CHStudents is for anyone in grades 7 through 12. Our group is composed of students that attend schools from all around the Tyler area. Our hope is that our students recognize that they are an integral part of the church here at Colonial Hills and a part of the universal Church on earth. At Colonial Hills, we want to emphasize Family Ministry, and CHStudents is one of the major components of that ministry.
Our purpose is to Be One, Make One; this means to Be a disciple of Jesus while Making disciples of Jesus. Students are not given a “junior-varsity,” or teenager Holy Spirit, instead being in Christ means they are fully equipped and empowered to fulfill the Great Commission. We believe that Christ will make himself known to others through the unique gifts and talents that he has given us. And that he alone can accomplish this according to His purpose and for His glory. In its simplicity, it boils down to Loving God and Loving People.
“Student Ministry is not Student Ministry until Students are Ministering.” we want to be missionally minded. This includes serving in our local church body (i.e., Children’s Church, VBS, God’s Kids), serving other communities (i.e., Mission Arlington), and serving internationally (mission trips). We want our students to know that they are a valuable part of the church as a whole, both locally and globally, and that includes finding opportunities to share the gifts they have been given with others. We try to get students to understand that they already have everything they need in Christ to Make disciples, share their faith, and ultimately know the fullness of following the Lord as he leads in and through them.
We offer classes on Sunday mornings for our Junior High Boys, Junior High Girls, High School Boys, and High School Girls. These classes will all use the Gospel Project for their curriculum but will be flavored by the teachers and individuals in each class. On Wednesday nights, we strive to create a worship experience like that of a Sunday morning with a time for games and activities at the end. We will begin our regularly scheduled Wednesday nights (6:00 – 7:30 pm) on August 25th.
We'd love for you to join us!
We're meeting at a different house every Wednesday night of the summer! That means no on-campus events on Wednesday nights for June and July.
We'd love for you to join us! Send us a message below to get the address for this week.