What is NXT GEN?

NXT GEN is the student ministry of First Church. NXT GEN is structured for students 6th-12th grade.

What Happens at NXT GEN?

When arriving, your student will be welcomed by our check-in team, who is ready to make sure your child is safely and comfortably brought into the evening and environment.

The program for the evening will have a variety of experiences, including fast-paced and fun games, engaging small group discussions, and an applicable and Biblical message to encourage and challenge your student to live his or her life to the fullest.



Tuesdays | 5:45pm – 7pm | 6-12th grade



Middle School
| 5:45 – 7pm | 6-8th grade
High School | 7 – 8:15pm | 9-12th grade




Kickstart Class

This is a 3-Module class where we help your student figure out what their next steps are!


4th Sunday of every month during the 9:20 service

  •   November 27: Module 3

  • January 22: Module 1

  • February 12: Module 2

  • March 26: Module 3

  • April 23: Module 1

  • May 21: Module 2

  • June 4: Module 3


3rd Sunday of every month during the 9:00 service

  • November 20: Module 3

  • January 15: Module 1

  • February 12: Module 2

  • March 19: Module 3

  • April 16: Module 1

  • May 7: Module 2

  • June 11: Module 3


Still Need to Know More?

Text @nxtgen20 to 81010 for updates

John Graham

Youth Director – Wheatfield

I am super passionate about leading students to become fully devoted followers of Christ! I will do anything short of sin to reach those no one else is reaching in our community!

You can reach me at jg@first.church.

Kwame McGee

Youth Director – Hebron

I am so excited to serve the students of Hebron, by reaching the unreachable and sharing the story of Jesus that changed my life forever.

You can reach me at kwame@first.church.