This Wednesday, September 22nd

Welcome back to Wednesday Evening Fellowship!  We are so excited to have a meal together as a church family, followed by small groups.

5:30-6:30  Dinner in FLC

Click HERE to register & pay for your $8 meal


6:30-7:30  Small Groups in the Greene House

 - Mid-Hi Led by Alix Kampmeyer

 - Sr-Hi Led by Stephanie Jenkins

This Sunday, September 26th

10:00am  Sunday School - Greene House

  - Sr-Hi class

  - Mid-Hi class

  - Confirmation Class

4:30 Youth Hand Bells - Room 113

5:15 Vocal Ensemble - Chapel

5:15 Brass Ensemble - Room 112

6-7:30 pm UMYF - Greene House

    - Dinner, Game & Mid-Hi & Sr-Hi breakout

Coming Up on the Calendar...

Wednesday Sept 29 - Wednesday Night Fellowship

  • 5:30 Dinner
  • 6:30 Youth Small Groups (1 class for Mid-Hi, 1 class for Sr-Hi)

2021 Senior High Fall Retreat

Who: All 9th-12th graders

What it costs: $165 per person ($10 discount per extra sibling)

When: Friday, October 1 - Sunday, October 3

Where: Valle Crucis, NC

Why: A chance to connect with nature, enjoy fellowship with one another, play games and discuss the Big Questions about identity, purpose, & belonging


Sign Up HERE!

2021 Mid-Hi Fall Retreat

Who: All 6th-12th graders

What it costs: $165 per person ($10 discount per extra sibling)

When: Friday, October 8 - Sunday, October 10

Where: Blowing Rock Conference Center

Why: A chance to connect with nature, enjoy fellowship with one another, play games


Sign Up HERE

Senior High (9th-12th Grade)

This group is open to those in ninth through twelfth grade. Rising ninth graders join the youth in late August before school starts. Before Covid-19, senior-hi group activities included prayer breakfasts, movie/game nights, concerts, go-karting, retreats, mission trips, Bible Study, Sunday night youth group and more.  See a video of our 2019 Fall Retreat Below.  

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Mid Hi


This group is open to those in sixth, seventh and eighth grade.  Rising sixth graders join the youth in late August before school starts. Prior to Covid-19, the mid-hi group enjoyed lock-ins, a fall retreat to the beach (see pictures below), Bible Study, Sunday night youth, a summer mission trip, and other events throughout the year.

Safe Sanctuary Guidelines

First United Methodist Church of Gastonia recognizes the need to create a safe space.  These best practices are in no way based on a lack of trust, but are intended to protect the entirety protect our church, including children, youth, and workers.

 

Safe Sanctuary Training Video Link

Safe Sanctuary Quiz Link


*A Background check is also required for completion of Safe Sanctuary Training.  Please contact Kristi McClellan with any questions.

Contact

Stephanie Jenkins

Director of Student Ministries

sjenkins@fumcgastonia.org

704-864-4371 x254 (church)

980-292-3182 (cell)