Help a HIgh School Student attend Wintercamp

By Pastor Bryce Cooley At this time fundraising for Wintercamp 2011 is in full effect. There are a few ways you can support our students and help them raise the money they need for camp. Silent Auction(January 30) – Many of you have already talked to me about adding things to our Silent Auction on…

The Beauty of Beneficence

By Pastor Bryce Cooley Beneficence means the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity. The importance of this has been impressed upon me time and time again, scripturally as well practically. I will start with the scripture references: Matthew 6:1 stresses the (1)obligation “when you give” and (2) discreet nature of giving. We shouldn’t…

Life on the run

By Pastor Bryce Cooley June and July have been interesting and full to say the least! With two weeks of Summer Camp and one week of fireworks booth, I have been running around non-stop. Two weeks later I am finally recovering. Summer Camp was an amazing experience for both student and counselors. There were about…

News from Bryce

By Youth Pastor Bryce Cooley Well, it’s Spring and that means Summer is right around the corner! With Summer comes Summer Camp and we can’t wait for it this year! This year we are going to have a blast and one of the biggest camps ever. Not only will there be an estimated 400 students…

News from the Youth Department

By Youth Pastor Bryce Cooley It has been an interesting time in our youth ministry as of late. A good time, a difficult time, a fun time and everything in between. Last month we talked about the writers of the Psalms and hymns, pulling God’s truth and lessons on perseverance from the lines of their…

Teen Scene

By Youth Pastor Bryce Cooley Has it already been a month since our last newsletter! Time flies when you’re havin fun! Since our last newsletter we have had two awesome events. First we did a progressive dinner. An event in which gracious hosts opened up their homes to our students to enjoy food and fellowship….

Teen Scene

By Youth Pastor Bryce Cooley The holidays are over and the new year is starting off with a bang! We had three fundraisers right out of the gate, gearing up for WinterCamp 2010. A special thank you to all who supported our students in raising money towards camp. Those who did all three fundraisers were…

Winter Camp, 2010

By Youth Pastor Bryce Cooley It’s January again and time for Winter Camp 2010 at Cordova Neighborhood Church! As usual, camp will be held at Diamond Arrow Christian Conference Ground in Nevada City, CA (see map below). However we are changing quite a few things around this year at camp and that is getting me…

December in Youth Ministry

By Pastor Bryce Cooley It’s a busy month for Cordova Neighborhood Church and the youth group is no exception! We have officially gone through one month of the middle school / high school split and it is going well.  Slowly but surely the middle school numbers are rising and we have opened up opportunity for…