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EVENTS & NEWS

Genesis Youth Choir Kick-Off Event:

August 4th

The new season of Genesis Youth Choir begins Saturday, August 4th, with a kick-off rehearsal and day of fun. Weekly Sunday afternoon rehearsals begin August 12th, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in room F-149, located on the 1st floor of the Family Life Center. The choir is open to all 6th-12th graders. New singers should contact David Daniel, Minister of Music & Worship Arts, by e-mail at ddaniel@duluthumc.org or call 770-476-3776, ext. 116, for more information or to register for the kick-off event.

Back-to-School Youth Group Pool Party:

August 5th

Beat the heat of summer, have some fun and join us for the Youth Group’s Back-to-School Pool Party on Sunday, August 5th, at the Lail’s pool, located just two houses down from the church. All middle school students should be dropped off at the church between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m. They will be walked to the pool by some of our adult leaders. Middle School students will have time in the pool from 3:30 to 5:30. They will eat dinner from 5:30 to 6, and be brought back to the church for pick-up at 6:15 p.m. High school students will pool time from 5:30 to 7:30, and may be dropped off and picked up at the pool.

Dinner is a hamburger and hot dog cookout and will be served to both groups from 5:30 to 6 p.m. next to the pool. We are asking parents and youth to bring a side dish to share. This is a great time to bring a friend to Youth Group and show them how much fun we have, introduce them to Christian friends, and help them meet some great adults who are there every week for our youth. Don’t forget your towel, swimsuit (appropriate), sunscreen, and a change of clothes. And the side dish! If you have any questions, please contact David Burchett, Director of Youth Ministries, by e-mail at dburchett@duluthumc.org, or call 770-476-3776, ext. 119.

“Parenting Beyond Your Capacity” Study Begins August 15th

Parenting Beyond Your Capacity, a 12-week study on parenting teens, will begin on Wednesday evening, August 15th, from 6 to 7 p.m. in rooms F-153/154, located on the 1st floor of the Family Life Center. The study will be led by Rev. David Burchett, Director of Youth Ministries.

You can sign up for this study and reserve your book by contacting David by e-mail at dburchett@duluthumc.org or calling 770-476-3776, ext. 119, or you can sign up at the Wednesday Night Dinner on August 8th. This will be a DVD and discussion driven study based on the book Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by authors Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof.

WEEKLY YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES

Youth Ministry Bible Studies for Middle School and High School Students Resume on August 15th

Weekly Youth Ministry Bible studies for Middle School and High School students will begin Wednesday evening, August 15th, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Youth Center (“The Fish Tank”). Middle School students (grades 6-8) will meet together, and High School students (grades 9-12) will meet together. These studies will be based on issues that our youth face in their everyday lives, and will concentrate on applying Biblical principles to their everyday lives.

For additional information, please contact Rev. David Burchett, Director of Youth Ministries, by e-mail at dburchett@duluthumc.org or calling 770-476-3776, ext. 119.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES FOR YOUTH

Sunday school classes are available for 6th through 12th grade students at 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.

During the School Year

  • Middle School (6th Grade): Rooms F-153/154
  • Middle School (7th - 8th Grades): Room F-147
  • High School (9th - 12th Grades): Room F-148
  • During the Summer Months

  • Middle School & High School students will meet for Sunday School in the Youth Center (“The Fish Tank”).
  • Sunday Night Youth Group

    Students will gather in the Youth Center (“The Fish Tank”) for a snack at 5:30 p.m. There will be announcements, games, worship, a message, and small groups based on age and gender. Youth Group will end at 8 p.m.

    For any questions about any of these events/programs, please contact David Burchett, Director of Youth Ministries, by e-mail at dburchett@duluthumc.org, or call 770-476-3776, ext. 119.

    We Need YOU!

    Youth - We need YOU to make Youth Group a success, after all that's why it's called Youth Group.

    Parents and other interested adults - We need YOU to make youth group a success. We are always seeking new counselors to join the A-Team, or to chaperone events. This summer particularly we need some of you to help teach Sunday school for youth during the 11:00 o'clock time. There is a curriculum for you to use, or you are welcome to provide a topic for discussion. Please contact David Burchett, Director of Youth Ministries, by e-mail at dburchett@duluthumc.org if you would like to help with our youth or need more information about youth group activities.

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