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Welcome to 7 & 8 Grade Youth Ministry at Hope!

Questions? Contact DCE Wesley Spottiswood at  or DCE Steve McCarthy at


2019/2020 Medical Release Form

Get ready to move up to the next grade starting on June 2 for Sunday School & Youth Group!


VBS Volunteers Needed!
June 17-22, 2019 for both daytime and evening sessions
Do you like kids, want to impact the faith lives of your community, or just need some service hours? Then sign up to volunteer as a VBS youth leader this summer. Register here

Ice Cream Pig Trough
June 5 from 6:30-7:30PM; cost is $3
Get ready to pig out! All you can eat ice-cream, toppings, and games. This event is sure to be the oink of the town!

Sportsmen’s Group Annual Youth Outing (Shooting, Fishing, & Cook out)
Saturday, June 15 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM (rain or shine) 
Open to all 5 - 12 Graders. Come on out to Bill Spencer’s farm for a great day outdoors. The day will start with a moment of prayer and a safety briefing by experienced shooting instructors. At noon, the group will take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch complete with burgers, hot dogs, sides, and drinks. Afterwards, the group will head to the pond for some fishing. If you don’t have a gun or fishing rod to bring, we will have some for you to use.  We require every child to be accompanied by a parent, and everyone must sign a liability release.  If you are planning to attend, contact Ted Bachman at or 919-606-3477 to make reservations and get directions. 

Sunday School
Sunday mornings from 9:45-10:45AM
You are invited to the Youth Center between church services for Sunday School! This month the group will cover the topic of Life’s changes and transitions.

Wednesday Night Youth Group
Wednesday nights at 6:30-7:30PM
7&8 Grade Youth Group is a weekly time where you get away from school, hangout with friends, spend time in God’s Word, eat snacks, and play games!

7 & 8 Grade Summer Mission Trip
All current 7-8 graders are welcome to attend the trip this summer. The group will be going to Massanetta Springs camp for a week of service, adventure, teamwork, leadership, and more! Mark your calendars for June 23-28, 2019. Register here.