under the oak: ccp youth

Our Vision: We are a dynamic and diverse group of youth and adults, all children of God, who exist to know Christ.

Our Mission: We find Christ through sharing our faith, serving others, and living lives that demonstrate God's love.


We call our gatherings 'Under the Oak' because it's a place where we can all come to help each other 'bury' the extra junk that weighs us down in life so we can focus more on Christ.


Jacob said to his family and to everyone else who was traveling with him: "Get rid of your foreign gods! Then make yourselves acceptable to worship God and put on clean clothes. Afterwards, we’ll go to Bethel. I will build an altar there for God, who answered my prayers when I was in trouble and who has always been at my side." So everyone gave Jacob their idols and their earrings, and he buried them under the oak tree near Shechem.

Genesis 35:2-4 (CEV)


Director of Youth Ministries:

Ryan Cobb


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Summer Bible Studies

We have small group Bible Studies for Middle and High School girls and boys throughout the summer. These smaller groups are a laid back, fun way to keep connected to one another and God's Word through the summer. 


Tuesdays:

12 pm- Middle School Boys

1 pm- Middle School Girls

6:30 pm- High School Boys


Wednesdays:

6:30 pm- High School Girls


Fridays: 

1 pm- Art Study with Chandler McKinney


sundays

SUNDAY MORNINGS:

The Youth Sunday School class meets in The Shop at 9:30am August through May and is led by Dana and Eric Duffy. They study and discuss biblical truths and how they relate to being a student today. Some students will also participate in Confirmation Class, which is a crash course on the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and reformed theology. At the conclusion of confirmation participants are officially added to the membership roll of the church.


SUNDAY NIGHTS (throughout the school year):

Middle School

5:00-7:15pm in The Shop

We start with our lesson and small groups, then we have dinner at 6 followed by games and worship! 


High School

6:00-7:45pm in The Shop

You guys start off with dinner at 6, followed by games, worship, and a lesson/small groups!

wednesdays

Wednesday evenings during CCP Midweek we sit together at Fellowship Supper in the Fellowship Hall (starting at 5:45) then we head down to The Shop for games or time to hang out and a lesson.

Wednesday evening activities are on break throughout the summer and will resume with the beginning of the next school year.

other gatherings

PRAYER BREAKFAST

High School students meet during the school year on Tuesdays at 7:20am at Chick-fil-A on West Walnut Avenue. A devotion will be given around 7:40, and we'll lift each other up in prayer before we go. The church bus will leave Chick-fil-A at 8:00am for those needing a ride to school. Bring friends to prayer breakfast and get them connected!


MIDDLE SCHOOL RAVES

Come dressed in neon and ready to have a crazy good time! We have black lights, music, and snacks. Show off your dance moves or just sit back and take it all in. We hope to make this a safe and fun environment for kids to be able to hang out.


HIGH SCHOOL 5TH QUARTER

Nobody wants to go straight home after the football game, right? 5th Quarter gives our high school kids a safe, chaperoned place to hang out after some of the games on Friday nights. We have music, dancing, snacks, and plenty of space to sit and chill.


CAMPS AND RETREATS

Every summer our Middle School kids spend a week at The Great Escape and our High School kids spend a week at Fun in the Son. Both are camps put on by Youth Conference Ministries. We also go on mission trips here in the US and abroad through YCM. Our annual winter ski trip to Beech Mountain, NC is always a great time and we all look forward to it.