The youth of University Presbyterian Church endeavor to glorify God and serve Jesus Christ through worship, study, service and fellowship.
What to expect for the 2011-2012 school year:
Attend 8:30am or 11am Worship Service
Lead Worship at the 11am Service once a year (includes choosing theme, Scripture, music, and leading congregation in all areas of Worship)
Serve as ushers, readers, musicians, etc. at various times throughout the year
Trips to experience how people of other traditions worship
Sunday School at 9:45 every Sunday (food at 9:30); we will be going through the Gospel of Mark throughout the year, using short videos, small group discussion (Middle School group and High School group), and journaling.
Engage in Confirmation classes and one-on-one mentoring with older member of UPC for those who choose to become full members.
We serve Christ by serving others the first Sunday of every month
Service opportunities include Haven for Hope, Presbyterian Children's Home, Boysville, Beacon Hill Elementary
Annual Summer Mission Trip, this year to McAllen, TX (June 25 - July 1)
Delivering Gifts to low-income families through House of Neighborly Service
Creating cookie jars for first-time visitors to enjoy
Assisting with Vacation Bible School, which will be held in partnership with Divine Redeemer Presbyterian Church this year- July 23-25, 12-3 pm at Divine Redeemer
Various fun games at the church, including 4 square, "I Never", and Hide-and-seek
Movie marathons, ultimate frisbee, capture the flag, and other social outings with other church youth groups
Bowling, mini-golf, laser tag
Mystery Trips (you don't know where you're going until you get there!)
Fun summer outings (Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas, etc.)
Taking time to be tourists during our Mission Trips
Mo Rach for Mid-Winters in January (which is also a time for Worship & Study)
John Knox Ranch for Main Event in September (also Worship & Study)
If you have any questions about our Youth Group, please feel free to contact our Director of Christian Education, David Germer.
UPCSA Mission Trip 2012
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