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Upcoming CHOSEN Youth Ministry Events

Chosen Youth – 1st Wednesdays

Middle and high school studetns, join us for 1st Wednesday LIVE at 7:00pm for GROW, a mid-week experience designed just for you. 1st Wednesday LIVE will take place at both campuses so tell your friends and come out! 

SAVE THE DATE – 2023 HBCU College Fair 

Our first HBCU College Fair is coming February 2023.
We invite College Admission Recruiters, Financial Aid Experts, Essay Writing Teachers, and Greek Organization Leaders to join us in equipping students and parents with all the information needed to navigate the college prep process.
Email inquires to Rev. Elena at

Meet the CHOSEN Youth Ministry!

A youth ministry committed to the trans-for-ma-tional message of Christ!

We focus on engaging 7th-12th grade students using biblical teaching, servant leadership, and fellowship moments.

CHOSEN Youth walking out their faith because…

Youth leadership is valued!  Youth creativity is encouraged!  Youth living for Christ is a priority!

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WORSHIP with us!

“THE WELL” Youth Worship Service

  • Sunday: 9:00 am Grand Prairie Campus – 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sunday
  • Sunday: 10:00 am Southlake Campus – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Sunday

Email Rev. Elena Carraway at to register on the BAND app to receive Zoom meeting ID information and ministry updates.

STUDY with us!

“GROW” Youth Midweek Bible Study

  • Wednesday: 7:00-8:15 pm Grand Prairie Campus
  • Tuesday: 7:00-8:15 pm Southlake Campus

Email Rev. Elena Carraway at to register on the BAND app to receive Zoom meeting ID information and ministry updates.

 During summer and winter break we are on the move.  Visit the events page to stay in the know!

SERVE with us!


Join other teens serving in our Music Ministry, Praise Dance, Mime, Spoken Word, Worship Service Attendants, Student Council, and Missions-Outreach-Community Service.  If you don’t see an area of ministry let’s create it!  Teens, have you volunteered for an event or during a service?  To sign-up to serve e-mail us at


Track your volunteer community service hours by registering

 HAVE FUN with us!

Lock-ins, skate events, picnics, city-scavenger hunts, photo shoots, pizza parties, camping, and multi-state college tours are just a few of the ways we have fun together! Visit the events page to stay in the know!

 Meet the CHOSEN Youth Ministry Team

Youth Pastor: Rev. Elena “The Rev”
Bro. Billy – The Game Show Host Sis. LaTanya – The Laughing One
Sis. Alexia – The Marathon Runner Bro. Johnny – The Really Nice One
Sis. Mary – The Passionate One Sis. Arlia – The Mentor

Contact us youth@sjbcfamily.comor Rev. Elena Carraway directly at

Become a CHOSEN Youth Volunteer! 


Youth & Children Worship Services at both Grand Prairie and Southlake Campuses are in need of volunteers – check-in, teachers, teaching assistants, workers and more. Click here to become a volunteer!

Become a Youth Praise Dance Choreographer

We have an excellent opportunity for creative, passionate worshippers who have experience choreographing liturgical praise dance movements, interacting with people, and working in a team environment! 

If this sounds like you, we would like to talk to you about serving in ministry.

Email and our team will contact you!

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