ANCHOR STUDENT MINISTRIES


Our vision is to see students’ lives transformed by the power of the gospel.


 
 

Hilton Head Presbyterian Church is committed to family based youth ministry. Our desire is to come alongside and assist parents in the Christian nurture and growth of their children. We believe that God works through his covenant promises to families and our goal is to encourage and help parents in the spiritual growth of their children. We seek to challenge students to truly own their own faith and accordingly engage the world around them.

Our staff and volunteers carry out this vision by discipling students through contact ministry, weekly programming, and retreats.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact our Pastor of Students and Families, Tim Pitzer.

 

YOUTH GROUP

Middle School - Sundays at 5:30 PM

High School - Sundays at 7:00 PM

Students are encouraged to bring their friends as we have our hearts and minds renewed by the Word of God. Join us as we grow closer to Christ and one another in deep community.

360 SEMINARS

Sundays at 9:00 AM

Join us on Sunday mornings as we study God’s Word and have your life transformed by the power of the gospel. This fall, we're in an 8-week study on the book of Colossians where we'll see that studying His Word is about being connected to Christ and having a relationship with Him as He is presented to us in the Scriptures - Christ is our only hope.

"To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory." - Colossians 1:27 


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DATE NIGHT - YOUTH BABYSITTING FUNDRAISER

Need a night out? Take advantage of our Date Night Babysitting! Drop your children off at the church on Saturday, December 8 from 4-7 PM and enjoy a kid-free evening while your kids have a blast. We'll provide pizza and team of responsible and fun middle and high school youth (and adult leaders) to babysit your children. The kids will also be decorating cookies to distribute during our December 9th Cookies & Caroling event.

Please RSVP using the button below by Friday, December 7th. 

This is a fundraiser for our upcoming High School Mission Trip to Jamaica. Suggested donation is $10/child - feel free to give generously!


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COOKIES & CAROLING

All kids in grades K-12 are invited to join us for Cookies and Caroling on Sunday, December 9th. We'll meet at the church at 5 PM and travel by bus to local nursing homes and church members' homes to sing Christmas carols and hand out cookies made by our youth and children! We'll return to the church by 7 PM. Parents are welcome to join for this special evening!


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PROGRESSIVE DINNER

Don’t miss the Progressive Dinner for high school students on Thursday, December 13th and for middle school students on Friday, December 14th! Students will meet at church at 5:30 PM. We will be traveling to various homes for appetizers, dinner, and dessert. Please bring a $10 white elephant gift and and wear a tacky Christmas sweater.


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FIRST FRIDAY

Each month, students are invited to join us for a First Friday hangout. Middle school will get together from 6-8 PM and high school from 8-10 PM. Location rotates through different homes - watch for details each month! Contact Tim if you have questions or need directions.

Stay tuned for our next date!


 

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS SMALL GROUP

Girls in 6th-8th grade, join us every other Thursday for small group led by Brittani Anderson and Abby Tosh! We’ll meet from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at Brittani’s house and we’re studying Get Your Story Straight by Kristen Hatton. Email Tim for more details and directions.


WINTER RETREATS - BALANCE DUE DECEMBER 1

Don’t forget, if you signed up for the High School or Middle School Winter Retreat, your balance is due December 1.

Both retreats will be in Brevard, located just south of Asheville in North Carolina. We will be at Ridgehaven Retreat Center for a wonderful weekend of great food, games, worship, teaching, and beautiful hikes in the mountains and much more!


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SUMMER 2019 MISSION TRIP TO JAMAICA

A team of high school students will be traveling to Jamaica June 8-15, 2019 to serve with a ministry called Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf. We are excited about this wonderful opportunity God has provided and are already praying for hearts and lives to be changed.


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FUSE for 5th GRADE

Sundays at 5:30 PM in Ilderton Hall

This group is designed just for fifth graders, to help navigate the exciting (and sometimes overwhelming) transition from elementary to middle school.

This class will meet weekly during the school year and mirror the Anchor Student Ministry youth group calendar, but it is a separate ministry led by Stuart and Shannon Bedenbaugh. Each week includes a short lesson, games, and more. Please contact Shannon for more information.


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AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRLS

American Heritage Girls (AHG) is a nationwide Christ-centered, faith-based program for girls K-12th grade. Our Bluffton/HHI troop meets the first three Thursdays of the month from 5:00 - 6:30 PM at HHPC.

Through faith, service, and fun, American Heritage Girls strives to build young women of integrity. The girls work to earn badges, do service projects, study God's Word, and enjoy special events. 

For more information, please contact Courtney LaMountain.

 
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VOLUNTEER WITH ANCHOR STUDENT MINISTRIES

Our student ministry is looking for several new volunteers who have a passion for working with middle and high school students on Sunday nights and in small groups throughout the week. If you are interested in volunteering, please use the button below to contact Tim Pitzer.