Youth Ministry - Radical

Radical Update 5/14/20

Radical, our Middle and High School Ministry, is a safe place where students can come together in the middle of the week and talk about life, faith, and God. The mission of Radical goes hand in hand with the mission of the United Methodist Church. Our mission is to provide >safe community and meaningful experiences for students to seek Jesus and grow into disciple makers who live like Him.

Making this mission a reality means doing our best to create opportunities for students to encounter God on a weekly basis, as well as have a good time together. Through being at Radical, students will be able to get to know Jesus and each other, sharpen one another to live out their faith, and have plenty of fun mixed in along the way. We welcome any and all students from 7th graders to High School Seniors to join us!  To see more of our ministry, like our Radical Facebook page and follow our Radical Instagram.

Radical Youth Ministries

When & where does Radical meet, and what do students do within the ministry?

Sunday Mornings – Church Group Time

Get involved with our Middle & High School Sunday School class, “Church Group Time”, where we have discussions about how faith relates to real life. We meet from 10:45-11:45 a.m. in room 208 of the Mason Building (across the street from the main Church building). Confirmation classes are also available for 8th graders in late winter/spring.

Wednesday Nights – Radical Youth Group

Enjoy a great midweek break with friends! Students from Middle School through High School meet year-round from 6:30-8 p.m in room 208 of the Mason Building (the Youth Room). Our Wednesday night meetings begin with hang out time from 6-6:30 p.m. with students encouraged to come and spend time with friends in our game room. Radical consists of a time for welcome & announcements, a group game, worship, a lesson, and small group discussion sorted by age & gender. We want to balance intentional time to grow in faith with having fun together.

Other Events

Our youth ministry has many opportunities for students to connect with God and each other and make memories along the way. Anything from concerts to campfires, we always have things planned! Check out the Radical Calendar to keep up with what’s happening!

Missions & Service

Serving is a vital part of what it means to follow Jesus. That’s why we intentionally provide our students with opportunities to volunteer and serve others. In addition to our week-long summer mission trips we also find ways to assist with local missions efforts regularly.

Happy Tuesday friends! This Thursday from 6-9 we are having a bonfire at the Wyman’s. I am so looking forward to seeing you all again 🙂 If you need an address for the event, please message us on Facebook, or contact Greta! ... See MoreSee Less
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This past week was such a wonderful opportunity for growth, friendship, adventure, and fun!! These photos are just a glimpse into the activity that we engaged in over the past week, and I hope you can see the mixture of happiness and exhaustion in all of us! The kiddos are so excited to share their experiences with you all, so when you see them next please ask about the trip!! They’ll talk with you for hours if you let them. To those who supported us in any way, thank you. Your prayers and donations and well wishes helped get us there and home safely, and helped these kids begin to understand just how good God is and how much God loves them! ... See MoreSee Less
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Good morning and happy Saturday! Today we finish our journey home 🙂 we all can’t wait to be back! ... See MoreSee Less
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