Youth Ministry

 

DID YOU KNOW?

– Over the years the high school youth have raised $21, 606.67 through World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine for hunger relief aid around the world.

– Our high school youth plan and lead worship twice a year, at the 7pm Christmas Eve Service and on Youth Sunday.

– Our middle school and high school are involved in music in many ways included youth chimes and hand bells and singing with the New Stone Band

– Our 5-6th graders have served with CCAP, the Volunteer Farm, Camp Paddy Run, Phaze 1 ministry, Jubilee Kitchen, Winchester Day Nursery, and Teens Opposing Poverty’s motel ministry

– Our middle school and high school youth have served in Kentucky with Son Servants, in Pittsburgh with the Pittsburgh Project, in Philadelphia with Broad Street Ministry, in West Virginia with Son Servants, in New York with MINC, in West Virignia with WVMAW,  in Nicaragua with Forward Edge International, in Guatemala with CEDEPCA, in Maine with MATE, and in Kentucky with St. Vincent’s Mission.

SUNDAY SCHOOL:

September through the beginning of June from 9:45-10:45 am.  We have great teachers and breakfast is provided every Sunday morning: High school meets on the 2nd floor of 12 East cork in the large common area 8th grade meets on the 2nd floor of 12 East cork in the classroom 7th grade meets on the 1st floor of 12 East Cork 5-6th grade meet in the NEXT room located in basement near the children’s music room. REGISTER FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL NOW!

YOUTH FELLOWSHIP:

Youth Fellowship for 7-12th graders has a variety of ways to get involved: regular Sunday evening meetings, big events for 7-12th graders (like going to Massanutten water park, reverse Trick-or Treating for CCAP, scavenger hunts, and massive games), mission events (like gleaning, working with the Teens Opposing Poverty motel ministry, collecting canned good through the Souper Bowl of Caring, working at the Volunteer Farm in Woodstock, and baking pies and cakes for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner hosted at our church).  There are also special events like lock-ins and the 30 Hour Famine through World Vision.

NEXT:

NEXT ministry is a special pre-teen ministry for 5-6th graders, which includes quarterly fellowship and/or service events (like lake parties, serving at Jubilee Kitchen, making boxes for Operation Christmas Child, going to a corn maze, movie nights)!  There is also a week-long local mission week (Hand In Service Mission Week) for current 4th graders through current 6th graders! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbyFONDudCc]

YOUTH MINISTRY CALENDAR:

GO TO CAMP!

All throughout Camp Month we have guests from area camps come and share about their respective camp program.  Take a look at their webpages and consider registering to attend a Christian camp this summer!

Summer’s Best Two Weeks www.sb2w.org  Boswell, PA Camp

Ligonier www.ligoniercamp.org  Ligonier, PA

Camp Hanover www.camphanover.org  Mechanicsville, VA

Camp Sandy Cove http://www.campsandycove.org  Highview, WV

 

WANT MORE INFO? 

To receive weekly emails about everything going on in the youth ministry, please contact Maren Spray (maren@fpcwinc.org).

YOUTH MINISTRY STAFF:

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The Rev. Maren Sonstegard-Spray, Associate Pastor

Kelley Connelly Assistant Youth DirectorEmail Kelley

Kelley Connelly
Assistant Youth Director
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Epic Youth Ministry Staff Joust Battle!

And don’t let anyone put you down because you’re young.Teach believers with your life: by word, by demeanor, by love, by faith, by integrity.

1 Timothy 4:12