Making God Famous
Commisioned Youth Church is the youth ministry of AGF. CYC’s mission is to equip our generation to make God famous. CYC reaches all youth from middle school through high school. CYC meets every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m. to experience fun and excitement mixed with the powerful presence of God. Each service has praise and worship, and an anointed time in the Word. The Sunday night service is the main event for CYC and getting the Word in the lives of AGF teens is a top priority. Along with providing avenues for spiritual growth for AGF teens, CYC has an emphasis on enjoying life, and experiencing the abundant life God has for us filled with fun, and that happens at each CYC main event service.
CYC Leadership Training is comprised of two main areas of focus, one is spiritual growth and the other is leadership training. We believe that is important to develop AGF youth leaders in these two specific ways. During first service on Sunday mornings (at 9:00AM) we have classes that specifically focus on the fundamentals of our relationship with God and Christianity as a whole. On Wednesday nights (at 7:00 PM), CYC focuses specifically on practical ministry training that is vital for any well equipped leader.
CYC Connect Groups are small groups for youth to build relationships with each other in a fun filled, personal atmosphere. They are divided into different age and gender groups: 7-8 grade girls, 7-8 grade boys, 9-10 grade girls, 9-10 grade boys, 11-12 grade girls, 11-12 grade boys. They meet monthly in various locations at various times.
CYC Semester Event and Semester Game focuses on building relationships in creative ways outside of the church walls. CYC Semester Event is an activity that is done for fun! Past events include paintball, Six Flags, Nazzkart, ice skating, hockey games, river floating, etc. The CYC Semester Game is an event where the CYC youth group attends a school sports game or school event featuring a CYC youth. To create a fun environment and unity among all CYC youth who attend, a theme is chosen and everyone dresses up in costume during the game. Past themes have been superheroes, 70’s, and ninja’s.
G2 is a youth-college merge night in which we create a “pep assembly” atmosphere inside of the youth church venue. Guest speakers rock the house, praise and worship is kicking, jock jams are playing, prizes are given at the door, video announcements are crazy, and other youth groups are invited to experience the fun of G2. G2 happens three times a year, in January, June and September.
CYC Summer Camp is a powerful time for youth when they get away from their comfortable surroundings, and go to a mountainous camp location to experience God, fellowship, and fun. Because of the value of being away and alone with God, it is potentially one of the most powerful and life changing times for youth. Every year the camp speakers challenge the youth to live “full-on” for God, 24/7. We strongly urge parents to make it a priority to send their youth to CYC Summer Camp. Your teen will come back challenged and changed! During the week- long camp, daytime activities like river rafting, paintballing, hiking, capture the flag, or spending the day at the lake day keep the youth well occupied. Great praise and worship and incredible worship services are usually the highlight of Summer Camp for most youth. Contact Josh Jensen for more info!