The AFCNAZYTH is for any 6th through 12th grade student.

We believe that worship should be fun, engaging, and relational. We believe that worship is the posture of our hearts to live out our relationship with God and seek to worship God in every area of our lives. Each time we gather play games, worship together, interact with God’s Word, and dive deep in small groups.

We are excited to see how students are growing in their relationship with God, each other, and their community. We believe that there is no Junior Jesus and that students are the church of right now. We invite you to come hang out with us, grow together, and reach our community!

We are currently on summer break for our midweek ministries but that DOES NOT mean we take a break!  There are so many opportunities to connect throughout the summer through worship, events, and other initiatives.  Take a look at our line-up below.

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Joey Claus

Pastor to Students & Young Adults

Sunday, June 4th // 9 AM – 12:30 PM

YTH Takeover is an amazing day filled with Sunday morning worship led entirely by our student department.  It will include testimonies, recognition of graduates, and the induction of our incoming 6th grade class.

Cost: N/A

Wednesday, June 7th // 11 AM – 2:30 PM

6th Grade Activate! is a unique event designed specifically for incoming 6th graders to be welcomed into the youth group and meet the youth pastor!

Cost: Free

Thursday, June 8th // 11 AM – 4 PM

We are taking a trip to Marion to enjoy a day at the Splash House, which boasts a lazy river, wave pool, and swimming pool. Open to all students.

Cost: $8 + Lunch Money

Sunday, June 11th // After 3rd Service

General Assembly is a quadrennial event in the denomination and June 11th is youth emphasis night.  We will be hanging out at the church, enjoying food, and will travel to downtown Indy to join the global church in worship.

Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 14th // 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Pastor Joey wants to connect with all Sr. High students for a lunch out on June 14th. Students should simply show up and we will decide where to go eat!

Cost: Free

Wednesday, June 21st // 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Pastor Joey wants to connect with all Jr. High students for a lunch out on June 21st. Students should simply show up and we will decide where to go eat!

Cost: Free

Friday, June 23rd thru Tuesday, June 27th

Sr. High Camp is a highlight of the summer and will be held at Shiloh Park Campgrounds in Marion, IN.  Students will enjoy worship, messages, activities, and special surprises.

Cost: $90 (Select church check as payment type and then submit payment to Pastor Joey)

Wednesday, July 5th thru Monday, July 10th

Nazarene Youth Conference is a quadrennial gathering of high school Nazarenes from all around the USA and Canada.  We will converge in Tampa Bay for an action-packed week of worship, service, and recreation.  Registration is now closed for this event.

Registration Closed

Tuesday, July 18 thru Thursday, July 20th

Jr. High Destination Unknown is a series of events that are, well… unknown to the students!  Each morning will include worship and a message and then we will load up in vans to go find out our destination!  Parents/ guardians, don’t worry, we won’t keep the secret from you!

Cost: $60

Friday, July 21st thru Saturday, July 22nd

The Great Overnighter is a time for the students of the Anderson Zone to come together for a good, old fashioned camping experience.  Will include indoor and outdoor activities.  Check out the flyer on the side tab for more information! Open to all students.

Cost: $10

Friday, July 28th

We will end our summer in style by going to the pool in Noblesville for a day of swimming.  Open to all students.

Cost: $10 + Lunch Money