To build a relational youth ministry that helps teenagers:

  • REACH UP to know & love God
  • REACH IN to grow & mature
  • REACH OUT to serve & love others


To help teenagers in the Hilliard area:

  • CONNECT with God personally
  • FOLLOW Christ passionately
  • LIVE out their faith consistently
  • IMPACT their world courageously

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” -Matthew 7:24-27


Our vision will be accomplished through a large & small group approach that incorporates these aspects:

  • AMPLIFY: Outreach- Sharing our faith
  • FUSION: Teaching & Worship- Learning & expressing our faith
  • RESONATE: Discipleship- Growing & living out our faith
  • THE MIX: Service & Leadership- Helping & leading others
  • DOWNLOAD: Mentoring & Internships



  • 1997-Larry & Tina moved to town in July (no money, no teens, but big hopes & dreams)
  • 1997-LCC started public Church services in September at the Movies 12 Theater in Mill Run
  • 1997-Our youth group began in November with 2 girls who had a heart to reach their friends
  • 1998-Our Youth Group moved locations from a living room to a garage (AKA: the Frog Shack)
  • 1998-Our first youth group trip: Alive Music Festival- Canal Fulton, OH
  • 1999-Our first Mission Trip: inner city Akron, OH
  • 2002-Our first Ice Camp at Miracle Camp, MI
  • 2003-The Frog Shack moved to the Sutherland’s Hardware outbuilding workshop (New Shack)
  • 2005-Our Church moved from the Movies 12 Theater into our new building on Cemetery Rd.
  • 2006-Our first live performance murder mystery: The Chicago Caper (1920’s mob style)
  • 2007-FROG celebrated 10 years of helping teenagers reach out & connect with God
  • 2009-The Fusion Cafe was built & completed, giving us a great new space to meet in
  • 2012-FROG celebrated our 15th Anniversary of helping teenagers reach out & connect w/God
  • 2014-Renewed vision & focus to reach up, reach in, & reach out 
  • 2017-FROG & LCC celebrate 20 years of helping teenagers reach out & connect w/God