Youth

Grades 6-12

Where you can learn about Jesus, meet new friends and be yourself... 

 

Grades 6–12

We meet every week, either in smaller groups within our own age-groups or in larger gatherings, outings and fun events. We learn about God and ourselves as we try to find out what it means to become disciples of Jesus Christ. For more information, contact Kenton Hundley, Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth

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Students 1st Sunday School

 9  - 9:45 AM  |  SANCTUARY WORSHIP (students may leave during the offering)

9:45 - 10:45 AM  |  SUNDAY SCHOOL  |  Middle School Room
Student must sign In/Out.

10:45 - 11:30 AM  |  YOUTH CHOIR  | Children’s/Youth Choir Rehearsal Room.

QUESTIONS:

Email or call Kenton Hundley, Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth.at 619-297-4366 ext. 118

Become an Acolyte

Grades 4 - 12

Acolytes assist in sanctuary worship services year-round. They lead the choir processional, light the altar candles, receive the offering, assist in baptisms, extinguish the altar candles, and assist at special services wherever needed. Acolytes learn leadership and cooperation skills as well as symbolism in our worship services.

Candidates grades 4 through 12 are welcome. A new acolyte schedule begins in September of each year. For further information, please contact Demmie Divine, Acolyte Coordinator 619-297-4366 ext. 138

 

Food Ministry

"Each time I am able to serve others to make the lives of our brothers and sisters who have less than I do, I know I am living out God's call." On the 5th Sunday of the month, our Students 1st group is in charge of the food distribution for First Church Food Ministry. Join us at 2 PM outside of Linder Hall to help load up the vehicles. We'll then drive over to Wesley UMC to set up and distribute the food collected and purchased by First Church. We usually are finished by 4 PM. Come join us in serving the community and sharing God's love.

 

Confirmation

An opportunity for students in 8th grade and above who wish to be confirmed and discover what it means to be a follower of Christ.

Our next confirmation class begins Sunday, March 22 and ends on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Both the confirmand and one parent will commit to participate during the 11-week, 13 sessions. Most classes takes place at church on Sundays at 12:30 -2PM with a light lunch at noon for confirmands and parents.  The parent class will be led by Pastor Melissa Spence and the confirmands class by Kenton Hundley.  Part of the requirement for the confirmands is an obligatory Bishop’s Confirmation Retreat March 27-29. The cost for the confirmation is $125 per confirmand and include study materials and retreat cost. Family discount available. Please contact or Pastor Melissa with questions.

Register online by March 15