St. Luke's United Methodist Church

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8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 a.m. - Traditional
9:30 and 11:00 a.m. - Contemporary

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4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
407.876.4991

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St. Luke’s Youth Ministries has created a Christ Centered Community where we welcome and accept others, connect with friends, are rooted and grow in our faith and, understanding of self, and use our gifts and leadership to serve others.

 

ABOUT ST. LUKE’S YOUTH MINISTRY

Mission Statement:

St. Luke’s Youth will:

  • Embrace Life: learn to embrace life and all it has to offer, having fun, taking risks, laughing often and recognizing all of life is a gift from God.
  • Know Christ: understand their relationship and commitment to Christ
  • Own Faith: Build their faith with understanding of Creedal theology, Christian Character, Wesleyan heritage and St. Luke’s Core Values
  • Value Self: Value their sacred worth, understand their gifts, passion and leadership and be prepared with life skills and independence.
  • Be Community: create a community with one another that reflects the core values of acceptance, hospitality, interdependence and respect both within youth and school.
  • Create Change: embrace the call toward social holiness and learn and participate in asset based, partnered ministry to cultivate their call and witness. 

For more information about our Mission Statement, click here.

WEEKLY YOUTH SCHEDULE

SUNDAYS

Sunday School | 5th– 12th Grade
9:30-10:30 AM
Students are invited to dive deeper on Sunday mornings. Meet in the Attic and then students split into groups by grade level.

  •  MERGE | 5th and 6th Grade: A collaborative ministry between Children’s and Youth Ministries designed specifically for 5th and 6th Grade where activities connect scripture with everyday life. Meet in the Attic of Building C from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Email Antony Larry for more information.
  • SUBMERGE | 7th & 8th Grade
    Dive in with this Sunday morning small group as we have fun and dive into scripture and relevant discussions. Submerge meets in The Attic of Building C. Email Brandon Sangster for more information.
  • DEEPER | 9th – 12th Grade
    Grow deeper in this Sunday morning small groups as we have coffee, donuts, and dive into scripture and relevant discussions. Deeper meets in The Corner (located upstairs in Building C). Email Brandon Sangster for more information.

High School Youth Group | 9th– 12th Grade
6:30-8:30 PM
Every Sunday night, our high school students are invited for fellowship, games, worship, and discussion on how faith impacts their lives and those around them.  Meet in the Attic.

WEDNESDAYS

Middle School Youth Group | 6th– 8th Grade
6:30-8:30 PM
Every Wednesday night from 6:30PM to 8:30PM in The Attic, our middle school students are invited for fellowship, games, worship, and discussion on how faith impacts their lives and those around them. After our Praise Band plays, high school students dive into a group study of their own down the hall in The Corner (Both are located upstairs in Building C).

High School Small Groups | 9th– 12th Grade
6:30-8:30 PM
Every Wednesday night from 6:30PM to 8:30PM after a time of games and community in The Attic, our Praise Band plays an awesome worship set, then our high school students dive into a group study of their own down the hall in The Corner (Both are located upstairs in Building C).

UPCOMING EVENTS AND REGISTRATIONS

 

JUNE 2018 

13|Universal Day
All our youth are welcome to come out and join Brandon as we spend the day at Universal Studios. Come ride some Rollercoasters, visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and much more.

20| Movie The Incredibles 2 3D
Fans have been waiting 14 long years to catch up with the Parr family in the sequel to Pixar’s The Incredibles. Now, there’s just one month left to go. Disney Springs 4:30 in 3D.

July 2018

25|Blizzard Beach
Come and enjoy Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. Zip down the slushy slopes of Mount Gushmore on one of the world’s tallest and fastest waterslides. Float down the tranquil river and sunbathe on the white-sand beach. Please meet in front of entrance tickets are $40.00 if you have Annual Passes there is no need to register but, give us a heads up so we know you are coming.

 

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SUMMER CAMP AT WARREN WILLIS

The camping ministry of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church has a  long tradition of Christ-centered camping experiences that transform the lives of young people. This ministry has centered around the Warren  W. Willis Camp facilities in Fruitland Park. Learn more at warrenwilliscamp.org.

