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Chris Hardy -- Tyler Bianco teaches from 1 Corinthians at Calvary Baptist Church’s The Shelter.

Sandals – The Co-Op’s Exposé

Wednesdays at 8:15 p.m.

150 Palmyrita Ave. Riverside, CA 92507

Sandals young adult/college ministry known as The Co-Op kicked off a new study on Wed., Feb 8.

According to the website, www. wearecoop.org, “A co-op is a group of individuals who embrace mutual ownership for their shared benefit. We believe that when everyone contributes, the church is stronger and healthier. We believe that when we learn how to be real friends with each other, everyone benefits.”

Their new study, Exposé, is a purity study like no other. With no censorship, it is taking on many difficult topics within the categories of sex, dating and marriage in a fresh and unique manner.

The study will continue on every Wednesday through March 14.

Calvary Baptist Church – The Shelter’s First Californians

Saturdays, 7 p.m. 14093 Business Center Drive Moreno Valley, CA 92553 Calvary Baptist Church kicked off their young adult ministry, The Shelter, on Jan. 28 in collaboration with Flee Immorality. Geared towards ages 18 to 30, Calvary Baptist Church is focused on reaching the next generation of leaders in the church and being a place of refuge.

Before and after service a coffee cart is open. Suggested donations are listed alongside late night treats and all proceeds are currently being donated to Teen Challenge.

On Feb. 3 they started a study on 1 Corinthians entitled First Californians. According to their website, the study will be looking at questions like: What does God think of Christian celebrities? How do you know if you are called to serve God? What happens after a person dies? What makes relationships toxic? When is divorce OK?

The Grove – The Point

Sundays at 5 p.m.

19900 Grove Community Drive Riverside, CA 92508

According to their website, www. thegrove.cc, “This ministry exists to build an active faith in the young adult generation by means of a Sunday evening Service, Small Groups, Outreach and Recreational Activities.”

Designed to reach ages 18-30, The Point focuses on encouraging young adults in their walk and offers multiple settings to reach out to them.

Cornerstone Fellowship Bible Church – College & Career

Fridays at 7 p.m.

1363 West Linden St. Riverside, CA 92507

College & Career is a ministry that meets Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. They focus on reaching out to young adults in a time of life that to many is an important period filled with difficult decisions.

Their vision is that young adults find a faith, church and family of their own. According to their website these three goals are vital and are supported by the following statements.

In helping young adults in their faith Cornerstone’s vision is “to encourage, nurture and protect personal faith in Christ in this critical and transitional stage of life.”

In helping young adults to find a church Cornerstone’s vision is “to encourage a commitment and participation in the life of the local church.”

In helping young adults with a family of their own, Cornerstone’s vision is “to encourage those who are single to treasure and prepare for a biblical and godly marriage.”

South Hills – Venue 2

Sundays 10:45 am Santiago High School (Performing Arts Theater)

1395 Foothill Parkway Corona, CA 92881 South Hills has multiple Sunday

services at three different locations, one of which is specifically designed for young adults.

The service, known as Venue 2, meets in the theater of Santiago High School on Sunday mornings.

February marked the launch of Venue 2’s small groups, Four 32. The groups are covering unique topics, allowing for each small group to be comprised of difference age and people groups.

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