CONTACT: Janelle Garman, children & familes pastor
A PROGRAM WITH PURPOSE...
At 2nd Street we believe that our youth program is an essential aspect of the life of the church. It is not a separate church within the "larger" church but rather is an expression of the mission and purpose of the flock called 2nd Street. To read about the core values of our youth ministry click here.
OUR WEEKLY SCHEDULE...
Middle and High School: 9:00 am in room 201 in the Cultural Center
Youth from the four Friends churches in Newberg join together for youth groups at the Friends Center, 200 S. College, Newberg
Middle School: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
High School: 7:30 - 9:00 pm
MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVE RETREAT
May 6-7, 2016
We're combining with other Newberg-area churches for this year's retreat. It's a full, fun weekend with play and pizza at Safari Sam's, a sleep-over, service with Faith in Action's Neighbor 2 Neighbor Day, beautification projects at the Friends Cemetery, and swimming at the Chehalem Aquatic Center. Click here to learn more and register for the retreat.
The following opportunies are available for our youth through Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends. click here
Twin Rocks Friends Camps in Rockaway Beach: www.twinrocks.org
Tween Camp is for youth entering 7th-9th grades
Surfside Camp is for youth completing 8th-12th grades
Camp Tilikum in Newberg: http://camptilikum.org/summer-camps/
Junior High Jamboree: click here
MidWinter: click here
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT & MISSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The following opportunities are provided through our Friends churches in the northwest. Click here for more informaion.
Samuel School I & II:
Students are selected by their local church elders for their openness to the Spirit and their potential leadership skills. These retreats are designed to further develop spiritual sensitivity and leadership abilities. Local elders select an adult to walk alongside and journey with each youth as ongoing mentors.
Youth Yearly Meeting:
This week long leadership training conference happens during the annual sessions for Northwest Yearly Meeting at George Fox University each Sunday.
Mission and service trip to Mexico during Spring Break. Adults and youth stay in a local church to build homes and help with vacation Bible schools and day camps.
YCEW (Youth Challenged To Expand their Worldview):
A summer short term mission trip for high school youth of the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends.
Friends Leadership Program at George Fox Universtiy
HS Leadership Program at Twin Rocks Friends Camp
IMPORTANT FORMS AND INFORMATION FOR YOUTH AND PARENTS
Medical Release Form: For your child's protection, we require a medical release form to be on file for each youth who participates in activities outside of regular meeting places. These forms are updated annually. If you have not filled one out for this year, please fill out this form and return it to Janelle via email or as a hard copy.
SAFETY AND SECURITY OF OUR YOUTH
It is essential that we maintain a safe community for our youth. Our child abuse prevention policy is the cornerstone of this commitment. Please read it by clicking here.
If you are interested in volunteering with our youth ministries, and have attended 2nd Street Community Church consistently for a minimum of 6 months, please contact Janelle Garman for further information. (email address above)
Forms required for potential children's volunteers: