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COVID-19 updates and connection points

Due to the coronavirus, our student ministry has moved entirely online. Currently, I am available to connect to students and parents in many ways: 

text/call/facetime-231-571-0372
 
Our regular schedule is this:
High school Youtube video on Sunday nights
High school Zoom meeting on Monday at 3:30
Middle school Youtube video on Tuesday afternoon
Middle school Zoom meeting at 3:30pm

Our youth ministry youtube channel can be found be searching Olivet Youth Ministry or at this link: 

Olivet Youth Ministry YouTube Channel

The link for zoom calls will be send out by emails and posted in our private facebook groups: 
 
Students will need to sign up for a free zoom account.  I encourage them to wear headphones to cancel out noise feedback.  Additionally, I am learning from other youth pastors on how to keep zoom meetings safe (this is one of the reasons we send the link out via facebook and only post it to the private facebook groups.

-Justin McFarland, Youth Pastor

Making Disciples who make disciples who Make disciples....

High School Ministry

Our high school ministry is for all students who are in 9th-12th grade. Our desire is to help each student grow in their walk with Jesus by helping them read and apply God’s Word, by connecting them in relationships with students and adults who love Jesus, and by giving them opportunities to serve God and others.

High school Ministry is currently studying via Youtube videos on Sunday nights. They are meeting via Zoom on Monday afternoons at 3:30pm 

 

Middle School Ministry

Our Middle School Ministry is for all students who are in 6th-8th grade. Our desire is to help each student grow in their walk with Jesus by helping them read and apply God’s Word, by connecting them in relationships with students and adults who love Jesus, and by giving them opportunities to serve God and others.


Middle school ministry is currently studying through YouTube on Tuesday afternoons and meeting via Zoom on Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Sunday school

Sunday school for Middle school and High school students takes place on Sunday mornings at our Harvey Campus from 9:30am-10:15am in the youth room. Students cover a variety of topics and studies from the Bible. 

Meet the Youth Pastor- Justin McFarland

Justin grew up attending Olivet with his family. After graduating from Calvin College in 2006, Justin served as a youth pastor at Calvary EFC in Minnesota for four and half years. He has enjoyed serving the teenagers at Olivet since being called to Olivet in September of 2010. Justin and his wife Stephanie have a son, Davis, and a daughter, Mackenzie. Justin hopes that Olivet’s youth ministry will help every student to know Jesus and become His disciple who makes more disciples. 

E-mail: justinmcfarland624@gmail.com