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QUESTION:

Jonathan,

HELP!!! I am the Youth Director at our church and we just had our first youth meeting for the year! We had a great turnout in terms of numbers! We had about 30 kids. Our church is small and we did not know how many young people to expect. Here's the problem/opportunity:
    9 youth from church
    21 youth from the community
We are planning to have two separate youth nights... Friday's are our Outreach and Tuesday's are for a small group model youth group. We have youth from the community who are coming to both for the fun/games/food, but are very disruptive during Bible Study. This makes the church youth uncomfortable. Even when we explain that this is a Bible Study, the community youth don't care... not exactly sure what the dynamics are at home, but some kids were saying they hadn't had breakfast or lunch...

Do you have any suggestions? We know that God is calling us to do Outreach, but also provide teaching for those who have made a commitment to Christ (We do not have Sunday School...FYI).
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ANSWER:

Kim,

Thanks for the email.

First... let me say that you guys are doing an awesome job... it's great to bring that many people out from the community.
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