Youth Ministry

2016 National Youth Gathering

2016 LCMS National Youth Gathering is Coming!

HSM HEY! Free Lunch (Thursdays)


Recharge! (Wednesday After School Program)

Wednesday After School Program

Middle School Release Time

Middle School Release Time is MONTHLY

for Hutchinson Middle School Students and New Horizon Academy Students.

2nd Tuesday of each month (Oct through April) and Sept  22 (for 2015-2016) 

Typical Release Time Schedule:

2015-16 Youth Theme

Lead me to the the youth theme for the 2015-2016 programming year!

Theme Bible Verse: Our scripture Reference is from Psalms 61:2 "When my heart is overwhelmed...lead me to the rock that is higher than I"

Meet Erika Durheim - Director of Youth Ministry

Erika Durheim is our Director of Youth Ministry

Her primary ministry is to the youth and parents of our middle and high school aged students (Grades 6-12).

She serves on our Life-Stages Ministry Team.

Erika joined the staff in July 2013. To Read Erika's Bio click here.

High School Events

Senior High School Youth (Grades 9-12) have many opportunities to participate in

fun fellowship events, fulfilling service projects, special lock-ins, youth trips, concerts, and other special events.

We typically host a monthly event - usually the 4th Friday of the month.

MS Events

Middle School Youth (Grades 6-8) have many opportunities to participate in

fellowship events, service projects, lock-ins, youth trips, concerts, and other special events.

We typically host a monthly game night - usually the 2nd Monday of the month.


About Peace Place



Peace Place - Just across from the main church 

High School Youth Group

Senior High School Youth Group (Grades 9-12) 

Meets on Wednesday Nights from 6:15pm - 7:45pm during the school year at Peace Place.

Every week, high school youth (and a few caring adults) will gather at Peace Place for devotions/Bible study, games, the occasional service project, a snack and fellowship.