Bergen Youth Purpose:


All students must have a Bergen Youth 2017 Registration form completed and signed by a parent. Events that involve travel require a completed Bergen Youth Offsite Consent form. Forms are available at

Events are on Thursdays, 7-9pm, at the church, unless noted otherwise.

NOTE: where “Location TBD” is indicated, we are looking for hosts.
Please contact William if you would like to host.

Events subject to change. Additional details will be added to this page periodically.


14: Youth Kick-off. Games, snacks and introductions
Bergen Youth Olympics is back!!! Come out ready to compete for awesome prizes, and get to know one another through friendly competition!

21: Bible study. Following Jesus; depending on His Spirit
“I have begun following Jesus, and am depending on the Spirit of Jesus in my journey.”
1 John 2:6 “Whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.”
John 16:13 “When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth.”

28: Food, music, prayer. Outdoor camp fire at Knelsen’s.
Nothing like some music and s’mores by the campfire! Weather (and fire ban) permitting of course. If the weather is not cooperating, we will hold this event in the house.


5: Bible study. Sent by Jesus; blessing and inviting.
“I am being sent by Jesus to bless others and invite them to follow Him.”
John 20:21 “As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.”

12: Food, music, prayer. Location TBD.

19: Bible study. Being like Jesus; attitude, behaviour, character.
“I am becoming like Jesus in my attitudes, behaviours, and character.”
John 13:15 “I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.”

26: Family game night at Troy and Jill Fee’s house.

27: Indoor trampoline park with McDougal Youth in Calgary.

2: Bible study. Being like Jesus; loving God and others.
“I am learning to love God and love others.”
Luke 10:27 “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbour as yourself.”

9: Food, music, prayer. Location TBD.

16: Bible study. Taught by Jesus.
“I am learning the teachings of Jesus.”
2 Timothy 3:16 “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.”

23: Family movie night (end at 10pm).

24: West Edmonton Mall with McDougal Youth (all-day event).

30: Bible study. Following Jesus; discipled and discipling.
“I am helping someone and someone is helping me to be a reproducing follower of Jesus.”
Matthew 28:19-20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.”

7: Bible study. Following Jesus together. Community and Mission.
“I am participating in a community of followers of Jesus on mission to the world.”
Acts 2:42-47 “…all who believed were together and had all things in common… the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.”

14: Christmas party (6pm start). Location TBD.

Other Events (non-Thursdays)
Sat, Oct 7 & Nov 25: Operating concession at Bergen Market 10am-2pm

William Knelsen – Family Pastor
Please contact by phone call or text message: 403-426-0155