Our student ministry is run out of our Columbia campus so we combine our activities and schedule there led by our student pastor, Todd Loyd. You can find our gathering schedule below.

The Orca holding his trident, the proud and free mascot of the teens at Maury Hills stands for . . . well, nothing. However, the Maury Hills Student Ministry is all about building community within the larger body of the church & making disciples of Christ! We’re trying to help students learn what it means to love God & love people and then put that love into action. We’re made up of both Jr. High (5th-8th) and Sr. High (9th-12th) students. We highly encourage parental involvement.


One major point of emphasis of the program is to give our teens experiences they will never forget, so you never know what to expect when a teen attends a class or event at Maury Hills.

Authentic Faith

Students will understand what they believe and why they believe it.

Spiritual Discipline

Students will learn and put into practice disciplines that will aid them the rest of their lives.

Moral Boundaries

Students will learn how to set boundaries in the area of

moral purity.

Healthy Friendships

Students will learn to wisely choose friends who will help them in their walk of faith.

Wise Choices

Students will learn to use godly wisdom rather than emotions in their decision making.

Ultimate Authority

Students will learn that all authority is established by

God and their view of earthly

authority reflects their acceptance of God's


Others First

Students will learn to place others' needs above their own.

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We meet on Sunday and Wednesday nights. Our students come from pretty much every school in the county so you are likely to know someone if not several Orcas. We can't wait to meet you and your family.

Sundays: 5:30 pm
Wednesdays: 6:30 pm


IMPACT is a summer event at Lipscomb University designed to provide an atmosphere for teens that enables the development of a personal faith, which will impact their world for Christ.

Our student minister Todd Loyd is instrumental in creating and running this amazing event for teens. This is THE event of the year!

Impact Junior (6th - 8th)

June 14-17

Impact Senior (9th - 12th)

June 17-22



DEER RUN & overflow

Deer Run is August 10-12
Overflow is September  21-23


Deer Run is our biggest retreat of the year for 7th-12th graders. We gather at Deer Run Camp in Thompson's Station every August for amazing worship, speakers, swimming, games, Bible classes and much more.

Overflow is our junior high retreat for 7th-9th graders. Our teens love these events at Lake Benson in Bon Aqua, so don't miss out.

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