Youth Ministries

High School Youth Group

The Senior High Youth Group, which is open to teens in grades 9 through 12, meets twice a month for a meal and social activities as well as service projects in and around the Rockford/Grand Rapids community.

Middle School Youth Group

The Middle School Youth Group, which is open to students in grades 6 through 8, meets once a month for a meal, games, and service projects in and around the Rockford community.

Young Adult Youth (YAY)

The Young Adult Youth Group is for those who are out of high school, whether that means working or in college; single or married; with or without kids.  They meet once a month for Bible study, fellowship, food, and fun!

VBS song time

Lumberton, North Carolina 2022

9 students and 4 leaders went on a Team Effort mission trip to Lumberton, NC. They rebuilt a community dock, distributed cleaning supplies and medical supplies to the community, had daily chapel, and had a day away at a water park.

Stephenville, Texas 2014

The Youth Group spent a week in Texas serving the communities of Stephenville and Dublin. They worked alongside Stephenville CRC members painting houses, doing yard clean up, working at a Women’s Shelter and a Pregnancy Resource Center. They also volunteered at a local Vacation Bible school.

Platte, South Dakota 2013

The Youth Group worked alongside Native Americans who live on the Lake Andes Reservation. The SERVE group hosted a Vacation Bible School and assisted families in the Platte community.

Ocosingo, Mexico Inter-generational Mission Trip 2012

Members of Blythefield CRC worked alongside a missionary family that we support in Mexico. The group hosted a Vacation Bible School and helped with the medical clinic.

Crown Point, Indiana SERVE 2011

Ten students and two adult leaders from Blythefield CRC participated in a Youth Unlimited SERVE in the Crown Point, Indiana area. The group worked alongside organizations in Gary, Chicago and Crown Point.

Poplarville, Mississippi SERVE 2010

The Youth Group from Blythefield CRC participated in SERVE 2010 a mission experience in Poplarville, Mississippi. Thank you to the congregation members of Blythefield CRC for supporting our Youth! For pictures see DISASTER RESPONSE SERVE, Poplarville, Mississippi on Facebook.

Managua, Nicaragua Inter-generational Mission Trip 2009

The youngest volunteer was 12, the oldest was 83! All 35 participants enjoyed a wonderful Mission Trip to Nicaragua to help out at Vida Joven a Young Life Camp in Nicaragua.

Recent Mission Experiences

Lumberton, North Carolina 2022

Ocosingo, Mexico 2019

Copperhill, Tennessee 2018

Local Service Project 2017

Zuni, New Mexico 2016

Blue Knob, Pennsylvania 2015

Stephenville, Texas 2014