Student Ministry Annual Events

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*All of our events are planned with purpose: we want to win the lost, build believers, equip workers and multiply disciples.

See You at the Pole (Winning)
An annual day in September when students pray at their school flagpoles with their peers and teachers.

Small Group Outings (Building)
Small groups get together quarterly and plan something fun, while also building and growing better friendships with each other.

Hiking Trip (Building)
An annual trip to Taylors Falls to hike and enjoy God’s creation.

Operation Christmas Child (Equipping)
A night when students pack shoeboxes full of Christmas gifts for children.

Fall Retreat (Winning/Building)
Students spend a weekend at Trout Lake Camp for an amazing time of learning about God and growing great friendships.

Full Shelves, Full Hearts (Equipping)
Families gather with other churches in our area to buy food and supplies for our local food shelf.

Planet Wisdom (Equipping)
This is a conference for our Student Discipleship Team (DTeam) designed to help students go deeper in their relationship with Jesus and learn what it means to live for Him.

Christmas Party (Winning/Building)
Students exchange gifts and sing Christmas songs.

24-Hour Blitz (Winning)
An all-nighter when students invite their friends for fun activities and a clear presentation of the Gospel.

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Afton Alps (Winning)
An all-day adventure of skiing and snowboarding at Afton Alps.

Winter Games (Winning)
An annual gathering of churches in the area when our high schoolers play broomball and battle it out with other student groups!

Service Day (Equipping)
An all-day adventure when families serve in ways that help people around the world, in the inner city, and in their own community.

District Blitz (Building/Equipping)
Our annual conference is focused on discipleship. Students will learn how to apply their faith in Jesus to their everyday lives.

UNITE (Building)
We join thousands of others in the Twin Cities for a night of worship and prayer on the National Day of Prayer.

Parent’s Banquet (Equipping)
An annual themed event gives students the opportunity to show their love and appreciation to their parents. We kick off the evening with a delicious meal, and then play games and have a time of sharing between parents and their student.

Summer Mission Trips (Building/Equipping)
Depending on where we go, you can count on your student having the time of his or her life! Students will grow great friendships and be strengthened in their relationship with Jesus.

LEAD THE CAUSE (Equipping)
Students spend five days in Chicago or Denver learning how to share and defend their faith.

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Valley Fair (Winning)
A day when students have fun together while at the same time being challenged find people they don’t know to pray with them and share their faith.