Resurrection's Student Ministry offers the youth of our congregation spiritual-based meetings and fun activities ideal for their age groups.

IGNITE (6th-8th grade)

BREAKAWAY (9th-12th grade)

Contact: Jenny Piontek, Youth Director

Sunday Morning

Join us for Sunday School from 9:30-10:30 am!

Sunday School for children and youth, preschool-high school, runs September through May from 9:30-10:30 am in the Family Life Center.

6th-8th Grade is led by Tom Kolb and Troy Hirt in Room 246, Family Life Center.

Connection Café for 9th-12th Grade is led by Jenny Piontek in Room 253 (The Warehouse), Family Life Center.

 

Youth Groups

IGNITE gets together once or twice per month for on/off campus activities for youth group fellowship throughout the school year.

Why Ignite?

Middle school students (6th-8th grade) are in an important stage of faith building. The goal of Ignite is to spark that faith flame and watch it grow! We will have fun, ask questions, build our team and group up, learn, serve, engage, grow and take that faith spark out into our homes, church, families and community.

Ignite GroupMe

This is a private page that you must sign up for with Ms. Jenny. We will utilize this page to send out last minute information, direct messages, or pictures of events. This format is open to youth (who have cell phones and permission) and Ignite parents. Just contact Ms. Jenny with cell phone numbers to add.

Warehouse Wednesdays

Warehouse Wednesdays are in full swing! From 6:00-6:25 pm every Wednesday, all 6th-8th graders can come, play, and hang out. At 6:25 pm, our 7th and 8th graders will be released to their appropriate confirmation classes with Pastor Zach and Pastor Alan from 6:30-7:30 pm. The 6th graders can stay with Ms. Jenny in the Warehouse from 6:30-7:30 pm for a time of small group, devotion, games, and team building.

No Open Warehouse/6th Grade Small Group During Lent.
April 20 will be our last Warehouse Wednesday.

 


Monthly Events

This is youth group. Each month, we will have one large youth group event for all 6th-8th graders on Sunday afternoons. There will be a theme to each event, and we will get to know each other, play some games, and make some memories. Next Youth Group is Sunday, April 24 from 1:30-3:00 pm.


Looking Ahead

April 27 - Confirmation Banquet at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall

May 1 - Confirmation Sunday at 9:30 am in the Sanctuary

June 5 - 8th Grade Glow Night and Welcome to Breakaway (more info to come)


Servant Events

Servant events will be offered to the Ignite group on a monthly basis.

Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm (with pizza after in The Warehouse)
If you are in town, please encourage your youth to help out with this super fun event! Breakaway and Ignite are hosting and this is one of the best events to earn service hours. We will be hiding eggs, helping with games, etc. We really need everyone!

 

 

 


YouthWorks Mission Trip

June 26-July 1, 2022
Rutherford County, NC (Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains)

This in-state opportunity will be such a blessing for youth, adult leaders, and the NC community we will serve.


Participation/Health Forms

Here is the link: https://forms.gle/7mLMvohomHYjayyP8


I know many of you are getting ready to have Spring Break next week and it is hard to believe that the end of the school year will be here before we know it. I hope to see you during the services throughout Holy Week!


Any questions, please feel free to contact me at  .

Click Here for Ignite's Picture Gallery!

 

BREAKAWAY

Health forms needs to be filled out now to participate in all Breakaway events. Here is the health forms link: https://forms.gle/fS9wunrXAg9nxjDL7

Upcoming Events

April 10           No Connection Cafe
                          No Breakaway

April 17           No Connection Cafe
                          No Breakaway

April 24           Connection Cafe from 9:30-10:30 am
                          No Breakaway (See you on May 2!)


Looking Ahead

May 7               Operation InAsMuch

June 5               Glow Night and Welcoming the Rising Freshman
June 12             Graduation Sunday at 11:00 am Service (and during Breakaway that evening)


Service Event

Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm (with pizza after in The Warehouse)
If you are in town, please encourage your youth to help out with this super fun event! Breakaway and Ignite are hosting and this is one of the best events to earn service hours. We will be hiding eggs, helping with games, etc. We really need everyone!


Leadership

Our next meeting will be on May 15 from 12:30-2:00 pm. This will be a planning meeting for Glow Night and Graduation. This is open to anyone that wants to take part in the planning, present and future Leadership teammates. Want to take part? Just show up! We will discussing next year and going over applications and contracts for next year.


National Youth Gathering 2022

NYG Meeting - April 24 from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Gym
This meeting is for all participants and adult leaders.

The National Youth Gathering is sponsored by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) every 3 years and allows youth and their leaders to congregate in a city to celebrate their faith, learn and grow in their faith, worship and praise their almighty Creator and be surrounded by youth from all over the world that are a part of Christ’s epic story. In July 2022, NYG will be meeting in Houston, Texas.


Instagram
This is a private group (@rlcbreakaway), so please request access.

Click Here for Breakaway's Picture Gallery!

I am available to you through email ( ), Instagram (@rlcbreakaway), GroupMe, or text/phone (check RCB).

 

CONFIRMATION

Youth Confirmation at RLC is a 2-year program that traditionally begins ("Confirmation 1") at Grade 7 and finishes at the end of Grade 8 ("Confirmation 2"). If you are interested in Confirmation, reach out to Pastor Jonathan at .

LEARN MORE about our Confirmation program.

 

For Service

Acolytes

If you would like for your child to be on our acolyte list, please let Pastor Zach or Pastor Alan know.

Being an acolyte allows our youth to be actively involved in serving at RLC. You are able to sign up for dates and worship times that work for your family. Our practice is for middle school students to serve as acolytes and be actively engaged during the service. Thus, allowing them to see the importance of worship. We hope you encourage and provide the opportunity for your child to regularly participate in this area of service. Plus, they earn an hour of service.

Any questions, contact Pastor Zach Sarrault at .

 

SCRIP

SCRIP is a gift card buying program that allows families to earn money through the purchasing of gift cards or e-cards. You just need to change your mind set a bit! When you plan to go shopping for the things you are already going to buy (groceries, Amazon, home improvements, etc.), purchase a gift card or e-card first through Scrip and then shop. You earn a percentage of the gift card/e-card purchase for your youth's account. This money adds up fast and can be used as payments towards NYG, camps, events, etc.

Don’t have any youth, but still want to help out? You CAN!
You can direct your earned rewards to the church’s love fund, RLS, RLP, RLC Youth, or designate one youth’s family. SCRIP is an easy way to help out with Resurrection Lutheran youth programs.

If you are interested in joining SCRIP or finding out more information, please contact Jenny Piontek ( ).

 

Mission Trips

June 26-July 1, 2022
Rutherford County, NC (Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains)

This in-state opportunity will be such a blessing for youth, adult leaders, and the NC community we will serve.


2019 YouthWorks Mission Trip - Blue Ridge Mountains, NC

June 16-21, 2019

Such an exciting adventure and thank you for being a part of the team! It was a fantastic week of doing God’s good work with our hands! This mission trip was open to youth in grades 6-9.

 

Middle School Mission Trip 2018

YouthWorks Raleigh

 

Questions? Contact Jenny Piontek, Youth Director.