Sunday, March 18th

Hello Parents!

There are some exciting things happening in the life of our church! Our staff team is finally coming together, Pastor Aaron is doing an incredible job leading, and our students are asking how they can be involved! We are doing everything we can to help empower students to be a part of the direction that the church is headed! Part of that is getting excited about Relaunch Sunday happening this week on March 18th!! We will be moving to 2 services. We will have a Progressive Service at 9:15 and a Blended Service at 10:45! Make sure you set your alarms 15 minutes earlier so that you don't miss out on this incredible Sunday!

Love you all tons, and as always please let us know if we can ever be of assistance to you and your teenagers. We are here for you.


These are the big events that are coming up in our student ministry! 
Please go to  for more information!

We are going back to New York City this year for the 5th year in a row!! It is an incredible trip that will definitely get you out of your comfort zone! Here are some of the details of the trip...

  • When: July 7th-14th
  • Cost: $975
  • Who: High School students only

Please consider going on this amazing trip! If you have any questions, you can email Luis Ruiz at


  • Who: Grades 6th - 8th
  • When: March 26-28, 2018
  • Cost: $75 (Payments are made HERE to secure a spot on the trip)
  • The informational parent packet can be viewed HERE
  • Come to the Welcome Desk on Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings to register
  • Contact Pastor Chad if you have any questions:

There is a Parent Meeting this Sunday March 18th in the Middle School Room after Connect Groups. All students going to Miami and their parents are to attend.

On Easter Sunday morning in student ministry, we will celebrate with FOOD! WE NEED YOUR HELP!! We are asking all parents to consider bringing a breakfast casserole or some sort of breakfast item to share! We would love to be able to feed every student that comes to our church! We will be sharing the Gospel so please encourage your students to invite their friends!


  • We are partnering with Orphan’s Heart.  
  • The trip dates are June 16-22.
  • Cost is around $2,000 (Don’t worry, we’ll fund-raise)
  • Spots are limited
  • $700 for airfare is due by April 15th.

Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Beach home.Contact Katie at (817) 368-9818 with any questions. details can be found HERE

Sunday nights from 6 to 7:30 pm. Please contact Pastor Chad with any questions @ (865) 748-6298.

This will be a wonderful night for all middle school and high school girls! There will be food, fun, and sweet fellowship! Make plans to be at Girls' Night April 6th! More information, and the link to register can be found HERE.

We love and care about the families in our ministry so deeply, and our heart is to serve you and your family in the best way that we can! If there is anything we can do to help, please feel the freedom to let us know.

Luis and Chad
Colossians 1:28-29


Dear parents,
We’re making our way through this exciting series on Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. In this third lesson, we will explore John 20:1-18, where we discover eyewitness accounts of what happened the morning Jesus rose from the dead. We will explore the sights, sounds, and surroundings of the experience of the empty tomb. From our time together, students will be encouraged to personally examine how the Resurrection impacts their lives, both now and for eternity.
This week, look for an opportunity to spend a few minutes with your teenager and keep the conversation going. Here are some questions you might want to ask:

  • What would it have been like to be one of Jesus’ followers on the morning of the empty tomb?
  • If you had been the one who was resurrected, what would be the first thing you would have done? Would it have been different from what Jesus did?
  • What difference does Jesus’ resurrection make in your life—and for the world?

Thanks for praying for our students. Have an awesome week!