A few times a year we like to mix things up. We meet during all the normal service times, but we plan services that are a little different. We’ll hint at what we have planned. We can’t tell you the specifics. But we can tell you won’t want to miss it!
Worship Together Weekends (WTW)
We take specific weekends throughout the year to have students join their families in the main church worship services. There are no middle school ministry services on those dates.
The first weekend in June, all children and students begin participating in weekend services and special events based on the grade they will enter in the fall. For example, a student in fifth grade in May is considered a sixth grader with us June 1.
Our goal is to pull out of the craziness of everyday life for some time at camp. This is a great time of learning more about Jesus and having some great fun outdoors! Activities include the climbing tower, zip line, and paintball!
This Friday night event launches our new school year with students. There will be games, inflatables and food. We end with our popular slime fight and the fire department hosing everyone off. This is a free event where we encourage students to bring friends, especially unchurched friends!
Day at Rascal’s Fun Zone
Four hours of summer fun for students who will be going into 5th-8th grades in the fall. This includes a variety of go-kart racing tracks, miniature golf, bumper boats and lunch.
Event Location: Rascal’s Fun Zone in Whiteland, for location information or directions click here.
Out to Lunch
Casual, summer time to meet for lunch with other students who are going into 5th-8th grades in the fall. Drop off at 11am. Pick up at 12pm. Send money with your child so they can pay for their own meal. Parents are welcome to join us!
A three-day local mission trip serving at our IMPACT sites in the Indianapolis area. Great opportunity over spring break for students in 5th-8th grades and their families to make an impact in the lives of people not too far from home.
Merge is the overnight event our High School Ministry does to help welcome a new incoming class of freshmen to the High School Ministry. Merge is pretty simple…those freshmen are our focus, while the rest of our high school students seek to start friendships, and help answer questions about high school and Engage.
At Merge we play games, have small group time, and spend a lot of time training the incoming freshmen on what high school is like and how they can succeed. Our goal is to help them have a better expectation of what is to come, and how they can manage that and still be involved in the HS ministry.
Merge is a valuable tool to help with the important transition between middle school and high school.
Merge is a free event for all students. We serve them dinner on Friday night as well as snacks, and we also have breakfast on Saturday morning. Students are required to bring their own sleeping bags and a change of clothes.