LIVE LOUD For School Years 6-8, it stands for Live Like Outrageous Uncompromising Disciples
Meets Sundays during the 11.15am service for discussion, teaching and fun
Interactive Talks, Creativity, Worship and Games, all with a common theme - what it means to follow Jesus. In other words, to LIVE LOUD.
VIBE & BIG PICTURE – meets Sundays during the 11.15am service
Vibe is for girls in School Years 9-13. It is an opportunity to learn, share and discover together what it means to follow Jesus more deeply and to ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength’.
Big Picture is for boys in School Years 9-13. It is an opportunity to discover ‘The Big Picture’ of what it means to follow Jesus. Using video clips, games and discussion, we look at different issues that affect young men and God’s perspective on these situations. In normal times,
Sundays at 7pm - an "Owned Contemporary Worship Community" for younger people (ages 13-60+) and those longing to encounter God through preaching, worship and responding to the movement of the Holy Spirit. More about church services is HERE.
SCOUTS - Meets weekly on Fridays from 7.15-9pm
The 29th Purley Scouts (and Purley Cross Explorers) are based at Purley Baptist Church, and are continuing to meet weekly. PBC sponsor our group and section leaders are members of PBC. We offer 101/2 to 18-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and skills for life, helping young adults to reach their full potential, get jobs, save lives and even change the world. More information here.
UNITY - Meets regularly on Zoom for support, prayer and fun together, also encouragement and mini videos via a WhatsApp group. Unity is for university students - freshers, second year, on placement or stressing over your dissertation - Unity is here to offer support. It consists of three main strands:
Gathering – Opportunity to meet up to worship, talk, pray, share, support during the term breaks
Network – This is where you will receive regular messages of encouragement and prayer support. Also an opportunity to let the youth team and other students know what is going on with you. A lot of interaction happens on the Unity Facebook Group.
Adoption – A PBC church member will commit to pray for an individual student every day.
Here's some words from young people who attend/used to attend our groups. Click on a face to read about their relationship with Jesus.
There are lots of amazing people who help run these activities. All our leaders have been checked through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), worship regularly at PBC, most are also members of PBC. We are always pleased when more people want to get involved. Some roles require leadership training while others draw on existing skills. If you are interested in exploring the opportunities and options available please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you used to come to PBC Youth events or activities? Relive your youth at our Youth Media Archive where you’ll find a large, unique and occasionally embarrassing collection of video, audio, photos and personal stories dating back to 2009. There's Generator Talks, My Story testimonies, Carroty Wood, Snow Balls, HE>i, 48 reasons and more.
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