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Youth

Middle and High School

weekly programs

MIDDLE SCHOOL

AlieNation - Weekly Program

Sundays 6 - 7:30pm

DEEP - Deep dive into the Bible

for middle & high school

Sundays 5:00 - 5:50pm

HIGH SCHOOL

AlieNation - Weekly Program

With Small Group Breakouts

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30pm

YOUTH INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
High School AlieNation: If Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is closed OR has an early dismissal from school, there will be no AlieNation. If FCPS has a late start, AlieNation will still take place.

Middle School AlieNation: In case of inclement weather on a Sunday, the decision to cancel will be made by 3:00 PM and an email/text will be sent to our parent/guardian distribution list if we are not holding Middle School AlieNation.

Other Youth Events:  Will follow FCPS.  If FCPS cancels evening activities, DRCC Youth evening events will also be canceled. 

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ABOUT US

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See more details about our programs below!

WEEKLY PROGRAMS

AlieNation is our weekly small group program that runs in-person September through May.

High School AlieNation meets Wednesdays at 7pm

and Middle School AlieNation meets Sundays at 6pm.

WEEKLY PARENT UPDATE

The Youth Staff is excited to offer a parent/guardian resource that will help you track what your child is learning in AlieNation, as well as give you content to engage with them in spiritual conversations. Each week we will provide questions tied to Biblical passages that you can walk through and discuss with your teen. We believe that parents are the main influencers of their children (though it might not seem like it sometimes) and that this resource will help you to come along side your child both as a parent/guardian and their Spiritual Mentor.

Middle School Parent Update

High School Parent Update

RETREATS and CONFERENCES
Retreats are a key way to get connected with the youth group; with each event offering its own special appeal. Throughout the year there is something for everyone:

Spring 2022:

High School Ocean City Breakaway

March 4-6, 2022

This is a three-day, two-night large group youth conference for high school students in Ocean City, MD with worship, inspirational speakers, breakout sessions, lunch as a group on Saturday afternoon and games on the beach. An event you do not want to miss! 

Middle School Spring Retreat

Skycroft Conference Center, Middletown, MD

April 29-May 1, 2022

A fun-filled weekend of, paintball, bazooka ball, games, worship, skits, messages, and small group time in a relaxed environment. It is a weekend that truly helps teens grow deeper in their relationship with Jesus and each other. 

MISSIONS
Missions trips are the Super Bowl of our Youth Ministry. In answer to the call of Matthew 25 we go out to seek, serve and save the lost both globally and locally each summer:


Mission Honduras & Germany (High School)

Mission Appalachia (Middle School)

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT MISSIONS

COMMUNITY FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

Learn more about HAVEN, our customized community designed to meet the needs of those living with disabilities.

Enabling students to experience Jesus’ love, and to know who He is and what it means to live for Him.

worship
fun
celebration
community
food

KEEP IT SOCIAL

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VOLUNTEER

Our Youth Ministry is bursting with students from all over our region. And we believe in keeping parents in the picture!

 

Our volunteer force is made up of young adults, empty-nesters and parents, all of whom are committed to supporting the age-group most heavily targeted by the culture. Volunteer positions range from Small Group leader and retreat chaperone to tech and video support.

Roger Record

Youth Pastor

& Missions Director

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Bryan Gerner

Assistant Director

of Youth Ministry

Janet Ingram

Administrative Assistant

to Youth Ministry (Events)

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Diane Will

Administrative Assistant

to Youth Ministry

 
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Bryce Greene

Student Apprentice