Welcome to Brentwood Hills Student Ministries

The Brentwood Hills Student Ministry exists to EQUIP our students in their faith, to ENCOURAGE each other on their walk with Christ, to challenge the mature to EXPERIENCE God’s purpose for their life through ministry and to EXPOSE their non-believing friends to Christ.

Stay connected:  Twitter  &  Facebook & Instagram

Text “BHSMYouth” to 40404 to get text message updates

Office phone: 615.832.2541

Student Ministry Staff

Robbie Forrester, student minister, robbie@brentwoodhills.org 615-832-2541 Ext. 233 or 615-566-3395

Clint Peyton, student minister, clint@brentwoodhills.org   502-439-4518

Rachel Sawyer, student minister, rachel@brentwoodhills.org 615-832-2541 Ext. 247 or 615-478-1271



Links to Student Forms:  (all forms are PDF)

2015-2016 List of 7th-12th Grade Schools Represented with Student Names 

Student Data Form

Liability Form

BHSM Modesty Code

Resources from Boot Camp

6th-12th Student Winterfest Registration

Adult Winterfest Registration

Wilderness Trek 2017 Application

Baja Mission trip application

nashville workcamp application 2017

Honduras Brigade application

Updated April 17, 2017

Student News: 
Congratulations to all of our students who participated in Lads to Leaders this past weekend!

  • Award winners include:
    • Bible Bowl Team Finalists for 7th-8th grades: Ivy Bell, Katherine Duke, Drew Estes, RJ Trail
    • 1st place speech, Bennett Whitefield (5th grade)
    • 1st place speech, Jamie Estes (6th grade)
    • 2nd place speech, Drew Estes (8th grade)
    • 5th grade puppets, 3rd place – Lanie Estes, Caden Freeze, Jasmine Gosnell, Jessie Gray, Houston Hicks, Meredith Smith, Christopher White, Bennett Whitefield
    • 6th grade puppets, 1st place – Jamie Estes, Tyler Forrester, Carley Gray, Eli Hyberger, Cole Moss, Jackson Parker, Jenna Sansom, Sophie Vergne
    • 7th/8th grade puppets, 2nd place - Ivy Bell, Katherine Duke, Drew Estes, Sam Hyberger, Jacen Moore, Halle Prince, RJ Trail

Parent Corner:

Special Needs:

  • HOUSING for BHSM Summer Interns: Two of our summer interns (both guys) who will be working with the BHSM need housing from May 24 ‘til August 2.  Please contact Robbie for more info on responsibilities of being a host home and let him know if you could accommodate one or both of these guys for the summer!


  • Inner City classes tonight! – WE NEED BUS RIDERS from the 5th-12th grade! We could really use some students (AND parents) to ride our inner city buses on Monday nights.  We could use you for any or all parts of Monday evenings.  Here are the details:
    • 5:45 p.m. – Meet at BHCC to ride our BH bus down to the Inner City bus station to pick up inner city students.
    • 7:00 p.m. – Arrive back at BHCC – Be a classroom helper or do your homework in the student center while classes are going on!
    • 8:00 p.m. – Ride the school buses back downtown to drop off inner city students.  Arrive back at BHCC by 9:00 p.m.


  • Ballin’ at Brentwood for 7th and 8th grade guys, Tuesday night, April 18, and all Tuesday nights in April and May.  Pickup basketball from 6:00-8:00. There won’t be much structure, just an opportunity for guys to hang out.
    • Even if you don’t want to play basketball, come hang out with us.
    • Even if you have to leave early or get there late, come hang out with us.
    • It’s like VBS–you can invite your friends. (No plans for cookies and Kool-aid yet)
    • If you have any questions, contact Clint Brumit 615-477-6928


  • Wednesday Night Classes @6:30 p.m.
    • 5th & 6th Grade Guys – Room 604
    • 5th & 6th Grade Girls – Room 602
    • 7th-12th Grade – Family TRIBES – Room 401


  •  High School Guys Hoopin’ at the Hills, Thursday April 20, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm in the FLC. This will continue every Thursday until May 18 (except May 4).


  • 5th-12th Grade Classes Sundays @9:30 a.m.! 5th Grade is studying “Snapshots of the Old Testament,” while 6th Grade is studying “Snapshots of the New Testament.”
  • 7th-12th Grade is studying Radical by David Platt. Here are locations for classes:
    • 5th Grade – Room 401
    • 6th Grade – Room 404-405
    • 7th Grade – Room 403
    • 8th Grade – Room 402
    • 9th Grade – Room 604
    • 10th Grade – Room 601
    • 11th Grade – Room 603
    • 12th Grade – Room 602
  • IMPACT JR Registration (June 16-19) for Current 6th-8th Grades! DEADLINE IS THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 23!
    • IMPACT is a summer camp event at Lipscomb designed to provide an atmosphere for teens that enables the development of a personal faith, which will impact their world for Christ.
    • The IMPACT theme is always a mystery till the curtain opens. The theme is developed with varied emphasis on different elements of Christian faith from evangelism and textual studies to spiritual development. As well as classes, speakers and worship, campers will enjoy morning Impact which has become the comic break of the day. There is also the Coffee House where Christian groups perform in an intimate environment and campers can attend at their leisure.
    • We are excited about IMPACT 2017 and pray that it will be a week that brings glory to Christ and provides special memories for years to come.
    • Dates: Friday morning, June 16 - Monday morning, June 19
    • Ages: Current ’16-’17 school year, 6-8 grades
    • Cost:  $170.00 which includes lodging & meals on LU campus from Friday lunch to Monday breakfast, t-shirt and other surprises.
  • Here’s the link to register:  https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=104


  • Hope Party for Healing Hands, Sunday, April 30, 3:00-5:00 pm in the Cedar Room.  A great time to shop for Mother’s Day gifts or Graduation gifts! Healing Hands will bring items made by Women of Hope (beautiful handmade scarves, purses, jewelry, also hand lotions and lip balm). All proceeds support the ministry of Healing Hands to empower women in third world countries to make a living for their families.
  • 5th Grade Bonfire @ Blackburns – Sunday, April 30, 5:30-7:30 at the home of Addie Blackburn, 905 Green Valley Drive, Nashville. Guys bring drinks, girls bring desserts.
  • 9th Grade “mini-retreat” at the High Farm – Saturday, May 6

BHCC American Red Cross Blood Drive – May 14 in the Student Ministry Area, 2:00-6:00 pm.   Please sign up to donate at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: BrentwoodHillsCofC.

