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Bible Study and Fellowship are the core focus of our youth group. We study together each time we meet and have lots of fun fellowship to strenghten the bonds formed during their teenage years.
What we do:
* Sunday night small group (2715 Kenwood St) @ 6:30pm
Wednesday night youth group @ 7pm
Disc golf, dodgeball, football, basketball, Game nights, movie nights, lock ins, campouts, local trips
CCYG hosts an "alternative prom" event each year on the smae night as the Ottumwa HS prom. Our goal is to provide a prom type atmosphere to those teens not able to go to their regular prom and an opportunity for all of our youth group to get that experience. A nice dinner is served and we fellowship with games and other activities throughout the night.
About our Youth Ministry Team:
David Howard-- I have been the primary youth minister at Christ's Church since about 2000. I work full time at ORHC as the Manager of the ambulance service and have been a paramedic for 17+ years. My wife Jenny teaches 3rd grade at Liberty Elementary. Our daughter Ciera is 15 and in 10th grade at OHS and is very much a daddy's girl. Our son Bradyn is 13 and in 8th grade at Evans and is a momma's boy. I am the self proclaimed #1 fan of the Cincinnati Bengals for the past 26 years and also enjoy disc golfing and hanging out with the youth group when not doing family things.
Mark Franke -- Mark has helped David with youth group since about 2002. Mark works at Community First Credit Union and his wife Molly is a stay at home mom/physician's assistant. They have 3 children (Avery, Hayden, and Emily).