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Welcome to our Middle School Ministry homepage. Here you will find information about ministries, milestones, and events for the middle school ministry of Bethel. Continue to check back often as we will be updating information on a regular basis!
Groups in Middle School Ministry
Middle School Ministry Goals
- Teaching the Biblical Story to the whole family.
- Developing strong parental and caregiver faith.
- Promoting family faith conversation, prayer, Bible reading, and service.
- Equipping parents and families for faith formation.
- Fostering Parent-Child/Youth relationships.
Milestones and Special Events in Middle School Ministry
- 5th Grade – 1st Communion Milestone – Sept. 25 and 27: training, Oct. 2 – 1st Communion received
- 6th Grade – Confirmation Introduction and kick off – Feb. 2 and Feb. 5
- 7th & 8th Grade – Confirmation Parent Night – Sept. 14 and Feb. 22
- 7th & 8th Grade (Fall of next year) – Attend Confirmation Camp at Good Earth Village – July 9–14
- 7th & 8th Grade (Fall of next year) – Confirmation Camp Blessing and Send off during Worship – July 9
- 8th Grade – HS (8-12) Canoe trip to Camp Amnicon – August 6–12
Upcoming Activities for Middle School Ministry
- Apr. 19 – Pizza Night and Confirmation resume
- Apr. 21 – Middle School Fall Fling 5-9 pm.
- Apr. 22 – Youth Service Event at Samaritan Bethany 1-3 pm.
- Apr. 30 – Sunday Morning Ed./VBS Registration Starts
- May 10 – Last day of Confirmation
- May 21 – Last day of Sun. School/Forum 56/BRIDGE for Youth
- June 19-22 – Maker Fun Factory VBS, 9 am – noon
- June 21 – Youth picnic for youth VBS volunteers 12-3 pm.
- July 9-14 – Confirmation Camp
- July 22 – Bethel @ the Ballpark
- July 26 – Adventurer’s Day @ Good Earth Village
- August – TBA – Campfire Worship @ the Gorder’s