Youth & Families

The Youth & Families ministry at Clemson Presbyterian Church exists to make disciples of middle school & high school students. By God’s grace, we want to see our 6th through 12th graders actively growing in their relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and his Church.

In order to accomplish these goals, we seek to provide our youth with a variety of spiritual growth opportunities in worship, service, & fellowship. We believe that the Youth & Families Ministry should include a healthy balance of large group, small group, and one-one-one discipleship; our programming reflects this balance.

Though the first and primary responsibility for the discipleship of youth is their parents, the local church also has a responsibility to minister to teens as individuals, especially as their move toward adulthood. Ministry to youth and families does not replace the work of parents but it does partner with families to equip and encourage.

Associate Pastor of Youth & Families: Matthew Icard, on sabbatical through Aug 13

Youth Director: Bailie Ruffo (

  • High School Youth Group

    Sundays, 6:30-8pm, Worship Center Lobby

    High school large group is a weekly time of fellowship, worship, and teaching for high school students. We meet regularly during the school year. 

  • Middle & high school Dgroups

    Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Fellowship Hall

    Discipleship groups (D-groups) allow students to learn about themselves, their peers, and the world in a smaller setting. D-groups are specifically designed to help students apply the gospel into every area of their lives. Each group is divided by grade and gender to encourage honesty and connection. 

  • Read our child protection policies above or fill out forms to volunteer.