2021-2022 Youth Group Schedule
All events are on Sundays from 6:00pm – 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Youth should enter the Youth Center from the UPC parking lot. Pick up is in the parking lot.
Aug 29: Youth Advisor Training, 11-2pm, lunch included
Sept 12: Congregational Retreat 10am -3pm, Youth Engagement Council 3-5pm
Sept 19: Youth Group Kickoff!
Sept 26: Escape Room – can you use teamwork with your new church buddies to find your way out? (Don’t worry, we’ll still let you out at 7:30!)
Oct 3: Painting Pots – get your creative juices flowing as we paint pots that represent our faith.
Oct 10: Growing our Faith – we’ll plant seeds in our pots and look to scripture for wisdom about planting seeds of our faith. What’s planting seeds in your life?
Oct 17: Stress Busters – We’ll talk about ways to deal with our stress and anxiety and make a few fun toys that can help.
Oct 24: Tie Dye! Naomi, our expert in tie dye, will bring out her high quality dyes for a night of impressive creations.
Oct 31: Lunch Spook-tacular – We’ll clear out of Franklin St before evening festivities kick up. Join in for youth group lunch from 12pm – 1:30pm followed directly by youth choir.
Nov 7: Movie night! Send Kim suggestions of what we should watch.
Nov 21: (Advent Craft Festival at 9:45am.)
Nov 28: No youth group – Happy Thanksgiving!
Dec 19: Caroling with Youth Choir at 5pm
Dec 26: No youth group – Merry Christmas!
Jan 2: No youth group – Happy New Year!
Sat, Feb 19: Confirmation & Mentor Retreat at UPC, 10am – 4pm
Wed, Mar 2: Attend the Ash Wednesday Service at 7:30pm
Mar 13: Youth Sunday at 8:30am and 11:00am, Brunch between services, no evening youth group
Mar 27 – 30: Middle School/confirmation Service Trip
April 8 -10: High School Beach Retreat
April 10: Middle School Only night
April 14 &15: Attend the Maundy Thursday and Good Friday worship services at 7:30pm
April 17: no youth group – Happy Easter!
April 24: Confirmation Session Examination and Lunch, 12pm – 3pm
May 1: Confirmation in worship at 11am
May 8: Meet at Maple View Farms – we’ll picnic for dinner and enjoy ice cream as we wrap up the year.
May 15: Senior Dinner hosted by Junior families
June 12-18: Montreat Youth Conference
June 19-25: Montreat Worship and Music Conference
June 27 – 30: Vacation Bible School (youth volunteers needed!)
July 17 – 23: Service Trip