Welcome to EPiC Stand - EPC's ministry to teens and their families. Rev. Joshua Knott and a team of volunteers seek to minister to teens throughout the week, especially on Friday nights (Sept-May) and Sunday mornings. If you are a parent and would like to learn more about our unique philosophy of youth ministry and our expectations for behavior at youth group, please read this PDF and reach out to Brian Warshaw with any questions.
On Friday Nights during the academic year you can expect your teens to be warmly welcomed and encouraged to join our combined Jr & Sr High game time at 7pm. We don't do embarrassing or messy games, but we offer sporty games that everyone can enjoy playing (favorites include GaGa, Ultimate Frisbee, Sharks and Minnows) and more laid-back games like Apples to Apples. At 7:20 we head into the Youth Group room for combined announcements and teaching time. This Fall we'll be doing a topical series ranging from cultivating media discernment to obscure books of the Bible to wise use of technology. Details will be in the monthly newsletters. Youth Group ends at 8pm, then we have free time until 8:30 at which point we will lock up the building and take any remaining students to Wendy's at the bottom of Possum Park Rd. where parents can pick them up by 9pm.
We structure things differently on different nights, some nights opting to split again (Jr High guys and Jr. High girls, etc.) for some further discussion and prayer time with designated leaders.