At First Presbyterian Church we believe it is imperative to give our youth a safe place where they can share their thoughts and opinions in a spiritual environment. Being a middle or high school youth is seemingly harder now than it has ever been, especially with the popularity of social media platforms like Facebook or Instagram. By fostering an open and learning environment, we aim to provide our youth with a strong base of Christian beliefs and safe place to explore those beliefs. On Sunday evenings, we seek to engage the whole person through sharing a meal and fellowship, through recreation to build community and trust with one another, and through exploration and discussion of relevant issues and how God’s word can speak to us and these issues in our everyday lives. On occasions, we will also use this time to engage in service to our community and church or just have a good time together at an offsite event. The calendar of events below is updated monthly during the school year and if you have any questions, please contact the Director of Christian Education, Kris Brammer at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to have you join us!
This Summer in Youth Ministry – 2019
Sunday Youth Fellowship is on it’s simmer break but we do have a few scheduled events/activities for this summer. Here is what’s happening this summer in Youth Ministry. This schedule will be updated as new things are added.
- June 4th @ 4:30 – The Youth serve at The Gathering Place, a local ministry that serves meals to any and all who walk through its doors. The youth will be serving the meals and cleaning up after dinner is served.
- July 15-20th – The Presbyterian Youth Triennium is a national gathering of Presbyterian youth that takes place every three years on the campus of Purdue University in Indiana. This week long event includes worship, keynote addresses, small group discussion, and lots of fellowship and recreation. This trip requires a previous commitment to have been made in order to go.
- Weekend mission trip to North Bend, NE. FPC is partnering with United Presbyterian Church in North Bend to assist with the relief from the flooding in March. Be on the lookout for details about upcoming weekend trips to assist in the disaster relief. This will be an ongoing series of trips throughout the year.
Daily Devotions: For an online daily devotion visit www.d365.org. This site is sponsored by three denominational partners: the Congregational Life office of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Youth Ministries Office of The Episcopal Church. You can even use your smartphones to access the site or download the app for iPhones.
FPC Youth Social Media You can also find out what’s happening and get updates by following us on our various social media outlets. You can follow us on Facebook and Instagram @1pcyouth. Don’t forget to join our Facebook page for updates, announcements, and pictures!