Students in grades 6-12: We welcome you! When Jesus did ministry, He understood and accepted people for who they were, and we accept you for the person you are. At VPC Student Ministry, we design our programs to meet you where you are. Contact us anytime, our doors are always open.

Travis Kingma, Pastor of Next Generation Ministry & Contemporary Worship
Karley Gosselin, Assistant Director of Student Ministry & Women's Ministry Director

Social Media

We would love to connect with you on Facebook (VPC Student Minstry), Instagram (@vpc-student), and Twitter (@vpcstudent)! This is a great way to be reminded of our events and to learn more about our ministry!

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Wednesdays starting September 4
6-7:30PM - Middle School, Landes Basement
7:30-9PM - High School, Landes  Basement

Oasis Students is a fun-filled extension of VPC Student Ministry where students are invited to hang out, make friends, and grow deeper in their walk with Christ. These gatherings include exciting events and activities along with age relevant curriculum aimed at forming students in new ways to help them discover God's calling on their lives. Invite friends and get ready for an amazing time - we can't wait to see you there!

Homework room, recreation area, and a free time to buy dinner at the food trucks will be available from 6-7:30PM for High School students; Middle School students will have access to the homework room, recreation area, and food trucks as well from 7:30-9PM or after they meet.  

Family Workshop: Facing Challenges

Sunday, November 3, 9-10:15AM, Rooms 415/416
Wednesday, November 6, 6-7:30PM, Crossing 104

Join us for a two-part workshop or attend either. This class is designed for parents of Middle and High School students to promote awareness, understanding, and prevention of suicide and mental health issues from a Christian perspective. This is a difficult and vitally important set of topics. We hope you will join us! 


Special Events


We hope to gather once or twice every month for a fun event, outside of the church! We have several events listed for fall and are really pumped for you to take part! (Please note that times for the following events vary - Please check our social media accounts for details.) Registration for each event can be found below.


Hike Camelback
Camelback Mountain
Sunday, November 17, 2PM


(9160 E Shea Blvd #110, Scottsdale, AZ 85260)

Friday, September 20, 6:30-8PM

Cost: $10



Sunday, December 15, 5-7PM




(Overnight lock in event at 'Rocks-n-Ropes in Tucson, AZ)

October 25-26, Friday Night 7PM-Saturday Morning 9AM

Cost $40 | Scholarships Available


Annual Parent Vs. Student Kickball Game
Kiva Field
Sunday, December 1, 9AM

Annual Parent Vs. Student Kickball Game
Kiva Field
Sunday, December 1, 9AM

Middle School & High School Winter Camps

Friday, February 14-Monday, February 17, 2020

Lost Canyon Young Life Camp



Middle School & High School Winter Camps

Friday, February 14-Monday, February 17, 2020

Lost Canyon Young Life Camp



Sunday Morning Gatherings


Sundays, August 25, September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20
November 10 & 24, December 8
9-10:15AM - Landes Basement

Our Sunday morning gathering is a time for students and leaders to reflect and dive deeper into the previous Wednesday teachings. This is an intentional time to have more theological conversations and to have a safe space to invest in community.

Sundays, August 25, September 22 & 29, October 6, 13, & 27
November 3, 17, &24, December 8 & 15
Noon-1PM, Upstairs Youth Room

Bring a lunch and spend some intentional time having deeper theological conversation and a safe space to invest in community. 


Serving our community is an act of God's love and a spirit Jesus Christ adopted while here on earth.

Youth New Member Class

Dates coming soon!
10:30AM-11:30AM, Location varies

Parent Informational Meeting
Date coming soon!
10:30AM, Room 417 (lunch to follow for parents and students)

We are thrilled to provide an opportunity for high school students to take their faith to the next level by offering a youth new members class. This class will allow students to further develop their understanding of the Christian faith, examine their own faith, and make a public statement of their faith with the intent of becoming members of VPC if they choose.

Parents are encouraged to attend a one-time informational meeting to understand the components of the Youth New Member Class. Tina Gilbreath will facilitate. Register today!