv@churchbcc.org if you have any questions or concerns! (Please fill out the participation form above before attending.) 

*See above for special events on Wednesday, August 4.

Monthly Grad Prep Nights

Congratulations Seniors! Next Grad Prep starting in the Fall

For high school juniors and seniors. Discover together what faith looks like after high school and how to be equipped for the challenges of a new season. Please contact Pastor Chris for zoom links, program calendar, or with any questions. 

MOre Opportunities for Students

Baptisms 

For all school-aged kids interested in learning more about baptism, contact Pastor Chris Lyons. We will meet to share details around the meaning of baptism as a step of faith - and why it is so amazing to have the whole church cheer us on! It's a great privilege to love, inspire, and equip our families to follow Jesus together!

Prayer Partners

This program aims to connect adults with youth by mutually praying for one another throughout the seasons of life. To best love, inspire, and equip our children, students, and families, this ministry helps deep intergenerational connections happen so that belonging becomes contagious in our midst. 
Contact Chris Lyons for more information at chrisl@churchbcc.org.

Questions?

Contact Brian Valley, Director of Youth Ministry, at brianv@churchbcc.org.

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