The purpose of the Christian Youth Fellowship (CYF) at St. Matthew C.M.E. Church is:
- To involve the youth in the work of Christ
- To promote Christian faith and growth
- To provide an outreach for spiritual and personal development
- To foster future leaders and
- To promote genuine Christian fellowship amongst the youth
It is the constant goal of C.Y.F. Advisors and helpers to provide opportunities for youth to be trained in Christian living. This will enable them to enrich their lives through WORSHIP, BIBLE STUDY, DISCUSSION, CHRISTIAN SERVICE AND RECREATION.
To help the youth better understand their surroundings and to cope with peer pressure we use the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Using the bible as a personal guide will give them the tools they need to deal with personal and social problems.
The C.Y.F. encourages freedom of self-expression. We train them in the duties, functions and responsibilities of the church. These exercises in maturity give our youth the leadership skills they need to become an integral part of today’s society.
Through interaction with other Christian youth and their families we grow spiritually and holistically. We encourage all youth members of St. Matthew from the ages of 11 – 18 to join us for any and all activities that are provided. As our programs continue to grow here, we hope that you will consider being a part of them. Information about specific events can be found in the church bulletin as they come up or you may contact the Director if you have any questions, comments or would like to join our Youth Ministry team.
Director - Lisa Rembert
The Mission is Ours!