Solid Rock Youth Ministries
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Our Mission and Vision

Solid Rock Youth Ministries is a youth center for K-9th graders, located in Quarryville, PA. The mission of Solid Rock is to earn trust through authentic relationships with all Quarryville youth so lives can be changed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our vision begins with prayer and seeking God in everything we do. Our ministry is an arm of the local church engaging youth and families who have not been reached by traditional programming. We offer Christ centered programming, Bible study, encouragement, discipleship, and community involvement to accomplish our mission.

At Solid Rock our desire is to minister to families and to journey life with them. The programs we offer throughout the year include after school programs (K-5th grade), Youth Night (6th-9th grade), Art and Drama programs during the summer, Family Fun Events, Open Hours, and others. We at Solid Rock care about the youth’s academics and we have time for them to work on their homework and get help if they need it. Every person who walks in the doors of Solid Rock will meet caring adults in a safe environment who are interested in who they are and encouraging them in their academics, their interests, and in Jesus Christ.

 
 
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Our Team

 

Staff

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Executive Director - Raeanne Nixon

Raeanne Nixon joined Solid Rock Youth Ministries in 2013.  She is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College where she studied Women in Christian Ministry.  Her experiences in ministry include multiple cross-cultural mission trips, opportunities in children and youth environments, women’s ministries and focused leadership training. Raeanne is originally from Milton, Pennsylvania but now calls Quarryville her home.

Raeanne is married to James Nixon and they have a son named Hayes.  They enjoy serving together as a family and walking life with the other families who enter the doors at Solid Rock.  Raeanne’s desire is to continue seeing God do big things throughout the community and at Solid Rock.

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Program Director - Corey Alfonso

Corey Alfonso is thrilled to step into the role of Program Director at Solid Rock. Originally from Delaware, Corey moved to Lancaster in 2015. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. Corey has served in various ministry contexts before coming to Solid Rock, including summer camp ministry, youth ministry, outdoor education, and campus ministry. He and his wife serve in the 5 & 6 year old Sunday school class at their local church.

Corey has been married to Bethany since 2015. Corey and Bethany are foster parents who love to teach children about God and minister to others through hospitality. Corey has a passion for studying God’s word and sharing it with others and is excited to do so at Solid Rock.

Board of Directors

John Riddell, Chair

Becky Akerley, Vice-Chair

Betty Zimmerman, Treasurer

Chris Kuhn, Secretary

Adam Bilheimer

Calvin Glick

Joshua Kauffman

Brett Rush

Abbey White

Volunteers

 

Steve Burnham

Corinna Cavanaugh

Patti Foley

Richard Hillman

Jeff Kuhn

Mysti Moran

James Nixon

Katie Probst

Abbie Sensenig

Kelly Sheaffer

Kevin Snader

Sarah Wigden

 
 

Our Center

34 East State Street is more than a building for us; it's a tool for ministry. God has provided us with a fantastic facility in the heart of Quarryville, and has not ceased to use this place for the work of his kingdom since. 

If you looked into our window during a typical day of programs, you might see students enjoying air hockey, ping-pong, billiards, or video games. You might see students joking around while eating snacks or getting help with their homework. You might see students gathered around for a craft or a Bible lesson. While some of those things look like merely fun and games - and they are fun - what you're really seeing is ministry.

Whether you're searching for another positive influence in your child's life or more fun programs for them to enjoy, Solid Rock has some great space.

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Contact Us

 

We would love to hear from you! If you have questions or concerns, you can call us at 717.786.8007, or fill out our contact form and we will respond shortly. Specific staff emails are listed below for convenience.

 

Raeanne Nixon
Executive Director
raeanne.nixon@gmail.com

Corey Alfonso
Program Director
coreymalfonso@gmail.com

 
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