West Side T.R.I.B.E is a youth ministry open to all students in 6th - 12th grade. We gather on Sundays at 9:30AM for Sunday school, followed by corporate worship at 10:30AM.
Wednesday nights, our youth ministry center is open at 6:30PM for teens to come and hang out, play games, and just have fun! At 7:00PM, we gather for Bible Study.
T.R.I.B.E. Student Ministries seeks to help students become a new creation (Transformation) in Christ.
The first step always is seeing a student become a new creation through Christ as we see in 2 Corinthians 5:17: "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."
T.R.I.B.E .Student Ministry seeks to help students build Christ-honoring Relationships.
Next is to help the students choose the kind of crowd (Relationships)who will help them develop their walk with Christ as instructed in Proverbs 13:20, "Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm."
T.R.I.B.E. Student Ministry seeks to help students build Intimacy with God which will help find their identity.
In today’s world, students are being pulled in many different directions and are being told where their identity should come from. True identity cannot be found in academics, athletics, relationships, or any other worldly pursuit. Our identity, and therefore our joy, must be found in Christ. We see this truth in 1 Corinthians 12:27. It says, “Now you are the body of Christ and each of you is a part of it.” Upon salvation, we become a part of Christ (Intimacy with God) and He dwells in us.
T.R.I.B.E. Student Ministry seeks to help students understand that as Christ followers we are Becoming His hands and feet.
Joshua 22:5 reminds us that we are to "...be very careful to keep the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the LORD gave you: to love the LORD your God, to walk in obedience to him, to keep his commands, to hold fast to him and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.” We are called to serve Him and we know that His will is greater than ours and we lay aside personal plans for God’s perfect will.
T.R.I.B.E. Student Ministry seeks to help Encourage the students run the race that Christ has given us.
We seek to help Encourage our students to live a life in pursuit to the things of Christ. As the writer of Hebrews shares, "Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith" (Hebrews 12:1-2a).