Events & Activities

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Middle School Retreat Fall weekend retreat for Middle School students.  

Mid-Winter Retreat Students in the Capital District and Rio Texas conference gather for a weekend to learn about God through worship, small groups and community with fellow believers.  2018 date tba



Throughout the year we take a break from curriculum in order to have parties with our church friends. 

Halloweenusually during Youth Group the Sunday prior to Halloween. 

Christmas - During Advent, various small groups will have their own parties. 

End of School Year - Celebrate the end of the school year during Youth Group time.  

Other Events 

We aim to have several off-campus service projects and events throughout the year.  Events are open to all Middle School and High School students unless otherwise indicated. 

Fields of Faith Fields of Faith is a student led event through FCA.  Students invite, pray for, share with, and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ.  

Texas Stars Hockey Faith & Family night - friends and family are invited to join us to watch the Hockey game together and stay after the game for a Q & A with some team members. 


Mission Projects

Our students are engaged in a variety of mission projects throughout the year which impact our community and the world.

Fundraising Opportunities

Students can earn funds to apply towards Mission Trips, Choir Tour and other student ministries activities. Once the fundraiser ends, funds are distributed to student youth accounts and parents must request transfers for Youth Ministries events. Click the title for full listing.

5th Grade to Middle School Transition
Various activities are offered through the summer months to help 5th graders begin their transition into Middle School and into Bethany's Student Ministries.

Surviving & Thriving in Middle School - Bring your friends and join us for 29 hours of  fun and fellowship as we tackle some of the biggest concerns of tweens as you move into MIDDLE SCHOOL. Offered in August each year. 

Summer Events

Jump Street For 5th Graders and youth who participated in VBS either week. 

Flying Fish - 8th Grade to High School Transition  A full day of special activities to help those just completing 8th grade to transition into High School and Bethany's High School Student Ministries.

End of Summer Programming  Celebrate the completion of our summer activities, events and trips with a party! 

Youth-Led Worship   Each Spring our youth lead our congregation in worship. Students provide the music, scripture readings, prayers and share how God has been present in their lives.

Graduation Sunday   We honor our graduating seniors each May.