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The mission of SR Students is to Transform Lives & Communities by providing engaging opportunities for 7th-12th grade students to connect with God, other students, & leaders. These opportunities serve the purpose of encouraging students to take the next step in their personal journey with God & others.

Email Jon if you have any questions or just want to chat, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

Jon Ciotta
Pastor of SR Students

 
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SUNDAY MORNINGS

Sunday mornings are a great time for our students to worship with their families, learn from God's Word through relevant teachings, or serve in our SR Kidz program.

Middle School (7th - 8th grade)
Weekly Bible Class: Study the book of Romans & discuss the value of transformation
When: Every Sunday during 9am service
Location: Room 023 
Teacher: Olivia Ciotta

High School (9th - 12th grade)
Weekly Bible Class: Methodically work through the book of Romans with discussion & engagement
When: Every Sunday during 9am service
Location: Upper Level Student Center
Teacher:  Dan Arthur


THE RIDGE (SUNDAY NIGHTS)

(September - May 5; 6:00-800 pm)

The mission of SR Students is to Embrace God's Grace - Extend God's Love. We know this only happens through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit in each of our lives. As students are transformed, they are empowered to transform their communities. Sunday evenings, students have opportunities to worship, hear Biblical teaching, share in Life Groups, and participate in structured community activities. Communication between students and leaders is encouraged during the week. All of this leads to personal transformation in our students.

This year's theme for SR Students is TRANSFORMATION. Transformation is a process. It begins with understanding the Gospel, accepting the Gospel, applying the Gospel’s truths to our lives and then being changed from the inside out. Each Sunday evening, we’ll be discussing an aspect of the Gospel and how transformation takes places in our lives and as a result transforms those around us.

If you miss a night at The Ridge, tune in to our Podcast! This podcast will be available the week following The Ridge teaching. This will be valuable for students who may miss The Ridge or for parents who desire to understand what their students are learning. Listen to podcasts here!


X-FACTOR (WEDNESDAY NIGHTS)

Wednesday nights are a robust, exhilarating, & highly interactive experience. Your kids & students will start their evening by rolling up their sleeves and experiencing Bible teaching in engaging / innovative ways! See all the available X-Factor trax!

Students who choose to volunteer as a teen helper will participate in the the Bible area that correlates with the trax they volunteer in. Students who choose to participate in a track will engage in in-depth Bible teaching each week, led by Jon Ciotta.

Following the teaching time, kids & students will jump into their chosen trax, designed to appeal to their different talents / gifts / interests. All tracks incorporate elements of service and help kids see that God cares about every part of their life.

1 Peter 4:10 says: "Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms."

Each week, participants are encouraged to bring their Bible. If your student doesn't have a Bible, we would be happy to provide one. Dues of $1 per week ($30/year) per child/student are collected each week during the check-in process, as you are financially able. Please do not allow the collection of dues to prevent you from joining us at X-Factor.

X-Factor meets Wednesday nights from Sept. - end of Apr. Registration opens at the end of Aug.

Schedule for X Factor:    6:00  Check-in opens   6:05-6:55  Bible Teaching & Small Groups   6:55-7:00  Dismiss to Trax   7:00-8:00  Trax   8:00  Dismissal

Schedule for X Factor:

6:00 Check-in opens

6:05-6:55 Bible Teaching & Small Groups

6:55-7:00 Dismiss to Trax

7:00-8:00 Trax

8:00 Dismissal