Growing deeper. Reaching further.


Shady Grove Students encourages 7th-12th graders to grow deeper in Christ, and reach further into our community, and beyond, as His hands and feet through weekly Bible teaching, group discipleship, serving those in need in our area, yearly mission trips, camps, and so much more.

“And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:6-7 (NIV)

Our goal is for students to LOOK to Jesus for their identity and LIVE based on that truth.


Sunday Night: The Grove 
4-6 PM

Our most accessible and open night of the week where we see the bulk of our students come and enjoy refreshments together, engage in small groups, worship through song, hear solid Bible teaching, and join in fun activities together.

The old, wise book lies on a wooden background

Wednesday Night: The Table
6:30-7:30 PM

A smaller, more intimate, setting where students come to focus on growing specifically in their knowledge of the Bible, theology, and wrestle with tough questions about faith.  This gathering is often driven by questions brought by the students who attend.


1st Monday of the Month New Story 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Our monthly local mission effort where we partner with a local church in the Waughtown neighborhood to feed those in need, spend time with other students, and help clean up afterward.

School Year Programming (September – June)

Wednesday Night Wendy’s: Wendy’s on 109: 7:45PM-8:45PM
After The Table, those who are able, are invited to meet up at Wendy’s for a late night meal and hang out.

Middle School Only: One Friday a Month
Once a month we have a night for just middle schoolers to come together and hangout. These are held at a variety of venues including church member’s homes, The Grove, and local attractions such as Adventure Landing, The Ice House, etc…

High School Only: Meet Me At Chili’s: One Night a Month
Once a month all High School students are invited to meet their youth pastor at Chili’s in High Point to hang out and enjoy a meal together.

Summer Programming (July)
Summer Nights: Thursday Nights from 6:30 to 8:30 PM July 18 thru August 2

Annual Events

Fall Retreat: Weekend after Kick-Off
A weekend spent away at Camp Merriwood where students start the new school year off growing closer together as they grow deeper in Christ through worship, Bible teaching, and fun times spent on the Merriwood campus.

TSUNAMI FX: November
TSUNAMI Ministries annual youth retreat at Ridgecrest in Black Mountain. Students will grow in their relationship with Christ as they spend time together in worship, Clouds Coffee Shop, hikes up the mountain, and many other awesome activities at the venue.

Strength to Stand: January
A youth conference in Pigeon Forge, TN where we take our 10th-12th grade students to enjoy a weekend of worship, Bible teaching, and a fun Saturday spent enjoying the local attractions of Pigeon Forge. Each night includes a special concert from prominent artists such as: Crowder, Andy Mineo, John Christ, etc…

Disciple Now Weekend: March
A weekend of awesomeness where we are led in worship by Marci Coleman, students stay in host homes, we enjoy Bible teaching from a guest speaker, and we spread out to tackle local mission efforts on Saturday afternoon.

Rock the Park: June
We take over Carowinds, ride rides, and enjoy a concert night that includes artists such as: TobyMac, Crowder, Skillet, Andy Mineo, Micah Tyler, etc…

A camp hosted by YM360 where students enjoy a camp experience while doing mission work in the local area.

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