MEDICAL INFORMATION FORMS FOR ALL ROCK EVENTS ARE HERE!
Freshman Confirmation Class
Confirmation is a four month program where students will have the opportunity to build a stronger foundation for exploring their faith through honest dialogue, service opportunities, asking lots of questions together and hearing from many different perspectives.
During Confirmation, we will be meeting in and out of the classroom to discuss our faith, encounter God, and discover what it is that we believe. Joining the class means that there is a desire to explore what relevance God and the church hold for students as they seek to build their own identity. Confirmation includes weekly classes, 2 weekend retreats, and a Mission Project during Mid-Winter Break to Portland, Oregon. The target age for Confirmation is 9th grade, but it is open to other students who may not have previously participated in a confirmation program.
The Confirmation Program runs October-February.
10th Grade Dinners are a great way to continue conversations that began during the Confirmation Experience. We will discuss different ways to think about navigating faith in 10th grade, as well as begin talking through what it means to be a Student Leader. Dinners will occur one Sunday a month from 6:10-8pm after the 5pm service. Students are highly encouraged to attend the 5pm worship service before the dinner. RSVP's will be sent via text and Facebook ahead of time to ensure we have enough food.
**Parents will receive a Sign-up Genius from Julie Garrett to sign up to bring food**
Dates: Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 20, Dec. 11 (all high-school progressive dinner), Jan. 29, Feb. 26, May 22.
Junior and Seniors
Student Leadership (registration closed) is a great way to give back to our community and share your faith. Students in many of our programs talk all the time about how much they look up to their student Leaders. Student Leaders have the opportunity to serve In any of our various programs such as (but not limited to); Grade school programs such as the Wave, LIVE for middle school, Confirmation for Freshman, Sophomore dinners, serving at Youth Care, Leading for Portland, Leading our Mexico house building trip, and many more opportunities. Student Leader dinner dates for 2016/17 are Below.
September 17-18 (Student Leadership Retreat), October 16, November 13, December 04, January 22, February 12, March 12, April 23, May 07, June 04 (banquet).
The ROCK's Progressive Dinner will be Sunday, December 11th after the 5pm service. Do not miss out on this super fun tradition. Four wonderful host homes will open their doors for students to enjoy delicious food, play fun holiday games and spend time with friends.
A great way to stay involved with the ROCK is to join a small group! These are led by ROCK staff, adult volunteers and even members of our Student Leadership program. Groups meet at various times and locations. Small Groups meet throughout the week, and are divided by gender and grade! If you are not part of a small group and would like to be, then please contact Chris McLaughlin.
Mission Opportunities at the ROCK
When talking about serving others, Jesus tells us in Matthew 25:40 that, “just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.”
Some Service Opportunities provided by the ROCK -
Mid-Winter Break Trip - (February 16-20) 9th Grade Confirmation Class trip to serve the underprivileged in Portland, OR.
Spring Break - (April 8-15) House building trip to Tijuana, Mexico. Open to all 10-12th grade students. And adult leaders as well.
Youth Care - Every 1st Monday of the Month. Meet at MIPC at 4:00pm and we will caravan to Youth Care's Orion Center and cook and serve a meal.
Other offerings from MIPC can be found on the Missions Page of the MIPC website.
Summer Trips for high school Students
Shasta House Boat trip (July 10-15, 2017) - This trip is for Students Currently in 8-12th Grade. We spend a week on a House Boat on Lake Shasta in California, living in community, water skiing, wake boarding, tubing, worshiping, and lots more! Don't Miss out! Click here for Registration Materials and more info. (We have 2 boats full, and a wait list started for a 3rd boat)
Beyond Malibu Mountaineering trip (July 21-29, 2017) - This trip is for current Grades 10-12. We spend the week climbing and backpacking in the Coastal Mountains of BC surrounding Malibu camp. (Still have open spots!).
Senior Trip (June 12-16) - This is a trip our students look forward to for years. (Location TBA).