“Growing students in Christ through personal relationships with Him and His creation”

We are a ministry of Park Hill Baptist Church that reaches out to middle school and high school students. Our goal is to reach students and grow them in Christ through personal relationships with Him and His creation. Many ways that we do this is through corporate worship services on Sunday mornings with the entire body of the church, and on Wednesday nights with a worship service just for students. We also have small groups for the students to get plugged in better with more personal relationships with each other and with their leaders. These small groups happen on Sunday mornings in Sunday School, and on Sunday nights with a more in depth Bible study. We also have a brief time on Wednesday nights for small groups.

IMG_0030 copy 2    Paul Nichols – Youth Pastor

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What’s the good word?

This section is dedicated to be a snapshot of whats happening with the youth at PHBC

During the Sunday School hour we are going through the a curriculum created by Pastor Craig that takes the students into a deeper application of the previous weeks sermon. This is allowing the students to dig deeper and really grasp the message that was preached the week before. Stacia and Luke are leading out in this study!

Wednesday nights this summer will be one and done type messages and lessons. Over the last few months we have had several series and we are wanting to break from that format and teach individual lessons throughout the summer that may or may not be connected. This works best for our hectic summer schedule with church camps and missions trips that would break up series.

Over the last month we have been doing MISSIONS 101 – a mission trip prep course that had 4 parts. First we studied the scriptures in regards to missions, second we studied a different world religion we might encounter on the mission field in Houston, third we learned a method of evangelism and fourth we brought it altogether and practiced the evangelism method along with the knowledge gained on that weeks world religion.




We want the youth to be ROOTED in the love Christ before anything else! After being ROOTED in God’s love and starting to understand just how amazing that love is (see Eph 3:17-19: our theme verse) the natural outflow of that will be worship, discipleship and spiritual growth!


Event Archive 2013

The youth’s summer mission trip to Houston went great! We got to experience so many different forms of ministry while helping spread the gospel and the Word! Hanging out and working with the Church in the Center was a huge blessing and we can not thank Stephen Ray enough for hosting our group! Please take a few minutes to look at the pictures below and ask a student about his/her experience!

We had an amazing time at Bogg Springs this year! We took a group of 18 students and sponsors. Over the course of the week we studied on what it meant to be a “TRADER.” We saw what it took to trade in the American Dream for a life the pursues Christ and His Kingdom. During camp one youth came to know the Lord as Savior and several young ladies make commitments to pursue ministry! Praise God!


Summer Events:

  1. VBS – June 8-12
  2. Houston Mission Trip – June 13-18
  3. Bogg Springs – July 7-11
  4. Praise Works – July 14-18
  5. Mission Arlington – Aug 1-3
  6. YEC Little Rock – Aug 8-9
  7. Back to School Party – Aug 16th

For more information on each event please visit our Policy and Forms page.  http://www.parkhillbaptist.com/policies-and-forms



Sunday School- 9:15 a.m. at the church
Worship Service: 10:30 a.m. at the church
Sunday Night Bible Study: 6:00-7:30 at the church



ROOTED – Youth Ministry : 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the church




Nursing Home Ministry: Summer Time hours – 3:30 – 4:30! Come BE the church! Don’t just go to church!

Wednesday Nights



Praise and Worship

Contemporary praise and worship with a live praise band! Austin Roberts if our Worship Leader Intern. Emma Patterson is our Intern in charge of Media and works closely with the band as our sound engineer.


Preaching and Teaching of the Word

Bible centered, exegetical preaching done with purposeful and usable life application. This can range from a prebuilt DVD series through a topical study to a series written by Paul specifically for the youth at Park Hill with the occasional non series exegetical sermon thrown in. Studies done in the past include…

  • Testimony (SYATP, Fields of Faith) 10/12
  • “Surrender” by Francis Chan 11/12
  • The Real Christmas Story by Paul Nichols 12/12
  • BREAKOUT! (Ruth, Holy Spirit, Men’s Dating, Girl’s Dating) 2/13-4/13
  • “Follow Me” by David Platt 5/13-6/13
  • Misconceptions  7/17/13 – 10/16/13
    • Week 1: “Judgement” by Paul Nichols
    • Week 2: “Homosexuality” by Heather Francis
    • Week 3: “Christ > Religion” by Austin Roberts
    • Week 4: “Church People pt 1″ by Austin Roberts
    • Week 5: “Church People pt 2″ by Paul Nichols
    • Week 6: “Death” by Heather Francis
    • Week 7: “Tweetable Verses – Jer 29:11″ by Paul Nichols
    • Week 8: “Tweetable Verses – Phil 4:13″ by Paul Nichols
    • Week 9: “Is Christianity too Narrow?” by Heather Francis
    • Week 10: “Baptism and the Spirit” by Paul Nichols
    • Week 11: “The Power of Words” by Kaylee Cragg
    • Week 12: “The Prosperity Gospel” by Paul Nichols
  • Why Are We Here? 11/6 – 11/20
    • Week 1: “Ecclesiastes” by Paul Nichols
    • Week 2: “Missions” by Austin Roberts
    • Week 3: “Worship” by Jacob Roberson
  • BREAKOUT! (Parables, Spiritual Gifts, World Religion, Witness Training) 1/15/14-3/12/14
  • Messiah in the Passover by Paul Nichols 4/16/14
Discipleship Teams (D-TEAMS)

Small groups and leader gather to discuss life and pray for one another in a follow up discussion to the lesson and the worship each Wednesday night. This is the time to take a deeper look at what has been taught and to work through personal application.

    • High School Girls – Heather Francis
    • High School Boys – Austin Roberts
    • Middle School Girls – Emma Patterson
    • Middle School Boys – Jacob Roberson