6th – 8th Grades


Riptide is the Middle School ministry for 6th – 8th grade students at Journey Community Church. We believe every middle schooler is created by God, for God, and on purpose! Our mission is to reach students who are disconnected from God and help them develop a growing relationship with Jesus. Whether it’s our Sunday morning service, a mid-week Small Group, or a fun event, our hope is that every middle schooler would leave having experienced the love of God.


Small Groups

Wednesdays Evenings
January 11 2023 – May 31 2023
6:30 – 8:30 PM


Sunday Mornings

Sunday Mornings
9 & 11 AM
Riptide Room

Small Groups

Small Groups are a place for students to be themselves. A place to wrestle with big questions like “who am I?” A safe place for students to discover their identity can be found in God, as a child of God. Small Groups provide a fun, interactive environment for junior highers. The Small Group communities give students the opportunity to connect with other students their age and each group is led by a faithful, caring adult Small Group Leader who wants to see each student grow closer to God as they navigate adolescence. Also, we serve dinner for only $5.   Sign Up Here

Sunday Mornings

Riptide meets at 9 + 11 AM on Sunday mornings in the Riptide Room. This weekly service is designed specifically for middle school students. There is tons of time for students to hang out and connect with each other. During our service, students will experience fun games, meaningful worship, and Biblical teaching from God’s Word.

Camps, Events, and Activities

Stay tuned to our emails and Instagram to get the latest updates on events, camps, and activities with Riptide!


Gary Anderson
Student Ministries Pastor
Email Gary

Stay Connected

Find us on instagram @riptidejhm