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Hope Students

Our student ministry is for students 6th-12th grade and is a place for students to connect with God, with other people, and have fun.

Our vision is to inspire teens to dream big!

We are a city of people who are crazy enough to believe that we can change the world.

What we’re all about:

We are a grace-filled, non-judgemental group of people who are doing our best to live for Jesus.

upcoming events

6.12 SKO Hope Students would like to invite you to our annual Summer Kick Off. You can expect games, food and lots of fun. Be sure to invite your friends. 

6.12 Pool Party: June 3rd 

6.12 Capture the Flag: June 10th

9.12 Six Flags Day: June 15th, cost $45

6.12 Kool Aid + Kickball: June 17th 

Missions Week: 9.12/June 23-30- Guatemala. 6.8/June 24-25 St. Louis (cost $150)

Guatemala Missions Report: July 1st 

6.12 Scavenger Hunt: July 8th

6.8 Water Park Day: July 13th, cost $35

6.12 Paintball: July 15th, cost $25

6.12 Student Ministry B-B-Q: July 29th

6.12 Pool Party: August 5th 

6.12 Fall Kick-Off: August 26th 

 

Summer Trips 

9.12 Mission Trip June 23-30: A team of Hope Students will be going on our mission trip to Guatemala City next summer (June 23-30, 2018). This will be a life changing experience for anyone who attends.

6.8 Mission Trip June 24-25: We are providing an unique opportunity for Middle School students this summer with a middle school missions trip to St. Louis, MO. We will be partnering with an organization called "Love the Lou". Their mission is one of restoration to reverse the negative trends of poverty and racism in the city. While there we will be doing work like; cleaning up an abandon lot, planting a community garden, or serving in a community center. 

On Sunday we will travel to St. Louis and stay in a nice hotel, eat pizza and enjoy the pool. Then on Monday morning we will meet our friends from "Love the Lou" and begin our work project together after a very full day of serving in St. Louis we will travel back to Springfield that evening. Click here to register.

9.12 CIY MOVE  July 22-27: For students that will be entering 9-12 grade in the fall of 2018.This summer Hope Students will be attending a CIY Move Conference at Lee University in Cleveland Tennessee. This 5 day high school event will challenge students through interactive worship, dynamic preaching, small group study and community building. To enhance this experience and our time together, we will also be going white water rafting on the Ocoee River Wednesday afternoon.
REGISTRATION OPTIONS: All Require a $50 deposit.
STAKEHOLDERS - $475 deposit due by Oct. 29th
EARLY BIRD - $500 deposit due by Jan. 15th
REGISTRATION - $525 deposit due by Apr. 2nd
LATE REGISTRATION - $550
In addition there will be three forms that will need filled out for this trip.

*DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
**THIS TRIP ONLY HAS 50 STUDENT SPOTS

Click here to register.

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Student Ministries Environments

6.8 (Middle School)
9.12 (High School)

Student Service 
At Hope we recognize that our students are living and growing in an ever-changing and challenging world. Sunday nights are a time when students can come together to play games and activities, engage in worship, and hear a relevant teaching from Troy Easley- our Student Pastor.

Small Groups
We believe that small groups are important to help students build deeper relationships with God, their peers and adult leaders through small group discussions. The students are split into grade and gender specific groups for a time of deeper study, conversation and to build relationships with their peers and adult leaders.


Trips & Events
We offer various trips and events throughout the year for students. Trips and events are often divided between Middle School (6.8) and High School (9.12). Stay up to date on all our latest events by liking our student facebook page.

Sunday Nights

Sunday Nights (6:00-8:00)
6:00-6:30- Snack Bar & Games
6:30-7:30- Worship & Teaching
7:30-8:00 Small Group Time

 

Music
There will be music playing throughout the entire evening. There will be some pre-service jams while the students play games and there is a live student worship band that plays before service.

Sermons
The sermons given each week will be to help the student learn more about Jesus and give an opportunity to start a relationship with Him.

VIP Room
Students are always encouraged to invite their friends to group. We offer a special VIP environment for students who bring friends for the first time. The student and friend get to go enjoy the perks of the VIP room at the start of service- where they will have awesome snacks and some adult leaders to hang out with and answer any questions they may have.

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Want to get involved?

It is critically important for every student to be connected to adults who are willing to listen to them and love them. It is our philosophy that adults who follow Jesus can influence and produce Jesus-following students who become Jesus-following adults.