The Youth Department of Tabernacle Baptist Church is committed to loving our youth with the love of Christ, engaging them in ministry, exposing them to the word of God, and equipping them to be faithful, lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ.
Angela Bankston, Youth Director
Christina Watson, Assist. Youth Director
2019 Scholarships available for current High School Senior and Continuing Education College students.
Ministry Team Leaders
The ministry team leads in conjunction with the E.D.G.E. youth leaders focus on nurturing and supporting each child as we provide them with practical biblical teaching, fun activities, and wholesome social events that are sure to keep them excited about learning and developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
The team leaders are tasked to direct and oversee the ministry teams. Team leaders work with the Youth Directors to outline the specific goals and objectives for each event, program, or activity which are aligned to the mission, goals and objectives of the entire youth ministry. Team leaders coordinate the planning and implementation of group-building projects, activities and outreach where youth can exhibit their faith by promoting the work of Christ; encouraging good stewardship and support of the youth ministry.
Each H.Y.P.E. Staff Team is committed to the holistic growth of the youth and is aligned to the mission and vision of the entire Youth Ministry. Each team will support in helping the team leaders implement their responsibilities to ensure that each individual plays an integral part of the ministry.
Every Day God Encounter (E.D.G.E.)
Give the Youth a Voice! The E.D.G.E. is comprised of a youth leaders in the church
Which duties include:
- Serving as representatives for the community of youth at TBC.
- Gathering ideas from other youth and provide input to guide the activities of the ministry.
- Meet, discuss and plan activities with H.Y.P.E. Teams.
- Leading activities
- Attending meetings to discuss and evaluate the progress of past, present and future activities.
Mentorship: Young Ladies S.T.A.R.S.
Young Ladies S.T.A.R.S.
Young Ladies S.T.A.R.S. (Spiritually Trained Adolescents Reach Success) – Advisors Christine Livingston and Sonia Johnson
The mission of the H.Y.P.E. Ministry Mentoring Program for Young Girls is to enhance their development and provide a platform to expose them to the benefits and the importance of positive self-image, responsible personal conduct, respect for self and others, educational achieve
Mentorship: Young Men T.K.M. (The Kings Men)
Young Men T.K.M. (The Kings Men) – Advisor Curtis White
The mission of the H.Y.P.E. Ministry Mentoring Program for Young Men is to share, teach and demonstrate the principles of godly manhood to young men, encouraging and enabling them become mighty men who are strong, responsible and productive.