valley piqua teens

piqua teens

At The Valley Church

All teens are welcome and matter! Throughout the year we offer many activities to help teens grow closer to Christ!  

If we can answer any questions or help you in any way, please call or email us: Taylor Mabry @ taylor.mabry@thevalley.church or (937)778-8822  

Our goal is to make your teens experience at youth group as fun and inviting as possible, while also keeping them safe and healthy. We realize that everyone feels differently right now and we want you to know we respect whatever you choose to do when participating in youth group activities for this season!

68 GATHERING

68 GATHERING

GRADES 6-8

Attention grades 6th-8th!

68 Gathering is on Wednesdays from 6:30pm-8:00pm at The Valley Church!** 68 Gathering is a place for teens to come and have fun, build relationships, and grow closer to God! This is a place to belong no matter who you are! Invite a friend and we will see you there!

How can I join? Meetings are at The Valley Church campus every week on Wednesday nights from 6:30pm-8:00pm unless otherwise specified.

Questions? Email Pastor Taylor at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church!

"68 Gathering starting again on September 15th! See the Pizza and Nerf Event for details!"

FALL RETREAT 2021

FALL RETREAT 2021

GRADES 6 - 12

Attention Teens, grades 6th-12th! Join us this year for Fall Retreat at Saint Mary’s Lighthouse Camp and Retreat Center, from November 5th-7th. Registration is open NOW! We are excited to attend Fall Retreat as we build community, have fun, play games, worship with the band Royal Company, and learn from amazing speakers!

When signing up, pick The Valley Church, as your church! The deadline to register is October 17th! Questions? Email Pastor Taylor at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church We hope to see you there!

Early Registration: $90
August 20th - October 10th
Regular Registration: $100
October 10th – October 17th

Register
HIGH SCHOOL LIFE GROUP

HIGH SCHOOL LIFE GROUP

GRADES 9-12

Attention grades 9th-12th! Highschool Life Group is every Sunday from 6:00pm-8:00pm at The Valley Church! You won’t want to miss this! Highschool Life Group is a place for teens to come and have fun, build relationships, have honest conversations, and grow closer to God! This is a place to belong no matter who you are! Invite a friend and we will see you there!

How can I join? Meetings are at The Valley Church campus every week on Sunday nights from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm unless otherwise specified.

Questions? Email Pastor Taylor at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church!

Highschool Life Group starting again on September 19th!

Harvest Party

Harvest Party

GRADES 9-12

Highschoolers, grades 9th-12th! Join us for our Harvest Party outing on October 17th! For our Harvest Party, we are going to go to VanDemark Farms in Sidney!

Details- Cost for the farms is $8 and then you can bring money for concessions too. (Please bring exact cash the day of to pay) We will drive over together in the Church van, meet at The Valley Church at 4:30pm and we will return to The Valley Church by 7:20-30pm. Please sign up by October 16th to go on this trip! This will help us know if we need another vehicle. Sign up by texting the keyword “Farm” to 937-400-3045 or emailing Pastor Taylor! Invite a friend and we will see you there!

Questions? Email us at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church.

Harvest Party

Harvest Party

GRADES 6-8

Middleschoolers, grades 6th-8th! Join us for our 68 Gathering Harvest Party on October 27th from 6:00pm-8:00pm! We will NOT be at the church for this event! For our Harvest Party, we are going to go to VanDemark Farms in Sidney!

Details- Cost for the farms is $8. (Please bring exact cash the day of to pay) You can drop off your teen at VanDemark Farms (2401 S VanDemark Rd, Sidney, OH 45365) at 6:00pm and pick them up from the farm at 8:00pm. Please sign up by October 26th to go on this trip! This will help us know how many students to expect. Sign up by texting the keyword “68G” to 937-400-3045 or emailing Pastor Taylor! Invite a friend and we will see you there!

Questions? Email us at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church.

IGNITE

IGNITE

GRADES 6-12

Questions? Email Pastor Taylor at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church!

If you are a teen, we invite you to join us on Sunday mornings at 11 am in the Teen Center at The Valley Church. We play games, make new friends, and hear messages geared just for you! You aren’t going to want to miss this! There is a place for you in Ignite! So invite your friends, and we will see you there!

LIVE IGNITE HERE
Pancake Sunday

Pancake Sunday

Grades 6th-12th

Teens in grades 6th-12th! Join us in Ignite Teen Service for Pancake Sunday! On October 31st we are going to have pancakes during Ignite Teen Service and hang out with friends! Bring a friend and join us from 11:00am-12:00pm at The Valley Church – Piqua for Pancake Sunday! Questions? Email us at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church. We will see you there!

WORSHIP TEAM!

WORSHIP TEAM!

If you have the heart to lead others into meaningful worship, and you feel you are skilled with your voice or musical instrument, we would love to get to know you! We would love to have YOU on the team as we minister to people through music! This team is comprised of students in grades 6th-12th and some adults as well to help you learn how to minister to your peers, grow in leadership, strengthen your musical abilities, and more. We hope to see you here!

How do you join? Go here: Worship Team Application and fill out the application for us to review. Then we will call you in for an audition and talk over to expectations and commitment of the worship team!

If you have any questions please let us know by emailing Pastor Taylor at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church.

CONCERNED ABOUT CORONA?  

Don’t worry. We can help with that. :)

It is okay to be nervous, fearful, or just simply confused. Here you can find some articles, posts, and videos helping to show you how to lean into God and how He is our solid rock and foundation in times of chaos.
Need someone to talk to about your concerns or need help processing?
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If you have any questions, concerns, or clarifications please reach out to us at taylor.mabry@thevalley.church.

We look forward to continuing to guide, strengthen, love, and care for each and every teen that is in our community at The Valley Church!  

What we are doing to help you stay safe

We care about each of our students and so for your safety...

  • We will be cleaning all major areas before and after youth group gatherings.

  • We pay attention to anyone who contracts COVID, and email if needed.

What hasn’t Changed

No matter how we gather, we commit to having...

  • A strong desire to partner with and support parents and families.

  • An atmosphere where we commit to having fun, growing in relationship with God, and building community.

  • Caring, trained volunteers and staff to invest in your teen.

Funny Videos!

Just a little entertainment for these strange times. Enjoy these funny videos! Share them with a friend and have a laugh together!