We exist to glorify God by loving our community through proclaiming the Word of God.

Equipped High School Ministry


The vision and goal of the High School Ministry at Shades Mountain Community Church is to see every student develop as a disciple that makes disciples for the glory of God.

We hope to accomplish this goal by instructing and involving students in holistic discipleship for their whole lives.  In doing so, we first want to learn how to praise God for relating the gospel to us through his Son.  It is because of the gospel that we also want to grow in relating the gospel to ourselves through the various spiritual disciplines, relating the gospel to one another through community, and, finally, relating the gospel to the world through missional living.

When we meet:

The High School Ministry meets in the Jones House Basement every Sunday morning from 9:00-10:15 and every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00.  Life Groups meet each Sunday night at 6:00.


If you’d like more information about getting connected with the High School Ministry, please contact Matt McGrew.


Upcoming Events:


Pumpkin Smash Bash:

Join us Wednesday, October 25 for a night of all things pumpkin.  More details coming soon!

Regressive Dinner:

Our Regressive Dinner will take place on Saturday, November 18 – just in time for Thanksgiving!

Christmas Party:

Mark your calendar for our CHRISTmas party, which will take place on Wednesday, December 13.  More details coming soon!

Winter Retreat:

Our 2017 Winter Retreat will be January 12-14 at Children’s Harbor in Alexander City.  Be sure to save the date on your calendar – more details & registration information will be coming soon!

Ascend Camp:

Save the date for summer camp in Carlinville, IL!  Ascend Camp 2018 will take place June 27 – July 1.