2023 Youth Ministry Planning Guide

Check out youth ministry opportunities for 2023.

The goal of WMPC Youth is to bring young people together in a life of

FAITH,

ACTION,

and INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY.

We seek to address the spiritual, emotional, and social needs unique to youth. We want to create a safe and nurturing space for teenagers and their leaders to gather together and share their celebrations and concerns.

Our desire is that everyone involved with this ministry might encounter Christ so that all of us may grow in fellowship and discipleship.

Youth Ministry Values

Welcoming

Practicing radical hospitality to engage youth in relationships

Relevant

Meeting youth where they are in their lives, in their language, modeling Christian living

Integrated into the Life of the Church

Youth are visible, excited participants alongside their church family in a lifelong journey of faith

Sunday Morning

Sunday School and other Faith Formation activities, like Confirmation are a priority at White Memorial.

Trips

Mission trips such as Appalachian Service Project (ASP) and fun community building trips are a cornerstone of our program.

Evening Programs

Evening programs give our youth the opportunity to build relationships within the church.

Forms

Youth forms of all kinds.

Safe Sanctuary

White Memorial is a Safe Sanctuary Community. We are called to create a community of faith were children, youth and adults grow safe and strong. All teachers and volunteers must complete Safe Sanctuary training and submit to a background check.

Stay Connected

High School
To receive DAY OF REMINDERS via text messages concerning the High School Youth Events at White Memorial text @wmpchsy to 81010

Middle School
To receive DAY OF REMINDERS via text messages concerning the Middle School Youth Events at White Memorial text @wmpcmsy to 81010

Confirmation
To receive DAY OF REMINDERS via text messages concerning the Confirmation 2022-2023 at White Memorial text @wm-conf23 to 81010

Weekly Email Newsletter
To be added to the one-stop-shop weekly emailed youth newsletter, email Deb Smith, Administrative assistant for youth ministry.

Volunteer in Youth Ministry
To teach Sunday School, be a Sunday night youth adviser, small group leader or trip chaperone, email Deb Smith, Administrative assistant for youth ministry.

Youth Calendar

October 2022
Sunday, October 2, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Joint Youth Group5:00 PM7:00 PMK101/102 Pickard Hall
Sunday, October 9, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
MS Fall Retreat Weekend (10/7 – 10/9)
Chiapas International Youth Mission Trip  – Interest Meeting12:15 PM1:00 PML111- The Hub
HS Campfire Theology – Small Group5:00 PM6:30 PMDover Parking Lot
Sunday, October 16, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Joint Youth Group5:00 PM7:00 PMK101/102 Pickard Hall
Sunday, October 23, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
* Youth Sabbath Sunday
Sunday, October 30, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation – Communion Workshop w/ Parents9:30 AM10:30 PMChapel
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Family Challenge
November 2022
Sunday, November 6, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
HS Mountain Retreat Weekend (11/4 -11/6)
MS Small Group5:00 PM6:30 PML111- The Hub
Sunday, November 13, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Chiapas Youth Mission Trip – Guardian Meeting12:15 PM1:30 PML111- The Hub
Coffee & Spirituality5:00 PM6:30 PML111- The Hub
Sunday, November 20, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Joint Youth Group5:00 PM7:00 PMK101/102 Pickard Hall
Sunday, November 27, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
* Youth Sabbath Sunday
December 2022
Sunday, December 4, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Joy Gift Worship Service and Reception5:30 PM7:00 PMSanctuary
Sunday, December 11, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School9:45 AM10:30 AML109
HS Campfire Theolog Christmas Party5:00 PM6:30 PMDover Parking Lot
MS Small Group – Christmas Party5:00 PM6:30 PML111- The Hub
5th Connection – Christmas Party5:00 PM6:30 PMK101/102 Pickard Hall
Sunday, December 18, 2022
The Gathering – Youth9:30 AM9:45 AML111- The Hub
College Coffee Hour9:30 AM10:30 AML110
6th and 7th Grade Sunday School – Christmas Party9:45 AM10:30 AMK302
Confirmation Class – Christmas Party9:45 AM10:30 AMK200
HS Sunday School – Christmas Party9:45 AM10:30 AML109
Winter Break begins
No Evening Program
Sunday, December 25, 2022
No Sunday School or Confirmation Classes
No Evening Program