Youth Ministry (MYF – Methodist Youth Fellowship)
Our Mission – To provide a welcoming and nurturing environment where all young people can grow closer to God and develop relationships with other Christian teens (ages 11 to 18). Our ministry is dedicated to sharing Christ’s love with others!
United Methodist Youth Fellowship – Held on Wednesday evening from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm. This is a time of fellowship that includes, discussion, Bible study/program, and faith sharing.
Small Group Bible Study – Contact the church office for the current small group Bible Study.
GTE’s – These “Good Time Events” happen monthly on a Sunday night and include activities such as bowling, laser tag, beach parties, movies, and swimming.
Summer Camping – The youth will be attending summer camp at the Warren Willis Camp in Fruitland Park. If you are interested in going please contact the church office. The dates have not been set at this time. For more information on this camp, please visit www.warrenwilliscamp.org
Summer Mission Trips – On occasion we embark on a domestic mission trip to serve others in Christ’s name. Past mission trip destinations have included, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Washington D.C., Maryland, Louisiana, and West Virginia.
Confirmation – Confirmation is offered annually and in the Methodist tradition is considered a rite of baptized individuals to recognize the work of God’s grace and to embrace being a disciple. Our confirmation classes cover Christian Doctrine, Theology, United Methodist history, stewardship, basic bible study and more.
Fundraising Events – The members of our youth ministry have an opportunity to raise the funds needed to participate in our summer mission trip and camping program. Our fundraisers include our annual BBQ Dinner, Easter Breakfast, Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper as well as car washes, bake sales, and other events.