Youth Ministry

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Youth Ministry at the Auburn SDA Church offers a safe environment to grow and connect with peers and their church, along with an engaging Bible study and developing leadership talents. But most importantly, our deepest desire is for each of our youth to have an encounter with their personal Savior. A relationship with God and a heart of love is central in importance and we hope that as each child matures, their faith matures and their faith becomes their own.
 
Youth Sabbath School :
Each Saturday at 10:00 am we get together as a youth group. We start with a quick breakfast provided by various church members and youth parents, which allows for some causal time for youth to connect with each other and catch up. To start off bible study we have a check-in question where youth introduce themselves to the group which is helpful if we have any guests who are not acquainted with the group and it gives everyone an opportunity to have a voice. Bible study is led in a discussion format where we seek to understand the purpose and role of our study text for the week. 
 
Youth Group:
 
The first Youth Night will be February 26, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the youth chapel! We have put together a team of youth to lead and organize these get together. We share a bible study, snacks, and activity together. The purpose of youth night is to provide a mid-week opportunity to connect with each other, with God, and to develop leadership skills. Future dates will be March 4th and March 18th.
 
 

Youth Events

Jr. Sr. Retreat:
After the initial rush of the school year ends, our youth groups junior and senior students join others from all over the Northern California Conference to attend a spiritual retreat geared for them at Leoni Meadows. This weekend includes preaching, amazing food, fantastic games, and new friendships.
 
Fr/So Leadership Training:
Held Wednesday evening through Friday afternoon just prior to Fr/So retreat for high school juniors and seniors who are committed to Jesus are invited to apply to be part of the Fr/So Small Group Leadership team. Over a short period of time, these leaders receive instructions on how to facilitate small groups, lead Bible studies, and how to share their stories about what Jesus is doing in their lives. Mentoring, growing, and learning are the goals of this event.
 
Freshmen & Sophomore Retreat:
The first weekend in February we take our Freshmen and sophomore youth group members to Leoni meadows for the NCC sponsored Freshmen sophomore retreat. The weekend includes big games, small group Bible studies, fellowship, speakers, and food are all part of this weekend. Most of the weekend is student lead and coached by the NCC Youth Ministry Team.
 
 
Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.”