Elevate is our high school discipleship program, and its purpose is to help students understand that everything we do in this life – from school, work, sports and everything in between – is to glorify Christ. To that end, we have a Bible study that meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 - 8 p.m. This study helps students see that the stories and lessons of the Scripture apply to their everyday lives and challenge them to rely on the grace of Christ to help them to elevate His Name. Our hope and aim with the high schoolers is that as they mature to young adults they will come to know the surpassing love of Christ, and then live out that love for their Savior in the community of Metter and beyond.

The last verse in the Book of Judges—a book that chronicles the downward spiral of disobedience in the lives of the people of God ends with one of the most depressing verses in the Bible: “In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever seemed right to him” (Judges 21:25).

Starting in January 2019, we are picking up with what happens next with a series entitled: “The Search for a King”. We are going to be looking at 1 and 2 Samuel as we see how the story of Israel’s desire for a king parallels with our story. All of us are searching for security, truth and identity in this life but are we looking for it in the right place?

This summer students will get a taste of missions as both middle and high school students go to Fuge Camps.


At Fuge, students are divided into ministry tracks (themes include park and recreation, nursing homes, painting/yard work) as they go out into communities to be the hands and feet of Christ. There will be worship in the evenings, crazy awesome games and students will be able to build lasting friendships with those around them.


Middle School students are going to Charleston, SC July 8-12 and the cost is $238. High School students will be going to Jefferson City, TN June 10-14 and the cost is $221. We will be doing fundraisers to help bring the cost down per trip.


To sign up, grab a brochure in the main Youth Room and return to Pastor Dave by January 23, 2019! Spaces are limited so sign up fast!