YG is BACK

Youth group & Youth Sunday School are back this weekend! Friday (3/18), we will start @ 7:30pm in the youth room. Please note that next Friday (3/25) is small group outing.

We do have hybrid Youth Group (zoom & in-person) for those who are not yet comfortable returning in-person. Please check your email for link & password.

Save the date: 5/29: Grad Celebration! (We are still hammering out the details, but please save the date to come celebrate our grads and to send them off in love and prayer!)

Pray with us!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we gather together
  2. For the Holy Spirit to come and bring a spiritual renewal in our youth ministry (and our church and to our world).
  3. For the Holy Spirit to help us develop a deeper connection/community among us. It has been difficult to reestablish relationships between our small groups and our teenagers in large groups.

Want prayer?

I see a great spiritual need in our youth group. As such, I am trying to dedicate every Thursday morning to prayer for our youth group, youth leaders, and our parents. You can put in as many as you would like. Please use this form to let me know how specifically: https://forms.gle/y8qwDo8z63ghi2k78 If you have any updates, I would love to hear it!

2/11 Parent-teen event

THIS FRIDAY, we will NOT have youth group at DCBC. We will be having a parent-teen event instead. We created some activities for your family to do that will help lead to spiritual conversations. Our hope is to start to normalize the spiritual conversations that can come from doing everyday things. 

Here is the link. It will go live Thursday at 9pm (if you go now, it is blank until we copy/paste everything there): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aTQyrRTHJzYSIfy4spjVpbJCintpJRYK3WcpJB1Ir3I/edit?usp=sharing

Pray with us!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we gather together
  2. For the Holy Spirit to come and bring a spiritual renewal in our youth ministry (and our church and to our world).
  3. For the Holy Spirit to move in our youth, to develop a deeper connection/community among us. It has been difficult to reestablish relationships between our small groups and our teenagers in large groups.

Want prayer?

I see a great spiritual need in our youth group. As such, I am trying to dedicate every Thursday morning to prayer for our youth group, youth leaders, and our parents. You can put in as many as you would like. Please use this form to let me know how specifically: https://forms.gle/y8qwDo8z63ghi2k78 If you have any updates, I would love to hear it!

Friday, 11/5

THIS Friday @ 7:30pmwe will continue our series on our Youth Core Values. 

Please note that next Friday (11/12), we will have a parent-teen opportunity. As a youth ministry, we desire to give you tools/opportunities to have intentional moments of relationship building and spiritual conversations. Please, save the date for you and your child! 

UPCOMING YOUTH EVENT (REQUIRES RESPONSE):

  1. 11/19: Originally, this was Thanksgiving Praise & Prayer, but we are changing it to a Spiritual Renewal weekend for our students, parents, and adult leaders. Friday evening will be for students. Saturday morning (until lunch time with lunch provided) for your entire family. Please RSVP for that here: https://forms.gle/Sfv1QtxxBc5heysXA

We do have hybrid Youth Group (zoom & in-person). Details in your email.

Partner in Prayer!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we gather together
  2. For our teens to follow up with their friends & for their friends to have soft hearts to hear the Gospel and have saving faith. 
  3. For the Holy Spirit to come and bring a spiritual renewal in our youth ministry (and our church, and to all the churches in the world).

THIS Friday!

THIS FRIDAY @ 7:30pm, we resume our series in our core values. 

SCHEDULE CHANGES: 

  1. 10/29: Originally, this was a small group outing, but we are changing it to a Fall Fun Night with an emphasis on youth outreach. So, we are creating an opportunity & a safe place for your teenagers to invite their unbelieving/unchurched friends to begin having spiritual conversations about what we believe, why we believe, and why Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life (John 14:6). 
  2. 11/12: Originally, this was preaching through our core values series, but we are changing it to a parent-teen opportunity.

2 things for Friday nights, please:

  1. Give your child a full meal before youth group as we will not be resuming snacks until further notice. 
  2. Make sure your child is wearing their mask properly (and at all times in the church building) as we do not know who has Covid and when they are contagious.

We do have hybrid Youth Group (zoom & in-person) Please check your email for those details.


Partner in Prayer!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we gather together
  2. For Fall Fun Night:
    • For the Holy Spirit to show our teens who to invite to Fall Fun Night (10/29)
    • For the Holy Spirit to soften the hearts of our unbelieving friends to hear about Jesus
    • For our teens to be bold, kind, and loving in engaging in spiritual conversations at school or at Fall Fun Night
  3. For the Holy Spirit to come and bring a revival in our youth ministry (and our church, and to all the churches in the world).

Friday Praise & Prayer

This Friday @ 7:30pm, we will have our first evening of Praise & Prayer. 

