OXYGEN youth was started by Pastors Aaron and Sandy in 2002. Their group consisted of 3 youth and a passion for kids. Over the 7 years as youth pastors the group grew close to 150 children and youth who consistently met every Wednesday night, worshipped God, and saw many souls saved by the grace of our Lord. The group of youth became connected and they developed their own strategy for helping the community by inviting their friends to come and visit and participate in learning about Jesus and his love for them. A van/bus ministry was developed by this growth which still runs today! Ask about it!
The youth work for the community and develop their own programs to help the needy and reach out to help others. Several projects have been very successful. The "water walk", where youth showed up on a Saturday morning and experienced traveling across town to pick up water (as they do in Africa) to bring back to the church generated much excitement about building a water well in Africa. The youth pastor at the time even committed to the project by drinking a cup-full of the water that was gathered from a pond across town. This project along with bake sales and other fund raisers eventually raised enough money to build a well for the "water well" program in Africa.
Our youth was the first organizer of the "downtown" mission. Their plan was to take sausage biscuits and clothing to homeless people at the Day Center for the Homeless. This mission was a success! Over 30 youth attended that morning and brought warmth and love to many homeless folks. This program has been picked up by the church as a whole and regularly there is a trip to downtown to help and to spread the love our church experiences.
Our Youth meet Sunday mornings at 11:30 and on Wednesday nights at 6:30(dinner)/7:00service. Please come join the fun and passion our Youth experience through the Love of Jesus Christ! Ideas are welcomed!! Love is Spread!! Youth are rejuvenated and revived!! Get involved!!!