Jon and Holley Raley Jon and Holley Raley

Youth/Involvement Minister


Youth Events
  • Bible classes
  • • Sunday morning and Wednesday night Bible class for all ages

    • Special Wednesday class: Study for grades 6 - 12 starting at 5 PM. We provide dinner for the youth at 6 PM prior to the regularly scheduled Bible classes starting at 7 PM.

  • Lads to Leaders
  • Purpose: To develop youth into Christian leaders
    The yearly national convention is in Orlando over the Easter weekend.

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  • Summer Camp
  • • Camp Wiregrass

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  • Retreats/Conferences
  • • Challenge Youth Conference
    • G.U.L.F. Retreat

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The Lads to Leaders & Leaderettes programs increase:

1. Self-esteem
2. Self-worth
3. Communication skills
4. Personal confidence
5. Social skills
6. Spiritual strength
7. Personal abilities
8. Listening skills
9. Intellectual skills
10. The Self-Starter habit
11. Positive attitudes toward problem solving
12. Desire to learn and lead
13. Ability to get along with others
14. Ability to deal with authority figures
15. Personal responsibility and dependability
16. Ability to make good decisions
17. Knowledge of the roles of elders, deacons, teachers, preachers, and members
18. The setting of high standards of personal morality
19. Church attendance, giving, and conversions
20. The setting and achieving of goals
21. Adult hope for the future
22. Association with high achievers
23. Skills in honoring and expressing gratitude to others
24. Likelihood of attaining higher Christian education
25. A consciousness of self and environment

Yearly Youth Activities
  • Lads to Leaders Convention
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Graduation Banquet
  • Kidz Klub and Kidz Klub Teens
  • Fall Festival/Trunk or Treat
  • Holiday Party