Teens | The Rush is a place where students are loved, accepted and encouraged to play active roles in each other’s life stories. Together we engage in transformational experiences that broaden and deepen their relationships with God and each other with the goal of emerging as powerful women and men of Christ. Here teens are mentored by godly leaders who encourage the next generation to step into the roles they have been called to play. We share in each other’s struggles and joys; revitalize our communities; and care for the unwanted, unreached, and unengaged.
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Rush One Form 2022-2023
In order to be allowed to participate in our trips and retreats, we will need a copy of this form. Please take a moment to complete it. Any questions don’t hesitate to ask.
Our events are intended to encourage Renewal, Growth, Connection & Action within community.
Returning Sunday Sept. 17th
We gather every Sunday @ 9-10:15am in the lower level of the YFMB | This will be open to all students in 7th-12th grade. Our focus on Sunday mornings this year will be growing students stronger in their faith. Throughout the year we challenge our students with in depth biblical lessons that helps strengthen their faith in Christ. If you are a looking for a place to grow, Rush Hour seeks to accomplish just that.
Kick off date is Sunday September 13th
Returning Wed, Sept. 13th
Meetings are every Wednesday from 7-8:45pm | This is a chance, every week, for students to take a break from their weekly routine to hear relevant teaching, engage in small group discussion, and take part in fun, creative activities. Come out and bring your friends every Wednesday night at 7pm for “Rush.”
Kick off date is
Wednesday September 13th 7pm-9pm
Parents invited from 7-8pm to meet the leaders, hear the vision of the year, and pray over the students.
Meet up at Gabriel's Fountain
August 23, 2023 7-9pm
Annual Winter Retreat
Winter retreat is January 20-22 at River Valley Ranch in Manchester, MD
Arrive at 3pm Jan 20 and arrive back at Jan 22 around 4pm.
Cost is 180 and students will need $$ for dinner on the way down, lunch on the way back and any snacks/gifts at the gift shop.
Click HERE to sign up.
Contact Kamilla Dening with questions (email@example.com).
Fall Retreat 2023
Annual Fall Retreat
Fall retreat is November 10-12 at Camp Orchard Hill in Dallas, PA.
Click HERE to register.
This trip is open to both middle and high schoolers (7th-12th grades) and costs $175.
We will depart MBC at 4pm on Friday, November 10th, and return at approximately 4pm on Sunday November 12th.
Please make sure to fill out the updated Rush One Form found HERE. This form needs to be filled out new each school year.
Contact Johnny Graves with any questions or for more details.
If anyone is in need of a scholarship, please reach out to Johnny directly.
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Summer Schedule 2023
June 14th – All church worship night (TBD)
MS orientation zoom – (End of June/ Beginning of July)
July 5th – Off
July 12th – Six Flags (right after VBS)
July 19th – Beach Day (Location TBD)
July 23rd-28th Missions Trip (no YG activities if you’re local)
August 2nd – Off
August 9th – Bowling Night (Location TBD)
August 16th – Beach Day (Location TBD)
August 23rd – Gabriel’s’ Fountain
August 30th – Off
September 6th – Off
September 13th – Kickoff YG Night
September 17th – Kickoff Sunday School
All events are communicated in the sync – some event/ details pending to change.
We are heading to New Haven, Ct for our Mission trip this year!
Learn about CT:
Come alongside the local church and urban ministries seeking to be the love of Christ in action in a part of the country where only 2% of residents are actively involved in church and Christian community. Learn a little about the history of a part of the country that was home to Native Americans for generations, a landing spot for 17th-century English Puritan settlers, and how Christians are seeking to impact their community for good today. Serve and grow with us as a team as we connect with local organizations with a heart for at-risk youth and people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. Join us as we partner with Experience Missions and VOX church to serve the community of New Haven.
We appreciate your continued prayers and support for our teens and leaders as they serve.
Transformed by the grace of God to share Christ’s love to a broken world.
The teenage years can be some of the most exciting and challenging that we ever face. Here at The Rush, we want to be a place where teenagers will be accepted and loved for who they are as they are challenged to grow in their knowledge, love, and passion for Jesus! We accomplish this through fun and compelling environments on Sundays and Wednesdays, through our retreats, service outreaches, and mission trips. Last summer we took an awesome group of teens to serve and share the love of Christ in Chicago. It was amazing to watch the growth, passion and excitement in our teenagers as they were used by God to reach our world. We desire this for everyone who comes in the doors! We invite you to come and check us out… and jump in with the Rush!