Raising up the Next generation to impact
our families, city, and world for Jesus.
our families, city, and world for Jesus.
Our mission is to reach the youth today develop an authentic relationship with Christ by knowing, experiencing, studying, and sharing God with their world to affect the kingdom tomorrow. And our vision is for every one of our youth to be:
POSITIVE that God loves them and that He has a good plan and purpose for their lives
PERSUADED that God’s way really is the best way
PASSIONATE for Jesus Christ, for His church, for the needy, and for the lost
PREPARED for life, for relationships, for service, and for leadership
CROSSROADS YG MEET TIME
Starting Fall 2019, the Crossroads YG will be meeting on a regular schedule for fun, faith, and fellowship. If you are in Middle School or High School, feel free to drop by and join us as we celebrate what God has done for us through a variety of activities, events, and service projects.
We meet on the First and Third Friday nights of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
LOOK BACk 2 LOOK FORWARD
Friday, January 17
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sometimes the best thing to do when you are forward thinking is to look how far you have come and decide what needs to be added and what needs to go. The Crossroads Youth will be gathering to plan for the future, determine what needs and goals are worth attaining and how to incorporate fun, faith, and friendship in all of it.
SUPER BOWL GRINDER SALE
Sunday, January 26 (final orders in)
Sunday, February 2 (pick-up)
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Order your grinders for game day! Turkey or Ham/Salami Combo available. All grinders come with cheese, lettuce, and tomato (onion available) on a fresh grinder bun. Each grinder is $7.00 and proceeds form the sale go toward the CRYG Mission 2020 Trip. You can place your oder in the Fellowship Hall after church or see one of the CRYG members or call the church office and speak with Pastor Jonathan (860) 482-4805.
FIFTH FRIDAY FUN
Friday, January 31
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
In 1947, Skiing Hall of Fame member, Walt Schoenknecht, created Mohawk Mountain Ski Area amidst the rugged beauty of northwestern Connecticut. In 1948 Walt worked with several local engineers to develop the very first snowmaking system ever used at a resort, the basis for the technology used today, worldwide. Mohawk Mountain has remained a family business and a favorite destination for over 70 years. Join the Crossroads Youth as they have fun on the 5th Friday in January, Contact Pastor Jonathan about details.
Sunday, February 2
9:00 am to 10:30 am
We can tackle hunger together through this collection by the Youth Group. There will be Youth after the Worship Service on Sunday, February 2, 2020 to collect money for the Torrington Community Soup Kitchen. You can be a part of reducing the amount of people who go hungry on a daily basis by contributing to this local ministry. Check out tacklehunger.org for more information on this mission.
VALENTINE’S CHILD CARE
Friday, February 14
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Take your Valentine for a night on the town and you can leave the kiddos with us! The Crossroads Youth Group is offering free child care to the members of First Church on Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, 2020 so that you and yours can share a night out going to dinner, catching a movie, or enjoying one another’s company. We will have games and activities for the kids to participate in as well as serve them a kid-friendly dinner. Please sign up in the Fellowship Hall with how many children you will be placing in our care. This program is open to children ages 3-11 (Must be potty trained).
CRYG MISSION 2020
Sunday through Friday, July 12-17
Learn about Appalachian culture, serve through home repair and partner with local organizations to meet ongoing needs in the community. In addition to serving through work projects, such as painting and yard beautification, you will also partner with organizations such as Energy Express. On one evening, your group will visit the Exhibition Coal Mine. Other evening activities include exploring a state park, attending a local youth-led worship service and helping host a community cookout. See Pastor Jonathan for an Application.
APPLICATION AND DEPOSIT DUE FEBRUARY 14, 2020