Youth Missions and Activities

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Youth Mission Week – July 11-16

“Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick and lonely right where you are.”

— Mother Teresa

Youth and adults from John Wesley joined with those from First Isle of Palms, Aldersgate and St. Andrews Parrish Methodist churches for Youth Mission Week. They volunteered at  sites at HomeWorks, TriCounty Family Ministries, LEARN Horse Rescue, Shifa Health Clinic, Beyond OUr Walls and East Cooper Community Outreach.  Youth from middle school through high school worked together to make a difference in the community.

 

Acolyte Ministry – Sundays June 27 – Sept. 5 at 8:30 and 11

Prayerfully consider volunteering to help with this ministry for the traditional worship services on Sunday mornings. Open to youth from middle and high school.

Fall Activities

  • Whitewater Rafting Trip (August 13-15) on the French Broad River
  • Confirmation 2022 — Class will be held most 2nd Sundays of each month from 9:45 – noon and will begin in September. THere will be a family dinner in August to go over all the details.
  • Acolyte — Starting Sept 12th we will be using three young people during the 8:30 and 11 am worship services to help with the processional. This will include a high school Bible carrier, a Middle School Acolyte and a 4th-5th grader to carry in the cross.
  • Pumpkin Unload – October 3 and Oct 17 — 12:e0 – 2 PM. The pumpkins will arrive by tractor trailer and be unloaded and arranged on the front lawn of the church. This is our largest fundraiser for youth and helps support many of our youth mission projects.
  • Immerse — Nov. 12-14 at Asbury Hills. Join other youth from across the state for a weekend of diving deeper into your faith.
  • Youth Sunday — Nov. 21 — Youth will lead the 8:30 and 11 am worship services including giving messages, reading scripture, making announcements and leading in prayer.
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