Students

Encourage   |   Equip   |   Empower

The Student Ministry exists to encourage, equip, and empower students to grow
as disciples who lead others to Jesus Christ.

Sunday Morning Worship

Sundays at 9:15am in the Worship Center
All students, in 6th - 12th grade, are encouraged to attend our Modern Service in the Worship Center for worship and a relevant message from one of our pastors. The worship band, videos, enhanced lighting, creative elements and engaging preaching come together to shape this service that is casual in atmosphere and modern in feeling.

Sunday Growth Groups

Sundays at 11am in the Student Center
High school and 7th & 8th grade students meet for a biblical discussion of varying topics, seeking to understand these topics in light of what the Bible teaches in order to Empower, Equip, and Encourage all students.

Wednesday Nights

Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Student Center
On Wednesday Nights, HMUMC is the perfect place for students to experience authentic worship, encounter Scripture, and engage in small groups. Students in 6th – 12th grade will begin the evening with worship, enjoying some connection time with other students in the Student Center..

Confirmation

Sundays at 11am in the Student Center

Offered to 6th grade students, Confirmation is an exciting time in the lives of our students. This year-long class challenges students to examine the basics of their faith on a personal level and make a lifelong commitment to Christ.
Students will spend the classes together discussing the core principles of our Christian Faith during the first semester and then examining Methodist history and doctrine during the next semester. There will also be a special retreat experience during the spring.  At the end of the year students will have the opportunity to be confirmed and become members of the church.

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About Us

Get to know more about what makes us different.

The Student Ministry at HMUMC exists to encourage, equip, and empower students to grow as disciples who lead others to Jesus Christ.
As we do this, we seek to be:
  • Christ-Centered: We inspire students and leaders to live like Christ.
  • Relational: We invest and engage in cultivating authentic relationships among students, leaders, and God.
  • Courageous: We teach students to boldly share their faith through words and actions that impact the world.
  • Grace-filled: We welcome and value each student as God does.
  • Loving: We compassionately lead students, selflessly serving and caring.

Meet the team

David Benson

Director of Student Ministries
I believe God has called me to HMUMC to encourage, equip and empower students, leaders and their families in their relationship with Jesus. I believe God has called me to join a team of Christ followers, to connect and grow a generation of young people to Jesus.

Heather McCreary

Student Ministries Program Manager
I hope to provide a loving and nurturing environment for our youth.”

Let's serve together!

Join Our Student Ministry Leader Team

When it comes to student ministry, one of the most important elements are the adult volunteers who serve in the ministry. From Sunday school and small groups on Wednesday evenings to special events and retreat chaperones, the adults who volunteer to pour their lives into students make a huge difference. We’re looking for authentic adults who are willing to listen, have fun, ask questions, and show up consistently.

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