Preteen and Youth

When Jesus called his followers to make disciples of all nations, he made no distinctions based on gender, race, culture or age. The church is called to make disciples of everyone, including children and teenagers.

RLA Preteen and RLA Youth seek to connect students with God, with one another, with the broader church body, and with their friends outside the church.

“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.”

Matthew 28:19

RLA Preteen

5th-6th Grade

RLA Preteen helps children transition from RLA Kids to RLA Youth and into the church at large in a healthy and fruitful way.


Once a quarter, RLA Preteen holds an event or gathering like a pizza party or beach day.

Sign Up to Serve

If you’re interested in volunteering with RLA Preteen, please fill out the RLA volunteer form and mark “RLA Preteen” as your area of interest.

RLA Youth

7th - 12th Grade

Tuesday Nights

Tuesday nights, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

The Hope Center (Fountain Room)

Every Tuesday night, RLA Youth meets at the Hope Center for a time of learning about Jesus, growing in our relationships with each other, and learning how to apply the word of God to our lives.

Each month has a different theme, and each Tuesday will explore the theme in different ways.

Regardless of the night’s agenda, every Tuesday will start by sharing a meal together. If you need help finding a ride or carpool, please contact

Sign Up to Serve

Discipling students is an important part of Reality LA’s mission, and central to that mission are committed, mature leaders. Because we want students to know Jesus and follow Him, leaders must faithfully represent Christ in their words and behavior. In effect, we as leaders want to show students what it looks like to live lives transformed by the gospel.

If you’re interested in volunteering as an RLA Youth leader, please fill out the RLA volunteer form and mark “RLA Youth” as your area of interest.

Have any questions?

For more information or any questions not answered here, email us.

Parents: You can stay connected with these ministries by joining the RLA Preteen (5th-6th grades) or RLA Youth (7th-12th grades) groups on RLA Connect.

Email RLA Youth