Youth

ministry

YOUR

KIDS

OUR

FUTURE

We are focused on building a better future, starting here in our very own church!

How do we do this?

We focus on relationships; relationships with Christ, relationships with others, and relationships with

the world.

All are welcome, so we

hope to see you soon!

WHO

Grades 6th - 8th

Grades 9th - 12th

College and up

WHAT

Weeknight hang-outs

where we focus on 

building relationships 

with God, each other, and our community.

WHEN

Junior and Senior High meet Wednesdays from 6pm - 8pm.

College meets when possible

WHERE

We typically meet at

First UMC, upstairs in the

Bryan Dycus Hall.

 

We occasionally meet

outside of the church.

WHY

Our programs not only teach youth about God's character, but we also teach youth how to represent Christ in our world today, how to build solid relationships, and how to develop a strong sense of identity and confidence.

MEET THE PASTOR

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Ian Barbee

Contact info:

(618) 242-1030 ext 103

"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

- St. Francis of Assisi

Ian has been the youth pastor for the past four years and credits the success of his ministry to the support of the church and the unconditional love from the

youth group.