seek ways to live out the mission:Love God, Love Neighbor, Love Self
- To call young people to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
- To respond to the needs and the interests of young people.
- To work together, youth and adults, in partnership.
- To be connected to the whole church, community, and the world.
- To include all young people, reaching out and inviting them to belong to the community of faith.
Come try out youth fellowship – check out the opportunities below. We are engaging with one another through masked, socially-distanced small group gatherings as well as online; either way, we welcome you to come check out our community! Send an e-mail to if you have any questions or comments. Follow on Instagram or Twitter and follow on facebook.
Summer Youth Opportunities (Rising 6th-12th Grade)
Mindful Mondays -- June 14, 28, July 12, 19
During the lunch hour (12 noon - 1 p.m.) the youth will gather at Faith (Fellowship Hall patio) for lunch (bring a bag lunch) and to practice mindfulness. This will be a time where we not only eat lunch and catch up with one another, but explore breathing techniques, centering prayer, and other mindfulness techniques.
Second Harvest Volunteering -July 7, 21
Eight students and two adults will volunteer at Second Harvest (4446 Entreat Blvd) from 10 a.m. - 12 noon on Wednesdays. Students must wear closed toe shoes and must use the SignUpGenius link below to RSVP.
Snow Cones with the Interns -- June 15, 17
Come meet the summer interns, enjoy snow cones, and take a walk around Lake Ella! Incoming 6th-8th graders will meet at Loft Pursuits (1355 Market Street) from 6 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15 (note location change). Incoming 9th-Graduated Seniors will meet at Big Easy Snow Ball from 6 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 17.
Trail Walks -- June 30, July 7, July 21
There are three trail walks this summer at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, if weather permits. On June 30, we will meet at Lafayette Heritage Trail Park (4900 Heritage Park Blvd.). on July 7, we will meet at Miccosukee Canopy Road Green way (5600 Miccosukee Rd.). On July 21, we will meet at Elinor Kl app-Phipps Park (4000 N. Meridian Rd.). Each trail walk will be approximately 3 miles and will take one hour. Students should wear closed toe shoes and bring a water bottle.
Youth VBS Volunteer Training - June 15, 17, 19
All youth who are volunteering with VBS must attend one training from 9 - 10 a.m. on either June 15, 17, or 19. We will meet in the Parlor.
Montreat Meetings - June 16
Middle School youth attending Montreat and their parents will have a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, June 16, at 6 p.m. High School youth attending Montreat and their parents will have a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. Both groups will meet in Fellowship Hall.
High School Lunch - June 29
On Tuesday, June 29, at 12 noon, high school youth are invited to meet at Tally Mac Shack (1215 S. Adams St) for lunch and a "temperature check."
High School Breakfast & Book Club - July 20
Incoming 9th through 12 graders are invited to meet at 8 a.m. at SoDough Baking Company (1306 Thomasville Rd.) for breakfast and discussion of the book, All-American Boys by Jason Reynolds.
Middle School Breakfast & Book Club - July 22
Incoming 6th through 8th graders are invited to meet at 8 a.m. at What-a-burger Midtown (1101 Thomasville Rd.) for breakfast and discussion of the book, Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds.
Shannon Guse, Director of Christian Education for Youth & Young Adults