what is klife
KLIFE is a community-wide, interdenominational Christian ministry of discipleship and fellowship for youth and their families. Through a variety of activities (klubs, small group Bible studies, mission trips, ski trips, and monthly events), KLIFE kids grow in their faith and have lots of fun in the process. They learn that following Christ and discovering His plan for their life is the most exciting adventure of all and that they can count on friendship and support from leaders and peers who care.
Enid KLIFE works alongside churches and families in the community to teach and encourage kids to be strong in the Lord in spite of all the negative pressures they face as teenagers. KLIFE networks kids from different churches, and those without a church affiliation, to build positive, Godly relationships that can withstand the negative peer pressure so prevalent in today’s youth culture.
The heartbeat of KLIFE lies in the ability to build relationships with kids and bring the content of God’s word to bear on those relationships. Our desire is that kids would choose to participate in one of our small groups led by our staff and volunteer leaders. The purpose of these groups is for kids to gain a greater knowledge of God’s word, build Godly relationships with peers, and have access to a mentoring leader to come alongside them as they navigate those difficult adolescent years. Supporting and surrounding our small group strategy are the more visible components of our ministry: weekly klub meetings, activities, events, and retreats. Weekly meetings consist of songs, games, skits, and talks that contain a lesson with a relevant life application from the Bible.
meet the staff
Jon Slimack • chapter director
Jon is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, and the Kanakuk Institute. Jon's desire in life is to point people to Christ in his actions and words. He is entering his second year as the Enid KLIFE Chapter director and is looking forward to helping more students in Enid grow deeper in their relationship with Christ. One other highlight that will happen for Jon this year is he will be getting married to his current fiance Jordan. They look forward to impacting youth in Enid together as a married couple.
The heart of our ministry is small groups. Our small groups are made up of boys or girls in the same grade. They are led by young professionals and college students who have a heart for ministry and working with kids. Last year our leaders spent over 14,000 hours with their small group kids.
Each small group has one or two KLIFE volunteers (college age or older) or a KLIFE staff member leading it. The volunteer has been through an interview process with a staff member, has been background checked, and has signed a commitment to follow Christ in their own life. The groups are assembled according first to gender, then by groups of friends possibly covering a couple of grades, but are purposeful in bringing groups of kids together to build accountability relationships.
A small group meets once a week and studies the Bible or a biblically-based book keeping in line with the KLIFE curriculum. The time they meet is determined by the leader of the group based on when everyone is able to get together.
Join or Start a Small Group
Current Small Groups
We currently have close to half a dozen small groups for all ages. Please contact us if you are interested in joining or starting a small group!
Middle School Girls
Leaders: Jaymee Lauderdale and Jodee Culvier
5:45-6:30 @ the Rock House on Tuesday’s before club
Middle School Guys
Leaders: Christian Barnett and Caleb Roche
5:45-6:30 @ the Rock House on Tuesdays before Club at the Rock house.
High School Girls
Leader: Jordy Leavitt and Jenna Whitley
4:00-5:00 PM @ The Rock House Sundays
High School Guys
Leaders: Christian Barnett and Jon Slimack
4-5 PM @ The Rock House. Rides are provided from Enid High
LIVE is a digital curriculum that gets kids into the Bible and the Bible into kids. LIVE crafted lessons are easily understood, with principles that our leaders can grasp and pass along to students. Plus, the lessons emphasize discussion, dialogue, and meaningful connections among the group. This allows leaders and students to just enjoy spending time with one another and each will thrive with this curriculum.
Each KLIFE Small Group may use the interactive LIVE Curriculum to help each group be effective and focused. Your KLIFE Staff Director will set you and your group up into the system.
KLIFe Dodge Ball tournament
Come join us March 25th at Oakwood Christian Church for a special night of Dodge ball and family fun!
We will be having our annual Dodge ball fundraising tournament!
Cost- $20 per person, 6 people to a team- $120 Dollars per team
Dodge ball registration will start at 5:00 Pm and the tournament will start at 6:00 and run to around 9!
There will be a Middle school, High school, and Adult division.
Our goal is to raise upwards of $10,000 dollars to be able to pour directly back into the ministry.
We also have sponsor ships available and team sign up forms here. We hope to that you will partner with us and help disciple the youth of Enid.
For more information please Email Jon Slimack- email@example.com or call him at 314-570-5499
Come cheer on your favorite Oklahoma City Thunder players as KLIFE goes and enjoys a NBA game in Oklahoma City
Sunday April 2nd
Game time 2 PM- Leaving the Rock House at 10 Am Sunday morning
Tickets are limited and the cost is $40 dollars! The Thunder play the Hornets on that Sunday and KLIFE has also been promised a group picture on the court after the game!
Hope you can join us!
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