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Teen Camp 2017 – June 25th – 30th

We are excited to announce CYGC 2017! The acronym stands for Countryside Youth Group Camp. Our theme this year is “God: Do You Know Him?” We will spend 5 days at a secluded camp in the mountains of Colorado to learn from God’s Word together. Our primary focus will be on the nature and character of God. Don’t miss out on this exciting chance to experience…

2015 Youth Retreat: UNITED

What is the purpose of Christian community? For many believers in today’s Church the Christian community barely shows up on the radar of life. Has God intended us for more? Is church more than a hyped up seminar we attend on the weekends? The truth is that Scripture explicitly defines a thriving community of believers that seems non-existent today. Our aim at this…

2014 Youth Retreat Sessions

This year was a special year in the history of our youth ministry. We rented a camp facility in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado where we were privileged to spend a week away from all of life’s distractions and routines. The desire for the week was that through much exposure to the Word of God the Holy Spirit would do a sanctifying work in the lives of those who…

2014 Summer Youth Retreat

THE MISSION In our culture today Christians often deviate from the calling given us by our redeemer Jesus Christ. Distracted by entertainment, personal agendas and goals we often forget the reason of our existence here as the citizens of heaven described in Ephesians 2. The truth is that God’s plan for His redeemed is to carry out the mission of our Lord in our…

Upcoming 2013 Teen Retreat

Today many Christian youth are deceived by the thought that they are tourists here on earth. In this mindset they live their lives attempting to see all the sights and do as many activities as they possibly can. This is exactly what the Enemy desires. The real truth is that we are passing through this world as soldiers in hostile territory seeking to win others for…

2012 Youth Retreat Audio

This year’s retreat was a great experience once again for our church. Both the teens as well as the adults who went as counselors and staff had a great time experiencing the beauty of Colorado, the sweetness of Christian fellowship, and the power of God’s word.The entire week we endeavored to gaze upon God and see Him as He truly is, in order that we…

Upcoming Youth Retreat

Last year we departed from our usual routine of going to a full blown youth camp and decided to run our own retreat for our youth. Our desire was to engage more of our body in ministering to our youth and to involve our own teachers as the speakers.We had a fantastic time at Windermere in southern Missouri with a good number of our youth attending and many of our single…

2011 Youth Retreat Sessions

This year was a new endeavor for our church. Instead of going to a large church camp like we have done in previous years, we decided to run our own retreat at a rented camp facility. The result was a fantastic week of close fellowship and growth together as a united group, bringing together some of our college age and younger married people along with our youth. We took…