Youth Alpha – Week 6 Highlights

Youth Alpha – Week 6 Highlights

One of the cool things about Friday Night Coffeehouse is that you meet students that return after awhile and you can reconnect through conversations, games, or over some food. This week, Jordan J, was back and hanging out again with us. He’s the type of student...

Easter Weekend – You are Welcome

Good Friday Service –  Fri Mar 25, 7:30pm We gather for an hour to remember that Jesus died on the cross for us.  (7-12th grade students attending Coffeehouse/Youth Alpha will be attending too.) 24 Hour Prayer Vigil – Fri Mar 25- Sat Mar 26 If you are...
Youth Alpha: Week 2 #Fiesta

Youth Alpha: Week 2 #Fiesta

We value the importance of having welcoming spaces in all of our NextGen programs.  When our spaces are set up right, the message is “We were expecting you, and we are thrilled you’re here!” At Friday night Coffeehouse on March 11, one may have...

Mentoring: Doing What Needs to Get Done

Mentoring is “doing what needs to get done.”   That’s what mentor Bill W says. About five years ago Bloomingdale Church launched a mentoring initiative, inspired by The Mentoring Project.  We have learned and been challenged: Adolescents who are...
Winter Banquet Benefits

Winter Banquet Benefits

On February 26-27, we will host our annual Winter Banquet.  There are many reasons why this will be our eighteenth edition. Reason one: The Winter Banquet gives students an opportunity to be a part of something big. They may not receive a part in their school play or...