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Capernaum Young Life, Lake Oswego, Oregon

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Address: 425 Second Street, St 230
Lake Oswego, Oregon  97034  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 20
Number of People Being Served: 45
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Mission Statement


IntroducingadolescentstoJesusChristandhelpingthemgrowintheirfaith.Weaccomplishourmissionby... Prayingforyoungpeople. Goingwherekidsare. Buildingpersonalrelationshipswiththem. Winningtherighttobeheard. Providingexperiencesthatarefun,adventurousandlife-changing. SharingourlivesandtheGoodNewsofJesusChristwithadolescents. InvitingthemtopersonallyrespondtothisGoodNews. Lovingthemregardlessoftheirresponse. NurturingkidssotheymightgrowintheirloveforChristandtheknowledgeofGod'sWordandbecomepeoplewhocansharetheirfaithwithothers. Helpingyoungpeopledeveloptheskills,assetsandattitudestoreachtheirfullGod-givenpotential. EncouragingkidstoliveconnectedtotheBodyofChristbybeinganactivememberofalocalcongregation. Workingwithateamoflike-mindedindividuals--volunteerleaders,committeemembers,donorsandstaff.

Description


Young Life Capernaum is a ministry dedicated to opening the door of faith in Christ for teens with physical and developmental disabilities. We reach out to this underserved population with supportive and enriching peer-oriented activities and mentoring friendships.

Young Life Capernaum is a ministry dedicated to opening the door of faith in Christ for teens with physical and developmental disabilities. We reach out to this underserved population with supportive and enriching peer-oriented activities and mentoring friendships.

Mission Statement: IntroducingadolescentstoJesusChristandhelpingthemgrowintheirfaith.Weaccomplishourmissionby... Prayingforyoungpeople. Goingwherekidsare. Buildingpersonalrelationshipswiththem. Winningtherighttobeheard. Providingexperiencesthatarefun,adventurousandlife-changing. SharingourlivesandtheGoodNewsofJesusChristwithadolescents. InvitingthemtopersonallyrespondtothisGoodNews. Lovingthemregardlessoftheirresponse. NurturingkidssotheymightgrowintheirloveforChristandtheknowledgeofGod'sWordandbecomepeoplewhocansharetheirfaithwithothers. Helpingyoungpeopledeveloptheskills,assetsandattitudestoreachtheirfullGod-givenpotential. EncouragingkidstoliveconnectedtotheBodyofChristbybeinganactivememberofalocalcongregation. Workingwithateamoflike-mindedindividuals--volunteerleaders,committeemembers,donorsandstaff.

Organizational Statement of Faith


YoungLife?sStatementofFaith
Preamble

WethemembersoftheYoungLifemission?trustees,staff,instructorsatYoungLife schoolsandvolunteers?jointogetherinouraffirmationofthefollowingarticlesandourcentralpurposeofproclaimingtheGospelofJesusC hristandintroducingadolescentseverywheretoJesusChristandhelpingthemgrowintheirfaith.
ArticleI

TheScriptureso ftheOldandNewTestaments,beinggivenbydivineinspiration,aretheWordofGod,thefinalandsupremeauthorityinallmattersoffaithandco nduct.
ArticleII

IntheScriptures,GodrevealsHimselfasthelivingandtrueGod,Creatorofallthings.Perfectinloveandr ighteousinallHisways,thisoneGodexistseternallyasaTrinityofpersons:theFather,theSonandtheHolySpirit.
ArticleIII
GodmademanandwomaninHisimagethatHemighthavefellowshipwithus.BeingestrangedfromGodbyourdisobedience,weare,assinfulpeopl e,incapableofarightrelationshiptoGodapartfromdivinegrace.
ArticleIV

TheonlyMediatorbetweenGodandallhumanbein gsisJesusChristourLord,God?seternalSon,whoasmanfullysharedandfulfilledourhumanityinalifeofperfectobedience.
ArticleV< br/>
ByHisdeathinourplace,Jesusrevealedthedivineloveanduphelddivinejustice,removingourguiltandreconcilingustoGod.Havi ngrisenbodilyfromthedeadandascendedintoheaven,HerulesasLordoverallandintercedesforusasourGreatHighPriest.
ArticleVI
TheHolySpirit,throughtheproclamationoftheGospel,renewsourhearts,persuadingustorepentofoursinsandconfessJesusasLor d.BythesameSpiritweareledtotrustindivinemercy,wherebyweareforgivenalloursins,justifiedbyfaiththroughthemeritofChristourSa vior,adoptedintoGod?sfamilyasHischildrenandenabledsotoliveintheworldthatallpeoplemayseeourgoodworksandtheGospelofgraceatw orkinourlivesandglorifyourFatherwhoisinheaven.
ArticleVII

God,byHisWordandSpirit,callsusassinfulpeopleintoth efellowshipofChrist?sbody.ThusHecreatestheoneholy,catholicandapostolicchurch,unitedinthebondsoflove,endowedwiththegiftsof theSpiritandsummonedbyChristtopreachtheGospelandtoadministerthesacraments,tocarryontheministryofreconciliation,torelieveh umanneedandtostriveforsocialjustice.
ArticleVIII

God?sredemptivepurposewillbeconsummatedbythereturnofChristt oraisethedead,judgeallpeopleandestablishHisgloriouskingdom.ThosewhoareapartfromChristshallbeeternallyseparatedfromGod?spresence,buttheredeemedshallliveandreignwithHimforever.


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Young Life


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Yes