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PowerLife is a fun, safe and welcoming environment where junior high students (grades 6-8) can explore the Bible, ask challenging questions about life, meet new friends and confirm their faith in Jesus Christ.

Students will meet weekly on Wednesday nights during the school year.

NEW start times for 2023-24:

  • 6th Grade (6:00 – 7:15 pm)
  • 7th Grade (6:45 – 8:00 pm)
  • 8th Grade (7:30 – 8:45 pm)

Register for PowerLife

What to expect at PowerLife

PowerLife is our confirmation ministry designed to help students discover their faith through weekly gatherings where we create space for students to focus on building healthy, faith-filled relationships; learn more about God through worship, prayer and our study of the Bible; and live out their faith by applying their beliefs to their everyday life!

Junior high students registered for PowerLife will be placed in a small group with 8-12 students and an adult volunteer. Each week, students will start with connection time to engage in community and relationship with friends. After connection time they move to time in worship, and they will hear a powerful message from a speaker. Students will finish the night with small group time to discuss the message, life situations, and prayer.

PowerLife is a safe space for students to bring their questions, doubts, fears and excitements. It is a ministry where students are encouraged to create healthy, faith-filled relationships with friends and grow in their relationship with God. We help students read the Bible and connect with God in scripture, worship, and prayer. Students will be given tools to apply what they believe and share the Gospel in their everyday life!

Important dates for weekend retreats

  • 6th Grade OVERNIGHT Retreat (Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 2023) at Hidden Acres
  • 7th Grade OVERNIGHT Retreat (Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 2023) at Hidden Acres
  • 8th Grade OVERNIGHT Retreat (Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 2023) at Hidden Acres
  • 8th Grade DAY Retreat (Saturday, Feb. 10, 2023) at Hope Grimes

Important dates for Confirmation

  • 8th Grade Faith Statement Night – Wednesday, May 1, 2024
  • 8th Grade Confirmation – Sunday, May 5, 2024

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Volunteers are needed!

If you have a heart to see students transformed and you’re looking to make a difference in the world, PowerLife is a great place to serve. All the curriculum, discussion questions, and activities are planned in advance by the staff. Leaders are simply invited to be present in the lives of these students each week. PowerLife leaders see and care for the students, providing a safe space to ask good questions about their faith and identity. 

To apply to serve in PowerLife, please click the Volunteer button below and complete the form. If you are 18 or older, please complete the mandatory background check that will be emailed to you.