For the last 13 years at Putnam City West High School, students from every walk of life have gathered at various times for YFC Campus Life programs. These inspirational times of purpose, encouragement and challenge through various avenues have been facilitated by Coaches and Youth Pastors with the support of Brian Hill, Youth For Christ West Area Director and many additional Volunteers.
In addition, this year at PC West, through a partnership with VSL (Victory School of Leadership) of Victory Church, YFC OKC WEST has also facilitated the service of many of the Campus needs. Weekly, three of the VSL team provide support to Teachers and Food Staff, reflecting the love of Christ through daily service of campus needs. By serving, additional opportunities to work with students have become available to provide a variety of moments for relational ministry through interaction within the classrooms and lunch room.
PC West currently has an enrollment of 1571 Students with a Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients percentage of 85.2%. In 1992, this percentage was only 6.5%, which reflects the Extreme challenges of a diversifying demographic and socio-economic base throughout the 10th to 23rd Streets corridor of West Oklahoma City and the need for campus support by YFC OKC WEST and our area partners on the PC West campus.
As a response to the financial challenges and extreme needs that many of the students face on this campus, YFC OKC WEST has sought solutions through coalitions with various community organizations, such as City Reach OKC, to answer these necessities such as Clothes, Shoes, School Supplies, Back Packs and even Food. Through the provision of these most basic of needs to the most vulnerable of our society, many opportunities for the YFC OKC WEST team to personally share the gospel through relational discussions continue to unlock each week.
In this work of YFC OKC WEST effectively impacting the students of PC West High School, Partnership with area Organizations, Churches and Youth Pastors has remained a key to success. We are so grateful
for Ryan Latham & the team of Victory School of Leadership (VSL), Woody Burpo & Andrew Hamm of Passion Church and Levi Carter of Victory Church for their Partnerships in this mission. Both Victory Church and Passion Church offer a vibrant Christ centered Youth Experience on Wednesday