Connect Student Ministries Oak Glen Baptist Church

Connect Student Ministry is a unique and dynamic ministry geared toward 6-12 grade students. Our main focus is Connecting Teens to Christ.

We have four principles we stress, that sums up what we are all about.

CONNECT - We desire that our teens first and foremost be connected to Christ and the Bible. We strive to do this through our Wednesday evening service only for teenagers, called The Connection, which meets at 645 at our Student Center.

GROW - We want students to grow in their faith and in their friendships. Our Sunday School class is more than just another lecture or sermon. It is designed to be a bible based discussion relevant to the issues that our students face. We also have a couple of activities planned each month for fun and fellowship. See calendar.

SERVE - Students at Oak Glen are more than just statistics. We have many opportunities for them to serve such as; helping in Children's class, ushering & greeting, and singing in choir to name a few. We strive to find a place for each student to use their individual talent for Gods glory.

REACH - Our simple process will help students reach out to their friends and get them connected to Christ.

[07/29/14]   Connect student ministries page will be transitioned to Oak Glen Baptist Church Youth Ministry page so go to search bar and find the page and like to get youth updates

[07/29/14]   The Peru mission group will leave Lima ,Peru at 0120 am tonight and land in Atlanta around 0900 if they take off on time, pray for safe travel, clearance thru customs, etc

Connect teens Cassie and Leah in Peru 2014 here are some snapshots , I'm sure they will have many stories to share on return and more pics and how God is working in Peru and how their hearts have been touched , pray for safety as they travel back home will leave around 100 am on Tuesday July 29th and get to Atalanta around 900 am -And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. (Luke 14:23 KJV)

I've seen some post today from memories teen revolution 2 yrs ago and also CYR camp services where several of you were saved and made decisions for Christ, remember this service at Oak Glen a few months later It was wonderful !! Don't loose that zeal !!

They made it last night according to flight tracker

Less than 2 hrs traveling time left for the Peru group 2227 miles behind them @ 550 miles per hr - now that's moving !!

1613 miles in last 3.5 hrs over half way there

Pls pray for Leah and Cassie in Lima, Peru, two of our connect teens that God would touch their hearts and use them next few days along with rest of group traveling with Oak Glen !!

Teens in Lake, mud, sand fights, minus two that ended up with a leech, all was good

Camp 2014 Teens CY Camp

Photos from Connect Student Ministries Oak Glen Baptist Church's post

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Photos from Connect Student Ministries Oak Glen Baptist Church's post

Game time, this is crud but poor Ryan had to drink warm buttermilk and eat baby food as part of games , his gut couldn't take it, it was hilarious!!

This precious girl was saved at camp very special to entire camp, she had scars from years of cutting/mutilations- Glad Jesus can apply the balm of Gilead and heal us from our sin and love on us like no one else can!! This was followed by 40 plus being saved !!

Oak Glen boys in mud pit at Camp 2014

These pics are just a peek into the services at camp this week Exodus 5:3- God of the Hebrews hath met with us...

[07/11/14]   we are on way back from camp, words can't describe how we feel right now, lives touched, memories made, multitude saved, can't wait for Sunday morning to share with church folk, if I had to work I would take off if at all possible, thank you church family at Oak Glen Baptist for your sacrifice of giving to make it possible !!

[07/10/14]   Services have been phenomenal this week, no words to describe what God has been doing - Tues night Bro Ralph Sexton preached on "nail it the cross" hundreds of people nailed down their problems written on a card on 4 wooden crosses in the auditorium . Bro Sammy Kay peached on our Baggage of Sin, Fear and Pride ,Bro Dixon preached on "anointed or just another" this morning - looking forward to tonights service pray God meets with us again.

More pics from Camp 2014

Pics from Camp Having great time can't believe will be coming home tomorrow . Levi Armstrong (in the yellow shirt beside Mark Barbour )was saved on Tuesday, this was first trip to camp !! Worth the whole trip to see his life changed forever !!

Pics from Awanita with Carolina Youth Camp 2014

[07/08/14]   Having a great time at camp ,great message last night on going all the way with God by Bro Mcneece took example from Exodus with Egypt as type of world and Canaan us having victorious christian life. Looking forward to today's am service in a few!! Continue to pray for us!!

Oak Glen VBS teens and young adults great job on drama 2014

We welcome Darren and Jessie Mauk this Sunday June 1 2014 to Oak Glen Baptist Church as Darren starts ministry as new youth pastor !! Praying for God's touch on our teens !!

Friday was a sad day but then came the morning, resurrection day !!

[04/13/14]   Great meeting tonight I think 20 plus saved tonight at CYR , one of our girls miss Elizabeth was converted from Catholicism, great to be there !!

Headed to Carolina Youth Rally in Greenville SC with CT Townsend with the teens looking for God to do something special !! Pray for traveling safety and Gods touch on our lives !!

[02/20/14]   We will be leaving tomorrow at 5pm from Oak Glen to go to Landmark Baptist Church in Morristown Tn to be with Bro C T Townsend in revival. Come praying !!

Mark your calendars teens we will be going to this event

[01/27/14]   We said our farewells to Justin and Michele Smith and family today, bittersweet as we will all miss them terribly, a lot of teens saved under this last three yrs of their ministry, a lot of memories made, but excited about what God has in store for them, we will press on and bind together as Justin preached today as "He is really all that matters " continue to love and serve Jesus!!

[01/18/14]   Out teens and church family with sad hearts are praying for Bro Justin and Michelle Smith as they move to Memphis, TN. Bro. Justin will be the new pastor at East Hill Baptist Church. Praying that God will use them in a mighty way, continue to bless Oak Glen and may we all ever all be in his will, serving him!!

Teen staff of live nativity

[12/20/13]   Live Nativity tonight at Oak Glen by teens from 6-9 come join us for food, fellowship as we celebrate the birth of JESUS!!

[11/29/13]   Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. (Psalms 100:4 KJV)

Snapshots harvest festival 2013

[10/28/13]   Thanks to all those who helped in harvest festival yesterday at Oak Glen the kids really enjoyed it.

Join us for revival this week at Oak Glen Baptist in Yuma, Va tonight at 5:00 with Bro C T Townsend then Monday thru Wednesday at 7:00 pm

[08/20/13]   Athlete Sunday and Rally was a great turn out , Bro Otis Duhart was there gave his testimony and preached two great messages , had several schools represented with alot of kids and good time of fellowship, may God give the increase !!

[08/17/13]   Great message from Bro Justin last night taken from Genesis 19 . When lot came to the place of judgement and needed out get out of sodom he had lived such a life of hypocrisy that his family mocked him, although he was a saved man, he lost everything else including his family. Do they laugh at us when we invite them to church ? God help us to be real !!

[08/16/13]   Great message tonight from Bro Jodi Jenkins at rally in the valley tonight from John 6 . Jesus can take what little we have like the boy with the 5 barley loaves and 2 small fish that Jesus fed the multitude with. All we have to do is give him what we have ,as little as we may think that is, and he does the miraculous!!!!

Join us at Oak Glen this coming week!! Invite your friends and family !!

[07/21/13]   Vacation Bible School kick off tomorrow night at 5:00 at Oak Glen Baptist. The Kingdom Chronicles from
Answers in Genesis is the theme, VBS is Monday -Friday starts at 6:15 if you need a ride message me !! Hope to see you there!!

[07/07/13]   3:1 /adult combined choir singing at Tri City Camp Meeting Monday night July 8 th be at the church 6:30 for a ride. See ya there !!!

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