Quest

QUEST: A Christ-centered youth group for middle school kids. We offer opportunities to explore, learn, and exercise what it looks like to become disciples who authentically walk with Jesus within community. The Quest team desires to partner with and support parents in order to help families grow together as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Quest Summer Sundays thru 8/19

All students attending middle school  in the fall (or just graduated 8th grade) are invited to start in the Sanctuary at the 9:30 am service and then go together to Room 205 (downstairs in the Family Ministry Center) for Bible study and fellowship. All middle school students welcome any Sunday, no registration needed.

Dates: June 17, July 1 & 15, August 5 & 19

 

Quest Kick-Off Event – Sept. 6 from 6:30-8:30 pm

Middle School students – join us to kick off the 2018-19 ministry year with food fun and fellowship! We will start on the patio with quesadillas and chips and then head into the forum for teaching and worship followed by dessert in our small groups! Bring your friends – all middle school students welcome!

Note the early start time of 6:30 for Kick-Off!

 

Quest Thursday Nights starting September 13

Thursdays, September through May | 7:00 – 8:30 pm | MVPC Forum 

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from our area’s middle schools are invited to join us every Thursday night for worship, teaching, games and great music.  Small group time is spent with students from your own grade and led by experienced Volunteer Leaders.  All middle school students welcome, no registration required. Come early at 6:30 and bring $5 for pizza before Quest.

Quest Fall Frenzy at Mount Hermon; Dec. 7-9

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER!

Middle School students are invited to join us for an awesome weekend retreat to Mount Hermon Christian Camp located in the Santa Cruz mountains. Our Quest Retreat has enjoyed Hume Lake for the last few years but we are very excited to get back to Mount Hermon this year to engage in exciting worship, be challenged by relational speakers and deepen relationships with our Quest friends and with Jesus. In addition to the beautiful redwood setting, students will enjoy heated cabins with private baths; breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining hall; times to meet in large and small groups and plenty of activity time around camp. And with activities like HIGH ROPES, BASKETBALL, HEATED POOL, SKATE PARK and LASER TAG it will be an amazing weekend! 
 
Departure: Friday, December 7 meet at MVPC at 1:30 pm
Return: Sunday, December 9 to MVPC at about 3:30 pm
Cost: $305, includes lodging, transportation by charter bus and all meals and activities in camp. (Students may want to bring some cash for snacks and the gift shop.)
Registration:  Complete our online registration and then Mt. Hermon will send you an email to complete theirs.  Your students spot is not secure until you have completed Mt. Hermon’s online registration and completed the MVPC Medical Release Form.
 
All registrations including Mt. Hermon’s online portion must be complete by the end of September. We don’t want anyone to miss out so use the button below to REGISTER NOW!
 

Harbor House after-school Tutoring: Fall Dates Open!

In the afternoons, Harbor House opens their doors to local elementary children for their After-school Enrichment Program. Students are offered a safe and quiet place to do their homework while our Quest volunteers offer help and support. No experience or advanced academic abilities needed, just patience and love. Tommy can take up to 4 students in his car and will pick them up from school at 3.00 and return to MVPC at 5:30 for parent pick up.

Fall Tutoring Dates:  September 19, October 3 and 17, November 14 and 28

 

Medical Release Form Student Ministries:  Each school year, this form needs to be updated for any student to participate in an event off campus. Please fill in the form online and then print, sign and turn it in to the Family Ministries Office before the event your student will be attending.

 

Stay Connected – Follow Quest on Facebook and Instagram

Questions? Email Tommy Branagh, Assistant Pastor for Student Ministries

Get on our email list: Send an email to Student Ministries Administrator, Jennifer Gilmour  with “Add to Email List” in the subject line. Please include the name and grade of your student that is involved in Quest, as well as a parent name and email so she can add you to the appropriate list.