The mission of Rivers of Joy Youth Ministry is to educate youth of all ages in the areas of: prayer, praise & worship, bible teachings, giving, service mobilization and much more. The ROJ Youth Ministry consists of the various groups listed below:
The education department provides biblical lessons and activities for children ages 4-12. This area guides youth through the bible giving them spiritual knowledge at their level of learning.
ROJ Youth Ministry also believes in creating fun and exciting times of fellowship and enjoyment. Below are various programs/activities scheduled during the summer months :
* Youth Outings (Ex: Fun parks, water parks, etc.) *Basketball Tournament
*Back to school Rally
Youth Dance/Mime Ministry
The youth dance ministry gives our children an opportunity to exercise their gift of praise and worship through rhythmic movements of their hands, body, and feet at the sound of wholesome gospel music.
This area consists of three ministries involving youth of the following ages:
ROJ Lil’ Dancers
For His Glory Dance Team
ROJ Youth Drill/Mime Team
Toys for Tots
ROJ Youth Ministry helps to support the non-profit organization Marine Toys for Tots Foundation during the Christmas season. This organization provides toys to less fortunate children from newborn to 12 years of age. On a volunteer basis, ROJ Youth Ministry helps to coordinate, organize and provide toys for qualified families in the town of Jonesboro and surrounding areas.