Middle School

In Calvary Middle School Ministry, we’re focused on helping students in grades 6–8 "live on mission." This means equipping students to live as authentic followers of Jesus Christ and impact the world by making Christ known – in their neighborhoods, school, community, and beyond.

Come grow with us! Invite friends to any of our programs or events. Connect and check out our latest pics on Facebook.

Register for upcoming events — check our calendar (right) and ministry programs (below).

Questions? Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com
| Tristan Shore, tshore@calvarychurch.com

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    Student Life Groups
    Middle School
    Sundays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, CLC 1300

    Student Life Groups
    Middle School
    Sundays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM, CLC 1300

    After the Sunday morning worship service, all middle school students gather in the Calvary Life Center. After snacks and fellowship, we study God's Word together. Then we break into small groups for discussion and prayer. Come grow in your faith with us — and invite your friends!

    Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com

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    IGNITE: Summer Edition
    Student Ministry
    Wednesdays, June–August 15

    IGNITE: Summer Edition
    Wednesdays, 6:00–8:30 PM  | CLC
    June 20 – August 15

    Middle and high school students, stay connected this summer with Summer IGNITE!

    Our Christ-centered worship night is the place to grow in your faith and build community together. We'll enjoy powerful Bible teaching from our pastors plus tons of fun summer stuff! There's no cost — free pizza & snacks! Invite your friends!

    Mark your calendars: No IGNITE on July 4

    STUDY WITH US: Tricked
    Middle School Bible Study Series Starting June 20

    Falling for temptation can make you feel tricked. But while temptation can trick you, God's forgiveness gives us freedom!

    Make it personal: Student Devotions Week 1Student Devotions Week 2




    Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Xtreme VBS
    June 25–29  |  Rising 6th–7th graders
    Daily schedule & welcome details

    Polar Quest Xtreme VBS  |  June 25–29

    Students, we can't wait to welcome you! Get ready for an incredible week of exciting adventures and spiritual growth. 

    Here are important notes as you prepare for next week:

    • Parents, be sure to get a SECURITY NUMBER every day at drop-off. Bring that SECURITY NUMBER every day to pick-up.
    • Students, wear your VBS T-shirt every day! You’ll receive it on Monday.

    Check out highlights and pics at Calvary Facebook and our Middle School Facebook page

    Daily Schedule:

    Students will participate in our VBS opening and closing programs each day in the Sanctuary. In between, you'll break away for Xtreme activities and adventures with Pastor Matt Thompson.

    • MONDAY  |  9:00 AM–Noon  Check-in begins at 8:30 AM.
    • TUESDAY–THURSDAY  |  9:00 AM–Noon  Drop-off begins at 8:45 AM. Pick-up at 12:00 Noon.
    • WEDNESDAY  |  VBS Family Night, 6:30–7:30 PM, Sanctuary — Bring your family!
    • FRIDAY  |  9:00 AM–12:30 PM  Closing program ends at 12:30 PM.

    VBS is for rising 1st–5th gradersXtreme VBS is for rising 6th–7th graders. Thank you so much for your enthusiastic support and participation! Registration is now full, and we're looking forward to next week!

    Questions? Contact: Jennifer Groseclose, 704.341.5349, jgroseclose@calvarychurch.com

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    Summer Bible Studies
    Student Ministry
    July 10 & 19

    Summer Bible Studies
    10:00 AM–Noon
    Calvary Life Center

    Middle and high school students, stay connected this summer! Join your friends for Bible study with Tristan Shore, Student Outreach Coordinator. Bring your Bible and meet us in the CLC on these dates: 

    Middle School dates: TUESDAYS
    July 10 & 17
    August 7, 14, & 21

    High School dates: THURSDAYS
    July 19
    August 9, 16, & 23

    Contact: Tristan Shore, 704.887.3698, tshore@calvarychurch.com or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    After Hours
    Student Ministry
    July 8 | Summer Sunday Supper

    After Hours
    July 8 & August 12
    Sunday Evenings, 7:30–9:00 PM
    Stonecrest Fountain Area
    Middle and high school students, leaders, and families are invited to meet for Sunday supper and great fellowship after our three summer evening worship services! We'll gather at the water fountain at Stonecrest.
    No registration needed. Just bring money for your meal! 

    Contact: Pastor Eric Hill, 704.887.3678, ehill@calvarychurch.com or Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com

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    Local Missions Outreach
    Middle School  |  July 23–27
    Arbor Glen VBS/Sports Camp

    Local Missions Outreach
    Arbor Glen VBS/Sports Camp
    July 23–27 | 8:00 AM – Noon

    Students and their families are invited to share the love of Jesus with the Arbor Glen community in Charlotte this summer! We will help lead kids in K–5th grade in fun VBS/Sports activities. Plus we'll celebrate with a pizza party at Brooklyn Pizza as we wrap up the week of serving on Friday. Cost covers all VBS supplies, T-shirt, and pizza party.

    8:00 AM departure from CLC via carpool
    Noon return to CLC
    Friday, July 27 | 1:00 PM, Pizza Party at Brooklyn Pizza

    Cost: $50 student; $75 student & sibling; or $100 student + family


    Contact: Pastor Matt Thompson, 704.341.5327, thompsonma@calvarychurch.com, or Jennifer Porras, 704.341.5320, jporras@calvarychurch.com