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What is Youth Ministry? A place where all are welcome; All gifts are used, even gifts still in the rough; A place where we can make mistakes and laugh and learn, and rely on God’s grace. A place where we build each other up, and care about the details of each other’s lives. A place where the stories of our faith connect with our own life stories; A place where we learn to pray and praise. A place we come to serve others and in so doing Discover our ability to Lead.

What is Youth Group? Youth Group refers to all youth grades 5 through 12.  Youth entering grades 5 through 7 are “Middle School Youth “. Youth entering grades 8 and up are “Senior High Youth”. (8th graders can actually choose to attend middle school or senior high on Sunday mornings…your choice)

What Happens on a typical Sunday Morning? All youth gather together at 10:00 on Sundays for light breakfast food, fellowship and mission projects.  This is our new Youth Connections time. Then at 10:45 the youth go to their respective lounges.  Middle school youth meet in the middle school lounge and senior high youth meet in the senior high lounge. Our Sunday morning youth group time consists of checking-in with each other and a scripture based lesson. 

Mission Work is at the Heart of Our Youth Ministry : Our hands on mission work will be spread out all year long…. new mission work and familiar recycled mission work.  All mission projects are open to all youth.  Senior high youth are encouraged to take leadership of mission projects. Leadership teams of youth will gather periodically to plan mission projects and special events.  Everyone is welcome to participate in the leadership teams. 

 

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2012-13 Youth Ministry Calendar

Fall 2012


August 13          Middle School lounge painting & decorating 6:00-7:30?

September 8     Smores @ 7….Campfire at church w/smores 7:00-8:30

September 9     Homecoming Sunday

                        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & mission projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45 GOD ALIVE

September 16   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  GOD UP CLOSE


Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

September 23   Sunrise café 9:30-10:45

                         Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  EXPANDING OUR IMAGE OF JESUS

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

September 29   Youth Group at FoodLink 9:00-12:00 then lunch @ TBA.

                        Meet at church at 8:30.  No flip/flops or sandals. Wear a youth ministry t-shirt or vbs shirt

 Bring Lunch money and a canned food item.

September 30   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  LEADING VS. FOLLOWING

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

October 6        Bread Baking Saturday morning at church 9:00 am

Smores@7 pm

October 7        Bread Basket Project 10:00-10:45…fill baskets for Mary’s Place families

World Communion Sunday: 1 service @10:45. Everyone attends worship. Youth will help plan and participate in worship.

October 8        Columbus Day /No Webster Schools

Youth Group to Salem Nutrition Center 9:30-1:00. Meet at church  at 9:00. No sandals or flip flops.  Wear a hat and a youth t-shirt or vbs shirt..

October 14      Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  RECLAIMING THE CROSS

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

October 20      Fall festival at our church for Mary’s Place kids and Sunday school kids


October 21      Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  GOD ENCOUNTER

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

                        11:45   Shanty town program planning w/lunch

October 28      Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  THE SPACE BETWEEN

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

Nov 2              Shanty Town: Cardboard box Campout   . Arrival time TBA.

November 4     Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  POWER

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

November 11   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  IMAGES

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

November 12   Veteran’s Day/ No Webster Schools

                        Youth Group at Salem Nutrition Center 9:30-1:00

November 18   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High: THANKS FOR NOTHING

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

(Youth put up angel tree 11:45)

November 25   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High:  Living Gift Market set-up

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

Angel Tree collection begins for Mary’s Place Kids

December 2     First Sunday of Advent

                        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High: IT’S ADVENT …REPENT

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

                        Deck the Halls: 11:45 potluck lunch and tree trimming

December 9     Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High: ADVENT…NAMING THE BABY

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

Living Gift Market after both services

December 16   Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Senior High: THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

Middle School : FAITH INKUBATORS

Living Gift market after both services

Christmas Pageant Practice 11:45

December 20 or 21?    Mary’s Place Christmas party @ Mary’s Place time tba

December 23   Christmas Pageant at 10:45

December 24   Christmas Eve services

December 24-January 1  Webster Schools recess

 

2013

January 6          Epiphany Sunday

                        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

                        Working on youth Sunday… Middle school works on visual, senior high practices message etc

January 13        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Working on youth Sunday service

Youth Sunday Practice 11:45 in sanctuary with lunch

January 20        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Monday January 21      MLK Day/ No Webster Schools     Youth go to Salem Nutrition Center

January 27        Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Youth Sunday Practice 11:45 with lunch

February 2       soup making in morning

February 3       Youth Sunday, 2 services

                        Souper Bowl of caring soup sales after both services

February 10     Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

February 12     Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner youth ministry fundraiser

February 13     Ash Wednesday

February 17     Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Mary’s Place Easter Bags Collection begins  (bags to be packed on 3/24)

February 18-22 Webster Schools Recess

February 24     Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

March 3           Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

Milk and Honey Cooking School 11:45

March 10         Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45 Good Friday Camp Staff orientation/training

March 17         Youth Connections @ 10:00  light breakfast/fellowship & missions projects

                        Youth Group 10:45-11:45

March 24         Palm Sunday

                        Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser 9:30-10:45

                        Mary’s Place easter bag packing and egg filling

March 29         Good Friday, No Webster Schools

                        GOOD FRIDAY CAMP 9:00 to 12:00. Youth are staff

March 31         Easter Sunday

April 1-5          Spring Recess No Webster Schools

April 28            Youth Car Wash Fundraiser

May 5              CROP Walk

                        Youth car wash rain date

May 19            Pentecost Sunday

June 24-28       Vacation Bible School : Kingdom Rock

July 15-19 ???  Mission Week

Others to be announced: Nonna’s dinner, kickball games, dinner and a movie