<p>Middle School Ministry<br />
Living on mission for Christ<br />
Find out more!</p>
Middle School Ministry
Living on mission for Christ
Find out more!

Middle School

In Calvary Middle School Ministry, we’re focused on helping students in grades 6–8 to "live on mission." This means equipping students to live as authentic followers of Jesus Christ and impact the world by making Christ known — in their neighborhoods, school, community, and beyond.

Come grow with us! Invite friends to any of our programs or events.

Register for upcoming events — check our calendar (right) and ministry programs (below).


Questions? Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com
 

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    Student Life Groups
    Middle School
    Sundays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, CLC 1300

    Student Life Groups
    Middle School
    Sundays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, CLC 1300

    After the Sunday morning worship service, all middle school students gather in the Calvary Life Center. After snacks and fellowship, we study God's Word together. Then we break into small groups for discussion and prayer. Come get a "big picture" view of Scripture and grow in your faith with us — and invite your friends!

    FAMILY CONNECTION FOR MAY 26

     


    Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com

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    2.42 Sunday — New!
    11:15 AM & 6:00 PM 
    Sunday, June 9

    2.42 Sunday — June 9

    Morning: 11:15 AM–12:15 PM
    Evening: 6:00–8:30 PM, in the CLC

    Middle and high school students, are you ready for a big day of fun, food, and fellowship? 2.42 Sunday is all about inviting friends, enjoying fun food and games, and sharing encouraging truth from God's Word! We'll have one 2.42 Sunday each month in the Calvary Life Center.

    So gather your friends and join us on Sunday, June 9, right after the morning service in CLC 1300 & 1400. We're featuring ice cream sundaes to help cool off on a hot Sunday! It's gonna be a BLAST! Then be sure to come back Sunday night for more great games, FREE pizza, snacks, and a Gospel presentation. Here's your opportunity to invite friends and newcomers to Calvary Student Ministry! No cost or registration.

    Upcoming dates:
    June 9
    July 14
    August 11
    September 8
    October 13
    November 10


    "And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers." — Acts 2:42


    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Summer Bible Studies
    Student Ministry
    Tuesday, June 11 launch!

    Student Ministry Summer Bible Studies
    Select Tuesdays: 10:00 AM–Noon
    Calvary Life Center

    Middle and high school students, stay cool and connected this summer! Join your friends on Tuesdays for Bible study with Pastor Eric and Pastor Matt. After we break apart for study, we will enjoy awesome fellowship, play games, or move off-campus for an action-packed special event!

    Bring your Bible and meet us in the CLC on these dates:   

    • June 11, 18 & 25
    • July 9
    • August 6

    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    IGNITE: Summer Edition
    Student Ministry Worship Night
    Wednesday, June 12 kick-off!
     

    Summer IGNITE
    Wednesdays, 6:00–8:30 PM  | CLC
    June 12 – August 14


    Middle and high school students, stay connected this summer with Summer IGNITE!

    Our Christ-centered worship night on Wednesdays is the place to grow in your faith and build community together. We'll enjoy powerful Bible teaching from our pastors plus tons of fun summer stuff. There's no cost or registration — free pizza & snacks! Invite your friends! 

    Upcoming highlights:

    Note: No meetings June 26, July 3 & 24


    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thomson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Mission Charlotte
    Student Ministry  |  June 17–21
    Arbor Glen VBS/Sports Camp

    Mission Charlotte
    Arbor Glen VBS/Sports Camp
    June 17–21 | 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM


    Middle and high school students and their families are invited to share the love of Jesus with the Arbor Glen community in Charlotte this summer! We will help lead kids in K–5th grade in fun VBS/Sports activities. Plus we'll celebrate with a pizza party at Brooklyn Pizza as we wrap up the week of serving on Friday. All students must complete the application in order to participate!

    Schedule:
    7:00 AM departure from CLC via mini-vans
    1:30 PM return to CLC for parent pick up
    Friday, June 21 | 1:30 PM, Pizza Party at Brooklyn Pizza

    MISSION CHARLOTTE APPLICATION 
    Download and complete the application — deadline for submission is May 19.


    Evangelism Training Meeting
    Wednesday, June 5 | 6:00–7:30 PM, CLC 1400

    Required training meeting for all participants!


    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Crowders Mountain Hike
    Student Ministry
    Tuesday, July 2

    Student Ministry – Crowders Mountain Hike
    Tuesday, July 2  |  9:30 AM–5:00 PM

    We're heading to scenic Crowders Mountain for an awesome day to soak in God's beautiful creation! Join Pastors Eric and Matt and our leaders as we hit the trails together. Meet us in the CLC at 8:30 AM for departure — transportation provided!

     Remember to pack a lunch, wear sunscreen, and bring plenty of water!

    Register


    "The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork."  — Psalm 19:1


    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Summer Camp
    Student Ministry  |  July 22–26

    Student Ministry Summer Camp
    July 22–26


    Students, this summer we're heading to Camp Bob Cooper, located on the shores of Lake Marion in Summertown, SC. We've got a great week planned for you with dynamic Bible study and tons of activities and recreation at this scenic retreat.

    Our theme for camp week is Just Believe. To replace doubt with faith is essential to walking with God. We'll focus on learning to trust God to overcome doubt, fear, and anxiety. It's an important topic for all students to deal with!

    You'll have time alone each morning to spend with God using a devotional journal, then meet with your small group leader for Huddle Time. This will include scripture memorization and the opportunity for questions and reflection. Then we'll enjoy powerful worship together, followed by breakout sessions led by Calvary pastoral staff.

    Afternoons will be free for swimming, canoeing, basketball, volleyball, Frisbee, the blob, waterslide, climbing wall, high ropes course, paintball, and much more! After dinner, we'll conclude each day with worship and engaging Bible teaching. 


    Cost: $250 with $75 non-refundable deposit

    Register

    Roundtrip transportation, lodging, and most meals are included; Monday lunch–Friday breakfast provided. Bring extra money for snacks and drinks during the week ($30–$50). 


    Camp FAQs

    Got questions about our week at camp? We've got answers! Need additional info, just give us a call.

    CAMP FAQs


    Join our Camp Team

    We need many adult volunteers for camp! You can help with running our snack shack, decorating, recreation teams, tech teams, or serve as a small group leader. We also need an RN or LPN to volunteer as our camp nurse for the week. Interested? Contact Jennifer in the Student Ministry office. 


    Contacts: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com
    Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com
    Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Carowinds Meet-Up
    Student Ministry
    Tuesday, July 30

    Student Ministry Day at Carowinds
    Tuesday, July 30  |  10:00 AM–6:00 PM

    Come meet-up with Pastors Eric and Matt Join for an incredible day of action-packed rides and awesome fellowship at Carowinds. Students should meet at the main entrance at 10:00 AM.

    Bring your season pass or purchase your own ticket. Remember to bring extra money for food and drinks!

    No registration needed. Just meet us at the park!


    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com