5th -8th Grade

Our 5-8th grade ministry is specifically designed for our preteen/middle school students. Each week we come together for high energy worship, games, and small groups in an effort to grow in relationship with one another, and deepen our faith in God. A student’s preteen and middle school years come with so many changes. Knowing this, we strive to create a solid, consistent place where students can come to learn and grow together.

5th -8th Grade Weekly Schedule

Sunday Morning

  • 9:30 – 10:30 am • Bible Study • The Loft
  • 10:30 – 11:00 am • Optional Student Hangout • The Loft
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm • Bible Study • The Loft

All current 5th-12th grade students are invited to join United Students on Sunday mornings for Bible study at 9:30 or 11:00 am in the Loft. We will be studying the same Bible study content during both hours. Throughout the year we will spend seasons walking together through the Bible from Genesis-Revelation. We will have time where we are all meeting together in a large group, and then we will break off into either table groups or small groups, depending on the specific lesson. Our hope is that through this time together, students will gain a deeper knowledge of Scripture and an understanding of its relevance in our lives today.

We encourage our students to worship with their families for the other hour! We believe that worship within a community of Christ followers, is essential for spiritual growth and maturity. We recognize the impact that families have on students and we want them to experience worshiping and serving together.

Wednesday Evening

Each Wednesday, throughout the school year,  students gather for a time of fellowship, games, worship, and small groups. We focus on a number of different topical discussions as our students gather in grade specific small groups led by our awesome adult mentors. Our desire is to provide a space where we can meet the students where they are and help them see how they can impact the world around them, regardless of their age. 

Wednesday (5th -8th Grade)

  • 5:30 pm: Open Gym for 5th -8th Grade
  • 6:15 pm: Pre-Game Activities and Announcements in the Loft
  • 6:30 pm: Small groups based on grade and gender
  • 7:15 pm: Worship in the Loft
  • 8:00 pm: Dismissal

5th Grade Mission Squad

June 10 – 13 • 9 am – 12 pm • Building D, Room 102

Our 5th-grade students will join the VBC kids for a high-energy time of worship, before heading to work on their very own mission project on our church campus! This is a great opportunity for our 5th graders to serve and truly make a difference in their community. Parents, we NEED YOUR HELP! Make a difference in the lives of our 5th graders by serving alongside them and helping them complete their mission project! Register to volunteer with our 5th grade Mission Squad at the link below.

Registration opens April 1.

5th Grade Mission Squad PARTICIPANT Registration

5th Grade Mission Squad SERVING TEAM Registration