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1 Joining the MIDDLE SCHOOL Ministry Team A part of Real Life s Next Generation Ministries For the love of Christ compels us Last Updated July 5, 2013

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3 For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One die for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again. THE NAME CDY STANDS FOR Christ Driven Youth At Real Life Ministries, we are committed to equipping this next generation to live a life worthy of their calling as Christians. We believe that Jesus must be the driving influence for every student to live out their faith. We exist to reach the world for Jesus, one middle school student at a time, and walk with students in discipleship environments. It is our goal to reach this next generation for Jesus, and raise up a Christ Driven Youth! 3

4 Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. VISION Reaching the World for Jesus One Student at a Time CDY targets high school students, grades 9th-12th, and believe our mission is to reach every student for Jesus Through small groups, large groups, serve opportunities, and events, we together will reach the students on a share, connect, minister, and disciple level. Matthew 28:19-20 Jesus came and told his disciples, I have been given complete authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Christ tells us making disciples involves sharing the good news, baptizing in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey what Jesus has commanded. It is our vision to reach the world for Jesus one Middle School Student at a time, as described in Matthew 28: MISSION Acts 2:41-42 Create Biblical Disciples in Relational Environments Our current generation has placed a high value on deep meaningful relationships. It is our mission to provide relational environments, that with the help of intentional leadership, will create lasting biblical disciples. Those who believed what Peter said were baptized and added to the church that day about 3,000 in all. All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord s Supper), and to prayer. What s the difference between vision and mission? Vision is like a goal. It is where we are striving to reach. Mission is how we are going to reach the goal. God s word shows us all the believers were devoted to each other through teaching, fellowship, meals, and prayer. At CDY we will strive to implement these relational environments with the expressed purpose of creating biblical disciples. 4

5 CDY will be a ministry that is accepting of students regardless of background or spiritual maturity. (Romans 1:16) We understand that students come from many different backgrounds, home situations belief systems and spiritual maturity. CDY will offer ALL students the opportunity to be disciple. We believe that, as the body of Christ, it s our responsibility to encourage and support spiritual growth in students. CDY will raise up adult leaders who are equipped to fulfill the role of disciple in the students lives. (Titus 2) Our desire is not to simply fill holes in our ministry. We know that when we are connected to the vine our ministry will bear fruit (John 15:5). Therefore, it is a priority for us to invest in the spiritual growth of our adults who are on the front lines discipling students. CDY will collaborate with the whole church, realizing that it requires the entire body to effectively disciple students. (1 Cor 12:12-14) This means that we are not a stand alone ministry. We understand that the body of Christ functions properly when we work as a body and not individual parts. Most importantly, CDY will glorify God by being a ministry that is centered on Jesus Christ and what He did for us on the cross. (1 Cor 15:1-5) We believe that the Gospel is not simply the ABC s (how you get saved), but the A-Z of the Christian life. This means that in everything we do, Jesus Christ is central. Ultimately our desire for both our adults and our students is to see them continually grow in their understanding and application of what Christ did and who he designed them to be. We believe the Gospel is as necessary for the mature Christian as it is for the new believer. 5

6 SHARE/CONNECT CONNECT/MINISTER MINISTER/DISCIPLE During service times 5:30 pm 10:00 am Upper Room Weekly Youth Group To create a safe environment for students to be engaged by adults that care about them and their walk with the Lord. The goal is that these students will desire to go deeper in the discipleship process and get CONNECTED into a Community Discipleship Group Located in different communitycentral places throughout the regions. Community Discipleship Groups To create a safe environment for Discipleship that is community based. To offer all students the opportunity to be disciple by adults who care about them. Groups will begin in October 16, 2013 Personal Relationships with Intentional Adults To create a safe environment for students to be invested in with the purpose of Intentional Discipleship Group. Also to partner with parents and the body of Christ to raise up the next generation. 6

