Journey Teens

Youth Ministry Director: Tom (TC) Corbett

Journey Teen Programs

TNT (Tuesday Night Teens) events are still happening and teens and leaders have been having a blast! TNT is open to anyone entering 6th grade this fall through those who just graduated from high school.

August 8: TNT Saturday Edition 1pm-4pm: Walk through historic Seneca Park (2222 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14621) along and over the Genesee River; arrange own transportation; 1pm drop-off at parking lot by the zoo (look for TC’s red Ram truck; https://www2.monroecounty.gov/files/Park%20Maps/SenecaPark.pdf ); 4pm pick-up in the same spot; bring a facemask and walking shoes; water and snacks will be provided; advance sign-up is necessary— email TC at corbett_tom@pearcechurch.org.

This event was rained out last Tuesday so it’s rescheduled for August 11: TNT 6:30-8 pm at Black Creek Park (3835 Union Street, North Chili, New York 14514): Hang out with friends; play bocce, whiffle ball, impromptu frisbee golf, or other games, and take a walk in the park or fish for bass and panfish (fishing tackle and bait will be provided, or bring your own—NYS fishing license is necessary for those age 16 and up). Drinks will be provided; arrange own transportation; bring a facemask; get dropped off at the parking lot by the playground (look for TC’s red Ram truck; https://www2.monroecounty.gov/files/parks/Maps/BlackCreekPark.pdf ); get picked up from the same spot at 8pm, and then meet for cream at Sprinkles (3193 Chili Avenue, 14624.). Advance sign-up is necessary—email TC at corbett_tom@pearcechurch.org.

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Teenagers have many opportunities to grow as Christians at Pearce Church. The youth ministry programs help them understand what it means to trust God, discover the joy of a personal relationship with Christ, respond to the Holy Spirit’s guidance, and put their Christian faith into action.

Our Journey Teens programs encourage teenagers to: learn from the Bible; follow Jesus’s example by loving God and loving others; worship God as a regular part of their daily lives; understand what we believe as Christians, why we believe it, and how to explain it; develop a life that reflects the love of Christ.

In each program, teens are guided by Christian leaders who journey with them through the highs and lows of teenage life.

Online Equip Study Group (Sunday mornings; groups for grades 6-12)

Faith Formation through Bible Teaching
Christian education that emphasizes Bible learning, Christian beliefs, and following the example of Jesus. Watch on Facebook and Instagram.

Bible Quizzing (Tuesday evenings; grades 6-12)

Bible Knowledge in Action
An engaging method of memorizing Bible passages to learn, understand, and apply the Word of God. The Bible Quiz team meets during the school year.

Youth Groups (Wednesday evenings for grades 6-12)

Sharing the Gospel through Relationships
During the school year, youth group provides a weekly time for fun, fellowship, and learning-centered around worshiping God, developing Christian virtue and character, and being a Christian community that impacts the people around us.