Starting in 6th grade, students enter into the Middle School section of Next Generation Ministry at West Hills. Middle school students can participate in a number of exciting activities, including:
Sunday School: Starting at 10:30am every Sunday located in the Youth Lounge downstairs, middle school and high school students meet, eat doughnuts, and learn what it means to live a life radically for Jesus Christ. Learning comes through bible lessons and small groups with a focus on scripture. Sunday school ends at 11:30am.
Confirmation: Confirmation at West Hills Church is designed to lead our 7th and 8th graders into a deeper understanding of who God is and how the church as a whole functions. It is focused on enhancing biblical literacy while allowing the students to meet our staff members and learn first hand what goes on at West Hills on a daily basis. After a student is confirmed they are considered members of West Hills Church, with all the rights and responsibilities that come with that commitment. Confirmation is also a great time to build relationships and have incredible amounts of fun, both in and out of class.
Sunday Night Worship: From 7:00 - 8:30pm West Hills offers all Next Gen students a chance to gather together to worship, hear a sermon, and break off into small group bible discussions. This is our Next Gen church service! At this service our Next Gen Praise Band performs contemporary Christian music and leads in prayer, worship, and media. We meet in the Youth Chapel (next to the restrooms on the ground level of the church) and on occasion we will meet in the main sanctuary. We would love to see you there!
The Next Gen Praise Band: All Next Gen students are encouraged to join the Next Gen Praise Band! All musicians are needed. Singers, drummers, guitarists, pianists, bassists, saxophone players, violin players, hand clappers and snappers. If it's musical, we want you to join! But what if you don't play an instrument? No problem, be a part of our media team by running slides, doing light shows, running sound, and setting up our technology! We practice Wednesday evenings at 8:00pm and perform during our Sunday Night Worship Services. Once a month we even perform in front of the entire church congregation! If you are interested in joining please contact Luke Burns (Listed at the bottom of this page!) Need a little more encouragement to join? See the video below of one of our Sunday Night Worship performances!