Vision & Mission

To be a grace-filled community known for making disciples who love God passionately, love others intentionally, and serve the world sacrificially.

What is Student Ministries?

The student ministry at Bethel seeks to be simply known for loving Jesus. We aim to do this by partnering with parents and equipping students (6th grade-12th grade).

What We Do

Middle School Ministry Night

Starting Wednesday, September 13, join us every week as we play games, hear a message, and spend time studying the Bible in small groups. Join us every Wednesday from 6 pm-7:45 pm in the Gym and Room 120.

High School Ministry Night

Starting Sunday, September 10, join us every week as we spend time in worship, hear a message, and study the Bible in our life groups. Join us every Sunday from 4 pm-6:30 pm in the FLC.

Who: 6th-12th Grade
When: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, every Sunday
Where: Gym

Come play basketball with Pastor Lucas!

Come hangout with us. Play games (we have a ton of options), relax, ask us questions, and have some fun.

Who: 6th-12th Grade
When: 3 pm-6 pm, every Tuesday and Thursday
Where: NextGen Office

Who: 6th-12th Grade
When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8
Where: Cooperstown Bible Camp
Cost: $150 per student
Do you want to get connected with other students and get plugged in with student ministries? Fall Retreat is the perfect time to get involved. It is a weekend getaway for students to focus on studying God’s word, playing games, and escaping from the distractions of everyday life. Join us for the weekend by signing up here. Scholarships are available, please contact with any questions.

Click Here to Register

We are also offering incentives to sign up!
  • If 120 students sign up in total, our associate director (Sam Schroeder) will walk to camp (that is 87 miles).

Packing List

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in growing in your leadership ability? Apply for our Student Leadership Program for students between 10th and 12th Grade.

Our Student Leadership Program is for students who want to grow in leadership by learning practical communication and leadership skills and using them to plan and lead an event. They will also have the opportunity to help in other ways throughout the year with Student Ministries depending on their personal skills and areas they want to grow. We will meet starting October 15 for anyone accepted into the program based on their application. The program will meet every Sunday evening after High School Ministry from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Click Here to Apply

The Worship Arts Ministry at Bethel Church exists to magnify the name of Christ. The same is true for our Student Worship and Tech Team. If you want to help lead others in worship, through music or tech, fill out this form to express your interest. Our team is open for 8-12 grade students, with 8 grade only on Wednesdays and 9-12 grade with the option of Sunday Evenings or Wednesday Evenings.

Interest Form

What is a discord server?

A discord server is a collection of text and voice chats that is protected by an invite link, making each server specific to a community.

Specifically, our discord server is built for our students, parents, and leaders to engage together. You can talk with others through text or voice, play games, answer a daily question, ask for prayer requests, and more.

Join our Discord Server

Discord FAQs

Other questions, contact

Kindred Student Ministry

Middle School
Middle School
6-8 grade

Every other Wednesday
3:15-4:30 pm
Memorial Building

Your middle schooler (6-8 grade) is not gonna want to miss middle school ministry this school year! Starting Wednesday, September 20 from 3:15 – 4:30 pm at the Memorial Building, Jay & Heidi Hesse will lead the kiddos in games, video lessons, & group activities all with hopes of pointing them to Jesus! This group will meet every other Wednesday. Please contact Heidi Hesse 701.809.5445 for more info.

High School
High School
9-12 Grade

7-8 am
Kindred High School

Every Friday from 7-8 am at Kindred High School, Olivia Solhjem is leading high school students through a student led study through the book of Romans. For more info contact Olivia Solhjem at 701.640.3720.

Partner with Us

Do you have a desire to build relationships with and equip students to make their faith their own? We are looking for men and women to invest in our student ministry. We have various areas where we need help including leading Life Groups, photography, preparing meals, and more. Reach out to any of our staff if you are interested in helping us to create disciples in the next generation. You can reach us at

Students Team

Lucas Jackson

Next Gen Pastor

Sam Schroeder

Associate Director of Student Ministries