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High School Midweek

Leawood

The purpose of our midweek gatherings is to create space for students to connect with Jesus, other students, and trusted adults.We provide a safe, healthy environment where all students can encounter Jesus, explore faith, and engage in community. We hope students will feel welcomed and loved—and have a place where they belong.Our students will be encouraged and challenged to grow in their knowledge and love of Christ, regardless of where they are on the faith spectrum.

Middle School Midweek

Leawood

Our middle school students gather weekly at the Leawood Campus for fellowship, small group discussion, games, songs, and teaching. Middle school students are encouraged to gather in the Café for fellowship before small group time begins. This is a great place to connect with other students and adult leaders over games, conversation and food.

Student Ministries Midweek

Olathe

Join us each week to know God and be known. Middle school and high school students meet during the same time, but each have their own unique spaces and experiences.Come expecting snacks (nut free), pizza (available for $2/slice), good friends, good fun, and a chance to explore ways that we can more deeply understand who God created each of us to be and how we can each serve him in the building of his kingdom.

Youth Group

Brookside

Youth Group is the place for any student from 6th-12th grade to connect and grow!Here relationships can begin and deepen, and spiritual formation takes place. We also have a lot of fun while we’re at it!We begin in a large group for games and connection, then move into a time of worship. Middle school and high school groups split for teaching and close the night out in small groups to enable relationships to deepen.Pizza dinner provided each week!The purpose of our weekly gatherings is to create an environment for students to encounter Jesus Christ, explore the Christian faith, and engage in formational Christian community. We hope students will feel welcomed and loved—that they have a place where they belong and are cared for deeply. Without a doubt, our students will be encouraged to grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus, regardless of their background or faith experience. They will also be challenged to consider what it looks like to live as a follower of Jesus in every part of life.

Midweek Student Gathering

Shawnee

Calling all 6th-12th graders! Join us for an evening of games, Bible study, and small groups. Friends are welcome!Please contact Johnny Daigle ([email protected]) with any questions.

Registration for Challenge 2024

Olathe

Location: Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal AuditoriumEvent Dates: July 1–5, 2024 (Monday–Friday)Registration Begins: January 8, 2024Registration Ends: June 6, 2024, or until they reach capacityCost: (early-bird by Mar. 14) (regular rate by Jun. 6)- DEPOSIT: $100 (non-refundable)- EARLY BIRD TOTAL: $600 (If registered by 3/14) - Save $40- REGULAR PRICE TOTAL: $640 (If register between 3/15–6/2) FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 2Cost includes:- 13 meals (Mon. dinner; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tuesday through Friday)- 4 nights in a hotel (Mon-Thu): students will go home Friday evening- Awesome afternoon & evening options (outreach, equipping labs, recreation)- Guest speakers and worship bands- Conference notebookREGISTER HEREABOUT CHALLENGEChallenge is the national gathering for students entering 9th through completion of 12th grade (for Fall 2024). It has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with God every day, everywhere, and forever. Not only will there be amazing worship and biblical teaching from a variety of speakers, but students will also have the opportunity to participate in outreach projects around the KC area, attend afternoon electives, do recreational activities, experience a different culture through the Reach Global Experience, and be part of a student prayer movement (Prayer Moves) that meets every evening.… Read More »

Registration for Challenge 2024

Leawood

Location: Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal AuditoriumEvent Dates: July 1–5, 2024 (Monday–Friday)Registration Begins: January 8, 2024Registration Ends: June 6, 2024, or capacity is reachedCost: (early-bird by Mar. 14) (regular rate by Jun. 6)- DEPOSIT: $100 (non-refundable)- EARLY BIRD TOTAL: $600 (If registered by 3/14) - Save $40- REGULAR PRICE TOTAL: $640 (If register between 3/15–6/2) FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 2Cost includes:- 13 meals (Mon. dinner; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tuesday through Friday)- 4 nights in a hotel (Mon-Thu): students will go home Friday evening- Awesome afternoon & evening options (outreach, equipping labs, recreation)- Guest speakers and worship bands- Conference notebookREGISTER HEREABOUT CHALLENGEChallenge is the national gathering for students entering 9th through completion of 12th grade (for Fall 2024). It has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with God every day, everywhere, and forever. Not only will there be amazing worship and biblical teaching from a variety of speakers, but students will also have the opportunity to participate in outreach projects around the KC area, recreational activities, experience a different culture through the Reach Global Experience, and be part of a student prayer movement (Prayer Moves) that meets every evening. (More details HERE)LOCATIONChallenge 2024 will… Read More »

Registration for Challenge 2024

Shawnee

Location: Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal AuditoriumEvent Dates: July 1–5, 2024 (Monday–Friday)Registration Begins: January 8, 2024Registration Ends: June 6, 2024, or until they reach capacityCost: (early-bird by Mar. 14) (regular rate by Jun. 6)- DEPOSIT: $100 (non-refundable)- EARLY BIRD TOTAL: $600 (If registered by 3/14) - Save $40- REGULAR PRICE TOTAL: $640 (If register between 3/15–6/2) FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 2Cost includes:- 13 meals (Mon. dinner; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tuesday through Friday)- 4 nights in a hotel (Mon-Thu): students will go home Friday evening- Awesome afternoon & evening options (outreach, equipping labs, recreation)- Guest speakers and worship bands- Conference notebookREGISTER HEREABOUT CHALLENGEChallenge is the national gathering for students entering 9th through completion of 12th grade (for Fall 2024). It has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with God every day, everywhere, and forever. Not only will there be amazing worship and biblical teaching from a variety of speakers, but students will also have the opportunity to participate in outreach projects around the KC area, attend afternoon electives, do recreational activities, experience a different culture through the Reach Global Experience, and be part of a student prayer movement (Prayer Moves) that meets every evening.… Read More »

Student Ministries Established Class

Shawnee

The Established Class is a 16-week exploration of orthodox Christian theology, guided by the Nicene Creed. All current 7th, 8th and 9th graders are invited to join the teaching, conversation, and practical exercises guided by Nathan Kurtz, with Johnny Daigle and Paul Brandes. The Established Class will be held during the 9:00 AM service beginning January 7 and will conclude on April 21. It also entails a couple of special experiences including a retreat on Friday–Sunday, April 26-28 and a special anointing moment on Sunday, May 5.This class requires a commitment to attend each session, invest time in the study, and be engaged through the completion. It is understood that issues arise, but ideally no student should miss more than two or three Sundays.Please take time to carefully consider the opportunity.Nathan Kurtz can be reached by email at [email protected] or by phone at (913)660-2291 if you have any questions.Register Here

High School Midweek

Leawood

The purpose of our midweek gatherings is to create space for students to connect with Jesus, other students, and trusted adults.We provide a safe, healthy environment where all students can encounter Jesus, explore faith, and engage in community. We hope students will feel welcomed and loved—and have a place where they belong.Our students will be encouraged and challenged to grow in their knowledge and love of Christ, regardless of where they are on the faith spectrum.

Middle School Midweek

Leawood

Our middle school students gather weekly at the Leawood Campus for fellowship, small group discussion, games, songs, and teaching. Middle school students are encouraged to gather in the Café for fellowship before small group time begins. This is a great place to connect with other students and adult leaders over games, conversation and food.

No Student Ministries

Olathe

There will be no middle school or high school Student Ministries due to spring break.