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Youth Ministry (7th-12th grade)

Our mission at TFUMC is to Share Christ, Build Disciples, and Send Ministers and this is the mission for the youth group as well. We want to make sure that our lives are centered around Christ and that our youth group can face those challenges together that can sometimes distract us from God. We look at Scripture, what Jesus has to say to us today, we pray together and worship together each week to keep ourselves accountable. We try to find ways to serve in our community, in our state, and around the world.
Weekly Programming
Sunday School – Every Sunday from 10-10:45am we meet in the YAC. We dive into scripture and figure out together how it applies to us as youth. Two of our AWESOME dads lead this time for us!

UMYF – (United Methodist Youth Fellowship) – We meet on most Sundays from 5:00-7:30pm. We eat dinner, worship, hear a message from Ginny, play games, and have scripture-based small groups during this time! We are in a new series called Heroes, so come check it out! Check the calendar below for special events that may occur in addition or in place of UMYF. Join us!

Mid-Week Merge – Every Wednesday night we meet from 6:00-7:00pm. We worship together, we work through questions and struggles we have as Christians with the help of scripture and then, of course, we play games!

Youth Bands:
WEDNESDAY: Beginner Band (7th graders) meet from 3:45-4:30pm. Junior Band (8th-9th graders) meet from 4:30-5:15pm and lead us in worship before Bible Study. There is a study hall available for both groups from 3:45-5:15pm when they are not practicing.

SUNDAY: Senior Band (10-12th graders) meet from 4:00-5:00pm and lead worship for UMYF.
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LOCK-IN
Thursday, July 13-14, 2017

We will team up with the youth from DSBC for an all-night blowout at Albany Fun Park.
(mini-golf, bowling, arcade, laser tag, blaster boats, go karts)

We will meet at the TFUMC parking lot at 10:00pm on the 13th.  Pick-up will be back at the parking lot at 6:15am on the 14th.

The cost is still being determined, but will be somewhere between $35 per person and will cover everything.  (If you want something from the snack bar at the park, you will need to bring extra money.)

Each person is required to bring socks, a notarized medical release (print one below), and a 2-liter drink along with a favorite snack to share.

Please email Scott to reserve your spot by July 9!


Click here to print a medical release form.
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Beach Retreat
Who:  This trip is for students in grades 7-12 for the 2017-2018 school year.
What:  Join us for a fun and spiritually uplifting retreat down to Laguna Beach (on the outskirts of Panama City).  This is a great way to start the new school year!  There will be times of worship and teaching, good food, and free time for lounging at the pool or beach.
When:  We will leave at 4:30pm on Friday, August 11, 2017, and return on Sunday, August 13, by 3:00pm.
How Much:  $65.00 covers fuel, lodging, and meals.  Does NOT include souvenirs, snacks, or two travel meals.

How to Register:  Please register using the form below by Friday, August 4, 2017.

What to Bring:  Sunscreen, sleeping bag or twin sheets, towels, toiletries, Bible, appropriate one-piece bathing suit or tankini, changes of clothes, money, for souvenirs and 2 travel meals, a 2-liter soda, and a big bag of your favorite chips.

Beach Retreat Aug 11th-13th

Fill out this form to claim your spot for Beach Retreat BY Friday, AUGUST 4TH. Registration WILL CLOSE Sunday, AUGUST 6TH. Cost will be $65, please turn that into Scott ASAP or BY AUGUST 6TH.
  • Select "No" if you already receive the text messages.
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Click here to print a medical release form.
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Click here to receive text message notifications about youth activities.
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Youth Calendar