Youth Ministries

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.” – Timothy 1:12

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Deb Seagle ~ Office: 616-866-9515 ~ Mobile: 616-780-7596 ~  dseagle@rockfordumc.org

Youth activity permission slip

Our youth groups have been given new names.

  • J-Walkers – Middle School students in grade 6-8
  • STATIC – (Students Taking Action Together in Christ) Senior High students in grades 9-12

Important Dates:

STATIC:

FEBRUARY

  • Saturday, Feb 11 Cannonsburg Ski Area Tubing at 5:30-8:30 PM. *** MUST RSVP BEFORE JANUARY 28!!!!!
  • Sunday, Feb 12 ASP Luncheon & Cake Auction
  • Sunday, Feb 19 NO CLASS (Mid Winter Break)

 J-Walkers:

FEBRUARY 

  • Saturday, Feb 11 Cannonsburg Ski Area Tubing at 5:30-8:30 PM  *** MUST RSVP BEFORE JANUARY 28!!!!!!
  • Sunday, Feb 12 ASP Luncheon & Cake Auction
  • Sunday, Feb 19 NO CLASS (Mid Winter Break)

Sunday School  (Sept – May)

Sunday School is offered for students in grades 6-12 from 10:00 – 10:50 am during the school year.  Students each explore various areas of the Bible discussion, video and activities.

J-Walkers (middle school) will meet in the NEWLY SPRUCED youth room downstairs under the TWC and STATIC (senior high) will meet in the Teen Worship Center.

Wednesday Night Programs  (Sept – May)

Wednesday nights begin September 21 – NEW TIMES!  Dinner: 5:30-6:15, Worship: 6:10-6:25, Classes: 6:25 – 7:40 pm

All students will begin together with their families in the Sanctuary beginning at 6:10 for worship time.  At 6:25 youth will be dismissed to their classes.  J-Walkers will meet in the Teen Worship Center and STATIC will meet downstairs in the NEW & IMPROVED youth room.

If you haven’t already gotten a parent information packet for the new school year, please be sure to grab one off the ledge under the bulletin boards in the South Narthex.

Opportunities for students:

J-Walkers save the date!

Please come and join us for a mission trip and camping experience on June 11-14  at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park. 

It’s going to be a time filled with fun, ministry, and fellowship!

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If you enjoy making a beautiful noise you can join either our Hand Bell Choir or our Chancel Choir.  It is open to adults and students starting at 9th grade.  Practice is Wednesday evenings and the Chancel Choir sings at most Sunday 8:45 services, and the Hand Bell Choir plays a handful of times throughout the year.  Contact Val, our Music Director, at 616-866-9515.

  • Hand Bell Choir rehearsal- 6:30 pm
  • Chancel Choir rehearsal – 7:45 pm

In addition to on-going youth classes, please see our other education opportunities.