Hope City Students

All Sunday morning and Sunday evening student gatherings will be suspended for the unforeseen future. Please read the letter below from the HCC youth team about HOW we will be doing Student Ministries for the next weeks.

A message to our graduates.

Students and parents,

Our campuses have been diligent and cautious in our observation of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, and the implications on our communities.

We have taken steps to ensure the safety of all our students and families.

As many of you have just been notified, all West Linn, Beaverton, and Milwaukie campuses have made the decision to suspend all gatherings over the next four weeks in accordance with Governor Brown’s decision. It is out of trust in the wisdom of our local government and in our church leadership that our student ministry will follow suit.

This means that all Sunday morning and Sunday evening youth gatherings will be suspended for the next four weeks.

We wholeheartedly believe that God is stirring up a revival among the middle schoolers and high schoolers in Milwaukie and SE Portland, and no suspension of large group gatherings can hinder your student from taking the next step in their relationship with Jesus.

We believe that hardship does not dictate if ministry still happens, but it does dictate how ministry happens.

Our posture is one of caution, responsibility for the well-being of the community, and compassion for others.

We ask that you join us in adopting this same posture in deciding how to personally respond to the current situation. We aim to be cautious but not fearful, trusting in the Lord and acting responsibly.

Psalm 46v1 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

John 14v26 “But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you. I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”

It is in a season like this that we get to put our God to the test as we put our faith in Him.

We are praying specifically for your students, and we eagerly anticipate the unique way that God is going to speak to them in this season.

Please let me know if you have any questions at all, and if there is anything we can do as a church body to support you. Stay tuned in the following days for updates on what to expect as we continue to format Middle School and High School gatherings to online.

Hope City Middle School Students

Middle School Questions for this week (7/12)
  1. What’s something you used to rely on someone else to do for you, but are glad you don’t need someone else to do for you anymore?
  2. What does it mean to you to have your own relationship with God?
  3. How can you prioritize knowing, loving, and following Jesus this week?
  4. What is one thing you will change after hearing this week’s message?

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