Events Teen Church Citywide Youth Service Junior High Gathering Friendship Groups Upcoming Events Student Ministries holds various monthly events throughout the year. Activities may include sporting events, sports, ice-skating, paintball, bowling, mini golf, guys’ breakfasts, girls’ socials, game nights, and more. We strongly recommend signing up for our monthly newsletter to stay updated on events and activities. Please see the Student Ministries calendar for month-specific dates. Pre-Service Hang Out Every other week, 5:30–6:30pm Burgers, hotdogs, drinks, and snacks will be sold for 50 cents each. Please note: During inclement weather, alternate food will be sold in place of burgers and hotdogs. Third Fridays Third Fridays is a monthly sports night for ages 14–18. Activity options will vary month to month related to weather. Junior High Game Night Last Thursday of the month Come prepared to have fun participating in group games and competitions! Please bring a finger food/snack to share. Outreach Monthly outreaches typically take place on a weekend and empower teens to serve our community. Location and activity vary month to month but may include KidCity7, acts of service, evangelism, nursing home ministry, and more. Friday Night Burn A night of extended corporate intercession and worship as we seek the presence of God together. Weekly Schedule Teen Church Time: Sundays during the 8:45am and 11am Forerunner Christian Fellowship (FCF) services Location: The FCF gym, following corporate worship Teen Church consists of a time of fellowship, followed by a message. Back to top Citywide Youth Service Time: Wednesdays, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Camp and Training Center (11700 Grandview Road, Grandview, MO) This is a weekly teen service for grades 9–12. Back to top Junior High Gathering Time: Wednesdays, 6:30–8:30pm Location: Camp and Training Center This is a weekly gathering for grades 6–8. All junior high small groups meet for worship, games, small groups, and more. We ask that teens are not dropped off before 6:15pm. Back to top Friendship Groups Friendship Groups for teens meet throughout the week during the afternoons and evenings. If your teen is interested in joining a group, please contact a group leader or email Student Ministries at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please always confirm location and time before dropping your teen off for a group. Back to top Cry Out Time: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30–5:30pm Location: Camp and Training Center This spring semester (now through May 18), we are taking a season to engage the Lord with faith in the place of prayer. Instead of our usual Student Prayer Room format, we will be holding two prayer meetings per week, called Cry Out. Teens and their families are welcome to join us as we pray for a move of the Spirit among the youth at IHOPKC. Back to top Seasonal Events Summer Events Awakening Teen Camps (June–July) Fascinate (July 20–22) Back-to-School Picnic (August) Families with teens are invited to come celebrate the start of a new school year with Student Ministries! We provide meat, drinks, and paper products and ask each family to bring a side dish to share. Student Courses (spring and fall) These courses are offered seasonally and focus on foundational topics of the Christian faith. Courses include Growing in the Word, Sermon on the Mount, the Covenants, Growing in the Prophetic, Biblical Overview, and the Life of Christ. Fall Retreat (October) Our annual Fall Retreat is a great way for teens to get away, pursue fresh encounter with God, build friendships, and have tons of fun! A typical schedule includes activities, small group discussions, extended worship and ministry times, and guest speakers. Retreat activities vary depending on the location but may include sports, team-building games, worship, bonfires, float trips, zip lines, paintball, horseback riding, and skeet shooting. Student Ministries provides transportation to and from the retreat. Please note, all events are subject to change. Please sign up to receive our announcement emails and monthly newsletters.