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2021-2022 Confirmation Class Registration Now Open:

Rising 8th graders, join our confirmation class! We meet on Sundays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Confirmation, which begins September 12, is a year-long commitment, and retreats are a mandatory part of the experience. Retreat weekends are September 24-26 and April 22-24. Please register by August 8th, so we can put youth in small groups. Register here.

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New Podcast Episode: Mountain Trip Reflections: Mountain Top
Fresh off of the Mountain TOP mission trip in Tennessee, host Jason Rhymer talks to two of the youth and one of the advisors that were a part of the experience. The TOP program, in it's 46th year, helps form special bonds with its group members. Beyond Baptism: Wisdom, Encouragement and Hope for Parents, created by Children’s Ministries and Youth Ministries, is intended for parents and adults invested in the young people of our church. Access all episodes here. Subscribe, rate, and review today!

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Backpack Collection For Refugee Support Services
The youth are collecting 100 backpacks for Refugee Support Services Back to School party. Please drop off new backpacks at the church by August 12th. Questions? youth@mpumc.org.

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Charlotte Urban Plunge for Rising 6th Graders

August 21, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.: We are thrilled to welcome our rising 6th graders into the Youth Ministry with Charlotte Urban Plunge (CUP). This day will be an incredible introduction to Youth Ministry with fun games, meals together, and, most importantly, serving our city. The day will conclude with a trip to Big Air Trampoline Park! The cost is $50 with lunch, dinner, and Trampoline Park tickets included. If you have any questions, please email Mary Helen Higgs at mhhiggs@mpumc.org. Register HERE.

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Rising 6th Grade Transition Sunday

August 22nd, 2021; 8:45 am  Moving from Children’s Ministry to Youth Ministry is a big deal and is one we want to celebrate with you and your youth. Join us during Church in the Round for a special time of recognition of moving from 5th grade into 6th grade. After the service, youth are invited to stay in Jubilee Hall during Sunday School for a fun welcome to youth group, including a donut wall and Bojangle's Breakfast Bar. Parents will move to Frances Chapel with Mary Helen Higgs, our Assistant Youth Director, to learn the in's and out's of Youth Ministry. Sign-up HERE