High School IMPACT | Memorial Park Church

High School IMPACT

High School Student IMPACT

Students in grades 9 - 12  have a variety of opportunities to get involved in Student Impact at Memorial Park Church.  Following are weekly programs for high school students to get together and grow in Christ and continue to develop personal and spiritual relationships. 

In addition, our small group studies, time spent with students outside the walls of the church, retreats, service projects and mission trips provide opportunities to foster deep, meaningful relationships through a fun and comfortable environment. We strive for ongoing communication with parents and guardians offers support in their role as the primary spiritual nurturer in the life of their student.

Click here for more information or to get invovled in our High School Student IMPACT program or contact Ryan Pietryga at 412.364.9492 ext. 502 or rpietryga@mpcepc.org.
Students in grades 9-12 meet Sunday mornings from 10:10 - 11:00 a.m. during Memorial Park's Discipleship Hour. This dedicated time is an opportunity for students to learn and grow in their faith through Bible teaching, discussion and prayer support. Although this is a classroom format, there is no homework requirement and students can join the class at any time. This class is led by Kevin Steele and Lauren Sullivan, volunteers in our high school ministry.

Click here for more information and our Director of Student Impact, Ryan Pietryga, will be in touch with you. Or contact him at 412-364-9492 ext. 502 or rpietryga@mpcepc.org.
Our Confirmation Class is open to students in grades 9 - 12 who are interested in pursuing membership at Memorial Park Church. This class is led by our Director Student IMPACT, Ryan Pietryga.  The Confirmation Class covers important topics such as Biblical history, the core beliefs of Christianity, and church membership. Click here for more information, or contact Director Student IMPACT, Ryan Pietryga.at 412-364-9492 or rpietryga@mpcepc.org.
In addition to Sunday morning classes, Sunday evenings provide an opportunity for High School students to get together and grow in Christ. Our weekly programming is held during the school year each Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the Clayton Center, and provides an opportunity for students to continue to develop personal and spiritual relationships.  We begin our evening with games and fellowship, followed by a time of worship, a speaker led teaching and small group discussion.  Students are welcome (and encouraged) to bring friends!  Please note:  We will not be meeting on the following dates:  December 22 & 29.

Teen LIFE Groups meet Wednesdays in the Clayton Center from 7 - 8:30 p.m.  This format provides for small group study and discussion and students can join at any time during the school year.  Please note:  We will not be meeting on the following dates:  November 27, December 18 through January 1.  We will begin on January 8.

Guys current study: Why I Believe: Straight answers to honest questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity

Girls current study: Jesus Is ________.  Find a new way to be human.

Once a year, students in grades 9-12 and Student IMPACT leaders head to Laurelville Camp and Conference Center for a weekend of building relationships, growing closer to Jesus and having fun!  
Mission trips and service projects are great ways to grow in your faith while serving to further God's kingdom. Stretching and reaching beyond your comfort zone to help the needy and hurting in our community and our world can be a life-changing and everlasting experience. Our local outreach involvement is with Presents for Patients through the Giving Tree @ MPC, North Hills Community Outreach Food Bank, Compassion Day, World Vision, and The Pittsburgh Project. Extending beyond our community, we collect shoes to Soles for Jesus, make blankets for veterans through Fleece Connections and raise funds for the children of Sierra Leone through our annual Fast for Leone.

In the summer of 2019, we will sent a team to the Wilmington, North Carolina to serve with Praying Pelican Missions.  They worked to restore the areas that were damaged by Hurrican Florence.  


Current High School IMPACT Events

High School IMPACT
Weekly Youth Group
Meets every Sunday evening
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Teen LIFE Groups
Meets every Wednesday evening
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Small group study and discussion.

High School IMPACT Big Game Party
February 2
6:00 p.m.
All high-schoolers are invited to come watch the Big Game together! We encourage you to bring a snack or drink to share. We’ll be meeting off-site and the location will be announced once confirmed. Come for the whole game or just a half. Feel free to bring a friend!