St. Luke's United Methodist Church


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


4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819



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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.

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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.


An intergenerational journey exploring God’s call to combat injustice in our world.  Come discover your passions on this life-changing journey.  Cost: $400. If you have any questions contact Caryn Royer at here to register.



9:30-10:30 AM- Sunday School- 5th– 8th grade students are invited to dive deeper into the parables on Sunday mornings. Meet in the Attic and then students will split into groups based on age.

  •  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 Zac Burke for more information.
  •  7th and 8th Grade Bible Study: Grow deeper in the Bible with your fellow students. Meet in the Attic of Building C from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Email Zac Burke for more information.
  • Join us for a small group dedicated for middle school girls! we will be studying the Bible in a fun and creative way and having fun together! Hope you can join us on Sundays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Building C, Room 200. Click here to register.

9:30-10:30 AM- Sunday School- High School: Join us in C-205 as we col-lab-orate for discussion of the Old Testament and New Testament. Email Caryn Royer for more information.

6:00-8:00 PM- High School Youth Group- 9th-12th gradeJoin us for Sunday night dinner ($5), games, and discussion as students take control of their faith.


3:00-5:15 PM- After School ProgramAll Youth are invited to the Attic to work on homework, hang out with friends, and play some games. Contact Zac Burke with questions.

Volunteer opportunities are available for Juniors and Seniors to help with Middle School homework and studying.  Email Caryn Royer to volunteer.

4:30-5:30 PM- Praise BandIf you are interested in leading Youth Worship for Middle School and High School.  Looking for vocalists, drummers, guitars/bass players, etc.  Contact Antony Larry with questions and to sign up.

5:15-6:30 PM- Wednesday Night Dinners: Come get to know St. Lukers of all ages for a delicious dinner before we move into our separate groups.  Register online.  Meals are $6 for youth.

6:30-8:00 PM- Middle School Youth Group- 6th– 8th grade: Students are invited for fellowship, worship, games, and discussion on how faith impacts their lives and those around them.  Meet in the Attic.

6:30-8:00 PM- High School Small Groups- 9th– 12th grade: Meet in the Attic for praise and worship with the Youth Praise Band at 6:30 PM and at 7:00 PM head to :

  • C-201 for Animate: Faith is a study about what it means to be a faithful Christian.
  • C-205 for Credo a study about why we still use the Apostle’s Creed in the 21th century and why it is central to our faith.


If you are interested in leading Youth Worship for Middle School and High School.  Looking for vocalists, drummers, guitars/bass players, etc.  Contact Antony Larry with questions and to sign up.

Praise Band practices on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 PM.


Join us for a long lost St. Luke’s tradition!  A lock-in is a night of games, fun, and LOTS of surprises.  Come prepared for a jam-packed night and ready to join #teamnosleep!  Don’t bring 1 friend…bring LOTS to enjoy a night you won’t forget.

Date: February 17 @ 7:45 P.M. to February 18 @ 8:00 A.M.

Location: Building C, Attic.  Click here to register. $40.00 per student (cost will cover snacks, light breakfast, Admission to offsite events and Mears Transportation)


All Homeschool and Private School high School students are invited February 24 to join Caryn for a time of fun at the Sea Life Orlando Aquarium [8449 International Drive].  Cost: $15. Click here to register.

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It’s time to make your 2017 family plans!

Registration is now open for all our 2017 LECFamily retreats!

2017 was a record-breaking year for all of our programs, so you will definitely want to make your plans EARLY this year to ensure you’ll have a spot at the family retreat of your choice.



Dates and registration links are now available at so don’t wait! Claim your family’s faith and fun time for 2017 now.
Questions? You can always email us at for more information!

Want to share these amazing experiences with others in your church? Let us know, and we can send you brochures to share with family and friends

YOUTH WINTER CALENDAR (December 2016 – February 2017)

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All 7th and 8th grade girls are invited to a new small group that starts February 5th! 4:00-6:00PM come hang out with friends and experience the Bible in a new and creative way in C200!

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Student Volunteer Opportunities

St. Luke’s always has opportunities for student volunteers. 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.

click here to register.

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.

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.


Click Here to view the most recent Newsletter


Parents when registering your student for events please consider any concerns your student may have with an event. Please feel free to contact Zac or Caryn with your concerns.

If you are planning on attending an event we MUST have a recent Medical Form for the 2016-2017 School Year on file for your student. If you know you have not completed this Medical Release form you can print here: Medical Release 2017


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.


Zac Burke, Director of Middle School Ministries

Caryn Royer, Director of High School and College Ministries

Antony Larry, Youth Ministry Staff

Luky Nova, Administrator for Grow Ministries

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


St. Luke’s College Age Ministry is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of college-aged young adults (18-25).  The purpose of St. Luke’s College Age Ministry is to meet young adults where they are at and assist them in nurturing their relationship with Christ in a loving community as they navigate the ups and downs of this life-stage.

During semester breaks, college-age young adults are invited to get together for social gatherings of fun and fellowship.  A summer 2017 Mission Trip is also in the planning stages to provide an opportunity for you to stay connected to church and each other in a meaningful way.  As always, college age young adults are welcomed and encouraged to attend Worship whenever they are in town. Please fill out the form below and email it back to, so we can have your updated information.

College Age Ministry – Connection Info 

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