2 things for Friday nights, please:

  1. Give your child a full meal before youth group as we will not be resuming snacks until further notice. 
  2. Make sure your child is wearing their mask properly (and at all times in the church building) as we do not know who has Covid and when they are contagious.

We do have hybrid Youth Group (zoom & in-person): please check your email for the zoom link & password.


Partner in Prayer!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we worship together through prayer & praise
  2. For the Holy Spirit to show us how beautiful Jesus is and that we would all believe and be transformed by Him
  3. For the Holy Spirit to come and bring a revival in our youth ministry (and our church)

Friday night outing

Here is last week’s recording of the youth group message: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1dZCScKD8pTkGdcL90CIpU_GSfk3v530 

Please give it a listen and continue the conversation with your teenager(s) at home. 🙂

This Friday is our small group outing! Please see your email for your child’s outing details. IF you are not on our email list, please email me: angel.lee@dcbcsite.org. I would be happy to add you to our mailing list.

IN-PERSON Friday & Sunday

Hello parents & SGLs,

We are praying that everyone continues to feel well! This weekend, we will continue having in-person Friday night youth group @ 7:30pm and Sunday School @ 11am. 

2 things for Friday night, please:

  1. Give your child a full meal before youth group as we will not be resuming snacks until further notice. 
  2. Make sure your child is wearing their mask properly (and at all times in the church building) as we do not know who has Covid and when they are contagious

For hybrid youth group details, please check your email.

Youth Group Registration!

Read/sign/fill in all the forms found here: tinyurl.com/dcbcyouthregistration 

Partner in Prayer!

  1. For God to renew and refocus our hearts and minds on Him as we meet
  2. For the Holy Spirit to show us how beautiful Jesus is and that we would all believe and be transformed by Him
  3. Every knee (in our youth group and outside of our youth group) should bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.

Intro to Youth Ministry

Hello parents!

We just found out that one of us has been in contact with someone who tested positive. As such, we have decided to pivot our meeting from in-person to on zoom. We apologize for the sudden change, but we want to take every precaution in order to keep you and your family safe from Covid-19!

Here is the zoom link for our meeting this afternoon at 1pm

Topic: Intro to Youth Ministry
Time: Aug 29, 2021 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84743677943
Meeting ID: 847 4367 7943
Passcode: 8292021

DCCYC UPDATE & REGISTRATION INFO

This past Thursday, 5/8/2021, the DCCYC Board met and agreed to put more safeguards for camp in place. We will have ongoing discussions in the coming weeks to discuss Covid-19 safety procedures. 

With the Board’s willingness to implement safety measures, DCBC will participate in DCCYC this year. Before registering, we ask that you evaluate the safety risk/danger to your family or those in your household, particularly to those who are unvaccinated and/or part of the vulnerable population.

Registration information:

You can register your teen and pay online at www.dccyc.org. If your family has a financial need, please email clement@dcbcsite.org for a scholarship form before registering your teens.

  1. Early bird registration ends on May 16. To lock in the early bird price, pay before May 17. After the 17th, you will have to pay the regular registration rate. 
  2. Release forms do not need to be turned in at the time of payment. 
  3. Please print and physically turn in release forms to Clement’s mailbox in the church office.
    Note: due to Covid-19, there may be more release forms to come. To help expedite the process, wait to turn in all release forms at the same time.

The DCCYC board and leaders will do our best to enforce safety measures. At the same time, we humbly acknowledge the difficulty in the task. Please pray for wisdom and unity among the leaders, for the safety of everyone going and for God to be gracious to work mightily at DCCYC this year. 

If you have questions and would like more details about DCCYC this year, please do not hesitate to connect with me through email: clement@dcbcsite.org or cell: 214-663-9489.

Please see below for a summary of the board discussions regarding Covid-19:

Agreement so far: 

  1. Hand-sanitizing
  2. All participants wear masks while indoors
  3. Daily temperature checks
  4. Social distancing.
  5. Cabins 50% capacity, 1 camper per bunk structure, sleeping head to toe
  6. Parents to sign covid release, acknowledging risks of sending child to camp

Ongoing Discussions:

  1. Placing campers into cohorts with their cabin members during bedtime and meal times. Cabin members will be assigned a dining table. Cabins and Dining tables reserved only for members in the cohort.
  2. In the event of Covid-19 symptoms, campers with symptoms will be isolated from the rest of the camp. The entire cohort will be quarantined in the cabin until rapid antigen tests can be administered and parents informed.
  3. Parents will be required to pick up campers from camp if Covid-19 symptoms are obvious (loss of taste) or fever lasting more than a day.
  4. What to do with cohorts in the case of Covid-19 symptoms
  5. Requiring proof of vaccine or negative Covid-19 tests prior to camp

To be Discussed:

  1. Transportation and bus arrangements
  2. Encouraging self quarantine before camp
  3. Specific activities at camp