Forge Student Ministries



The world is determined to disciple our children, and far be it from us that the world might work harder at discipling them than we do. We have a passion & a calling for this generation. We desire to see their lives supernaturally changed for the Kingdom of God. Our hearts are wired for life-on-life discipleship that looks like corporate worship, individual investment, and outreach events. We often have events that are focused on bringing in those far from God, as well as events designed to disciple those who want to grow closer. We want to help sow, water, and cultivate relationships with the Lord that are built on the solid foundation of Jesus Christ and Him alone. We want to come alongside of parents in the discipleship process of their homes, and be an encouragement, resource, and avenue for consistent exposure to the Gospel, deep Godly community, and continued life transformation.
We don't want "Forge" to just be the name of our student ministry. We want to see students who are Forged into who God has called them to be. That, in a culture that focuses on looking inside one's self to find identity, meaning, and purpose, we would create a culture that looks up to the Lord, in to the Scriptures, around to the body of Christ, in order to pursue identity, meaning, and purpose that holds fast to the firm foundation of Jesus Christ. This is how we see that happening:

FORGE a Love for Jesus Christ


FORGE a Reverence of & Submission to the Father


FORGE a Sensitivity to the Holy Spirit


FORGE a Hunger for His Word


FORGE a Heart of Worship


FORGE a Desire for Holiness


FORGE a Community of Deepened Relationships

FORGE a Fervency for Others to Know Jesus


FORGE Disciples who make Disciples


FORGE the Development of your Calling


FORGE a Firm Foundation of Faith


Forge Student Ministries is for 6th-12th grade students & meets every Tuesday evening from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the church (656 Oxford Road).

(New 6th graders can begin attending at the beginning of each school year --- Graduates can attend through the summer after their senior year)

Each week, we have student-led worship, followed by a message in the Word.

For Summer 2023, we have a summer-long Color Wars Games, where students can earn points for attending, dressing in theme, bringing friends, memorizing verses, and more. On top of competing in weekly "Got-It" games against the other teams, we also have special fun events scheduled throughout the summer to keep students engaged, connected, and give them continual opportunities to encounter Jesus.




AJ & Heather Johnson
Youth Pastors

For more information about our Forge Student Ministry, please don't hesitate to contact us via email:

Upcoming Forge Events


Forge Youth
Every Tuesday, from 07/25/2023 to 12/19/2023, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

6th-12th graders gather together for fellowship, worship, and the Word every Tuesday night! Reach out to AJ & Heather Johnson, our youth pastors, for more information:

Forge Fall Retreat
Friday, October 06, 2023 - Monday, October 09, 2023

Forge Student Ministries will be heading back to Camp Spofford in New Hampshire for our annual Fall Retreat for our 6th-12th grade youth group! This is without a doubt one...


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