James: Wisdom For Life
Believing that real faith is more than just belief and must result in action, the brother of Jesus wrote a guidebook for living the life of faith. He calls us away from our double-mindedness to a pure devotion that changes our lives and the lives of those around us. He encourages us to live as friends of God and not as friends of the world.
(Women) Made To Crave
Lindy Carr & Monique Scrip
Join us for this 5–week study from Lysa Terkeurst on craving God and making Him our deepest desire. This will be a video and book series for women on breaking free, addressing the spiritual battle of food struggles, and finding lasting victory in Him. Stop by the table in the Commons and the Passage for more info and to purchase a book.
Teens: The RISING
The Rising is designed to be a refuge for students from all over the city. HYG opens its doors at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays during the school year for food and fun. The Rising is not offered during the summer because of the many mission trips, outreach opportunities, and group activities. Students can eat, play video games or sports, and hang out with friends and mentors. We gather together from 7:00-7:45 p.m. for exciting worship and a lesson designed to encourage and challenge. We want The Rising to be a time when students are empowered and equipped to make God the focal point of their lives. And we want it to be fun!
During the school year, our Nursery-6th graders have both small group and large group activities each week. They are involved in age-appropriate games, skits, and devotionals that help them understand God’s teachings. During the summer, they meet as a large group for active learning. Running shoes and comfortable clothes are a must for this age group! Group-led games include relays and other high action activities. Jesus grew in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man… That is our goal for this group. We work their minds and bodies, and we provide settings for them to build close relationships that will continue throughout their adolescent years.