Youth Ministries

Youth Opportunities

 

 

YOUTH MINISTRIES

Within the family of Christian Education, Youth Ministries are devoted to mission, spiritual formation, leadership, and yeah FUN.  Friends are ALWAYS welcome.  The cornerstone of our program is the weekly Sunday night “Youth Group”.  Where friends are… ALWAYS welcome.  Additionally, we host a variety of activities including: Youth Worship, Lock-Ins, local trips for fun, 30-Hour Famine, as well as varied fundraisers. Summer is a time of service and mission through local opportunities with Christian Education / Vacation Bible School and the Annual Mission Trip (Maine 2017, Minnesota 2016, Chicago 2015…. what will be next Ecuador?).  Mission trips, where, you got it, friends are always welcome.  If you would like more information before checking out our programs or if you are looking for specific information about on-going or upcoming events, please email our Youth Coordinator, Rev. Paige Boyer at youth@westlakeumc.org.

 

Please view our Monthly Electronic Flier, The Messenger, or the Sunday bulletins also provide up to date information.


WUMC YOUTH COORDINATOR

Rev. Paige Boyer

youth@westlakeumc.org

YOUTH GROUP

Offers separate discussion periods with combined dinner and games for Middle and High Schoolers every Sunday night during the school year. 

 

Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers meet most Sundays during the school year from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Please sign up HERE for emails to stay infromed about Youth Group happenings.

 

Calling all high school students and young adults (up to 20 years of age) for Sunday morning’s “Discussions and Donuts” in the Youth Room (205).


FOR YOUTH ON SUNDAYS

Confirmation study. Our confirmation program is designed as an intensive study, exploration, and time of purposeful growth for students in 8th grade as well as teens not yet confirmed.  The class meets from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in room 205 from early fall until late spring.  To register or get more information, please contact Rev. Paige Boyer at youth@westlakeumc.org

 

Donuts & Discussions Group.  If you are currently in high school but are no more than 20 years old, this open class with timely and thought provoking discussions (and donuts, and a lot of talk about dogs) is for you (and your friends).  Join us at 9:00 A.M. in the room 205! 

YOUTH LEADERSHIP

Youth Group is facilitated by our championing adult but leadership comes from our youth.  If you are interested in taking on some responsibility, representing your peers, we encourage you to seek a position on Youth Leadership Council.  Additionally, youth are welcome to participate in several of the church-wide committees.

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Did you know that there are several places youth from United Methodist congregations can apply for college scholarships? The Global Board of Discipleship scholarship application is available January 3, 2019 - March 7, 2019.

Information about these scholarships is available at: www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships/scholarships. (Click HERE) The East Ohio Conference also offers several scholarships. More information about these are available at: www.eocumc.com/scholarships/index.html (Click HERE) & eoumf.org/grants-and-scholarships/. (Click HERE) The application deadline for most of these is March 1. Westlake UMC also offers scholarships and more information about those and the application process are forthcoming.

 

ALL ARE WELCOME! Westlake United Methodist Church • 27650 Center Ridge Rd. • Westlake OH 44145 • (440) 871-3088 • westlakeumc@westlakeumc.org

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