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“Helping youth follow Jesus and live life abundantly.”

The teenage years are an important time in every person’s life and can be very difficult. Youth grow and change emotionally, socially, and spiritually. They gain independence and claim a belief system as their own. That’s why First Reformed Church provides a youth ministry that achieves three goals:

1. We are an “oasis of belonging,” a safe place for every youth to be an active member of a group.

2. We “raise the banner” of Jesus, by using the Bible and encouraging a more committed relationship with Jesus.

3. We have as much fun as humanly possible in everything we do.


Youth Release form: This form is required for students to attend our events this year. Please bring it to your first event, or pick them up in the loft.

Trip Scholarship form: This form is available if you find it difficult to pay for an upcoming trip. Whatever financial need you have will be covered by anonymous FRC members that want to make sure youth ministry trips are available for everyone.

Youth Text Alerts: We know the best way to contact you on short notice is by text message. Click on this link to subscribe to all announcements for students.

Parent E-mail: Click on this link to subscribe to our weekly e-mail for parents, coming straight from Ross’ desk, that have important info about upcoming events and trips.

Parent Text Alerts: We know the best way to contact you on short notice is by text message. Please click on this link to subscribe to our text announcements for parents.

Contact the Director of Youth Ministries: Use our Contact Us page to send him a note. Just select his name from the dropdown box.