When We Meet
All-Youth | Wednesdays | 6:00-8:15 pm | Grades 6-12th
We typically hang out and play games from 6:00-6:30, with Worship starting at 6:30. Traditionally we study together and then split off into life groups by gender and age. We are exploring keeping the format fresh with occasional changes of the approach to study to suit the different attention spans and experiences of our students.
What We Believe
Anthem Hayden Youth affirms and holds to all beliefs and doctrinal practices of Anthem Hayden Church, this includes the “Closed Hand/Open Hand” approach to essential doctrines.
See anthemhayden.com/aboutus for more details, or ask for a paper copy.
We believe that the primary purpose of our lives is to enjoy God and give him worship. We want to be passionate Jesus Followers who lead and encourage others to also be passionate Jesus Followers. We want to do this in our actions, in our thoughts, in our emotions, and in our very beings. We believe that engaging the next generation with love and honesty is what will earn their trust and represent Jesus in truth to a generation that may have heard his name but not the newness of life he brings.
What We Do
We need each other, we can’t be strangers. We have a fuller understanding of who God is when we gather, unified by salvation in Jesus and empowered by the Spirit. We celebrate what God has done in the work of salvation and is doing in his daily goodness. We build up friendships, and share in the daily ups and downs of life. And all with the humble mind of Christ, holding each other to the standard of a follower of Jesus.
(Acts 2:42-47, 1 Thessalonians 5:11-22, Matthew 18:15, Galatians 5:13-15,6:2-5, Philippians 2:5-8)
Worship is the only reasonable response we can have when we recognize who God is. We love him with our hearts, minds, souls, and bodies. This includes but is not at all limited to: prayer, art and music, and service within the church, locally and globally. When we live a lifestyle of worship, we experience the joy that he brings.
(Romans 12:1, John 4:23-24, Psalm 29:2, Colossians 3:16-17, Psalm 150:1-6, Matthew 22:37-40)
We commit and submit to the teachings and commands of Jesus as seen in the Bible, not looking to squirm out of the difficult stuff. We want to know God’s word deeply through reading and prayer and put it into action. We want to build our confidence in our faith and our reliance on the Holy Spirit to share the gospel of Jesus with those who do not know it. The task Jesus gave his disciples is to go and make more disciples, so we will do the same.
(John 8:31-32, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, John 13:34-35, Romans 10:12-17, James 1:23-25, Matthew 28:18-20)