Category: Student Ministries News

Midweek Message

Midweek Message will resume on Wednesday August 21. Each Wednesday begins with dinner at 5 p.m. (Cost is $5) followed by Small Groups at 6 p.m. We are excited to continue providing transportation for our youth and children’s programs. This fall semester the youth will explore prayer and our children will focus on Worship. Adult…
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Blessing of the Backpacks

School is just around the corner and we’d love to take the opportunity to bless our students and their backpacks before returning to school.  On Sunday, August 11th, there will be a Blessings of the Backpacks in both the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.  If you have children, grandchildren, or even friends with children,…
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St. Yootz Day

St. Yootz Day, August 10, is an annual fund raising event for Youth Service Fund. Youth from all over the state are invited to bring their friends and families for a day of fun at Frontier City while donating to a worthwhile cause. Entry cost is $25 per person, lunch will be provided, dinner will…
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Pray for Dayspring Campers

On July 5, we will be leaving with a group of 14 to Camp WOW for Dayspring where we hope they will find God and God’s calling for their lives. Pray with us as we travel as a group for safety and guidance. Pray for our students that they open their ears so they may hear…
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April Mission Acts

First Church students and youth are “Egg”static and looking forwarding to “Hopping” right into church and local missions in the month of April. April 10, the youth will be blanketing our surrounding housing additions with door hangers, inviting our neighbors to come and participate in our Palm Sunday Funday and Easter Services. April 13, the youth will…
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The Cure

Beginning April 3 and following through until the end of the school year, Youth Wednesday night Worship will be focusing on the book entitled, The Cure:  What if God isn’t who you think He is and neither are you.  Using the setting of a traveler on a journey as he/she navigates what it means to…
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PJ Sunday!

Sunday, March 10 is the day we switch to daylight savings time. It’s just a minor nuisance setting the clocks in our house forward the night before, but most of us have more trouble setting our body clocks forward. Getting going that first day is always a struggle! Save yourself a little time on Sunday,…
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February of Faithfulness

First Church Student Ministry would like to invite all students grades 7-12 to participate with us in the February of Faithfulness! 2 John 1:6 reminds us that “this is love:  that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.” In order to begin our…
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Welcome to Our New Staff!

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee has hired two new staff members to serve in our Christian Formation and Education area. Shalon (rhymes with Allen) Reynolds will be our new Director of Christian Formation and Education. She will give oversight to the lifelong process of formation from birth to most senior adults. Shalon will give primary focus…
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Student’s Midweek Message

Last week we talked about The Prodigal Son. We touched on how much God the Father loves us when we sin and no matter what we do he will always welcome us home with open arms. But we also focused on the brother and his resentment towards his brother. Sometimes it hard to see the…
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