Youth

We aren't the future of the church. We are the church right now.

Weekly Youth Night

The 2023 youth season has now wrapped up! We are so grateful for an amazing year with the youth and leaders and look forward to meeting once again in September! 

To register for the 2024/2025 season, click here! 

Thursday evenings is for Junior Youth (Grade 7-8), Youth Grade 9-12 and College & Careers. The service format will include praise and worship, devotional videos & breakout groups/speakers/outdoor fun. After praise & worship/announcements, the Junior Youth (gr 7-8) will leave to study the Dwell curriculum 'DIVE', while the highschool/college & careers break into a video study series. We will also be having 1 activate night a month!


What we know? Youth will be a space to grow in your faith - build relationships - learn about God and the church - serve your community - be part of something good & positive! 


AOYC 2024

JUNE 1-2, 2024

Get ready for an empowering weekend bringing focus back to the foundations of our faith! Together, we'll ignite our passion for worship, dive into transformative teachings, and build unbreakable bonds over shared meals. 

Main Speakers: Ben Woodman & Jason Ballard (Alpha Youth Speakers)

Worship Leaders: Sanctus Worship

AGE: Grade 9 to 12

DISCOVER MORE DETAILS & REGISTER TODAY


The Light Has Come!

JUNE 7-8, 2024

Re-encounter Jesus at The Gospel Coalition Youth Conference, experience his unconditional love, and be reminded of who you are in Christ.

Main Speakers: Robbie Symons, Kesavan Balasingham, Paul Carter, Hilmer Jagersma, & Dwayne Cline.

AGE: High school to twenty years of age

DISCOVER MORE DETAILS & REGISTER TODAY


Mission Trip 2024

JULY 6-14, 2024

We are heading on a mission trip to Winchester, Kentucky this upcoming summer! 

FUNDRAISERS

Pancake Breakfast (FEB 2024)

Spaghetti Dinner & Online Auction (APR 2024)

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Vanderwal or Chantelle Eelkema.

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Some past stuff

Senior Youth Winter Retreat

MAR 1-3, 2024

This Senior Youth Retreat is for those grade 9-12!! Join us as we will be walking through the video series of Alpha Youth and focusing on prayer and the Holy Spirit in our lives.

If you are interested in attending the Senior Youth Winter Retreat on March 1-3, please fill out the form below to register. 

The due date for registration is February 17th. A parent or guardian (above 18 years old) MUST fill out this permission form. Youth under 18 years old are not permitted to complete this permission form. 

Location: Countryside Camp, Ayr, ON

COST is $50  (includes 2 nights accommodations, meals & snacks also included: Friday night snack, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast)

Drop off between 6-6:30pm on Friday, pick up at noon on Sunday.

If you have any questions, please contact Chantelle Eelkema  chantelle.eelkema@hopecrc.ca

Me & My Friends

To start the season, we journeyed with Brody Jespersen in a video series on relationships.... with God, our friends, parents, significant other. Check it out on RIGHTNOWMEDIA.

Parables

This January, we started another video series by Brody Jespersen on 'Parables'. Check it out on RIGHTNOWMEDIA.

Winter Retreat

*More information to come about future retreats!

Hope CRC hosts an annual winter retreat each winter for youth age 14 - 19. For information about retreats coming up contact Brayden .E. or Chantelle .R.

Mark's Gospel

Last year, Youth Group looked at the Gospel of Mark using the Bible study series from Francis Chan on RightNow Media. Check it out!

Alpha

Youth has also worked through the Alpha program. 

All the videos are free to watch online. Check it out!

Summer Mission Trip

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this trip was cancelled.

Date: July 4-11, 2020

Location: Winchester, Kentucky

What: home repairs, daily praise & worship, devotions

($50 deposit due Oct 15, 2020, to hold a spot)

Contact: Amy VanderWal