We exist as a student ministry to partner with families in the proper discipleship of their children who will, in turn, make disciples wherever God may lead them.

Middle School Ministry at The Glade Church enjoys some of the most fantastic volunteer leadership around. Our staff and volunteers work hard to make sure each student finds themselves at home and has an opportunity to encounter Jesus. 

Middle Schoolers meet in "The District" on Sunday mornings at 9 AM and Wednesday evenings at 6 PM. This is a fun and engaging space for students to hang out with friends and leaders.

Summer Schedule

While our regular meetings may be on hiatus for the summer, our Wednesday nights are far from quiet. Join us as we gather for a time of fellowship, food, and games.  Here are our plans this summer:

  • May 22 - School’s Out Celebration - Come hungry as we celebrate the end of school.  We will get started in the back parking lot at 6:30.

  • May 29 - Holiday World (Sign up HERE)

  • June 5 - No Summer Nights because of VBS.

  • June 12 - A night of hotdogs and s'mores at the Watkins House (319 Hunters Run Lane).

  • June 19 - Serving Preschool - We will be serving the preschool ministry by running thier night out event.  Students will be involved in handing out food, greeting families, and running the bounce houses and play spots.  To sign up, click HERE.

  • July 10 - It's summer so we need a water games day.  We will meet at 6:30p for a time of food and water games.  Come prepared to get wet.  If you don't want to get wet, it's ok, still come and hang out.

  • July 17 - Swim Night at the McNutt's house.  We will have food and fun, wear an approperate swimsuit and come have fun!

  • July 24 - We will wrap the summer up with a fun trivia night in the High School Building.  We will kick things off at 6:30p.


On Sunday morning, Middle Schoolers meet from 9-10:15 AM on Sunday mornings.  Students hang out in The District and connect with other students and leaders.  While in The District, there is a brief welcome and announcement time.  Students are then released to their Sunday School classes for the remainder of the time.  The Sunday School classes are broken up by age/gender.  While in their Sunday School classes, students are walked through The Gospel Project and explore the overarching story of scripture and how all of the Bible points to Jesus. Many parents attend a Life Group during this hour and reconnect with their student(s) during the 10:30 AM corporate worship hour. During the 10:30 AM corporate worship hours, some students sit with their families while others sit in the front center of the worship room as a group.  We would love to see your middle schoolers and welcome them to the conversation this Sunday. 


At 6:00 PM every Wednesday night during the school year, we host an on-campus worship service for Middle School students. The evening kicks off with hang-out time until 6:30, with games set up outside.  At 6:30, students enter The District for a worship service geared toward them.  The service wraps up at 7:30 and students are free to hang out until they are picked up by their parents.  We would love to have your student worship with us!


As listed above, the Middle School Ministry gathers in The District on Sundays and Wednesdays. Please, fill out our first-time guest card and we’ll introduce your student(s) to others in their grade.

If you have any questions or would like to plan a visit with us on either a Sunday or a Wednesday, please email our Middle School Director David Watkins, and he will reach out to you to ensure your student has the best experience possible.

Student Ministry at The Glade Church is here to aid families in the proper discipleship of their students, equipping them to share the Gospel wherever the Lord leads them. 

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