We are committed to advancing the Kingdom of God in the next generation. ALIVE is our ministry for students, 6th–12th grade, to grow in community and follow Jesus so that they will never want to walk away from their faith. 

Follow ALIVE on Instagram to stay up to date with everything related to ALIVE and for additional opportunities to engage and connect throughout the week.

Axis Conference

June 21–24

axis conference 2021

We are excited to announce that ALIVE will be attending Axis Conference June 21–24 in Memphis, Tennessee! Axis Conference is a high-energy conference geared towards students where they will experience worship and Biblical teaching to challenge them in their walk with Jesus. Each day there will be breakout sessions, team competitions, and so much more!

Registration is limited so sign up today! A deposit of $100 is required at the time of registration. The total cost is $400 and covers the conference ticket, meals, lodging, and travel expenses. If you have any questions you may email them to

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alive wednesday nights

Students meet in-person at Suffolk and Western Branch on Wednesday nights to hang out with friends and leaders, play games, engage in Midweek, and spend time growing in their faith. 




1242 holland rd.

suffolk, va


western branch



1935 jolliff rd.

chesapeake, va


middle school experience

ALIVE Middle School experience happens during both 9:30AM and 11:15AM services immediately following worship. Students will connect with leaders and other middle schoolers, learn about Jesus through an interactive lesson, and have a chance to talk about what they learned in a small group. 

For students not ready to return in-person, be a part of the interactive online experience (via Zoom). To join in, just fill out the form linked below and an ALIVE team member will send you the login ID along with helpful tips to make it a great experience for your student.

JOIN live online

high school hangout

High school students grow in community and relationship with Jesus at monthly high school hangouts on the third Friday of the month. Students and leaders join to talk about real topics and have fun in a safe environment at Gather Cafe from 6:30–8:30PM.

alive small groups

ALIVE small groups meet throughout the week in-person and online to build meaningful relationships and grow in their understanding of the Bible and how it applies to their lives. Groups are studying 1 and 2 Timothy with other students their age and are led by a leader who is passionate about helping advance the Kingdom of God to the next generation. 
connect in a small group

If you are interested in leading a group or hosting a group at your home, let us know and someone from our team will be in contact with you.
lead an alive small group
host an alive small group

If you have any questions about ALIVE, email



You are not in this alone. In our community, we help each other and parenting is no different. Below are some helpful resources to compliment the ministries we do as a church to support and encourage you and your children.