Reach Rules

*Note: Reach Rules apply to all church activities and can apply to non-church related interactions between Reach members.   


  • RESPECT is expected at all times!
    •       Respect the youth leaders and any adults who participate in youth activities.
    •       Be respectful of all property. Be aware that you are personally responsible for any and all damages to all facilities, including church property and vehicles, the property of any location we visit, and the property of other youth. 
    •       Use language that reflects a Christian attitude. Curse words and inappropriate language will not be tolerated. This includes angry outbursts, degrading comments, and consistently negative speech. Any sensitive information (especially when shared during prayer time or small groups) is to remain private.
    •       During services and small groups, phones should either be out of sight or used only for Scripture or note-taking purposes.




  • SAFETY is a priority!

    •       Stay with the group at all times unless given permission from a youth leader.
    •       When Reach is off campus, students who leave the group (including visits to the restroom) must be in groups of at least 3 students.
    •       No student should possess guns, long blade knives, weapons of any kind, or fireworks neither possess nor be under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, or any other illegal drugs at any Reach activity.
    •       Students resolve conflicts never by fighting but by talking it out or getting help from adults.
    •       Any concern about safety matters should be taken to a youth leader immediately.
    •       Please refer to additional guides for Reach policies on fire, weather, and other safety issues.

  • MODESTY and PHYSICAL BOUNDARIES are a must!

    •       Modest clothing must be worn at all times.
    •       No clothing that is sexually suggestive or spiritually degrading. T-shirts or other clothing with evil, vulgar, illegal, or inappropriate content will not be allowed.
    •       When swimming- Guys: no speedos. Girls: Modest one-piece bathing suit or full tankini.
    •       There is to be no sexual activity of any nature. Inappropriate touching and physical displays of affection (kissing, sitting on laps, cuddling, tickling) is prohibited.
    •       No possessing, distributing, or viewing pornography or suggestive material.

  • Discipline Plan:             1st Offense: Warning. 2nd: Parent contact. 3rd: Suspended from Reach 1 week.

                                          4th Offense: Suspended from Reach 1 month. 5th: Suspended 6+ months. 


    *Offenses of a sexual or violent nature: 1st: Parent contact/possible suspension. 2nd: Indefinite Suspension.