Our mission is to “Move towards Jesus through relationships.” This is relationships with peers, and leaders, but most importantly it is a personal relationship with Jesus! We want to raise up a dynamic force of youth that are actively changing the world for Jesus Christ.
We’ve kicked off a new series on Wednesdays, 6:30pm at The HUB, called “STRETCH” — If your faith were a muscle, how flexible would it be? Could it stretch to your knees? Your shins? Your toes? Or are you not sure you even have any faith to stretch in the first place? Just like your body, if you want a faith that is strong, growing, and capable of carrying you through difficult challenges, you’re going to need to stretch it. It might be fun. It might be challenging. But it will definitely be worthwhile. In this series, we’ll discover four ways we can stretch our faith from Paul, the author of the book of Romans and a man whose life was completely transformed by Jesus. Thanks to Paul’s words, we know we can stretch our faith by making a commitment, by starting something new, and by letting something go. We can even stretch our faith when we feel like we’ve failed.
SEE YOU AT THE POLE – SEPT. 23, 7am: In this 30th year of SYATP, perhaps there has never been a more important time to pray for students, school, communities & nations. Many students are learning from home during this time, so we invite students, parents, families, youth leaders and other concerned adults to join in a Live Prayer Moment, which will air at 7am. You can participate in the Live Prayer Moment by accessing the livestream from the “Campus Prayer” app (available from your app store), the SYATP Facebook page, SYATP’s YouTube channel, or SYATP.com. It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Also, we will host a time of prayer via ZOOM to pray specifically for our students, schools and our community. You can join us on ZOOM at 7:30am following the above-mentioned Live Prayer Moment livestream. Here is the information for the ZOOM meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74291032776?pwd=RmpQZk5qZld2TmRsTlVrK2dWVXBuZz09
Meeting ID: 742 9103 2776
PARENT OPEN HOUSE – SEPT. 30: Not sure what Momentum or The HUB is all about? Join us from 5:30-6pm and check out The HUB, meet our small group leaders, Pastor Kevin and find out more about what’s happening this year at Momentum.
MOMENTUM FALL RETREAT – OCT. 23-25: Mark your calendar for our favorite weekend of the year, Fall Retreat, at Camp Lebanon. The theme for worship over the weekend is called ANTHEM. Cost: $125. Register with Pastor Kevin.
Before any student may participate in Momentum activities or events, an Annual Permission Form must be completed and signed by the student/participant and parent/guardian. DOWNLOAD 2019-20 Permission form here.
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Discipleship & Evangelism Training
On July 20-24, 2020 the youth went on a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area with an evangelism theme: MISSION POSSIBLE to discover that joining Jesus on His mission isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible. It’s a mission that requires us to be real, be helpful, be listeners, and be ready. They camped, fished, swam, hiked, canoed, hammocked, worshipped, roughed it, and learned about our mission in life, while enjoying the wilderness, playing games, having lots of fun, and more!
Kevin Drehmel, Youth Pastor
Kevin Drehmel started as Youth Pastor at Becker Baptist Church in July, 2014. His wife, Amy, and family are originally from Wisconsin and moved to Becker from Illinois. In the past, they have served in ministry in Wisconsin and Texas.
Kevin summarizes his calling in these words: “I am passionate about youth ministry and feel that God has put a calling on my life. I have a love for students and I truly enjoy ministering to them. I have a passion for the lost, for winning students to Christ and advancing the Kingdom!”
In his down time, he enjoys time spent with his family, heading to the gym, traveling (anywhere!), reading, hang-outs with friends, good food, coffee, banana cream pie, hiking, camping, concerts, the Packers, hockey, movies and more.
“And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.” – Colossians 1:9-10
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