Middle School

Inviting the next generation to take their next steps with Jesus

About Middle School Ministry 

Our mission is to invite the next generation to take their next steps with Jesus. We believe that every Middle Schooler has a next step to take, whether it's putting their faith in Jesus, learning how to read their Bible, choosing to be baptized, joining a Life Group, or even just being willing to show up to church. We want to help each student discover what their next step is, and take it, while having tons of fun!

Upcoming Events

summer nights

Every Wednesday evening from June 8 to July 27, MSM will be joining our friends from HSM from 6:00-8:00pm for worship, teaching, and a whole lot of fun. We’ll be walking through the book of John together, and we have some exciting things in store! 


When: Thursdays, June 16-July 14, 2:00-4:00pm

BASICS is an opportunity for students to spend time with the MSM staff team digging deeper into some of the fundamentals of our faith. This summer, we will be talking about the Bible and how we as followers of Jesus could have a better understanding of this book.


When: July 18-21, 8:30am-2:00pm
Cost: $30

Mobilize is a 4 day Service Camp. Students will be placed on teams and sent out to meet the needs of people in our city. Registration for this event will open on May 15th.

MSM on Sundays

Middle School Ministry meets every week on Sunday at 11:00am for MSM. We would love for you to join us in the Student Ministry Worship Center for community, fun, worship, and teaching!
(MSM is not meeting Sundays during the summer. We will start back July 31!)

life groups

Life Groups meet on Wednesday nights, September-April in homes around town during the school year. Registration begins in August. 

msm parents

The MSM Team is here to partner with you in the discipleship of your student as they take their next steps with Jesus. Check out these resources to help you start conversations around Sunday mornings, life groups, and other events in MSM.

Serve With Us

Life Group Leader

Our LifeGroup leaders disciple and lead a group of 8-12 students of the same grade and gender. LifeGroups meet 3 Wednesday evenings a month in homes around town. 

Next Team

Welcome | Café | Events
Our NextTeam serves MSM by creating a welcoming and safe environment for students on Sunday mornings and special events. No matter the role, NextTeam leaders help to create the space for students to take their next step with Jesus. 

Application Process

1. Complete the application below
2. Interview with high school staff member
3. Background check
4. SafeKIDS program*
*We take our responsibility to care for our students very seriously. Our SafeKIDS protection guidelines are intended to create a safe and nurturing culture where students can come to a growing relationship with Jesus. All volunteers are required to complete our SafeKIDS training prior to serving.

The Middle School Team

zach hume

Pastor of Middle and High School Ministries

carleen mchugh

Associate Pastor of Middle School Ministry

Spencer Garland

Pastor of Student Ministry Worship

Beth Utterback

Coordinator of Parent Partnerships for Student Ministries

Heather Garland

Administrative Assistant for Student Ministries

Stay Connected!

We have several ways for you to stay connected with everything happening in MSM.  

Social Media

On our social media accounts you will find posts with gatherings & event information and special information.


Our newsletter is sent out to parents at the beginning of each month with all the information for things coming up in MSM.  If you are not already on our email list,  please contact us!


Occasionally, important information regarding MSM is texted.  Make sure you have texting enabled if you wish to receive these messages.