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St. Luke’s Youth Ministries believes in the ACCEPTANCE of ALL! We welcome you with loving HOSPITALITY into our Christ-Centered COMMUNITY, so that together we can grow in DISCIPLESHIP and SERVICE to others.

We invite you to come and be a part of our weekly youth ministry programming here at St. Luke’s! We are excited to connect and engage with our youth and our adult leaders in Community, Worship, and Grade Groups. We want you to come and take part in all God is doing here as we continue to create a Christ-Centered group for middle and high school students where You Belong to Beloved Community, You Grow to Awaken Disciples, and You Serve to Reveal The Kingdom.

     @StLukesUMCYouth

Each week (August-May) after a time of connection and worship, we will break off into Grade Groups. There, we will have fun and dive deep as we engage in relevant discussions about faith and how it impacts our lives and those around us.

Our amazing team of adult leaders plays a vital part in this as we strive for authentic relationships and connection with our youth, leading to real “Be 1 of 5” discipleship and giving them a sense of belonging.

If you’d like to be a Grade Group Leader, a Connect Host (a new opportunity to serve and connect with our youth),
or another youth ministry volunteer opportunity,
please email Brandon at bsangster@st.lukes.org.

St. Luke’s Youth Volunteer Leader Positions & Descriptions

 


St. Luke’s Youth Events 

9th – 12th Graders…
Join us for a night of rides and worship at “Rock the Universe” at Universal Studios.

Saturday, January 28th we will be hearing incredible worship from music artists Dante Bowe (formerly of Maverick City Music), We Are Messengers, Mathew West, & Cain; all while having an awesome night with food and rides. The ticket cost is $85. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, January 11th.

Saturday, January 28th
3:00PM – 1:00AM  |  Cost: $85

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

DEADLINE for Registration & Payment
will be WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11TH

 


St. Luke’s Youth Programming 

Sundays (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.), our High School Youth are welcome to join us in The Youth Center for Sunday Night HIGHPOINT (Youth Ministry Programming for High Schoolers)

HIGHPOINT will be all about real connection, thought-provoking messages, and deep discussion (split by Grade Groups and led by our team of Adult Leaders).

Please note: While High School programming is on Sunday nights, High School students wishing to attend on Wednesdays will have the opportunity to help lead younger children over in The Treehouse & youth in their small groups and rotations. Email Brandon Sangster at bsangster@st.lukes.org for more info about Youth Ministries. Email Lana Stevens at lstevens@st.lukes.org for more information on helping with Children’s Ministry.

 

Wednesdays (6:00PM – 8:00PM) we want to welcome our Middle School Youth to join us for Wednesday Night MIDPOINT (Youth Ministry Programming for Middle Schoolers)

Check-In at 6:00PM in The Youth Center for MIDPOINT which will be a time for connection, high-energy games, a message, and discussion (split by Grade Groups and led by our team of Adult Leaders).

 


Sunday Mornings at 9:30AM in The Youth Center, starting August 14.

Let’s chat about the week’s message over your favorite bowl of cereal (various kinds of cereal and milk options will be available). Both middle and high school youth are welcome to join.


High School Life Groups is something new we are starting this year and looking for leaders to connect with a group of high schoolers on a weekly basis outside of HIGHPOINT (our normal youth programming time). These groups will be/form various affinity-based communities and held in The Youth Center or a fitting public place. These groups will meet with a couple of adult leaders weekly for connection and discussion over some fun commonality — again, think youth affinity group. The leaders will schedule the day and time for their group.

Info on High School Life Groups will be shared as groups are formed.

 


WEEKLY YOUTH SCHEDULE

Sunday Mornings at 9:30 a.m. in The Youth Center.

Let’s chat about the week’s message over your favorite bowl of cereal (various kinds of cereal and milk options will be available). Both middle and high school youth are welcome to join.


Sundays (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.), our High School Youth are welcome to join us in The Youth Center for Sunday Night HIGHPOINT (Youth Ministry Programming for High Schoolers)

HIGHPOINT will be all about real connection, thought-provoking messages, and deep discussion (split by Grade Groups and led by our team of Adult Leaders).

Please note: While High School programming is on Sunday nights, High School students wishing to attend on Wednesdays will have the opportunity to help lead younger children over in The Treehouse & youth in their small groups and rotations. Email Brandon Sangster at bsangster@st.lukes.org for more info about Youth Ministries. Email Lana Stevens at lstevens@st.lukes.org for more information on helping with Children’s Ministry.


Wednesdays (6:00PM – 8:00PM) we want to welcome our Middle School Youth to join us for Wednesday Night MIDPOINT (Youth Ministry Programming for Middle Schoolers)

Check-In at 6:00PM in The Youth Center for MIDPOINT which will be a time for connection, high-energy games, a message, and discussion (split by Grade Groups and led by our team of Adult Leaders).


High School Life Groups is something new we are starting this year and looking for leaders to connect with a group of high schoolers on a weekly basis outside of HIGHPOINT (our normal youth programming time). These groups will be/form various affinity-based communities and held in The Youth Center or a fitting public place. These groups will meet with a couple of adult leaders weekly for connection and discussion over some fun commonality — again, think youth affinity group. The leaders will schedule the day and time for their group.

Info on High School Life Groups will be shared as groups are formed.


Our amazing team of adult leaders plays a vital part in all of this as we strive for authentic relationships and connection with our youth, leading to real “Be 1 of 5” discipleship and giving them a sense of belonging.

If you’d like to be a Grade Group Leader, a Connect Host (a new opportunity to serve and connect with our youth),
or another youth ministry volunteer opportunity,
please email Brandon at bsangster@st.lukes.org.

St. Luke’s Youth Volunteer Leader Positions & Descriptions

 

WHERE TO FIND YOUTH MINISTRIES

The Youth Center is located on the backside of campus, across from the Sanctuary and in front of building A.

 

STAY CONNECTED | YOUTH MINISTRY COMMUNICATIONS

 

We are also now using Remind. A quick and easy text messaging platform that you as a parent may already be familiar with as a parent of a middle or high school student.

Text your code (listed below) to 81010 to stay updated with messages from St. Luke’s Youth sent straight to your phone as a short text message! Just one more way to keep you in the know!

 

Parents text @sly-parent to 81010
Youth text @sly-youth to 81010

 

 


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FOR PARENTS

St. Luke’s Youth Ministries believes in ACCEPTANCE of ALL! We welcome you with loving HOSPITALITY into our Christ-Centered COMMUNITY, so that together we can grow in DISCIPLESHIP and SERVICE to others.

St. Luke’s Youth Ministries is a Christ-Centered group for middle and high school students where You Belong to Beloved Community, You Grow to Awaken Disciples, and You Serve to Reveal The Kingdom.

YOU BELONG to Beloved Community

Connect and care by navigating and celebrating life, and building community through hospitality, social events, and retreats/camp.

“YOU GROW to Awaken Disciples

Growing in faith through small groups, worship, and acts of piety.

“YOU SERVE to Reveal the Kingdom

Serving in missions and outreach to the community, and reaching beyond through awareness, action, and advocacy.

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

 

If you’d like to be a Grade Group Leader, a Connect Host (a new opportunity to serve and connect with our youth),
or another youth ministry volunteer opportunity,
please email Brandon at bsangster@st.lukes.org.

 

YOUTH MINISTRIES STAFF

Brandon Sangster, Director of Youth Ministries
Email: bsangster@st.lukes.org
Phone: (407) 955-4456

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