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Everything This High School Senior Needed

Is the next generation fully surrendering their lives to God? They are, and we are seeing it over and over again! It’s why we do what we do. It’s why there are environments like Fall Retreat 2019 where 521 middle and high school students were led by 131 small group leaders, served by 73 volunteers, and welcomed by 57 host homes. This is all about Reaching People and Building Lives. Vanessa is a senior in high school who came to…

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How Standing in the Commons Changed This First Responder

Two years ago, Stephen Grossman worked at Milestone over the weekends as an off-duty police officer. Serving in the Commons changed his life.  “I was working here at Milestone, standing in the Commons for a number of weeks, watching the services on the big screen. What really kept me coming back week to week was the focus on how the next generation is being taken care of.  Being in the line of work that I am in, I’ve seen lots…

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Morgan and Bailey Ryan Are in the Game

We believe in empowering the next generation. It’s not hype or a mission statement—it’s at the core of who we are at Milestone Church. The process may look different for each student, but we believe they all have the opportunity to reach all that God has for them. Milestone has always been a place where you don’t see young people sitting on the sidelines—you see them in the game! They lead worship, speak on platforms, serve in teams, and lead…

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The Moment Kendyl’s Life Changed Forever

The local church is the hope of the world. We especially believe this is true for the next generation. Every spring we have our Battle of the Sexes retreat (BOTS) where teenagers set aside time to seek God by understanding the importance of purity, dating, and relationships. This is one of the most stressful and confusing issues for young people today. But when they get in this environment and experience God’s love something radical happens. Kendyl’s story is just one…

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Pastor Jeff Little

Be Great!

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” 1 Timothy 4:12 (NIV) “You don’t have to wait to be great!”  You’ve probably heard me say it in a weekend service, or have walked past the big letters on the wall in our kids ministry, but this simple statement reflects the immense value we see in intentionally investing in, and…

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When Students Encounter God

worship service at high school summer camp milestone church

Seeing real life-change in the next generation is what it’s all about! The investments we make in their lives today impact their family, school, the rest of their life, and all eternity. We’re so grateful for your generosity, Milestone Church. It gives us the opportunity to create experiences where students encounter God in ways that mark them forever. Last week at Rev Camp, 311 Milestone high school students and 38 small group leaders joined up with nearly 1,000 students from…

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