Children & Youth Events – January – April

Two children at the Easter Egg Hunt in 2022

It’s always a busy season at John Wesley UMC for children and youth.  If you would like more information about any of these activities,  email or contact one of these ministry directors directly:

Youth Ministry contact –
Children’s Ministry contact –
Music Ministry contact –

Activities for children

Friday, March 11 –  Friday Night in the Gym

This parents’ night out runs from 6:30 – 9 pm for ages 4 through 5th graders.  Younger siblings or younger children may attend with a parent. There will be a movie on the big screen and pizza, popcorn and treats for everyone.

Admission is a donation of items for our Easter Basket Project. (That includes Easter baskets or buckets and things that go in them such as small stuffed animals and toys, candy, coloring books and crayons, small books, pencils and similar items. We will also accept monetary donations to offset the cost of the pizza and supplies.)

RSVP by Tuesday, March 8th.  Contact Youth Ministry contact – or sign up at


Ongoing till March 15, 2023 – The Easter Basket Project collections

We are collecting items to fill 150+ Easter baskets to donate to less fortunate preschool children in our area. Help us help others. Bring donations to the office of the Director of Children’s Ministries.

Saturday, April 1 – Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday from 10 –  11:30 am. Meet in the Leisure Ministries Room for treats and fun before the hunt begins. The Easter Bunny will be there for pictures so bring your camera. And, of course, bring a friend.


Youth Activities

Sundays 5 -7 PM – Youth Group

Youth in 6th grade through High School meet most Sunday evenings except when there are out-of-town activities. Come and bring a friend.

Jan. 6-8 – UMC State Basketball Tournament in Columbia

January 22 – Confirmation Class

January 27-29 – Revolution 2023  – for details see

February 12 – Confirmation Class

March 12 – Confirmation Class

April 2 – Confirmation Class

May 14 – Confirmation Class

June 4 – Confirmation Sunday

scenes from sports camp, Montreat and VBS

Events thru July 2024

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