2012-03-20 14:20:50 - Local Church Celebrates Opening Of 25,000-Square-Foot Space Dedicated To Students In Sixth Through 12th Grades
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church ( www.wocconline.org), a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that the church opened its new 25,000-square-foot ONEL1FE youth facility, located in Suite 102 at 2410 Presidential Drive in Durham, during “The Premiere an event which occurred on March 14. More than 300 sixth through 12th grade students, 100 of which made a commitment to Christ, attended the facility opening, which included performances by a Christian hip-hop group and the ONEL1FE praise and worship band. The space, which includes a full basketball court, pool tables, two snack bars, 8-foot video gaming screens, lounges, 3-D televisions and more, was created
to give area students in sixth through 12th grades a safe place both to worship and connect with other young people.
ONEL1FE youth ministry meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information on ONEL1FE and all World Overcomers Christian Church groups and events, visit www.wocconline.org
“It can be easy to look at this generation of young people and see the problems that are so prevalent, but what is often overlooked is their enormous potential said Pastor Brian Duley, pastor for ONEL1FE. “Here at ONEL1FE we truly believe that our students have the potential to change the world. This new facility is an amazing tool that will allow us to reach many more teenagers in the Triangle area with the message of Christ, in a relevant and exciting way. As a result, we will help this generation tap into its God-given purpose and potential
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- The new ONEL1FE facility is 20,000 square feet larger than the previous youth facility.
ABOUT WORLD OVERCOMERS CHRISTIAN CHURCH:
World Overcomers Christian Church (WOCC) serves worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community and beyond by creating a spiritual experience that is powerful and positive for participants. Since 2003, WOCC has offered a casual, contemporary, dynamic service ministering to people of all ages and backgrounds. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Andy Thompson Pastor Andy, WOCC provides quality community service as well as Biblical ministry as part of its mission to create a balanced victory with a God-designed life. The church believes that God is as concerned about your life on earth as He is with where you will spend eternity. Its charitable activities include the annual Thanksgiving food drive, Angel Tree donations and volunteer work throughout the year in local shelters and schools. Located at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. at the intersection with TW Alexander Drive in Research Triangle Park, WOCC has more than 8,000 members attending its non-denominational services on Sundays at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. “The Truth with Pastor Andy Thompson” airs weekdays at 6:30 a.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. on WRDC. For more information, visit www.wocconline.org
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