Summer Mission Opportunities

Nashville Workcamp (June 4-9)

  • The deadline for signing up has passed and a waiting list has started. Please contact Robbie if you would like to be added to the waiting list.


  • VBS (June 11-14) Teen Workers Needed!
    • We were thrilled to have so many youth volunteers as a part of last year’s VBS.  The volunteers did an amazing job and the kids LOVED seeing the teens every night!  We would love to have even more youth volunteers this year for VBS 2017 – Gideon, the Praying Warrior.
    • Rising 6th graders can serve as Jr. Squad Leaders, assisting a group of VBS students as they travel to each station.  It’s a fun leadership role, and you get to see every VBS area!  Here is the online registration form for rising 6th graders (2017-18 school year): https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=94
    • We have many fun volunteers opportunities for rising 7th – 12th graders.  We need VBS Actors, Squad Leaders, Craft and Game Helpers, Decorators, Nursery Workers, and more!  Here is the application for rising 7th-12th graders (2017-18 school year): https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=93


Brentwood Hills Christian Camp is set for this summer as we will head out to Camp Leatherwood in White Bluff, TN for our 31st encampment.  With 3 camps (Senior, Junior & Middle), here are the details:

  • Senior Camp:  Current 8th-11th graders (2016-2017 school year)
    • Saturday, July 1 – Friday, July 7, 2017
    • Registration is now open for anyone who would like to attend Brentwood Hills Christian Camp.  Priority will be given to BHCC members and returning visitors until April 2.  First-time visitors are encouraged to go ahead and submit their registration, and if space allows their names will be added to the camper list (in the order which their registrations were received) beginning April 3.  The 2017 Senior Camp fee is $160.  Beginning May 1 the fee will increase to $180.
    • https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=87
  • Junior Camp:  Current 3rd & 4th graders (2016-2017 school year)
    • Friday, July 7 – Monday, July 10, 2017
    • Full time staff members may bring pre-campers (current Kindergartners-2nd graders).  Priority will be given to BHCC members and returning visitors until April 2.  First-time visitors are encouraged to go ahead and submit their registration, and if space allows their names will be added to the camper list (in the order which their registrations were received) beginning April 3.  The 2017 Junior Camp fee is $120.  Beginning May 1 the fee will increase to $140.
    • https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=89
  • Middle Camp:  Current 5th-7th graders (2016-2017 school year)
    • Monday, July 10 – Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • Registration is now open for anyone who would like to attend Brentwood Hills Christian Camp.  Priority will be given to BHCC members and returning visitors until April 2.  First-time visitors are encouraged to go ahead and submit their registration, and if space allows their names will be added to the camper list (in the order which their registrations were received) beginning April 3.  The 2017 Middle Camp fee is $150.  Beginning May 1 the fee will increase to $170.
    • https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=88
  • BHCC Staff:
    • All Camps will be held at Camp Leatherwood in White Bluff, TN.  We are in need of Christian leaders to lead our young people!  Current 12th graders and adults are eligible to serve as staff members at all Camps.  (This is not the application for WITs (current 8th-11th graders):
    • https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=90
  • WIT:  WIT = Worker In Training
    • Current 8th-11th graders are eligible to serve as WITs at Junior Camp (July 7-10).
    • Current 10th & 11th graders are eligible to serve as WITs at Middle Camp (July 10-15).  WITs will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with camp staff.  WITs will have specific and important responsibilities and should come to camp ready to work hard!
    • https://brentwoodhills.ccbchurch.com/form_response.php?id=91



  • May 7 – Senior Sunday
  • May 24 – BHSM Interns start
  • June 4 – BHSM Promotion Day


  • Baja Mission Trip- June 2-9
  • Nashville Workcamp – June 4-9
  • VBS – June 11-14
  • Wilderness Trek – June 17-24
  • BHCC Senior Camp July 1-7
  • BHCC Junior Camp – July 7-10
  • BHCC Middle Camp – July 10-15


  • BHSM Picture Directories – 5th-12th grade picture directories can be picked up in the Student Center (one per family, please)!
  • BHSM Instagram – Follow Brentwood Hills Student Ministry on Instagram @bhsministry
  • BHSM Twitter – Text 40404 and put “Follow BHSMYouth” in the message portion of the text or just follow BHSMYouth on Twitter.
  • BHSM YouTube Channel – You can subscribe to our Brentwood Hills Student Ministry YouTube channel and check out all the crazy videos that we do! Click here to subscribe and view.
  • BHSM Website is updated!  The student ministry website is now being updated weekly – please go there for the latest info along with forms for our events and activities – click HERE to check it out!
  • BHSM Facebook –Like” the Brentwood Hills Student Ministry Facebook Page to check out bunches of pictures from past events!

Your Brentwood Hills Student Ministry Staff:
Clint Peyton – clint@brentwoodhills.org 502-439-4518 – student minister
Rachel Sawyer – rachel@brentwoodhills.org   832-2541 Ext. 247 (615-478-1271) – student minister
Robbie Forrester – robbie@brentwoodhills.org