Welcome to ECHO, our expanded Middle School ministry. ECHO is a place where middle school students grow and become. Where we seek to reverberate the love of God deep within our hearts and to the hearts of others. And just as echoes multiply, we hope that this ministry would be a place where love and acceptance grows, where fun is infinite, and where adventure is amplified…
In ECHO students, volunteers, and staff spend time every week sharing in laughter, building lasting relationships, discovering how to help make the world a better place, and learning how to respond to Truth. Part of our time together is spent in large group, where any number of things happen—we learn, play, laugh, entertain, focus, and let loose. The rest of our time is spent in our LifeGroups, where we discuss, share, hang out, and build relationships together.
ECHO meets on Sundays, September to May, from 4:30pm-6pm in South Hall Room M2.
Tired, busy, confused, lost, surviving, someone please help! How many of us would use words like this to describe our current state of parenting? If this is you, you are not alone.This fall we want to help you move from surviving to thriving. Based on their own experience of raising 3 children [now adults] and their experience working in classroom environments, Mars Hill Community Members Ed and Mel Zwyghuizen will offer insights, perspective, and wisdom to help refresh and guide your family’s journey not just with information, but also moving toward transformation. Parenting takes a village, so let’s be one together.
Date: Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21
Time: 6:30pm-9pm [Friday] and 9am-1:30pm [Saturday – light breakfast and lunch provided]
Childcare is provided at no additional cost [but you need to pre-register]
Growing With with Steve Argue
As a parent of a teenager or young adult, you may feel as though you’re guessing about what to do next–with mixed results. You want to stay connected with your maturing child, but you’re not sure how. And deep down, you fear your child doesn’t want or need you. Based on research and interviews, this one day seminar with Steve Argue [author, researcher, and former Mars Hill Pastor], will highlight three groundbreaking strategies to stay connected, stay engaged, and allow your parenting to grow with your child. Interested in going deeper? Join us for a 6-week Growing With book discussion on Sunday evenings.
Date + Time: Saturday, October 26; 9am-3pm