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The Youth program at East Barbourville Baptist Church is very active.  We have youth groups for every age that meet on each Sunday evening throughout the year.  The main purpose of the youth department is to draw children and youth to Christ through programming, support, prayer, and any other way we see to minister to the youth in our church.  Visitors are encouraged to attend any of our youth groups.  Below is a description of the four groups that meet each Sunday evening.

Children's Choir - This group is for children ages newborn - five.  Leaders teach children songs and stories from the Bible.  Occasionally crafts are a part of their group time.  They meet an hour prior to the evening service each Sunday.

Kids for Christ - This group is for children ages 6-8.  Leaders begin to teach children the books of the bible and read many different stories.  This helps children gain an understanding of what the life of Jesus means to each of us.  The leaders also help children understand the ABC's of becoming a Christian.  This group meets an hour prior to the evening service each Sunday.

Middle Youth - This is such a challenging time in a child's life, as they are going through so many changes.  The middle youth group provides youth with a foundation in Christianity and really helps them understand what it means and how easy it is to become a Christian.  Again, through stories, crafts, skits, and songs, leaders help children begin to share the gospel with others.  This group is for ages 9-12 and meets an hour and prior to the evening service each Sunday.

Older Youth - This group is for youth 13 and older.  Again, they meet an hour and prior to the evening service each Sunday.  Each week a devotion is shared along with time for youth to share with the group the challenges and pressures they face each day trying to live a Christian life.  This group also shares the gospel with the Church and other venues as invited.  Each year, this group, along with the Middle Youth, attend a Creative Ministries Workshop, sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention.  This workshop always provides leaders with new and innovative ways to help youth share the gospel with others.  Youth are also given the opportunity to serve in a mission project from time to time.

Vacation Bible School is also coordinated through the youth department.  The Youth Committee meets monthly and any items that need to be brought to the committee, please let Bodie Cox know at anytime.

The Acteens & Girls in Action (GA'S) meet on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday evening of each month at 7:00 PM here at the church.  We study about missions and pray for state, home and foreign missionaries.  We also do mission projects, such as: distributing items at the Daniel Boone Festival; delivering Easter baskets to the nursing home; and sending gifts to needy children through "Operation Christmas Child," and "Christmas in August," etc.

Royal Ambassadors for Boys Ages 5 and up.  Meet on Wednesday night at 7:00 PM here at the church.  Mission is to become a well informed follower of Christ while learning how the message of Christ is carried around the world.