Welcome to CSM!

Central Student Ministries (CSM) takes place every Wednesday from 6:30-8:10 PM.  Students meet in Room 218.  Following our large group time, students break into connection groups.  Connection Groups focus on helping students live out their faith in real and tangible ways.  To find a Connection Group for your student, sign up for CSM - Click Here.

  • MS & HS Split times:  Several times throughout the year, you will notice that we separate middle school and high school.  These times allow us to better concentrate on specific milestone related focuses.

  • Hang Time:  After CSM each week, we have Hang Time.  During Hang Time students get to choose the activities that they are involved with whether hanging at the snack bar, playing board or video games, or throwing down some gagaball, 9 square or dodgeball - we have a place for them.

  • Worship Nights:  On September 29, 2021 and March 30, 2022, we will take over our Worship Center for Student Worship Nights. 

  • Scripture Memory:  This year we are reintroducing Scripture Memory as part of CSM.  Every week there is a scripture memory verse for students to learn that reinforces that week's lesson.  Students can quote this verse for a free item at the Snack Bar.

January - April, 2022 CSM Schedule

 

All Students
There's a big culture clash between the world we live in and God's kingdom values.  Students will explore what it means to be in the world but not of it and what to do when God's everlasting truth intersects with our always - changing culture.

 

Date Message Scripture Scripture Memory
1/5/2022 Esther's Courage Esther 4:6-5:3 Joshua 1:9
1/12/2022 Daniel's Resolve Daniel 1:8-21 Daniel 1:8
1/19/2022 Peter Speaks Up Acts 2:32-41 2 Timothy 1:7
1/26/2022 Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5:16-26 Romans 12:2

High School Only

There's a bigger purpose for our lives.  Your students will learn that instead of wandering through life, God will guide their steps as they trust in and rely on Him, because God has a unique calling for His children.

Date Message Scripture Scripture Memory
2/2/2022 Bringing God Your Burdens Nehemiah 1:1-1 Nehemiah 1:11a
2/9/2022 First Things First Haggai 1:1-15 Matthew 6:33
2/16/2022 Trustworthy Proverbs 3:1-12 Psalm 119:105-106
2/23/2022 Trust the Map James 1:22-27 2 Timothy 3:16

Middle School Only
These lessons will focus on how experiencing a relationship with God changes the way we live.  The things we used to value are replaced with things God values.  Sin and darkness are overcome by light, we begin to believe God's truth instead of the enemy's lies, our our faith is stronger than our doubts, and we stop trying to earn salvation, but rest in God's glorious grace.  The more we pursue Jesus, the more we'll desire the things of God and stop chasing after the world.

Date Message Scripture Scripture Memory
2/2/2022 Dark Verses Light Ephesians 5:1-21 Ephesians 5:8
2/9/2022 Lies Verses Truth 1 John 1:5-2:6 1 John 2:6
2/16/2022 Doubt Verses Faith Genesis 18:9-15; 21:1-7; Hebrews 11:11 Genesis 18:14a
2/23/2022 Earning Verses Grace Philippians 3:1-16 Coming Soon

All Students
Life with God is the greatest adventure!  Our students will see what it looks like to follow Jesus boldly - to be a disciple - and how much better that is than what the world offers.  Living radically for Christ is risky, but God promises to empower and reward us when we join Him.

Date Message Scripture Scripture Memory
3/2/2022 Risk Verses Reward Exodus 14:10-22 Proverbs 3:5-6
3/9/2022 Abundant Life John 10:1-11 Psalm 16:11
3/16/2022 Obedience Requires Risk Daniel 3:8-10 Matthew 10:38-39
3/23/2022 Holy Spirit-Powered Luke 2:25-32 & Acts 1:6-11 Romans 8:11

All Students
It's so easy to make decisions based on what we see and have been told, rather than turning to God for wisdom.  Students will see that with God's wisdom, they can discern with confidence how they should live and what is true.

 

Date Message Scripture Scripture Memory
3/30/2022 God's X-Ray Wisdom 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1 Samuel 16:7b
4/6/2022 Request Granted James 1:5-8 & 3:13-18 James 1:5
4/13/2022 No CSM Join us for Good Friday & Easter Services Ephesians 2:8&9
4/20/2022 True Value Luke 18:18-30 Proverbs 8:11
4/27/2022 Don't Be Fooled! Proverbs 9:1-18 1 Corinthians 3:18-19a