St. Luke’s Youth Ministries exists to REVEAL the Marvelous Nature of God to students in the greater Orlando area, GUIDE them into wholeness through Jesus Christ and DEVELOP them into spirit-led Disciples who impact their community, nation and world.
We offer dinner during the small group time on Sunday night and students are asked to bring $5.00 to cover the cost of food. We understand that not all families can afford to pay for dinner so please don’t let this be a reason that your student does not attend. Many families have offered to help offset the cost of these dinners so that all students will feel welcome and full.
Monday “Plugged In”
“Plugged In” has started from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. all youth from 6th grade to 12th grade can come. During this time youth can participate in games and tutoring. Bring your friends to this afternoon, so they can get “Plugged In” to Youth Ministries here at St. Luke’s.
Wednesday Night Interest-Based Bible Groups:
Meets through May 18. Join us for groups including ultimate Frisbee, painting and cooking.
The third Saturday of every month will be a Mission Project Day in the community. Please note the PDF Calendar under Newsletter and Calendar for months we will not have a mission day.
- Youth Praise Band meets from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Attic of Building C
- Gospel Choir meets the first and third Sunday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Building B Room 209.
NOTE: There MUST be at least 10 students registered for each event. If we do not have 10 students we will cancel the event.
Parents when registering your student for events please consider any fears or concerns your student may have with an event. During events ALL students must stick together and if one does not want to partake in the event then it makes it difficult for the others to have fun.
If you are planning on attending an event we MUST have an recent Medical Form for the 2014/2015 School Year on file for your student. If you know you have not completed this Medical Release form you can print here: Medical Release
Warren Willis Summer Camp Preview Night
Sunday, April 19 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Building C)
Summer Camp is coming to St. Luke’s! Rising 4th-12th grade students are invited to experience what a life-changing, incredibly fun week of camp will be like. Students will have dinner, hear music led by the camp band, participate in games, meet camp team members, and have fun with friends. Parents of elementary school children must attend with their child; parents of youth are welcome to attend as well. RSVP by Thursday, April 16. Check-in will be at the Connection Point in the Rotunda of Building C. Warren Willis Camp is located in Fruitland Park, FL. For camp dates and more information visit www.warrenwilliscamp.org.
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Day Saturday, May 2 – 12:00 p.m.
Regal Pointe Orlando
Purchase tickets in advance through Fandango for the 12:00 p.m. showtime at the Regal Pointe Orlando movie theater. All students will be required to purchase their own movie ticket. Students should bring money for movie snacks if they plan on purchasing snacks
Middle Schoolers – Make May Memorable- join us on May 1st 7-8:30 in Building C upstairs classroom for UV Night. Wear white so you can “glow in the dark”, our conversation will be discussing the Resurrection.
Mark your calendar for Friday, May 15th, 7-8:30 on the large outdoor fields for “ W Games”, a huge paint battle. Bring your friends for some awesome fun and fellowship.
NEWSLETTER AND YOUTH CALENDAR
- 5th and 6th Grade MERGE: 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 Andrew Miller for more information.
- 7th and 8th Grade Bible Study: Grow deeper in the Bible with your fellow students. Meet in Building C Room 205-207 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Email Andrew Miller for more information.
- 9th through 12th Grade: Build a stronger faith connection. Meet in Building C Room 204-206 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Contact Andrew Miller with questions. Does not meet during the summer, but there are volunteer opportunities with children and youth ministries.
Individual classes for confirmation will be held on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m starting January 25, 2015.Save the Date:
Click Here to schedule a make-up class
Save the Dates:
Confirmation Day Retreat – April 18, 2015; Going to Merritt Island for Kayaking and classes.
Confirmation Service – April 26, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
MEDICAL AND PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE:
Click here for the 2014:2015 School Year Medical Release
Help showcase St. Luke’s Youth Ministries to other parents and students, complete a photo/video release form. Photos/video may be used on this webpage, St. Luke’s official social media sites, and approved promotional material.
Click here to register youth who are raising 7th to 12th Grade for VBS volunteer opportunities.
St. Luke’s always has opportunities for student volunteers. Email Andrew Miller to find out how and where you can serve.
Parent Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday Interest-based Bible Study Leader: This adult volunteer will lead a group of youth in an Interest Based Bible Study on Wednesday evenings. This is a weekly commitment of approximately 90 minutes. Click Here
Sunday Adult Check-In: This adult volunteer will welcome the youth to the UMYF night and check-in all students for attendance. This is a weekly commitment of approximately one hour. Click Here
Sunday Night Small Group Leader: This adult volunteer will serve as a small group leader for UMYF night for either middle school aged or high school aged students. You will guide your small groups in discussions about the lesson. All lessons will be provided to a week a head of time. This is a commitment of two and a half hours every Sunday night. Click Here
5th & 6th Grade Merger Adult Help: The teachers of Merge need your help to support the growth of the Sunday School Class. Class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Building C Attic. Click Here to sign up for a Sunday.
Sunday Morning Bible Studies – Adult Help
- Sunday Morning we need more people in our 5-6 grade combined ministry called merge. This is a collaborative ministry between children’s ministry and youth ministry.
- We could use more people helping me co-teach 7 and 8th grade.
- We need 1 more person to help out with 9-12
Click Here to get connected.
YOUTH STAFF CONTACT AND LOCATION
Laura Turner, Administrator for Grow Ministries
The Youth Ministries offices are located on the first floor of Building A, classrooms and the Attic are located on the second floor of Building C.
**** Due to a Flood in Building A offices we have temporarily moved our offices to Building B Room 215. We do not have phone access so please only communicate through email.