So you’re a young adult, living in an era of tech, tech, tech, and busy, busy, busy. This fine age, this journey into adulthood, has a sure way of making life feel consumed with responsibilities – jobs, assignments, projects and careers. Amidst the to-do lists and the distractions, however, we must remember that today is a precious gift. It is essential for us to connect, to grow, and to be sharpened together with our neighbors through local ministries.
South Florida offers countless ministries, outreaches, events, and group involvements that will specifically connect you with other like-minded, college-age and career-age young adults. These ministries serve to encourage, uplift, and help you grow in your faith, all while helping you to live out our mission in Christ. Check out the list below to see how you can get tuned in and become a part of something great in our South Florida community.
The Vous, Trinity Church
The Vous is a weekly worship event held on Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. This ministry is known for its inspiring teachings that launch the young adult generation to live for Christ and to connect with others living for him. You can experience live streaming at thevous.com.
This three-day conference of worship and community is held to ignite a deeper passion for Christ among young adults, ages 18-30. All attendees will learn how to lead in more influential and impactful ways. The mission of this event is to fuel our generation to rise up and leave a positive impact in the world around us. Ignition will be held on February 19-23 in Miami. For more information, visit jci4.org/ya-ignition.
Vibe, Christian Life Center
Vibe is held in Fort Lauderdale the first and third Friday of every month at 7:30 p.m. In small groups, this community of believers ages 18-30 aims to grow together and serve together. Learn more at christianlifecenterftl.org/vibe-young-adults.
J1Ten, Christ Fellowship
West Palm Beach
This college and post-college age young adult ministry is geared to rise up a generation of believers living out Christ’s love. Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m, J1ten takes place at any of Christ Fellowship’s six different South Florida locations. gochristfellowship.com/adults/ministries/next-gen.
Eikon, Calvary Chapel
Every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. in the Calvary Theater, Eikon services are held for young adults, ages 18-33. This service will leave you feeling inspired, connected, and encouraged. Learn more about Eikon at myeikon.com.
Prime, Fellowship Church
Prime is a group of college students and young professionals aiming to reach new heights in life. Join in the fellowship and be refilled for growth every Sunday at 12:15 p.m. Learn more at miami.fellowshipchurch.com/prime.
Night of Worship, Christ Fellowship
West Palm Beach
The first Sunday of every month, come to Christ Fellowship’s CityPlace campus in the Harriet Himmel Theater at 7:00 p.m. This is a time of worship together with a community of people passionate for Jesus. Come to be uplifted, refilled and refocused for the month ahead.
LoveBags is an outreach that shows love to the homeless people of South Florida. This is a great way to show the compassion and the light of Christ in a simple way. You can get involved by volunteering to join a pre-existing LoveBags group or by making one of your own. Learn more and get connected through the organization’s Facebook page or by contacting [email protected] or by visiting lovebags.org.
The Refuge, Christian Love Fellowship Church
The Refuge is an open Bible study held Sundays at 6:00 p.m. in Deerfield Beach. This community meets with the mission of providing the love of Jesus through a safe environment and discussions relative to the daily life of young adults. Learn more at clfministries.org/youngadults.htm.
Axis, Riverside Christian Fellowship
Riverside Christian Fellowship holds Axis, a community of young adults passionate about bringing glory to the Lord as they live in his truth. This group meets on the first Friday of every month from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in the Riverside student center. For more information, visit 954church.com/ministries/young-adults.
Tori Sollars is a student at Palm Beach Atlantic University. She can be reached at [email protected]