Bridge Over the West Shore Junior Church

April 24, 2016

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by Graduating Seniors of Junior Church and CoA Class of 2016 with

Layne Richard-Hammock

Director of Lifespan Faith Development,

Christa Champion and Phil Florian

Comings and Goings—Bridges transport both ways. It's Spring and time once again for the Annual Bridging service honoring both graduating seniors bridging out of Junior Church and Rising Coming of Age class bridging into Junior Church. Special music by the Free Spirit Band, various vocals and instrumentals and sharing of thoughts from our young people as they cross the West Shore Rocky River Junior Church Bridge.



Can We Be Anything We Want?

April 26, 2015

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by Members of the Junior Church

The service on March 1st featured a reading from a venture capitalist explaining why telling young people that they can be anything they want is not necessarily a good thing. From his point of view, that kind of pie-in-the-sky pabulum does our youth a disservice by distracting them from more "realistic" preparation for their future money-earning ca-reers. What do the young people think about this topic? Are we over-inflating their expectations; selling them on un-reachable dreams; putting too much pressure on them? Do our youth think that believing in possibilities is dangerous or freeing? Come and hear what the youth have to say about wanting, being, doing, and their futures