high school ministry

Welcome to HSM

Whoever you are, wherever you're from, you are welcome here.

High School is full of ups and downs. It’s a roller coaster of experiences and emotions. It’s a time when we begin to figure out who we were truly created to be. We believe in a God who created you and who wants to have a personal relationship with you. Here at HSM at First our passion is to point students towards a lasting relationship with Christ.

START HERE: Parents/students, please sign up for our weekly texting communication in order to find out live time about our events, camps, meetings, etc. Text FIRSTLODI to: 84576

Tuesdays & Sundays


6:30pm in the gym & youth room

Our goal on Tuesdays is to build relationships with one another through fun games, activities, and gender/age based small groups, as well as grow our relationship with the Lord through relevant Bible-based curriculum and small group discussion.


9:45am in the youth room

We gather on Sundays for a student lead worship set and message from the youth staff to focus us on Christ at the beginning of our week.

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser

Nov. 12th | 5:00pm | FBC Gym

Join us for a sit down Spaghetti dinner and dessert to help send kids to Winter & Summer camp and Summer Missions. Students will share their experiences and how God has worked in their lives through camps and missions that evening.

Tickets go on sale starting Sunday October 15, | November 3rd, last day to buy

Curriculum & Content


This year our Freshman class will walk through our Roots Curriculum and will build a foundation in theology. They will learn and discuss who God is, the Trinity, the Bible and more to build a foundation of their Christian faith.

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors will study the Bible book by book through our Explore the Bible curriculum. Our goals are to know more scripture, break down barriers about how we feel about the Bible, whether we sometimes can find it dated, weird or even offensive by studying it's context, and to live our God's word once we know and understand it better.

If you have any questions please email Steven at steven@fbclodi.org

Pastor Steven

Meet Steven Rossi - HSM Pastor

Hey, my name is Steven Rossi and I am blessed to serve as the High School Pastor here at First. Along with my wife Emily, we have been serving in youth ministry for the past 10 plus years. It is my passion to see students authentically connect and engage with both Christ and His Church. If there is any way that I can support and partner with you as parents or families please reach out to me!

Join us Tuesday’s 6:30pm-8pm starting in the Gym, and Sunday mornings at 9:45am in the High School Room (Room next to the gym).


AUGUST 6th: Soda Shop Kick-Off
AUGUST 15th: Small Group Get to Know You
AUGUST 22nd: Week 1 - Small Groups
AUGUST 29th: Week 2 - Small Groups
SEPTEMBER 5th: Week 3 - Small Groups
SEPTEMBER 12th: Week 4 - Small Groups
SEPTEMBER 19th: Week 5 - Small Groups
SEPTEMBER 26th: Week 6 - Small Groups
OCTOBER 3rd: No HSM: Fall Break
OCTOBER 10th: No HSM: Fall Break
INVITE NIGHTS: Friday 9/22 and Friday 10/27 9:30-11:30pm
Invite your friends to come hang out, eat food, meet church friends, and hear the Gospel. This year we will have food trucks, games, and a guest speaker share their testimony. It's an easy way to invite friends who have never been to church before to hear who Jesus is, and maybe come to church for the very first time.

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