About Our Ministry
Rolling Hills' High School Ministry is designed to continue building on the biblical truths taught in our Middle School Ministry. As our teens grow and own their faith, we want to provide them with many opportunities to actively grow in their spiritual maturity before leaving our ministry.
During high school years, the pressures of discovering who you are, what you want to do in life, how to put faith into action, how to use wisdom in relationships and how to handle more responsibility can be overwhelming. Our hope is to partner with parents to guide and encourage students to actively live out their faith in everyday life and equip them with the spiritual maturity they will need to be successful in college and the world.
During their time in our High School Ministry, students will learn these core truths:
I am created to pursue an authentic relationship with Jesus.
I am designed to be an active part of a community who points each other to Christ.
I exist every day to demonstrate God's love to a broken world.
We encourage our High School students to serve the Body of Christ on Sunday mornings by using their gifts, talents, and abilities in other ministry areas (Preschool, Kids, Middle School, A/V, Security, Greeters, etc.). We also encourage our students to Worship One/Serve One , where students serve during one service and attend another—they have the freedom to choose which services. The first Sunday of every month, we have a training class for our new High School students to prepare them for an area of service. Contact Brandon Billups to sign up for the class.
Sunday Night Small Groups
We offer small groups for 9th-12th grade students on Sunday evenings from 5-6:30pm in our Backstage area. These groups are gender- and age-specific. We start with dinner for everyone, and our goal is to create an environment that encourages unity and conversation. After dinner, students break out into their small groups. Our curriculum helps to develop and equip students with a deeper understanding of Scripture and how the story of Jesus Christ ties it all together. Each week, our students will encounter the gospel through in-depth study of Bible, theology, and missions, with the intent to show how all the Scriptures point to Jesus, and how the gospel has the ability to transform a student's life.
Wednesday Night Worship
High School Worship is our weekly Wednesday night worship experience for 9th-12th grade students from 6:30-8pm. It is designed specifically to engage our high schoolers and their friends through creative biblical teaching, fun games and inspired worship. As an optional time of fellowship, we go to the neighboring Chick-Fil-A afterward.
While students are learning, parents can, too! Check out our list of adult classes that are offered at the same time.
New here? Here's what you need to know!
Whether you're new to our area, new to Rolling Hills, or just in town for a visit, we consider it a privilege to spend time with your middle schooler! At our student check-in desk, our volunteers will be able to get your 6th, 7th or 8th grader connected on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.
Next Steps for Middle Schoolers
Is your middle schooler interested in learning more about what it means to follow Jesus, taking the next step of baptism, serving opportunities, leading worship, etc.? We'd love to parter with you, the parent, in helping them with any of their spiritual Next Steps. Reach out to Jenn Hendrich for more information.