ANCHOR YOUTH

Anuhea is a quirky, free-spirited, genuine woman with a heart of pure gold. With a contagious laugh and positive perspective on life, she encourages our youth to pursue their dreams and passions and a life anchored to Jesus! A solid role model, Anuhea teaches the Word with authenticity in a way that’s relatable & inspiring!

We are called Anchor Youth because we are not only identified by our church and Lead Pastor’s vision and direction, but more importantly, in Jesus. We read in Matthew 12, in the reiteration of a prophecy, that His name will be the hope of all the world. Jesus is our hope and we are His youth. We, as Anchor Youth, walk in step with the vision of the entire church as a whole and aim to introduce young people to Jesus and the hope for a better life.

We welcome anyone in grades 7-12 (typically ages 12-18)

YOUTH LEADERS

WILLY PAUL

HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTOR 

ASHLEY PAUL

DREAM TEAM COORDINATOR 

MICAH SOUZA

PO’OKELA JUNIOR HIGH DIRECTOR 

PACO COULSON

YOUTH WORSHIP LEADER 

SAMANTHA & DANIEL BROWN

‘AHUIMANU YOUTH LEADERS 

Anchor Youth- At A Glance

1. WEEKEND SERVICES

We are devoted to seeing students planted and thriving in the local church. Weekend services offer an opportunity for all generations to gather together to worship and grow through a practical, relevant message from God’s Word. Fridays 7pm and Sundays 7, 9 & 11am.

2. GROWTH TRACK

Our Growth Track is a simple, step-by-step way for students to realize their potential in Christ. Students will learn what it means to be a part of a church family and gain tools for walking with God daily. They will discover their gifts and passions and see how they can get involved in doing something great for God’s Kingdom. Growth Track meets every Sunday during the 11am service in the Anchor Church office.

3. DREAM TEAM

Students will never be more excited for God than when they are serving in their passion, gifting and purpose every day. The Dream Team is full of opportunities for students to identify and use their strengths to live out their faith by serving in the local church.

4. YOUTH WEDNESDAYS

Real life change happens in relationships. Anchor Youth is a weekly gathering of students from 7th-12th grade to build community. Have fun, worship, and hear a short teaching followed by time together in connect groups. Connect groups can build relationships more through outside hangouts & activities. Anchor Youth meets every Wednesday night at Anchor Church. Youth Wednesdays are held every week and start at 6:30 on the Youth Deck.

5. FIRST SUNDAYS

This is a monthly event designed specifically for students in grades 7-12 to invite their friends to come connect with God and others, while hearing a relevant message to fuel their next step with Christ. This night may include food, games, themes, music, prizes, etc. This is a great time to invite new friends to Anchor Youth, Connect Groups and Weekend Services. First Sundays obviously meets on the first Sunday night of every month at Anchor Church.

6. YOUTH LEADERS MEETINGS

These are regular times for our youth and student leaders to grow through training, accountability, leadership development, planning and unity. These meetings are led and facilitated by our youth pastor.

7. CAMPS

Camps offer students a distraction-free environment to experience God and grow deeper in relationship with others. Camps can be the most spiritually impactful youth events we do all year. They are a great opportunity to invite un-churched friends into a relationship with God and other students. Separate Jr. High and Sr. High camps will be scheduled each summer.

8. MISSION TRIPS

Going on at least one mission trip can dramatically reshape a student’s life and worldview. Mission trips open students’ eyes to the Great Commission and their part in taking God’s love to the world. Our youth take a mission trip to Machida, Japan every October during Fall Break. More trips in the future.

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