Calvary Baptist Church Youth Advance 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
The Youth &Young Adult Ministry of Calvary Baptist Church are preparing for “Youth ADVANCE 2013”. Our youth are Anointed, Directed, Victorious, Appointed, Nutured, Chosen & Equipped and we want your youth to ADVANCE with us!
The day begins with a prayer breakfast where the youth will be in praise and worship and the Word will come forth to set the tone for the day. The morning speaker will be Min. Stephen Holmes of Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Ossining, NY. Afterwards, the youth move right into the ADVANCE, full of thought provoking topics and fun activities to challenge them to ADVANCE themselves in life and in the things of God. Sessions for all ages. There will also be a session for Youth Leaders and parents as well. Lunch will be served and the day will end with another powerful word from Min. Jahleel Spence of United Cathedral Baptist Church Church, Bronx, NY, followed by the “Explosion”, a concert where Calvary’s youth and guest youth will minister in the arts, performing to the glory of God.
Ages 0 – 5
Topic: “See Us Shine!”
Our babies can Advance in God! The children will learn how they can shine for Jesus through lesson and arts and crafts.
Ages 6 – 8
Topic: “Follow the Heavenly Road”
“Follow the Heavenly Road…Follow the Heavenly Road…Follow, follow, follow, follow, follow the Heavenly Road.” In order to ADVANCE in God our children must know how to find and follow the right road! Arts and crafts session to reinforce lesson.
Ages 9 – 12
Topic: “BUGS (Building Upon Gospel Standards)”
In order to be popular sometimes I live by the standards of this world or the standards of my peers. But if I want to ADVANCE, my standards have to change!
Topic: “Take a STAND (Stay True And Never Deviate)”
Even though I know right from wrong, I don’t always do the right thing. Even though I know what the Word of God says, I still want to do what my friends are doing. I don’t want them to think that I am different. But if I want to ADVANCE, I must Take a STAND!
Topic: “Something Extraordinary”
Nothing ordinary about me! I am Anointed, Directed, Victorious, Appointed, Nurtured, Chosen and Equipped!
Ages 19 – 35 (Young Adults)
Topic: “A Heart Condition”
It’s all about the state of your heart. In order to ADVANCE in the things of God you MUST have a heart like God.
Topic: “Prayer Warrior Mom: Covering Your Kids with God’s Blessing and Protection” Author Maria Alupoaicei (Note: This session is open to Fathers and ALL guardians as well)
Are you struggling with patience? Worrying about your child’s spiritual development, social or behavioral issues? Do you desire to be the mother God intended with the ability to pray boldly and stand in the gap for your son or daughter? Are you equipped with the prayer skills, scriptural knowledge, and practical strategies to fight the spiritual battle for yourself and your child? Walk through fifteen life-transforming principles that will empower you to effectively intercede for them. This is your year of spiritual breakthrough and see your child start loving God and living for Him. What are you waiting for? Become a Prayer Warrior Mom today!
Youth Leaders Session
Topic: “You Lost Me: Reclaiming A Generation of Church Dropouts” Acts 20: 7-12
Facilitator: Min. Jahmel Robinson, Metropolitan New Testament Baptist Church, Albany, NY
We have lost a generation of young people in our churches today. They have dropped out and are enjoying life outside of church activities. If we don’t boldly address this issue, the Church will continue to loose more. Let’s strategize and take back our youth!