Week of March 30 – April 6, 2017

Categories: Youth News

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Sunday School – No, it’s Communion Sunday, we encourage you to attend service with your family.

Youth Group – Yes!  Week 2 of Facing the Giants.  “Do we give God our best?”

  • 5 PM – Jr. High
  • 6 PM – Snack Dinner for All – provided by the Winters Family (Thank you!)
  • 6:30 – Sr. High

Last week we met Kyler Baxter and enjoyed his great talents!  He’s going to begin leading us in praise and worship through music each week!  What a treat!

Youth Led Maundy Thursday Service Together with Community Youth!

A community YOUTH LED Maundy Thursday Service for all, at Southeast Christian Church.  To help prepare your heart for Easter come join us April 13th at 7PM. Ten churches in the area have joined their youth together to create a powerful service led by youth.  PUMC’s Youth will be visible in many ways from speakers,  a prayer team and also providing food for all those involved!  Here are two sign ups (Prayer Team & Food Team)

The prayer team will arrive at 5 PM to SEC to walk the building and pray for everyone involved in the service and for also those attending.  CLICK HERE to be a part of the PRAYER TEAM.

We will also be providing food for the youth involved with the service (greeters, the band, youth leaders, speakers, prayer team, etc.)  Food for about 35-40 people will be needed.  CLICK HERE to volunteer to DONATE or BRING FOOD.

Sr. High Mission Trip Info.

PLEASE try to turn in your intent to attend form by April 14th if you plan to go (green sheet on Youth News Rack) or online CLICK HERE.  I need to know how many people are planning to go and if we need to add or drop spaces as soon as possible.  Here is the payment schedule if you are doing one, two or four payments:

Choose Your Payment Choice
# of Payments 1 Payment 2 Payments 4 Payments
1st Payment Due By April 30 By April 30 In March
2nd Payment Due By May 31 By April 30
3rd Payment Due By May 31
4th Payment Due By June 16

Jr. High Mission Trip Registration (current 5th – 7th graders)

NOW IS THE TIME!  You may now register online with Buckhorn Camp.  Once you click the link, you need to scroll down and register for Youth In Mission, June 25-30. Please enter their grade they will be entering this coming fall.  It is a little confusing as you continue to register.  Please fill in ALL fields that are required. When you come to a part that says Family Camp, PLEASE scroll down towards the bottom of that section and add “Family Church & City.”  So, they know you are from Parker United Methodist Church.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Parker Task Force Food Collection Day, April 15th!

We will be collecting food for the Parker Task Force at Walmart from 10-2 on Saturday, April 15.  We’ll have two 2-hour shifts to cover.  Please click here if you’d like to help!  Be sure to wear your youth shirt!

Photo collage from the different stations at Journey With Jesus

Volunteers Needed for Journey With Jesus!

Our Easter Experience for families, Journey With Jesus, will take place Saturday, April 15th at 3 PM.  If you would like to help (and you can get volunteer hours) please use this link to sign up.  Volunteers should arrive around 2:30 PM.  Also keep in mind, a Saturday Evening Easter Service will be offered at 5 PM Easter Eve!

Do you still need a PUMC Youth T-Shirt!

Order a shirt by clicking here!  The cost of shirts is paid for from the youth budget.

Junior High – Time Out!

Coming soon, on May 5th we will be having a night out for the Jr. High youth.  This evening will involved food, fun and local mission!  I will need parent drivers, so email me if you’d like to help.  We’ll be out together from 5PM until midnight!  YOU MUST SIGN UP TO ATTEND.  Click the link to let me know you are planning to attend, so I plan for enough drivers.

Youth Scholarship Time!

If you are a current senior, getting ready to graduate and head off to continue your education, please fill out the application for the PUMC Youth Scholarship!  The application is fairly short and easy to fill out.  When it’s complete turn it in, or mail it, to the church office (directed to the Endowment Committee). The deadline is April 15th!  Click here to down load the form or pick up a copy in the church office.

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