There is hope in the middle.

Sixth Grade

The phase when there’s never enough groceries, too many hormones and a dramatic kid that needs someone to prove “WHO CARES?”

The goal in this phase is to gain stability. They want to know “Who Do I Like?” They are thinking like engineers, where they construct new thoughts and learn best by trial and error. Affirm their personal journey so they can own their own faith and value a faith community

Seventh & Eighth Grade

The phase when nothing you do is cool, everything is fun in a crowd, and one smart kid will keep reminding you: “YEAH, I KNOW!”

The goal in this phase is to discover uniqueness. They want to know “Who Am I? “They are thinking like engineers, where they construct new thoughts and learn best by trial and error. Affirm their personal journey so they can own their own faith and value a faith community