YOUTH MINISTRY

The purpose of the Genesis Baptist Church Youth Ministry is to expose our children to a 21st century faith, while building a inter generational ministry. To develop a ministry that serves our children and parents within the church and beyond church walls.

ABOUT OUR YOUTH MINISTER

Cletis John Allen Brinson, affectionately known as C.J, was born in Rocky Mount, NC.  After his parents decided to relocate to Greensboro to attend College, he was reared locally in the city. Minister C.J. graduated from Lucy Ragsdale High School and is a graduate of   North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University  class of 2010, where he graduated with the honor of Cum Laude and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. In an effort to form a solid theology background around his beliefs, Minister CJ pursued a Master’s Degree in Divinity at Hood Theological Seminary, located in Salisbury, North Carolina. Currently Minister CJ  works in various positions serving within the community. These organizations include the Regional Organizer with Advance Carolina, Community Engagement Specialist, for his firm, The Movement Consulting Firm. Minister C.J. is the youth minister at Genesis Baptist Church.  In his spare time he enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with his family.  He is married to his wife DraShonta Brinson 6 years, he has two daughters Jaelle, Neema, and toddler son Kanu Dion Brinson.  Minister C. J. has a passion for working in his community. His ultimate desire in life is to serve God’s people, both the Churched and the un-churched to model that which is to come in the Beloved Community of God.  My Pastor truly allows me the freedom and flexibility to minister and operate in the gifts of prophecy, healing, exhortation, preaching, teaching and the others gifts that God has given me.Cletis John Allen Brinson, affectionately known as C.J, was born in Rocky Mount, NC.  After his parents decided to relocate to Greensboro to attend College, he was reared locally in the city. Minister C.J. graduated from Lucy Ragsdale High School and is a graduate of   North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University  class of 2010, where he graduated with the honor of Cum Laude and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. In an effort to form a solid theology background around his beliefs, Minister CJ pursued a Master’s Degree in Divinity at Hood Theological Seminary, located in Salisbury, North Carolina. Currently Minister CJ  works in various positions serving within the community. These organizations include the Regional Organizer with Advance Carolina, Community Engagement Specialist, for his firm, The Movement Consulting Firm. Minister C.J. is the youth minister at Genesis Baptist Church.  In his spare time he enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with his family.  He is married to his wife DraShonta Brinson 6 years, he has two daughters Jaelle, Neema, and toddler son Kanu Dion Brinson.  Minister C. J. has a passion for working in his community. His ultimate desire in life is to serve God’s people, both the Churched and the un-churched to model that which is to come in the Beloved Community of God.  My Pastor truly allows me the freedom and flexibility to minister and operate in the gifts of prophecy, healing, exhortation, preaching, teaching and the others gifts that God has given me.

Overview

Our Youth Ministry is designed to meet children, youth, and young adults where they are in their Christian walk and develop lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. At Genesis, we currently have a total of 125 active students participating in our Youth Ministry. The ages include:

Children: Birth to 11 years old

Youth: 12 – 18 years old

 

Bible Study

Bibletopia Children’s Bible Study and Snap-Chat Youth Bible Study are held on the second and third Saturdays of each month at 1pm.                           

 

Children’s Church

Children's Church is open on the second, third, and fifth Sundays during our 11am worship service. Children between the ages of 3 -11 years old are encouraged to attend. Participants learn biblical principles through an age specific curriculum. A light snack is provided. Space is available on a first come basis. Parents or guardians are responsible for signing their children in and out of Children's Church.

                                        

Youth Church

Youth Church is held on every second, third, and fifth Sundays during our 11am in the youth sanctuary on the third floor. The youth experience God's word on a level they can understand through role-playing, discussions, music, games, sermons, and interactive activities. This service is for youth ages 12 and older.

 

Youth Sunday

Our children, youth, and young adults provide leadership during the 11am worship service in the main sanctuary on the fourth Sunday of each month.

 

New Children and Youth Members

Discipleship Classes are provided for children and youth once they express a desire to give their lives to Christ and join our church. The four discipleship classes are as follows:

Prayer

Salvation

Baptism

Communion

The classes are held immediately following the early morning worship service on the second, third, fourth, and fifth Sundays. Upon completing the classes, new members are scheduled to be baptized and/or receive the right hand of fellowship on the first Sunday of the month.

Angel’s Footprints Dance Ministry (Worship Circle) - Teach youth a variety of dance techniques and routines as a form of praise and worship.

 

Youth Discipleship Class - Teach new members about prayer, salvation, baptism, and communion and other fundamental Christian principles.

 

Education and Scholarship - Coordinate workshops and activities to help high school students prepare for graduation. Distribute and process the GBC scholarship application.

Genesis Saturday Heritage Academy - Middle school students attend classes to excel academically and learn about Black History.

Ministry in Motion Mime Ministry - Use mime as a form of praise and worship.

 

Youth Choir (Worship Circle) - Includes youth and children of all ages. They sing on the 4th Sunday and accompany the Youth Pastor at special events.

 

Youth Praise Team (Worship Circle)- Lead praise and worship for Youth Sunday and Youth Church.

 

Youth Ushers (Worship Circle)-Usher during the fourth Sunday church service at 10:50am and at other church events as needed.

 

Village Council - Parents, youth workers, youth leader, ministry leaders, and those who have vested interest in the children and youth of GBC. This group helps the youth with Children’s and Youth Ministry and strategy implementation.

  

Children’s and Youth Council -Assist the Youth Pastor and the Village Council in enriching the spiritual experiences of the children and youth of Genesis Baptist Church and abroad. The council will also assist in the planning and implementation of events and activities that advance the mission of Genesis and cultivate, build, and encourage authentic personal relationships with Jesus Christ.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have numerous adult leaders and volunteers who support and work with our Youth Pastor. They work closely with our Youth Pastor to review curriculum and plan activities.  If you are interested in volunteering with our Children’s and Youth Ministry, please contact us at 336-379-1133 or by email at gbcyouth@genesisbaptistchurch.com

Volunteers are always needed and appreciated

 

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YOUTH CHURCH
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bEGINNING SEPTEMBER 13TH
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Genesis Baptist Church 2019