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Weekly Meetings for Students

We encourage students to embrace their new identity in Christ and equip them to make disciples in a broken world.


Wednesdays during the school year from 6:30-8:00PM

Ignite is for all students grades 6 to 12. The evening consists of worship with our student ministries band, biblical teaching, and prayer experiences. We also split into grade-based discussion groups.


Sundays during the school year from 6:00-7:30PM

Collide is for middle school students looking to grow relationships with others pursuing Jesus.

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Life Groups

Sundays during the school year from 6:30 to 8:00PM

Life Groups are for high school students. Groups consist of 8-10 students divided by grade and gender with 2 adult leaders and meet in homes. We believe that authentic community can be formed through the practices of eating together, reading scripture, praying for one another, serving together, and sharing fun experiences together.

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Side-by-side groups are short-term Bible Study and discipleship groups built around student schedules. They are available to groups of 2-4 students and are designed to be 2-6 weeks long depending on the study.

Group interests range from studies on the Gospels of John or Mark, Bible journaling, learning to tell your faith story, discovering your identity in christ, and more.

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Leadership Opportunities

Lead a Side/Side Group

Side by Side groups are short-term discipleship groups that are built around student and family schedules. These 2-6 week studies could cover the gospel of Mark or John, Bible journaling, telling your faith story, discovering your identity in Christ, evangelism, and more. We would love to train you to lead a group. Start the process by sending an email to lead a middle school or high school side/side group.

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Events are a great way to build community with other students. Join in on upcoming events!

For Parents

Parenting is messy and we want to enter the messiness with you. It takes a community to disciple a child, and we cherish the opportunity to walk alongside your family in this discipleship process.

5 Things

This is THE BEST way to stay connected with Student Ministries. This weekly email newsletter reminds you of upcoming events and opportunities but also gives a weekly article that relates to raising today's youth.

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Follow our parents Facebook page for ministry information and helpful resources that will help you win as a parent.

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Be Involved. Parents can make the best volunteers. We need you!

Volunteer Opportunities
Matt Stemen

Pastor of High School Ministries

Brian Kramer

Pastor of Middle School Ministries


Our student ministry wants to walk with you as you help your teenage child learn the Jesus way. Please feel free to connect with us and ask questions. We would be happy to talk with you about how we can best help you and your family.

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Join our Student Ministries Prayer Team

Our students are up against a lot of challenges and life change. By joining our prayer team, you will receive monthly emails on how you can cover our students in prayer as they go out to be disciples in a challenging phase of life.

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Thinking about College?

Christ. Scholarship. Service. Huntington University is just down the road and is an affiliated United Brethren university. Offering a wide range of undergrad and graduate degrees, it is an excellent learning environment close to home.

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Scholarship Application

We don't want costs to be a reason for you not to participate in an upcoming trip or event. To apply for a scholarship, please download the form and follow the instructions.

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Upcoming Events & Mission Trips

Student Ministries Cedar Point Amusement Park

Student Ministries is going to Cedar Point! Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for a fun day at the park. Deadline to register is June 26th!

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