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Refuge Student Ministry
Refuge refers to the total youth ministry of the POA.  Refuge consists of four major divisions: JCrew, RUSH, and Journey.  Refuge Student Ministry’s purpose is to make disciples by reaching every new generation of youth with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our student ministry is housed in the GAMC (G. A. Mangun Center) and Family Life Center (FLC). Click here to download a Refuge Consent Form
JCREW - Junior High Ministry
JCrew is POA's Junior High ministry, specifically for students in grades 6, 7, and 8.  JCrew meets each Wednesday evening at 7PM in the JCrew Room, which is  located on the second floor of the the Family Life Center.  There are tons of activities and gatherings for our JCrew students to enjoy.

RUSH - High School Ministry
RUSH is the POA's High School ministry for students in ninth through twelfth grades.  RUSH hosts a weekly student worship service on Wednesday evenings at  7:00 pm in the GAMC Auditorium.  This unique service features student worship leaders and is supported by a student team that provides everything  from music and media to sound, lights, and cameras.  With contemporary music, high energy, and timeless messages, RUSH services are geared to the high  school student.  RUSH is a vibrant student ministry connecting with youth not only in a POA Wednesday service, but through group gatherings, outings, activities and events.

JOURNEY - College Ministry 
Journey is POA's College-Career ministry and reaches unmarrieds ages 19-24.  Students/Young Adults meet in the Journey Room each  Wednesday evening at 7:00PM for a gathering  designed just for them.
In addition to regularly scheduled services, students have the opportunity to participate in special events, such as annual retreats, lock-ins, group gatherings, and other fellowship activities.
For more information, contact the Refuge office at 318.427.6624