Equipping youth for life

KBC.ym is a dynamic group of young people in the 6th through 12th grades. We have high-energy group times and events full of games, activities, and laughs, but we also have mellow times of sharing, praying, and thinking with one .

We gather to celebrate and explore God’s place in our lives, to support and uplift each other, and to provide a safe and relaxed space for young people. Throughout the year, we offer retreats, Passport Camp, mission efforts, and other special opportunities for growth.
Youth are also a welcome part of Knollwood’s worshipping community—reading scripture, serving as acolytes, singing in choirs, or playing handbells. And each year the youth design and lead an entire worship service.
Our hope and goal is to equip teenagers to live the life they have been created for, rooted in a foundational relationship as a beloved child of God through Christ.

announcements

Advent at Knollwood

This Advent season there are many opportunities for worship, family and fellowship at Knollwood. We hope you will join us as we prepare for Christ to enter our world.

upcoming events

Early Release Hangout

December 11, 2019

Since it's an early release day for WSFCS, meet us at Dewey's for a free something sweet and some time to hang out together before Wednesday night programs. For more information, contact Josh Godwin.

Broom Hockey

December 20, 2019

Grab your broom and your grippiest sneakers and let's hit the ice! Broom Hockey is our yearly KBC.ym tradition of slipping and sliding across the ice together. All KBC.ym alumni are welcome; we would love to see you! 

KBC.ym Christmapalooza

December 22, 2019

Christmas snacks, Christmas clothes, Christmas...everything! All you have to bring is a white elephant gift ($5) and yourself for a fun night to celebrate the season together.

Sundays

Bringing outstanding leadership and teaching to address the natural inquisitiveness of young people can seem a daunting task; however, these come together beautifully on Sunday mornings.

During this time, young people are encouraged to explore the Bible and invited to bring all of their questions to a shared discussion with their peers, as well as with experienced and well-prepared teachers.

Bible study classes meet from 9:50–10:45 a.m. in the Noffsinger Youth Building.

On Sunday evenings we gather from 5:45–7:45 p.m. in our flagship program, SNYG (Sunday Night Youth Group). After sharing a meal together, the group engages in exciting activities, times of prayer, and enlightening discussions.

Sunday youth gatherings

Middle School Class

Youth Sunday morning Bible study for 6th–8th graders is a time when they can become more familiar with the stories, lessons, and questions raised in the biblical narrative.

High School Class

On Sunday morning, 9th–12th graders experience a Bible-centric time with insightful instructors who encourage youth to ask questions and think through these teachings.

SNYG, or Sunday Night Youth Group

Our flagship program, SNYG is our weekly gathering time in the Noffsinger Youth Building. After sharing a meal together, the group engages in exciting activities, times of prayer, and enlightening discussion

Wednesday nights

Through conversations with young people, we realized that weekdays are hectic and stressful. WNSD (WedNSDay Night) is a weekly oasis from that chaos, a time when we come together to simply be, to listen to one another and support one another in our journeys.

Youth music

Music ministry for youth at Knollwood takes many forms. There are middle school and high school bell choirs; opportunities for instrumentalists in Knollwood Brass and guitar classes; private vocal instruction; and, of course, Youth Choir.

Youth Choir

These singers, grades 6–12, provide music in worship once a month.

High School Bells

Youth in grades 9–12 and adult mentors ring hymn arrangements, classical music transcriptions, and original sacred works for worship once a month.

Knollwood Brass

On festival Sundays, our brass ensemble adds an extra level of joy and energy to worship. The group is open to any high school or adult brass player of intermediate ability.

Leadership

Rev. Josh Godwin
Minister of Youth and Recreation
josh@knollwood.org
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Stay connected
We offer multiple ways for young people and their parents to stay in touch with what’s happening in the youth program.

Downloads

Youth ministry calendar 2019-20

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Youth ministry forms 2019-20

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