THE MISSION OF SIDE BY SIDE
Side By Side Ministries partners with church communities to establish clear vision for building effective youth ministry and to provide excellent resources for Youth Ministry programming.
We exist to REACH youth with the life-giving message of Jesus Christ, to CONNECT them with God and Christian community, to help them GROW in their faith and EMPOWER leaders to serve young people as effective ministers through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Our Core Programming...
Our Core Outcome...
To offer each person and community touched by our ministry a love based on the message of Christ and modeled after His unconditional, unlimited love.
To encourage the Christian faith in our brothers and sisters; empowering them to be ministers of the Good News.
To spread the Word of God to others.
Youth committed to serving God.
The best Youth Ministry calls youth and adults together side by side to share in caring relationships with one another in Christ.
Relevant and Life Giving
To teach in a way that communicates the message of the gospel with relevancy and practical application for the lives of youth.
Youth Friendly Environment
To develop an environment of care, support, faith and community as a part of all Side by Side's endeavors. To create an atmosphere where youth and leaders feel they belong.
To build healthy and dynamic ministry teams of adults and young adults who love Jesus and youth, with an ultimate goal of empowering youth leaders with knowledge and skills for effective Youth Ministry.
Nurturing Self Worth and Acceptance
We are all created in the image and likeness of God, therefore we have great worth, just as we are. We will work to nurture the value of each young person through the activities of Side by Side Ministries.
To develop avenues where the gifts of young people can be used in a hands-on way in a life of ministry.
To have a personal ministry that affirms all youth and leaders.