CityTeens Conquer CityLife Together

CityTeens Conquer CityLife Together

Article & photos by Melodie Yvonne Ramey

GREENWOOD, INDIANA (June 20, 2018) – It’s very difficult to be a teen nowadays. Granted the emotional and physical perils of adolescence have always abounded, but today’s technology has raised the problem to a deafening fever pitch broadcast worldwide. It’s hard enough to deal with the problems that today’s youth face, but doing so alone while the world literally watches on can be catastrophic. This is why CityLife church and its volunteers have stepped in to try to help ease the burden with CityTeens.

CityTeens is a group developed by CityLife to help young individuals from all over unite to conquer today’s difficult city life together. Youth groups for highschool and middle school meet at CityLife Church in Greenwood, Indiana every Wednesday beginning at 6:30 pm. They have multiple fun activities mixed with lessons on how to deal with teenage life nowadays through the power of the gospel. Their website describes the sessions perfectly with the following explanation…

“CityTeens is our ministry for students from 6th-12th grade. Teens from several different schools come on a weekly basis to learn how to deal with the issues surrounding teenage life through the power of the gospel. We don’t think kids should be seen and not heard. We know our students are our next generation of leaders so we want to prepare them for it. We want them to be unashamed for the gospel of Christ and living it out in their schools. Come join us as we train the next generation for Christ.”

CityLife Youth Groups for highschool and middle school meet at CityLife Church in Greenwood, Indiana every Wednesday beginning at 6:30 pm at 50 Airport Parkway Suite A & B, Greenwood, IN 46143.

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CityLife Youth Groups for highschool and middle school meet at CityLife Church in Greenwood, Indiana every Wednesday beginning at 6:30 pm

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Melodie Yvonne

Melodie Yvonne, lead photographer and owner of Photographic Melodie, grew up in the small southern Indiana town of North Vernon. She picked up her first camera at the age of 5, and was immediately hooked. By the age of 15 she began to turn every trip, even just to the local park, into a fantasy scene of her own imagination, and started mentoring with many local professionals. Melodie received an Associates of Applied Science in Visual Technologies majoring in Photography from Ivy Tech in 2002 after studying under acclaimed professors and many other masters in the field.

Melodie’s main focus has always been music photography. Growing up listening to many amazing musicians inspired her dream to create visual images that made people feel the way they do when listening to music. Her goal was to help people SEE the music.

Melodie has done numerous jobs around the country ranging from working for bands to being the official photographer on many southern Indiana Poker Runs. Her specialties are in nature, music, and candid event photography. She published her first print work, a collection of images & poetry, in 2011, and has since published many more print works. Melodie currently acts as owner & lead photographer at Photographic Melodie, House Photographer for Purdue Theatre, and Tour Photographer for multiple Billboard Charts topping bands as well as freelance work with many other media outlets, venues, and musicians.

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