Jr. High

Our programs are uniquely geared toward the interests and attention spans of our junior high students. Through our ministry, junior highers get to experience and explore God’s love for them in interactive and enjoyable activities. We are committed to making the church experience a good one!

At NXTjhi, our aim is to help students connect with other students, with an adult leader and with God. We’re here to invite you to take steps towards spiritual growth. Wherever you are on your journey of faith, we want to help you know God better.

Check it out! Throughout the year, we have many fun events that are specifically designed for junior highers. NXTjhi meets for Grade Groups on Sunday Mornings at 9 and 11 a.m.  We also meet on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a more traditional youth service.

Call NXTjhi: 630-585-3298

YouTube

Instagram

Events

Dec
14
to
Dec
15

NXTjhi Crazy Christmas ALL-Nighter

Hey, grades 6-8! Join us December 14-15 for our annual Crazy ALL-Nighter! Friday, Dec. 14 to Saturday, Dec.15 Friday 9:30 p.m. to Saturday 7 a.m. $20 register by Nov. 28 $25 register by…

  • Friday, Dec. 14, 9:30 pm

Hey, grades 6-8! Join us December 14-15 for our annual Crazy ALL-Nighter!

Friday, Dec. 14 to Saturday, Dec.15
Friday 9:30 p.m. to Saturday 7 a.m.
$20 register by Nov. 28
$25 register by Dec. 12
$30 pay at the door

This is an event you will not want to miss! Inflatables, laser tag, photo booths and that's only the beginning! Drop-off will be at the Fellowship Hall at Calvary Church. Concessions wil be made available for purchase along with complimentary healthy snacks and pizza! Feel free to bring a sleeping bag and pillow, rooms will be available for sleeping if needed.

If you have any questions please feel free to email us. Click here for the registration sheet. 

Share this event:

more...
Mar
01
to
Mar
03

NXTjhi Breakaway 2019

Have you heard the news? NXTjhi Breakaway is going to Lake Geneva again this year for our annual winter retreat. All students in grades 6-8 are invited and encouraged to come with…

  • Friday, Mar. 1

Have you heard the news? NXTjhi Breakaway is going to Lake Geneva again this year for our annual winter retreat. All students in grades 6-8 are invited and encouraged to come with us. It's guaranteed to be one of the best weekends of your life! 

Friday, Mar. 1 - Sunday, Mar. 3
Lake Genva Youth Conference Center

Mark your calendars! It's going to be an awesome weekend packed with fun, hilarious team competitions and incredible experiences with God.

For more details, stop by our event booth in the Junior High Auditorium or contact us directly by email or at 630-585-3291. You can also download our info packet here.

Share this event:

more...

Weekly Schedule

For Students in grades 6-8

 

NXTjhi Sunday Morning Grade Groups
9 & 11 a.m.
NXTjhi Auditorium Room 550

Grade Groups are a great place for students to ask questions, discuss their faith and make friends. These gender-specific small groups connect each student with a caring adult leader.

 

 


 

Grade Groups

 

NXTjhi Wednesday Nights, 7 p.m.
NXTjhi Auditorium Room 550

This service is uniquely geared toward the interests and attention spans of our students. Junior highers get to experience and explore God’s love for them in an interactive and enjoyable church service. We are committed to making the church experience a good one!

 

 


Fine Arts Ministry

Calling all student artists! We’re launching a fine arts ministry for students in grades 6–12, and you’re invited. Bring your gifts of music, visual art or communication to discover how you can use them for a bigger purpose! This is also a great way to meet others who are gifted and interested in the same things as you.

Our next meeting is on October 21 in the choir room at 12:30 p.m.

Why Fine Arts?

Simply put, to spread the gospel. Everyone who has received Christ as Savior has been commissioned to be an ambassador for Christ. He is telling the world the good news about Jesus, and he is doing it through you! Whether you sing, play an instrument, dance, design, act or speak, you can be gospel-centered, spirit-empowered and personally responsible for the mission of God.

The A.G. Fine Arts Festival

Fine Arts Festival is a discipleship tool of the Youth Ministries of the Assemblies of God. It is designed to help students hone their ministry gifts. Through Fine Arts Festival, students are given the opportunity to have their skills evaluated by qualified ministers and industry professionals who encourage excellence and inspire students to use their gifts in ministry or secular vocations.

Involvement Requirement:

  • Be enrolled in grades 6-12.
  • Be in good standing with Calvary Church.
  • Commit to the rules of the National Fine Arts.
  • Commit to attend rehearsals held at the church and District Fine Arts in Illinois.

Categories for 2018/2019 participation:

  • Vocal Division: Solo, Ensemble, Choir, Rap, Songwriting
  • Instrumental Division: Solo, Ensemble, Band
  • Preaching/Communication: Short Sermon, Short Sermon Spanish, Spoken Word, Children’s Lesson
  • Art: Graphic Design, Photography (Digital/Film), T-Shirt Design, Visual Art 2-D/3-D, Painting