Scripps Ranch Students

We provide safe spaces for all students.

We love students and we BELIEVE in their capacity to be world-changers. This generation is called to do big things for God's kingdom. We want to help support and equip them as they serve and spread God's love in their world.


About Our Students

Middle School // Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

We have lunch, play games, have a short devo/message and then break up into guys and girls life groups to dive deeper.  (We also have HS leaders that help lead those LGs which is cool because it gives the younger students a chance to have an older peer to go to).

High School // Wednesday 7-8:30pm

We have some type of snack/food, play a game and then have an in depth message.  Afterwards we all hangout, play video games, etc.

We have midweek gatherings on Tuesdays at 7pm at the Newbreak Scripps Ranch Campus. We hang out, play games, worship, listen to a message and then disperse into our life groups, divided by age and gender. 

Vibe Night is a great event throughout the warmer months where we join up with students from our Scripps Ranch and Ocean Beach campuses. We head down to La Jolla Shores from 7-9:00pm for free food, drinks, games and a bonfire.

We separate Middle School and High School students on Tuesdays after the main service to meet in their Middle School Boys, Middle School Girls, High School Girls or High School Boys Life Groups.

We also have a special group over the summer called RISING that is only for incoming 6th graders. We have cookouts and sundae socials and special opportunities for these students to get to know their leaders and some of the students they'll be seeing when they join the student ministries for the first time.

My name is Ashley Henson and I'm the Student Pastor here at Newbreak Scripps Ranch. My desire is that every student and leader knows another person in their life cares about them and wants to know them. That's why I believe building relationships is so important. When I can connect with students, I can invest in them and show them who Jesus is. And relationships are key to helping all of us build a foundation in Christ that will never be forgotten, no matter where we are in life.

Outside of our usual student ministries activities on Tuesday nights and Sunday mornings, we have Invite Nights, Vibe Nights down at the beach, special activities through the summer for middle school and high school students separately, an amazing Summer Camp, and opportunities throughout the year to attend events with students at our other Newbreak campuses.

We're all about serving in our church or in the community!  Our students serve in kids ministry, play instruments or sing with worship teams, learn to operate all the multi-media for weekend services, and are always great for welcoming guests while serving with our hospitality teams.  Additionally, students go on mission trips like our Mexico House Builds and do outreaches that serve the local community together with their life groups.

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