High School Students and Parents,
Our High School Youth Ministry exists to help students know Jesus Christ and grow in their faith and walk with Him. In word and deed, each of our adult leaders join you in this labor of love, training up the next generation of godly young men and women.
We are eager and confidently hopeful that this will be a fruitful ministry season so long as we continue to keep our eyes on the Lord! Psalm 16:8, "I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken."
This year's Journey "Witness" material is a series focused on how to share our faith. We will cover various topics relating to our witness
High School age students will all be together meeting in person either Wednesday night or Friday night. See schedule at the bottom of this page for the Wednesday night flow and start times.
- Awana Student Leaders (ASL): High School age youth serve as student leaders in the younger clubs: Cubbies, Sparks, T&T Boys and Girls.
- Since club leaders and still trying to figure out how their clubs will be conducted, we will hold off on introducing ASLs into the clubs until a few weeks into the program.
- Journey C-Track: High School age youth desiring to continue on with their Awana training will opt-in for this to stay on track to earn their Citation Award upon graduation from High School.
Essential Links: Registration and ASL Contract
Other helpful Links:
- Awana's "What is C-Track?" page
- Citation Award Matrix - requirements
- Awana C-Track Booklet
- 7 Things a Student Leader Needs to Know
- 2 Tips to Make Your Student Leaders Successful
- Journey Bible Reading Summaries
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Schedule for Wednesday Night Jr. High, High School, and College Ministry at NCC:
*NCC Youth Ministry Leaders: Chris Platt, Lance Kotsubo, Marie Ung
What is needed for a mentor to sign off a section for their Journey C-Track Student?
- Students must complete the intro activity at the beginning of each lesson.
- Students must memorize the Core Verse(s)
- Two helps max per Core Verse(s). For these purposes, a help is defined as anything more than the student would receive from reciting the verse to their pet lizard.
- Students must respond to two exploration questions in their book
- Days 1-6 of that week in the Student Bible Study book must be completed
This year for Jr. High and High School Students we are doing Trek C-Track and Journey C-Track. Basically, the main difference from years past is that students can be accountable to approved mentor(s) from their home church for verse check-off and Bible book summaries. Mentors must be approved by Lance Kotsubo for High School students, Marie Ung for Jr. High students
Expectations:Meet weekly (or so) with the student to check in and see how she is doing. The main goal is discipleship. Awana material is the tool through which this discipleship relationship can be fostered. As the Awana commander, Lance should be able to call the adult mentor and ask how the student is doing and get a pretty accurate idea of where they are in their walk with the Lord. The Awana material is simply a means, and a good one, to help develop that mentor relationship and to provide accountability. For the student, it helps them stay on task as they diligently work towards their Citation Award, if that's a goal for them.