Each Wednesday, 6:30-8pm
Encounter is for middle school students, currently in grades 6-8. Join us at the church on Wednesday evenings. We play games, have fun and will be going through testimonies. We will dive in to the Word and end our time with small groups. This is a great place to connect with other students and bring new friends!
Each Sunday, 6-8pm, auditorium/Rm 110
Encounter is for high school students, currently in grades 9-12. Each Sunday, we hang out, play games, worship with the Elevate band, and discuss the Bible. We start with open gym in the auditorium and then move in to the newly renovated room 110 for our main big group time. Each week before we dismiss, we end our time with small group discussion around issues that students experience. Join us and bring a friend this Sunday evening!
We getting parents together and empowering them to help their students in the technology world. There are an overwhelming number of social media apps and platforms that is becoming harder and harder to stay aware of what our kids & students use on their devices.
For 3 Sundays in April, we’ll be hosting Heritage Tech Talks with local technology and social media experts who can inform and encourage us.
Our kids are sitting in front of screens more and more in our society. From restaurants to schools, our homes and even our church, screens continue to multiply in the world around us. What effect does this have on our children and teens? What are their brains thinking when they engage these screens on a daily basis? Could this screen time affect their brain development? Join Sally Buckles and Katie Morton as they explore the incredible research about the impact of pervasive technology use on child development and what we can do to help our children and teens.
Apps, social media and the internet continue to advance, get more complicated, and focus on younger ages. How can we stay up to date with new advances while also protecting our families from potential dangers associated with the internet. Join Officer Brett Peachy as he takes us online into the world of a predator and learn how to be more vigilant to protect our kids.
It seems every day a new app is springing up that our kids and teens want to use. Are there ways to know what these apps are? What have other parents found that works to help them keep up with technology and limit their child’s interaction to those things that benefit them? Join Dustyn Vanzant as he leads a discussion on the current trends in apps our students want to use and connect with other parents with what has worked for them and what has not.
This camp hits close to home! Travel to Marengo, Ohio to the incredible gem of Heartland Retreat Center. Join up with churches from all over columbus for an incredible week of games, worship, and mayhem. Its the perfect traditional camp experience your middle school and high school students have been looking for!
Spend these 6 weeks diving deeper into what it looks like to follow Jesus when you leave middle school. The transition from middle school to high school can be difficult, and we want to help make it as smooth as possible. Student ministries and Pastors from the church, will guide these students and their parents through some of the difficult topics they may face in the move. Through community, worship and mission we believe TURN has the ability to equip you for your high school years.
For more info: email Maggie