Ministry

The Youth Ministry meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month and is made up of youth and adults who work in partnership to develop and implement a balanced youth program in the areas of worship, service, study, fellowship, and mission for youth in Middle School (6th-8th grades), High School (9th-12th grades) and college. If you’re interested in serving on this ministry, please indicate your interest under “Youth Ministry” on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Teach Middle School Sunday School

Team teach sixth and seventh graders so that you can partner together. Eighth graders join after confirmation in March. Curriculum is provided. Please select Z00 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Teach High School Sunday School

Team teach ninth through twelfth graders so that you can partner together. Curriculum is provided. Please select Z01 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Teach Confirmation Class

Team teach this class for 8th grade students takes place from September until mid-March. Please select Z02 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Serve as a Confirmation Mentor

Mentors are partnered one-on-one with an 8th grade Confirmand for support and guidance through the Confirmation program, which typically runs from September to March and includes four to six planned activities. Please select Z03 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Serve as a Youth Advisor

Advisors help plan and assist with Sunday night and other youth events during the school year and summer. Advisors help with other events such as lock-ins and retreats. While it is necessary to attend most events, there is no expectation to attend it all. Please select Z04 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Meals for Sunday Night Fellowship

Volunteers are needed to make and serve meals to all youth on Sunday evenings. Please select Z05 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Coach a Basketball Team

Our church basketball league runs from January through mid-March. Games are usually held twice a week. If there is any interest from our church youth we will participate in the league. Please select Z06 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Youth Spring Musical

Many adult volunteers are needed to help with the show. Opportunities include: help with programs and publicity, set construction, props, costumes and make-up, concessions, ticket sales, other production talents, and the cast party. Food is also needed for the cast and crew during rehearsals. Please select Z07 to Z14 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Chaperone Trips or Special Events

Volunteers will be contacted with dates for trips throughout the year. Possible trips include weekend Presbytery retreats, ski trip, Montreat Senior High conference, Mo Ranch Jr. High Conference and a mission trip. Please select Z15 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Mission Trips

Volunteers are needed to help plan meaningful outreach opportunities for middle school & High School youth during the summer. Please circle Z16 on your Time & Talents Covenant. Volunteers are also needed to help chaperone this week-long activity in mid-August. Please select Z17 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Host a Party or Event

Homes are needed for pool parties, progressive dinners and other small group events. If you are able to open your home and serve as host for a youth event, please select Z18 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Halloween Carnival

The Carnival, which is usually held the Sunday evening before Halloween, is for the enjoyment of children. Youth do much of the planning and implementation, but adult help is needed in the planning process and during the Carnival itself. Please select Z19 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

End of Year Banquet

During the End of Year Banquet, we welcome 5th graders to the youth program and say farewell to graduating Seniors. Families of youth are also invited. Help is needed in the planning process, as well as during the event itself. Please select Z20 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Transportation

Occasionally, the youth participate in activities offsite, and a number of adult drivers are needed to transport them. Drivers would be called on several times a year to pick youth up and transport them. Please select Z21 on your Time & Talents Covenant.

Help Plan the Youth Scholarship Fundraiser

The Youth Scholarship Fund assures that all youth are able to participate in youth trips and activities regardless of their financial situation. Help plan these occasional fundraisers to replenish this fund. Please select Z22 on your Youth Time & Talents Covenant.

College Connections

Interested in helping our Second Presbyterian college students continue to feel loved and cared for even while away? We need help brainstorming and implementing fun and meaningful ideas to support the members of our church family that are not able to plug into opportunities locally. Select Y06 on your Time & Talents Covenant to jump on board.