KIDS & YOUTH Ministries

Come and be known.

Whoever you are, wherever you're from, you are welcome here.

Welcome to the Hickory Student Ministry! We are redefining what student ministry looks like by creating more than a fun place to hang out. We are building a ministry that helps students ask questions and make discoveries about the God who created them, who loves them and who is calling them to greater things! 

vbs 2023

June 25-June 29

SUN 4-7 PM | M-TH 9am-12 PM


Please help us gather needed supplies by donating through our Amazon wishlist here:  OR by visiting the bulletin board next to the office and taking a paper lion and donating/lending us the requested items.  Please return items with the paper lion attached. Borrowed items will be returned once VBS has ended.  Closer to the start of VBS we will have new paper lions on the bulletin board with food donations that are needed.  
We thank you in advance for your generosity!

Also keep your eyes peeled for upcoming "VBS Paint Nights" to be scheduled soon.  These will be nights where you can volunteer your time to help us paint and craft some of the decorations that will be used during VBS.  This is an activity that the whole family can get involved in and have fun creating together!

Sunday School

KIDS & YOUTH | 9:45-10:45 am

What to Expect
  • Our Children's Sunday School rooms (Preschool-5th grade) are located on the second floor and are marked by grade levels.
  • Middle school students (6th-8th grade) meet in the Library.
  • IGNITE is for High school students (9th-12th grade) and meets in the Youth Loft.

Kid's Sunday School is comprised of group Worship Skills time in the 3rd-5th grade class room and Lesson/Interactive Activity time in their assigned rooms.
Sunday School Secure Check-In & Check-Out
Our sign-in station is located in the main greeting area (lobby) of the church at the Welcome Center table on the right hand side. A parent/guardian must sign-in each student for Sunday School. Pick-up/Sign-out is in each student's assigned classroom. If you have any questions, contact our office at


What's KidVenture?
KidVenture is a high energy weekly program that meets kids where they are and helps them get closer to Jesus. We provide an environment that is safe, engaging and welcoming. Scripture, Snacks, Games, & Fellowship Fun! Think: A little slice of VBS every single week. Geared toward the Kinder-5th grade age group, we help kids develop an authentic faith by inciting wonder about our Great big God.

KidVenture runs March 7 - May 16
We meet Tuesdays from 6:00-7:15 pm in the Youth Loft.

KidVenture Drop-off
Parents & guardians are encouraged to pull through the semi-circle lot for drop-off at the side door to the right of the main entrance. You are also welcome to park and accompany your child inside.

Staff and Volunteers Child Abuse & Criminal History Clearances
Anyone over 18-years-old that is working with children at  is required to submit up-to-date Child Abuse and Criminal History clearances. Volunteers are asked to fill out an application each year. If you'd like to volunteer with our kids and don't already have your clearances, please contact the office.

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