Our purpose & passion is to be a group where every 6-8th grade student is known and accepted, taught about Jesus, and challenged to grow. Towards this end, students meet weekly on Sunday evenings in a large group gathering and in small group breakouts to build relationships, hear from God’s word, and have fun! There are two parts to our weekly gathering:
Large Group Gathering: We aim to break the stereotype that church services are boring. At Wake, the setting, volunteer leaders, music, skits and games are fun. Most importantly, the messages are meant to help students engage and understand how the Bible actually applies to our lives.
Small Group Breakout: We believe life change happens best in the context of relationships. Students are placed in a small group with their peers led by young adult leaders. Student groups are formed based on grade, gender, and geography. When we launch new small groups, our desire is that they would stay together through high school graduation, but we always leave room to add new leaders and students along the way.