Welcome Parents

Middle School is the time when our children need to be grasping hold of faith for themselves, and not because their parents tell them it’s right. The Cove keeps the emphasis on serving, leadership and fun while deepening the concepts that the students are learning. Retreats and mission trips appropriate to this age group give students a new perspective on life.

Upcoming Events

The Cove Winter Retreat

February 7-9, 2020
Camp Timber-lee
We will go tobogganing, tubing, cross country skiing, and we will learn about God and grow closer to each other.

The Cove Mornings

(Grades 5-8)

The Cove Mornings meets during the services at each campus for community, worship, biblical teaching, and discussion.

Lake Forest: Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. & Sundays, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

Highland Park: 10:00 a.m. (Middle School students stay with their families during the first part of the worship service, and then are dismissed to meet for Cove.)

Crossroads: 9:15 & 11:00 a.m.

 

The Cove Wednesdays

(Grades 5-8)

COVE Wednesday is a time each week for students 5-8th grade to come hang out, hear a lesson and have a small group! TNT is one of our small group options.

Lake Forest: Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in room B201.

Crossroads: Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the youth room.

 

TNT

(Grades 5-8)

Meets before Cove on Wednesdays from 6:00-6:30 p.m.

 TNT is a creative arts ministry for students 5-8th grade. These students help lead Route 6:6 songs and perform a Christmas play each year at The Birthday Party for Jesus. We rehearse each week before Cove Wednesday.

Contact Kat Metzger at kmetzger@christchurchil.org for more information.

Compass

(8th Grade)

Compass meets approximately twice per month on Sunday nights from 7:00-8:45 p.m. at the Lake Forest Campus and runs from September-April. During these times your child will grow in his/her faith in Jesus by learning from Christ Church leaders, elders and pastors; by meeting in small groups with dedicated adult leaders; and by having fun with new and old friends. We look forward to the privilege of investing this important time in your children!

Middle School Staff

Luke
LUKE BABBE
Middle School Director: Lake Forest
847-457-7256
MikeSpangler
MIKE SPANGLER
Middle School Director: Crossroads
224-321-6162
SeanSmith
SEAN SMITH
Middle School: Highland Park
847-234-1001
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