7 TEAM ATMOSPHERE Our leadership believes in a team atmosphere, which is both encouraging and challenging. We have a tremendous responsibility not only to the students, but also to you and your relationship with God. We take the opportunity in this ministry, through a variety of trainings and staff meetings to help prepare you for leadership. We are also a team thriving on having fun together, so be prepared! TEAM COMMITMENT We know it takes time to build relationships, so we ask you to commit to investing in these students not just commit to serving for a specific amount of time. The greater the length of time we have to build relationships with the students and adults, the greater the chance for spiritual growth to take place in us and the youth. What will I be doing in CDY? There are several different opportunities to serve in CDY It is up to you! 1 Peter says different people have received different gifts and we want you to use whatever God has gifted you with to build His Kingdom! But to get you started, we included in this booklet a list of possible ways to serve in the middle school ministry! 7

8 Small Group Leader Small group leaders are committed to the growth of each student, both spiritually and relationally. The size of our groups range from 8-12 students. Keeping the small group numbers low, allows for growth in each student. We use a specific Middle School curriculum, designed to nurture each student as they journey together. Small Group Co-Leader The primary purpose of the Small Group Co- Leader is to support the Small Group Leader, which may include facilitating the group, if the primary leader is not able to make it. This role contains all of the same elements as the Small Group Leader role with the intent to grow in spiritual maturity and eventually lead a small group. Check-In In order to effectively disciple students, we must know who they are! The check-in team makes sure all students are accounted for at all CDY events. If you re an organized person who doesn t want students to fall through the cracks, the check-in team is a great fit for you! PPC (Pray Pursue Connect) The purpose of PPC is to ultimately reach students who have strayed away. Our team comes together to pray for our students, our leaders, and our Pastors. After we pray we break off and call our assigned students to encourage them, pray for them, and invite them to come back. This team is a huge part in connecting students back to our youth group. Worship Has God gifted you with musical talents? Our Worship Team consists of both young adults and students. This team serves together in worship and are committed to each other spiritually and relationally as well. Caution, join this team at the risk of catching a contagious heart for Christ! Audio & Video Has God gifted you with technological talents? Consider serving in this capacity. Our Audio/ Video Team enjoys being able to support both the worship team and the video needs for each Sunday evening. It allows those who love serving behind the scenes to have a place to play. 8

9 Communications Communications within a Middle School Ministry can at times be quite challenging. Our Middle School students use technology as their primary source of communicating and parents are caught somewhat in the middle. We need an all-handson-deck approach to effectively communicate with several necessary avenues from , Facebook, twitter, regular mail, church bulletins, website, and posters. A multiple team effort is necessary, so if you are gifted in communications, please join the team! Set Up/Tear Down Setting up and tearing down is not for the faint of heart. This team is constantly adjusting to each week s different needs from props, games, icebreakers, and adjusting chair set ups weekly. Our Set Up/Tear Down Team needs to definitely be on their toes. If you have a strong back and a servant s heart, please join us. Concessions Our Concessions Team is not just here to sell Pizza (although you will sell A LOT of Pizza). Our Concessions Team has the opportunity to serve the students while creating intentional conversations with them in the lobby before and after the service. Camps An important ingredient in the lives of every student is their Summer Camp experience. We are dedicated to the lasting spiritual and relational journey students will take. A great deal of planning and people are needed to ensure this happens. All we can promise is that it will take a lot of work and leave you exhausted. The rewards, however, far out way the sacrifice. Special Events From concerts to lock-ins, we like to have fun! If you are a responsible, wild, and crazy person who is willing to get in the trenches with our students, you definitely want to join the Special Events Team. 9

10 Accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior. Must be a member of RLM Attend a weekly worship service/small Group. Background Check Orientation Love Students and Have FUN! If you are interested in going to the next step, come join us for a group meeting on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Sunday of every month in the Upper Room located upstairs in RLM 1 at 1:00pm. You will get the opportunity to meet with the Youth Team and others currently serving in CDY, ask questions, and hear more about the ministry. We look forward to meeting you! 10

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