Youth Ministries



"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect." Romans 12:2


The purpose of Ebenezer’s youth ministry is to engage, equip, and encourage youth toward a lifetime of following Jesus. We do this by partnering with parents (whom God designed to bear the primary responsibility of their children’s discipleship; Deut. 6:6-9; Eph. 6:1-4) and living in community built around God’s means of grace (Heb. 10:24-25; Acts 2:42-47). 



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  • Youth Group
    Sundays, 4:45-6:15 p.m.
    (Academy Building)

    Picnic, Prayer & Praise
    Wednesdays, 6:00-7:15 p.m.
    (Front Lawn)


    Youth Sunday School
    Sundays, 9:45- 10:45a.m.
    (Bailey Building)

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  • Family Bible Conference

    July 26-29, 2021
    (Bonclarken Conference Center)

    HS Fall Retreat
    September 24-26, 2021
    (Bonclarken Conference Center)

    MS Fall Retreat
    November 5-7, 2021
    (Bonclarken Conference Center)

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Frequently Asked Questions


“What should I expect if I’m visiting?”


If you’re visiting any of our meetings, you don’t need to worry about being brought up front or becoming the center of attention. We don’t want you to be uncomfortable! Our youth and leaders will say hello and you’re welcome to engage in games or discussion however much you like. 


Typically we might have around 30 youth on any given night, but that can vary up or down. Hopefully if you visit you might even make a few new friends. We’d love to have you!



“What is youth group like?”


A typical youth group involves: snacks, games, singing, and teaching. The singing is one of my (Adam, the youth director) favorite parts! We’re currently teaching through the book of James. 


On the first Sunday of each month, our youth usually join the evening worship service at 5p.m., with a church-wide fellowship time that usually follows afterwards.



“What are small groups like?”


People can connect more deeply with one another through small groups. We have 4 small groups during the school year:
- Middle School Girls                                - High School Girls

- Middle School Guys                                - High School Guys


Each is led by an adult youth leader (or several) and will either study the Bible, a book, or topic. 


Part of the evening also involves all the groups playing games together for a bit. Every so often a small group will also do a fun activity together, like get ice cream, dinner or hang out and play games together. It’s pretty cool.


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To learn more, you can email Adam McKinney or call the church office at the number provided on the bottom of this page. Also, follow us on Instagram!