St. Luke’s Week at Camp this summer will be June 25-30. Registration is open on the Warren Willis website now. Register now before all the spots are filled. 

  (Be sure to select Week 3 – June 25-30)

 if you need a ride to camp and back.

 

This year’s High School Summer Mission Trip is with Revive225 in Baton Rouge, LA! There, we will work with them to help improve the living conditions of residents in a community still in disaster recovery.

Deadline to register is April 4, 2018 (or when all spots are filled). This deadline is required to provide final counts and secure transportation.

Dates: June 3 – 9, 2018
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Cost: $475 

  • $100 Non-Refundable Deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot. Final Payment due by April 4, 2018.
  • Important forms needing to be downloaded, filled out, and/or notarized, are due along with Final Payments on April 4.)

This year’s Middle School Summer Mission Trip is with ReCreation Experiences in Asheville, NC! There, we will work with them to help improve the living conditions of residents in rural communities.

Deadline to register is April 4, 2018 (or when all spots are filled). This deadline is required to provide final counts and secure transportation.

​Dates: July 15 – 21, 2018
Location: Asheville, NC
Cost: $475

  • $100 Non-Refundable Deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot. Final Payment due by April 4, 2018.
  • Important forms needing to be downloaded, filled out, and/or notarized, are due along with Final Payments on April 4.)

 

MISSIONS (SERVING OPPORTUNITIES)

 

This year’s High School Summer Mission Trip is with Revive225 in Baton Rouge, LA! There, we will work with them to help improve the living conditions of residents in a community still in disaster recovery.

Deadline to register is April 4, 2018 (or when all spots are filled). This deadline is required to provide final counts and secure transportation.

Dates: June 3 – 9, 2018
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Cost: $475 (Save $25.00 if registered by March 14th)

  • $100 Non-Refundable Deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot. Final Payment due by April 4, 2018.
  • Important forms needing to be downloaded, filled out, and/or notarized, are due along with Final Payments on April 4.)

This year’s Middle School Summer Mission Trip is with ReCreation Experiences in Asheville, NC! There, we will work with them to help improve the living conditions of residents in rural communities.

Deadline to register is April 4, 2018 (or when all spots are filled). This deadline is required to provide final counts and secure transportation.

​Dates: July 15 – 21, 2018
Location: Asheville, NC
Cost: $475 (Save $25.00 if registered by March 14th)

  • $100 Non-Refundable Deposit is due at the time of registration to hold your spot. Final Payment due by April 4, 2018.
  • Important forms needing to be downloaded, filled out, and/or notarized, are due along with Final Payments on April 4.)

 

Student Volunteer Opportunities
St. Luke’s always has opportunities for student volunteers.
Email to find out how and where you can serve

Adult Volunteer Opportunities
There are always opportunities to plug in and serve with Middle School and High School students! Weekly opportunities on Sundays and Wednesdays, as well as single events and overnight trips.
Email to find out how and where you can serve.

Summer Camps Volunteer Opportunities
Students in grades 7-12 may receive community service hours for volunteering.

Want to help in worship?!
If you would like to join the youth usher/greeter team serving every 4th Sunday in Contemporary Worship, contact Andrea Whitman for more information.

SUBSCRIBE TO THE YOUTH NEWSLETTER

Click Here to view the most recent Newsletter

FOR PARENTS

Parents, we have a lot of fun activities for youth at St Luke’s. Below are some forms and policies you may need for your child to participate.

Child and Youth Protection Policy

Medical Liability Release Form

St. Luke’s Youth Ministry Expectations

 St. Luke’s Youth Volunteer Leader Positions Descriptions

Parents when registering your student for events please feel free to contact Email Brandon Sangster with your questions.

 

YOUTH MINISTRIES STAFF

Brandon Sangster, Director of Youth Ministries
Email: bsangster@st.lukes.org
Phone: 407-876.4991 *264
Antony Larry, Associate Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Email: alarry@st.lukes.org
Phone: 407-876.4991 *265
Luky Nova, Administrator for the Grow team
Email: lnova@st.lukes.org
Phone: 407.876.4991 *238

The Youth Ministries offices are located on the first floor of Building C, The Attic and Youth classrooms are located on the second floor of Building C.

 

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