WINTER RETREAT 23'
Winter Retreat is designed for students in grades 7th - 12th to be able to get away from our daily distractions and try to find a place to pursue the heart of God. There is also tons of high adventure games including zip lines, rock climbing wall and so much more. This years theme is "Just Jesus" and we couldn't be more excited. Dates are Feb 10th-12th, 2023. Click below for more info and to sign up.
Doors open at 6:30PM
Our heart as a youth group is to Know Him and make Him known. That we may continue to go from Glory to Glory by ascending the hill on which He stands and encounter Him in such a way that it changes us from the inside out. To know the love of the father in such a way that it sticks with us and is written on our hearts as we move forward.
“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.”
Get to know us...
I've had the honor of serving here at Christ's Church for over 16 years now. As Youth Pastor, I feel God is wanting our youth to know His heart for them. So my goal is for our teenagers to know the love of the Father. For them to ultimately be able to see themselves the way Father God sees them and to be empowered by the Holy Spirit. My heart is that in knowing Him truly, it sticks with them far beyond after their teen years.
I have a beautiful wife, Ashley, who serves by my side in more ways than one. Couldn't do ministry without her and wouldn't want to. We were married in December of '08 and we have three daughters, Alma, Ari and Jahdyn.
I probably have too many hobbies but if you know me at all you know that I have two side passions besides God and my family: I am a born-and-raised Dallas Cowboy fan and I enjoy the fictional stories of Superman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
ABOUT WEDNESDAY NIGHTS
Wednesday nights is full of hangout time, games, worship, the word and ministry time. We have a cafe full of candy, drinks and cool Ascension apparel. Game rooms with all kinds of stuff. It's a time for us to just be who we are with no pressure and open to all teenagers in all walks of life. Come check us out, we would love to have you and meet you. Doors open at 6:30 for lounge time and service starts around 7PM and we end around 9PM. During the summer, from the end of May until school starts back up, we remain open until 10:30PM every Wednesday night in order to give the youth an extended time for games and fellowship.
The Furnace is open to all Ascension students. We meet in the UpperRoom and it's a no games no play night. We are all in one heart and mind pursuit of the Father. It's for those that are wanting to be challenged and go deeper into the presence of the Almighty King! We meet on Sundays at 6PM and don't have a set time to end.
Ascension: School of Disciples
The number of students that choose to leave Christianity after High School because of their lack of knowledge of our faith is sadly way too high and I believe that by offering this class, it allows us to ask the tough questions like... Is God real? Why do we believe what we believe? Where does our Bible come from? and so many more. It's a 32 week series on Apologetics with Sean McDowell. We meet in our classroom behind the stage in the youth building at 9:00 AM. Coffee and Donuts provided:)
If you are interested or considering full time ministry, or want to see what hands on ministry looks like then this is the Internship for you.
Contact Pastor Ben for more info
What are the dates for the 2023 Summer Internship Program?
Dates Coming Soon!
WHO AM I WORKING WITH?
You will be working along side Church Pastors, Staff and fellow Interns. Because we want you to experience hands on Ministry you will work in all areas but still have a focus (Like Youth or Children's Ministry)