The Youth Minstry at Christ UMC focuses on changing the world by introducing the next generation to a relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church by providing programs that encourage a Biblical foundation, active participation, and outward orientation.

weekly schedule

9:16 WORSHIP | SUNDAYS @ 9:16 A.M.
Our 9:16 Youth service is specifically designed to engage students, with age appropriate worship and teaching. Grab a friend and check it out.

Dinner is available for $3. Praise & worship and separate Middle School & High School activities/classes.

Each Wednesday night we will eat dinner in the Christ Center Gym, the cost is $7 for Adults and $5 for Students. Then we will head upstairs to the youth area where you can choose between: 
Tech Team: This team will work on making announcement videos every week for our 9:16 Worship and any other videos we need throughout the year.
Drama Team: This team will work on a skit that will go along with our message. They will perform once a month during our 9:16 Worship.
Dance Team: This team will work on a dance that will go along with our message. They will perform once a month during our 9:16 Worship.
Worship Team: Our worship band will practice during this time to get ready to lead worship for Sunday mornings.
Facilities Team: This team will create/think of ways to improve our youth area. They could be making something one week or figuring out the best way to start recycling in the Youth Area.
Discussion Group: Each week this group will be following a curriculum that focuses on different topics that are relevant to teenagers.

Upcoming Events


10 | A SPRING BAZAAR | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Come purchase locally made crafts and goods. There will be inflatables, food and more. If you would like to be a vendor, contact Courtney Mathis at for information.
16 – 17 | CONFIRMATION RETREAT | We will leave Christ UMC Friday at 4:30 p.m. and return Saturday by 12:00 p.m. This will be a great getaway for all our confirmation students and pastors.
18 | CONFIRMATION CELEBRATION | 4:00 p.m. | Sanctuary | Rehearsal begins at 3:00 p.m. Students should wear dress clothes for this service. Please remember that only students that have completed the attendance requirements will be confirmed.
24 | FAMILY EASTER EXPERIENCE | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | He is Risen! Join us for a wonderful day filled with fun as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. There will be inflatables, performances by the Christ UMC Puppet Ministry, an Easter Egg Hunt and family worship.

Mike Rollins, Director of Youth Ministry

Leigh Contratto, Associate Youth Minister