This year the High School ministry gets the opportunity to partner with Pastor Jesse Webster and Sugar Camp Baptist Church as they replant in the heart of Mt. Vernon, IL. Our students will help Sugar Camp reach the area through VBS style backyard Bible clubs, prayer walking, gospel distribution. We hope to finish up the week with a block party. We will also participate in evening worship services of preaching, prayer, and praise.
Ready or not here comes high school! We want to welcome all our incoming freshmen with a weekend just for them! This will be an opportunity for our students to get to know Luke and Kaitlyn as well as an introduction into the high school student ministry. Any/all new freshmen are welcome to this event! It is free but we do ask for registration below.
The dates are Friday & Saturday, Aug. 3 & 4. Drop off will be at Crossway at 6p on Friday and pickup will be at Crossway at 2p on Saturday. We’ll kick things off with dinner/pool party at Westport pool and then a lock in at the church. Saturday will start with breakfast and then a time of Bible study, games, and hanging out! We’ll conclude our weekend with an introduction to student leadership as well as lunch before pickup at 1:30p.
Beginning Aug. 11 is an opportunity for our HSM guys to play some flag football with a Super Bowl as a season closer! The deadline to signup is Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 with a team draft selection on August 11.
Following the preseason in August, all games and practices will take place on Sunday afternoons (1:30-4:30p) beginning Aug. 18 through Sept. 28. October will be playoffs for the Super Bowl currently scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 20 @ 8p. Sign up and be a part of something new this year!
We are returning to KC for READY19 as well as a concert featuring nobigdyl at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The cost is $60/student and includes the conference, transportation, lunch on Saturday and lodging. Meal money is needed for students for dinner on Friday night and a pit stop break on our return trip home ($15-20 is recommended). There will also be resources and items available for sale at the conference.
Our High School Ministry will be serving at Freeway Ministries on Saturday, Jan. 12. We will be helping serve food, with childcare, the youth study, and participating in worship. This project runs from 4:30-7:30pm.
Transportation is not provided for this event. Students can be dropped off and picked up at Freeway (739 West Talmage).
SNAC Night is an opportunity for high school students to come together for food, fun and games. There is no cost to attend and students are encouraged to bring a friend with them!
Students will make their way to the Student Center Gym following the evening service. Parents can expect this event to end at 9pm.
Online registration for this event is closed. You can still sign up at the door on Saturday.
Join up with your tribe for a night of fun and war! Crossway Baptist Church is hosting a back to school night class-clash and color war! This event will test your team spirit, the strength and ability of your grade and will help you flourish some new friendships!
The event will also include food, fun, giveaways, and ends with a powder war of epic proportions!
Please remember the appropriate materials (towels, trash bag, etc.) to clean yourself up as you leave the premises that evening.
Find your class color below and wear it that night! Prizes will go to one member of each class decked out the most-est, best-est!
Time & Date
Saturday, September 8 in the Student Center Gym. Starts with dinner in the student center gym at 6p and the madness ends outside at 8p.
Seniors – Blue
Juniors – Red
Sophomores – Orange
Freshmen – Green
Join us for a day at Treasure Lake in Branson, MO. Our high school students will be able to hangout and enjoy a day in the sun before school begins. Transportation/admission is free but students/friends need to sign up by Wednesday, August 8.
• Students need $10 - $20 for lunch and snacks.
• Students are welcome to bring fishing poles and supplies for fishing.
• ID is required to rent shuffleboard equipment, basketballs, tennis, etc.
• Students will have access to an indoor/outdoor pool, basketball, sand volleyball, tennis, shuffleboard, fishing, and putt-putt.
• Students are also welcome to bring quarters for the mini arcade.
• No leggings.
• No spaghetti straps.
• Sleeveless shirts/tank tops must be 3 finger length
• No cut-out shirts allowed
• All shorts must meet fingertip length.• Ladies should wear swimsuits (one or two-piece) along with a dark colored t-shirt and shorts at the appropriate finger-tip length for water activities.
• Guys should wear a swimsuit with a cover-up (t-shirt, tank-top).
Bring One Friend To One Night
Come together with students (middle school - high school) from across our community for One Night. The event is free and will include food, games, worship and testimonies.
Parents are welcome to join us at 7:30pm.
In the Old Testament, cities of refuge were setup for God’s people to seek and find shelter. In our world today, where are our students turning for Refuge? Our high school retreat will take place Friday/Saturday of spring break, March 16-17. The cost is $25 and includes food, lodging and an extreme adventure lows ropes course/team building challenges at School to the Nations in Ozark.
Students should arrive at the church at 6:30pm on Friday night and can be picked up at 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon.
The deadline to register is Wednesday, March 14.
For any questions about this event, contact Lisa Brown.