Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12
The Senior High classes have been formatted to follow the Adult Education Module schedule. Topics and teachers change every 4 to 6 weeks, with periodic interaction between adult and youth schedules with intergenerational topics and events.
Module 1: September 15-October 13, 2013
Sticky Faith. Sticky Faith helps youth build up a faith that sticks. This module uses a theological and philosophical framework alongside real-world, road-tested ideas to help students develop a solid faith foundation that endures through the faith struggles they will face long after they graduate High School. This class will be led by Clay McConnell. Book: Kara E. Powell and Brad M. Griffin. Sticky Faith Teen Curriculum. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011.
Parents: We want to encourage you to read the book Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids, by Dr. Kara Powell and Dr. Chap Clark. It was handed this out at the Youth Ministry Kickoff evening. If you are still in need of a copy, find Kate on Sunday morning. Or you can order your own copy from Amazon. CLICK HERE
Mission Sunday - October 20, 2013. No Classes
Module 2: November 3–24, 2013
The Bully Project. Movie: Bully, directed by Lee Hirsch. Beverly Hills, CA: Starz/Anchor Bay. 2013. DVD. Curriculum: Lee Hirsh and Cynthia Lowen. Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents, and Communities to Combat the Bullying Crisis. Philadelphia: Weinstein Books, 2012. Class will be led by Pattie Gunter.
December 2, 2013: Intergenerational Event – Jesse Tree
Module 3: December 8-22, 2013
Spice Rack – Christmas. Mark DeVries, Spice Rack E-Curriculum. Nashville: Youth Ministry Architects.
December 29, 2013 - No Classes
Module 4: January 5–26, 2014
Race to Nowhere. Ask any student what commitments they have and the list is endless! Sports. School. College Applications. Church. Volunteering. Leadership Opportunities. Parent/Teacher/Community Expectations. How do we prioritize these commitments? How do can we accomplish all that is expected of us, while still remaining sane? Join us as we discuss the pressures of being a teen student in Northern Virginia. We will name our struggles and discuss ways to care for ourselves as we meet the demands that are placed upon us. Class will be led by Lindsay Trout in the Youth Center.
Module 5: February 2–March 2 , 2014
Hunger in a World of Abundance (lead into 30 Hour Famine) Dan Wiens and Michelle Visser, Hunger in a World of Abbundance. Winnipeg: Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Faith as if Food Mattered. Winnipeg: Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Pass on the Gift, Animal Crakers: A Global Education Resource for Children, Youth and Young Adults. Little Rock: Heifer International, 2010. Class will be led by Siobhan Grayson.
March 9, 2014 - Lenten Study: Old Testament Study with Christine Yoder
March 16, 2014 - TBD
Module 6: March 23–April 16, 2014
Faith and Life – Where Work and Faith Intersect. Class led by Linda Bender
April 20, 2014 - Easter Break, No Classes
Module 7: April 27–May 18, 2014
Rise Up (lead into Summer Mission Project). Christ in Youth, Rise Up: Living for the Kingdom. Loveland, CO: Group Publishing, Inc. 2013.
May 25, 2014 - Memorial Day Weekend – begin summer programing