Youth Ministry

Welcome to The Gathering Youth Ministry!

Hebrews 10:19-25, “Provoke one another toward love and good deeds… not giving up meeting together…”

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Community UMC’s Youth Ministry is to encourage youth in cultivating authentic relationships with God, each other, and their global community.

VISION STATEMENT
The vision of Community UMC’s Youth Ministry is that all youth will be equipped to embark on a lifelong journey of faith in Jesus Christ.

AS A YOUTH MINISTRY, WE VALUE:
• Building Christ-like character
• Developing servant leaders
• Teaching Biblical competency
• Providing a safe space
• Encouraging passionate worship

OUR WEEKLY PROGRAMMING
The Gathering AM – Join us most Sunday mornings at 10:45am for a time of worship, fellowship, and discussion about topics related to loving God, loving others, and growing in our faith in Jesus.
The Gathering PM – Join us most Sunday evenings at 6:30pm for a time of worship, fellowship, small group discussion, games, and food!
Wednesdays @ Wegman’s – Join us most Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm throughout the school year for an informal time of fellowship at Wegman’s in Waugh Chapel. Bring homework, games, or just yourself!
*please check our Facebook page for weekly updates about date or time changes, cancellations, etc…

OUR ANNUAL EVENTS & TRIPS
Fall Camping Trip // October 5-7, 2018 at Calvert Cliffs State Park // a weekend of camping, fellowship, worship, hiking, and dang good food!
Zeteo Conference // February 1-3, 2019 // a weekend of moving worship, engaging teaching, compelling drama, and challenging break-out seminars at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, PA.  For more info, visit >>> https://snlym.com/events/zeteo/
Spring Camping Trip // May 3-5, 2019 at Cedarville State Forest // a weekend of camping, fellowship, worship, hiking, and dang good food!
Harrisburg Mission Trip // June 23-28, 2019 // a weeklong service trip where we seek to connect with a number of community outreach organizations in an effort to support and assist the great work they are already doing. For more info, visit >>> https://snlym.com/missions/harrisburg-mission-trip/
Impact Festival // July 24-29, 2019 // an outdoor camping festival that combines powerful praise and worship sessions, challenging breakout seminars, ambitious athletic and outdoor activities, life changing lessons from God’s Word with seven main stage gatherings, and a relational emphasis through group building and campfire settings.  For more info, visit >>> https://snlym.com/events/impact/

INFORMATION PACKETS & FORMS
• Community UMC Gathering Parent Packet 2018-2019
• Community UMC Annual Gathering Permission Slip and Covenant 2018-2019
• Zeteo Information Packet 2019 (coming soon!)
• Zeteo Conference Liability Form 2018
• Impact Festival Information Packet 2019 (coming soon!)
• Impact Festival Medical Form 2018
• Harrisburg Mission Information Packet 2019 (coming soon!)
• Harrisburg Mission Liability Form 2018
• Harrisburg Mission Medical Form 2018
*please check back for updated forms for 2018-2019!

SAFE SANCTUARY POLICY
• Our Youth Ministry follows our church’s Safe Sanctuary policy. To read our policy and access the Safe Sanctuary forms, please visit our Safe Sanctuary webpage.

CONTACT US
• Email our Director of Youth Ministries, Hilary Ann Golden
• Visit our Facebook Page
• Visit us on Instagram
• Join us on The City