Welcome to High School Ministry

Fun events, engaging services, and transformative small groups all designed to help students encounter Jesus. From our Sunday morning Gathering and Wednesday night Life Groups, to events, camps, and trips – there are so many ways to get involved. We would love to see you at our next Friends HSM event!


Trevor Hults

HSM Director

Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the next Tiger Woods. Trevor attended the prestigious Biola University and Talbot Seminary. He is an above average bowler, loves breakfast burritos, is skilled in the art of table tennis, and proficient in the world of golf. His passions include Jesus, making disciples, and his family. He is married to his lovely wife Cate and they have two boys, Owen and Wyatt.

Emily Friehofer

HSM Life Group Associate

Emily is a graduate of Biola University with a major in Christian Ministries. She is passionate about Hot Cheetos and coffee but not at the same time. She’s a fan favorite in our NextGen Department, creative genius, and style maven #crocs. Most of all her passion lies in creating spaces for high school students to experience Jesus in compelling ways, leading them to authentic community with those around them.

AJ Dean

Campus Associate Director

AJ dean, also known as Audley Dean Jr., Graduated with honors from Biola University. He has been a part of High School Ministry at Friends for 6 years and has served on staff for over 5 years. He brings a joy to this ministry that is 1 part Jesus and 1 part fresh dance moves. He’s an avid fan of quality cinema and beats and brings a zest to this ministry that is unmatched. Find him at your nearest LA Fitness.

Weekly Gatherings

Friends Church High School Weekend Service
Weekend Gatherings

Sun 11A | Room 317

High School service meets in Room 317 of the Worship Center at 11A. This is a gathering with worship, teaching, and connection geared for high school students. The vision is for it to be as student-led and interactive as possible in order to empower students to take ownership of the gathering.

Current Series
Friends Church High School C-Groups
Life Groups

Wed 7 – 9P | On Campus
Fall Kick Off: September 18, 2019

Life is meant to be lived in community and High School Life Groups are an opportunity for our students to study God’s Word and live out deep and meaningful friendships. Groups are made up of 7 or more students of the same gender and grade and one or two of our amazing and screened adult leaders. We meet on campus, in locations organized by grade.

Life Group Registration
Drop Off & Pick Up Map
Friends Church High School C-Groups
Serve Teams


Get connected and get serving! We believe the Lord has uniquely and specifically given each of us a role to play in our church. Our HSM Serve Teams allow students to use their gifts and talents to take ownership of this ministry. Sign up below!!!

Sign up for a Serve Team

Kickoff in the Fall

Alpha is an opportunity to explore life’s biggest questions such as meaning of life, faith, and God in an informal and fun environment. Come during lunch break for snacks, discussion, and a chance to form authentic friendships. The Alpha course is a judgment free environment; it is about conversation and getting to know others who are on a similar path.

Learn More About Alpha

Kickoff in the Fall

HSM partners with FCA(Fellowship of Christian Athletes) in north orange county to equip and empower key students, teachers, coaches, faculty, and parents to reach their school campuses in the name of Jesus. It enable our students to live missionally on their campuses while bringing their friends to Next Gen Life Groups, Gatherings, Events, and Camps.

Learn more about FCA

Upcoming Events

Life Group Kick Off

September 18 | 7 – 9P

We are so excited for the fall, and especially for our HSM Life Groups to start up again! Life is meant to be lived in community and that is what our Life Groups are all about! September 18 is going to be a fun and awesome time to kick off the 2019 – 2020 Life Groups Season! Sign up for Life Groups and make sure to be there!

Sign Up For Life Groups
Jesus Use Me Youth Night

October 9 | 6 – 9P

A one night event to inspire a generation to be world changers and culture shapers. Gathering all Junior High and High School students to embrace the call to be Jesus’ hands and feet on campus, at home, online, and in every sphere of life. We believe God can use anyone with a willing heart! Get ready for what Jesus will do when you pray “Jesus, use me”

More Information



18 HSM LIFE GROUP KICK-OFF | 7 – 9P | Worship Center


9 JESUS USE ME | Youth Prayer & Worship Night | Worship Center | 6 – 9P

30 NO LIFE GROUPS | Off for Family Fun Fest

31 FAMILY FUN FEST | Life Group Service Opportunity | 6 – 9P



27 THANKSGIVING BREAK | Life Groups will resume on campus December 4

Resources for Parents

Transition Tips for Success
In the many years we have worked with youth at Friends Church, we have observed some things parents can do to help their student successfully transition into Student Ministries.
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We need YOU! We would love for you to partner with us and support high school ministry.
volunteer application

Be in the loop on all things High School Ministries by signing up for our Parent Newsletter.
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Spiritual Growth
Check out these spiritual formation resources that can help build your relationship with your student and their relationship with Jesus.
Think Orange

Worship Together Weekends
Worship Together means that children (3rd – 5th grades) and students (6th – 12th grades) have the opportunity of joining their parents in the Worship Center rather than have their own programming.
more info

Worship With Us


Sundays @ 11A
Wednesdays @ 7P


5091 Mountain View Ave, Yorba Linda, Ca 92886
Room 317

9th – 12th Grade

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