IGNITE - Middle School Ministry

IGNITE Middle School Youth Ministry is for youth in 6th-8th grade. We meet at 10:00am each Sunday (except the first Sunday of the month when the congregation celebrates Communion with one another) in the Middle School Youth Room (Room 36-located off of Friendship Hall). We also meet on Wednesday nights in Friendship Hall for FUEL youth group.

Friends and visitors are always welcome!

If you have any questions about our Youth Programs, call Dave Sippel, our Director of Youth and Family Ministries, at 973-835-1144 x28 or send him an email.

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  • SUNDAY CLASSES - Sunday morning classes are on a break for the summer. Middle school Sunday morning classes resume on September 8th at 10:00am. Students go to worship first, and then are dismissed to their class. 
  • FUEL YOUTH GROUP - Games, food, friends, and a fun discussion from God's Word. Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Middle school and high school youth are invited. They are encouraged to invite a friend, too. We meet in Friendship Hall at FRC. FUEL for this Fall will begin on Wednesday, September 11th.


  • Big Game Party: Middle school and high school youth are invited to the youth room on Sunday, February 2nd for the big game. We'll gather at 6:00pm and parents should pick up their youth after the halftime show. Please bring a food items to share with the group. Drinks will be provided.
  • Parenting Seminar - "Under the Influence": Sunday, February 23rd. Amy Flavin with the Center for Parent and Youth Understanding will lead us in a discussion on healthy ways to help kids navigate today's drug culture. 6:30pm in Friendship Hall. Click for more.
  • Middle School Spring Retreat: April 24th to 26th at Camp Shiloh in Hewitt. Middle school youth will enjoy this brand-new retreat that will be planned and run by high school student leaders. Adults will be there for support of course. 5:00pm on Friday to 11:00am on Sunday. Cost is $125.00 and registration is available below.

Upcoming Major Event Dates:

  • High School Mission Trip – June 27th to July 3th  Click for more.
  • Middle School Mission Trip – August 15th to 21st

Info about registration and payment: We use Paypal to process your registration, but you do not have to have a Paypal account.

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