high school

"Trust the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.  In all your ways, commit to Him, and He will make your paths straight."  Proverbs 3:5

FPC's Student Ministries exist to help students KNOW God, GROW in relationship with Him and each other, and to GO serve others in Jesus’ name.

Middle School Graceland (Youth Group):  Students in seventh and eighth grades meet Wednesday nights during the school year from 6:30–7:30pm in the Youth Space to connect with God and each other through fellowship activities, study/discussion, mission projects, and creative worship.

High School Graceland (Youth Group): Students in ninth through twelfth grade meet Wednesday nights during the school year from 8:00–9:00pm in the Youth Space to connect with God and each other through fellowship activities, study/discussion, mission projects, and creative worship.

Grades 7-12 Sunday School (Cocoa & Conversation): Students in seventh through twelfth grades meet Sundays between the worship services (9:50-10:35) in the Youth Space to connect with God and each other through fellowship, Bible study, prayer, and, of course, enjoy some hot cocoa!

Save the date with STUDENT MINISTRIES:  
Confirmation info meeting                           Sunday, November 19 from 9:50-10:35 (youth space)
Makeup confirmation info meeting             Sunday, December 3 from 9:50-10:35 (youth space)
Backpacking/mission trip info meeting       Sunday, December 10 from 9:50-10:35 (youth space)
High school winter retreat                            Friday, January 19-21 (Lake Geneva Youth Camp)
Middle school winter retreat                        Friday, January 26-28 (Lake Geneva Youth Camp)
Confirmation journey                                   Sunday, February 4 – Sunday, April 29

Winter Retreats: These exciting retreats provide opportunities for students to grow in their faith, connect with others, play games, and eat delicious camp food, all during a fun-filled weekend at Lake Geneva Youth Camp.  HS retreat is Jan. 19-21 and MS retreat is Jan. 26-28.

Confirmation Journey: This is a discipleship opportunity high school students who want to explore and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Bible and church history, as well as address questions they may have about the Christian faith. This group meets primarily on Sunday mornings and the journey begins Feb. 4th and culminates on April 29 with Confirmation (Student Ministries) Sunday.  Required informational meeting for students and parents is Nov 19. There is also a makeup meeting on Dec. 3 – both meet between services (9:50-10:35am).

High School Summer Backpacking Trip: Students on this weeklong trip in June (exact dates TBA), will enjoy a beautiful, rigorous and life changing journey to Painted Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to deepen their relationships with God & each other while enjoying his beautiful creation.  The info meeting will be between services (9:50-10:35am) on Sunday, Dec. 10.

High School Mission Trip: This summer in July (exact dates TBA), a small group of students will travel to Seattle, WA to become more faithful disciples of Christ while learning about and serving the marginalized in the Seattle communities. The info meeting will be between services (9:50-10:35am) on Sunday, Dec. 10.

Middle School Devil’s Lake Trip:  This adventure is filled with guided rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, delicious food, and time connecting with god and one another.  Dates TBA.

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                 FPC of Waunakee has been named by the Lilly Foundation as
                 one of only 50 “Exemplary Youth Ministry Churches in America."

 

 


Ezrah Schmeelk
Director of Student Ministries

 

 

Director of Student Ministries Student Retreats & Missions Opportunities