June 2 - August 14
Students will have a chance to participate in a mission project on Monday afternoons. Details will be given by the Wednesday beforehand, and some might require a “sign up!”
June 13 - August 15
Salsarita's - Blakeney & Chipotle-Stonecrest
Locations vary; sign up for text reminders: TEXT @SMPCYOUTH TO 81010
Come meet Jessica at 1pm for lunch at either Salsarita’s in Blakeney OR Chipotle in Stonecrest! Location will be emailed/texted by the Wednesday before. We’ll enjoy a meal, do a devotional together, and catch up on life!
**Please feel free to meet even on the weeks Jessica is at camp!
The Bible says...WHAT??
June 14 - August 16
Informal Bible study will be offered Wednesday nights at 6:30pm! Students will get a chance to pick our avenue of study on the first Wednesday gathering.
Are you willing to host in your home on one or two Wednesdays this summer?? Please email Jessica (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NEW! Weekly Youth Reminders:
Sign up for text messages!
TEXT @SMPCYOUTH TO 81010
Lake Junaluska High School Retreat
Every fall our High School Youth gather for a time of fellowship and renewal.
9th-12th graders are invited to join us for a weekend at Lake Junaluska!
Deposit is $75. Total cost is dependent upon final number of registrants, but we estimate between $150-170/person. (Includes lodging, food, half day of white water rafting.)
We WILL need chaperones help to make this trip possible!
*****DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS AUGUST 1, 2017.*****
Bethelwoods Middle School Retreat
Every fall our Middle School year enjoy a meaningful overnight retreat.
6th-8th graders are invited to join us for an overnight retreat at Bethelwoods in York, SC!
Deposit is $30. Total cost is dependent upon the final number of registrants, but we estimate between $60-80/person. (Includes lodging, food, low ropes.)
Please note that DRIVERS are needed to transport us and pick us up, and we will need chaperone help -- so please consider joining us, you wonderful lovely parents!
*******DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS AUGUST 1, 2017.******
Please get the most up-to-date specifics in the announcements below.
Small Group Dinners
Four times per year
Four times a year, we encourage youth to gather for a small group dinner with the kids in their grade. Each dinner is hosted by a family in that grade. The dinners are a lot of fun and another great way for kids to get to know one another.
Questions? Contact Jessica Tidwell-Weinzierl, Director of Youth Ministry at jessica@SMPChome.org for details.
BYG (BIG YOUTH GROUP)
Several times per year
5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Mecklenburg Hall
Join us for games, fellowship and service!
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The youth ministry of South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church leads middle school and high school youth to embrace their identity as children of God, to establish and strengthen their relationship with God and the Church, and equip and challenge them to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.
Participation & Retreat Forms
Massanetta Springs MS Conference
June 22-25, 2017
Every summer in June, middle school youth who have completed 6th-8th grades head up to Massanetta Springs, VA to join other young Presbyterians for this exciting conference. We spend time making new friends, worshiping together, and learning more about who Jesus Christ calls us to be.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Please contact Jessica on her cell, 678-977-3324, or via email, email@example.com, with any questions -- or if you're interested in chaperoning!
Montreat Youth Conference
July 16-22, 2017
Our trip to Montreat is a much-anticipated SMPC tradition. We spend the week with a thousand other Presbyterians from all over the country. Our faith is challenged and encouraged by uplifting keynotes and worship services. We make lots of new friends and explore what it means to live out our faith.