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.

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.

Weekly Schedule

Teen Church (Ages 12–14)

Time: Sundays during the 8:45am and 11am Forerunner Church services
Location: The Forerunner Church gym, following corporate worship

Teen Church consists of a time of fellowship followed by a message for grades 6–8.

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Junior High Gathering (Ages 12–14)

Time: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm
Location: Camp and Training Center (11700 Grandview Road, Grandview, MO)

This is a weekly gathering for grades 6–8. All junior high small groups meet for worship, games, and more. We ask that teens are not dropped off before 6:15pm.

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Citywide Youth Service (Ages 14–18)

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.

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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

Please always confirm location and time before dropping your teen off for a group.

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Seasonal Events

Summer Events

Awakening Teen Camps (see site for dates)
Fascinate (see site for dates)

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.

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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.

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