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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, retreats, 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.

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

 
 
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Zeth barron | Chapter director

Zeth was born and raised in the great state of Texas. He graduated in 2014 from Hardin-Simmons University with a degree in exercise science. While there he played football and was on the track & field team. After graduation, Zeth attended the Kanakuk Institute. He has served at Kanakuk K-2 for several summers. Some of Zeth's favorite things are music (listening to, playing, and creating), college football, wake boarding, dogs, and the San Antonio Spurs. Above all Zeth Is passionate about the gospel and is excited to love and serve the community of Norman. 

 
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Hannah pratz | Women's director

Hannah is from OKC and graduated from the University of Oklahoma in the spring of 2014 with a degree in Public Relations. While in college she interned for the High School Ministry at Crossings Community Church. After graduation she spent a year in Dallas at Watermark Community Church in their Residency Program. Hannah loves being with friends, trying new things, and being outside. Hannah is excited to be back in Norman (the Promise Land) and looking forward to encouraging young girls' hearts towards Jesus. 

 

 

small groups

 

Small Groups are the heartbeat of our ministry and where we believe your student has the greatest opportunity for spiritual growth! Small groups exist to give students the opportunity to be known and loved by their peers and leaders through studying God's Word and having a lot of fun in the process.

Each small group is led by one or two KLIFE volunteers who have a heart for ministry and working with kids. Each volunteer has been through an interview process with a staff member, has received a background check, and has signed a commitment to follow Christ in their own life. 

Small group meeting times will be determined by the leader of the group based on when everyone is able to meet. The groups are assembled according first to gender, then by groups of friends. Our hope is to bring groups of kids together to build accountability and Christ-centered relationships.

 

JOIN a small group

For more information about boys' small groups, email zeth.barron@klife.com

For more information about girls' small groups, email hannah.pratz@klife.com

LIVE CURRICULUM

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.

upcoming events

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SUPER TUESDAY | jan 31

SUPER K: 4-5:15

Junior High: 6-7:15

High School: 8-9:15

Middle School and High School KLUB meet every Tuesday and Super K meets once a month!  

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SUPER BOWL PARTY | FEB 5

Join us for our Super Bowl watch party at the KLIFE House! Bring a friend and your favorite snack! 

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Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions or concerns.

 

Zeth Barron - Chapter Director

zeth.barron@klife.com

Hannah Pratz - Women's Director

hannah.pratz@klife.com

 

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