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(6th-8th grade students)

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Each week 6th-8th graders are led by high school and adult leaders, who come together for worship, teaching, interactive games, and small groups. Throughout the year, middle school students participate in service projects, special events, weekend retreats, mission trips, and summer camps, all with the purpose of helping students love God and love others.

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Here is our program schedule for the second half of the year!


9:00 or 11:00AM

Join us for a bible study to hangout with other middle schoolers and grow in your faith. We start by having students attend worship in one of the services and then they will be dismissed part of the way through to go to bible study.


Who: Students entering 6th-8th grade

When: Monday, June 26-Friday, June 30

What: Rockslide is heading to Prairie River Camp in Bricelyn, MN this year! This camp provides a great opportunity to get lost in God’s beautiful creation while sharing experiences like ziplining, ropes courses, archery, and more! We’ll also have meaningful large and small-group experiences as we seek to know God better and grow in our faith.

Cost: $410

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Want to learn more about Middle School Ministry or have questions contact Staci Cihlar our Director of Student Ministries.

Commitment Class (CC)

Wednesdays • 7:45-9:00PM

This is CPC’s unique starting point for 9th graders to begin grounding their lives as followers of Jesus. On Wednesday nights, students will experience large group times consisting of games and teaching followed by a chance for students to reflect, ask questions, and build community in small groups. In addition to our weekly gatherings, students also take part in two retreats and a worship experience outside of CPC, before being confirmed in front of our congregation in May.

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Here is our program schedule for the second half of the year!


Upcoming Events

November 5 • Fall Retreat

January 29 • Worship Weekend @ CPC

February 5 • Worship Weekend Offsite

April 14-16 • Spring Retreat

April 25 • CC Prayer Service

April 26 • Elder Visits

April 30 • CC Sunday



Who: Students entering 9th grade

When: Monday, July 10-Friday, July 14

What: Incoming 9th graders, escape with us to Crane Lake, MN for this unique camp experience! Students will live on houseboats and travel by water to different locations within Voyageurs National Park on the Canadian border to stay overnight, play games, participate in large and small group fellowship, tube, fish, and so much more. Don’t miss the chance to disconnect and strengthen your relationship with God and one another at Quest!

Cost: $625

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Want to learn more about Commitment Class or have questions contact Andra Johnson our Associate Director of High School.



Wednesdays • 7:45-9:00PM

10th-12th graders from all around the southwestern suburbs engage in large group games and teaching and small-group Bible study. The worship band joins large group time once a month. We also have service projects, mission trips, and summer camps designed to help students build their faith and relationship with Jesus and connect with other high school students.

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Here is our program schedule for the second half of the year!

Senior Spring Retreat

Who: Graduating Seniors

When: Friday, April 14-Sunday, April 16

What: Seniors, as you wrap up your senior year and look forward to a new season, join us for a special weekend away at Castaway in Detroit Lakes, MN. Our senior spring retreat will include time to hang out with friends, time to reflect on the last four years, and unique senior-only experiences. It is a weekend you won’t want to miss. 

Cost: $250

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Who: Students entering 10th-12th grades

When: Monday, July 24- Saturday, July 29

What: This year, Summit will be traveling to Deadwood, South Dakota, where we will be staying at the Black Hills Retreat Center situated in the foothills of the Black Hills! During the day, campers will enjoy activities like swimming, ziplining, archery, rock climbing, and more! The camp fun will continue into the night at large group and through our small group experiences that focus us toward our relationship with God each day.

Cost: $800

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Want to learn more about High School Ministry or have questions contact Erica Ferris our Associate Director of High School.

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Make a difference in a young person’s faith journey! Serve with us on a weekly as a small group leader, or on a bi-weekly or monthly basis as a program support volunteer.

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Meet friends, ask questions, grow in faith.

Meet the Student Team

Staci Cihlar

Director of Student Ministries

Andra Johnson

Associate Director of High School (emphasis 9th grade)

Erica Ferris

Associate Director of High School (emphasis 10th-12th grade)

Brooks Wilkening

Student Ministries Program Associate

Safety Protocols

We continue to ask anyone who feels sick or has any symptoms of COVID  to stay home until they test negative or are symptom-free. We will continue to follow the safety guidelines set out by the CDC and the Minnesota Department of Health. For questions regarding COVID policies please reach out to our Student Ministries Coordinator, Ian Jerzyk.

Throughout the year, we may film or photograph kids and students participating in church events, which may appear on our social media platforms. Our policy is to never include identifying information. If for any reason you don’t want your child’s photo displayed on our website or online, email the Communications team at