Youth Sunday Night ProgramEach Sunday night, we meet from 5:00-6:30 PM, usually in the gym along with fellowship time from 4:30 pm-5:00 PM. During Youth Sunday Night, we have a discussion-based devotional, games and other varying activities. The goal of this program is to create an environment that invites the kids to ask questions and talk through important topics regarding their faith-walk with Christ. Come join us to check out what we're about! 6th-12th grade are invited to come and bring a friend! We kick off for the 2017-18 youth season on August 20th from 5:00-6:30 PM, check us out!
High School Bible StudyThis Bible study is for 9th-12th grade high school students and is on a week night from 6:00 pm-7:30 PM. Each family has the opportunity to host throughout the year and it is a great time for deepening faith and friendships. Contact Rachael Danforth for more information.
Youth TripsMiddle School Bethelwoods Retreat Nov. 3 - 5, 2017
This trip is held at the Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center in York, SC. The kids get to experience a weekend out in the woods that is filled with worship, small group discussions to deepen faith and community, and fellowship through free time and games. This is a wonderful trip that the kids enjoy and benefit spiritually from each year. Registration for this trip opens on August 20, 2017, so please come then to register for this trip!
High School Bethelwoods Retreat Feb. 9 - 11, 2018This trip is held at the Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center in York, SC. The kids get to experience a weekend out in the woods that is filled with worship, small group discussions to deepen faith and community, and fellowship through free time and games. This is a wonderful trip that the kids enjoy and benefit spiritually from each year! This retreat is hosted by the Charleston Atlantic Presbytery and the Presbytery Youth Council. The theme is "A Second Chance." The cost of this trip is $45 and the registration form will be handed out at Youth Parent night. All high school youth are eligible for this trip.
Youth Winter Retreat Feb. 16 – 19, 2018We have decided on a ski trip for our winter trip which will be on President's Day Weekend (February 16-19, 2018) at WinterPlace Ski Resort located in Ghent, West Virginia. Registration is now open and will stay open until November 6th. There are three different costs for this trip based on the youth's chosen snow activities. To register, download the registration form and submit your completed form with trip deposit to Rachael Danforth.
Middle School Mission to CROSS June 4 - 8, 2018This mission trip is a 5-day long trip to Charlotte, NC and is hosted by Myers Park Presbyterian Church. This trip is yearly and focuses on helping people who are experiencing poverty and/or homelessness. This trip shows the kids how to be a helping hand in ministry outreach programs and is paired with worship each morning and evening along with devotionals each night for the kids' spiritual growth. This trip is one that is treasured by our middle schoolers. Registration for this trip will open in January, but mark the dates on your calendar!
High School Mission Trip in June 16 - 23, 2018The high school mission trip has in the past involved a different trip each year. Once again, this trip will be the Salkehatchie Summer Service. Salkehatchie is a pioneering servant ministry at selected sites in South Carolina involving high school and college age youth, adult community leaders and persons of different cultures in upgrading housing, motivating community cooperative efforts by helping persons to help themselves, and providing all participants with opportunities for personal growth and service.
High School Montreat Conference (Youth III) July 8 - 14, 2018This is an annual trip for our high schoolers and they talk about this conference all year long. They love this trip for many reasons, but to list just a few: they love the community created at Montreat during this week, seeing friends from previous years, and learning about their faith through worship and small groups.
Middle School Montreat Conference July 18 - 22, 2018This is an annual conference for our middle schoolers and it is geared toward personal spiritual growth, furthering community, and making new friends. This conference is held at Maryville College in Maryville, TN. This trip involves key-notes, worship, small group discussion to deepen faith, back home devotional time, and games to further community.
Ice Cream fellowship for each grade!This year, we will be having fellowship time at Ye Ole Fashion throughout the year. These dates are varied throughout the year. Please contact Rachael Danforth for more information.
Live Nativity December 17 and 24th at 6:00 PMEach year, our youth presents to the community the story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus that goes along with the Christmas season. This is a free community event and can be very moving to watch. This event usually lasts about thirty minutes and our youth work incredibly hard to make this a special time of worship. We hope to see you there!
Youth Christmas Lock-Out 7:30 PM - 7:30 AMEach year, we have time for a celebration of Christmas as a youth group. We have a devotional, play games, and enjoy fellowship with each other. More information to come!
Youth Sunday March 18, 2018 (8:45 AM & 11:15 AM services)Youth Sunday March 18, 2018 (8:45 AM & 11:15 AM services). Each year, our youth have the opportunity to lead a worship service. This is a wonderful time for the youth to show leadership through sharing their knowledge and spiritual experiences. More information to come!
Beach Trips in the summerEach summer, we have several beach trips as a youth group that build community and are fun! More information to come!
Mission Opportunities each semester!Each semester, we will have a mission project as a youth group. Please stay posted for more information!
HAUNTED HOUSE October 20 - 21, 2017 from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PMWe have an annual Haunted House fundraiser that is accompanied by a Family Fun Zone. This event serves not just as a fundraiser, but also as an opportunity to reach out to and include our community. We were able to raise $570 through donations for our youth ministry program that is very active. This event has traditionally been held the third weekend of October and dates for next year will be out soon!
Chili Cookoff December 3, 2017 from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PMThe chili cook-off pairs with our children's' Christmas pageant and is a wonderful treat each year. All of the chili is cooked by those who entered the contest. More information coming soon!
Flowertown Festival Parking FundraiserThe date on this fundraiser is TBA, but we have parking at our church through the festival that is conveniently located directly behind Main Street. We also offer parking for vendors! More information coming soon!All of the fundraisers that the youth hold goes to fund the youth program. These fundraisers make all the things that we do possible. Thank you to all who have given in the past and we look forward to this upcoming youth season!