Youth Ministry

Our Youth Ministry hopes to develop disciples of Christ so we want our 7th – 12th-grade students to love and follow Jesus in amazing, contagious, and adventurous ways. Read below for our gathering times, upcoming dates and how to get involved.

Weekly Schedule


  • 10 am: Youth Sunday School
  • 3 – 4 pm: Liturgical Dance
  • 3 – 4 pm: Youth Choir
  • 4 – 5 pm: Youth Handbells
  • 5 – 5:45 pm: Snack Supper, 7th – 12th Grade. We always need volunteers to feed the youth a snack supper if you would like to help, signup here.
  • 5: 45 – 7 pm: UMYF
  • 4th Sunday of the Month, Youth Worship


  • 7 – 8:30 pm: A TasTe Of GraCe  – All Youth in grades 9 – 12 are invited to meet at the Holcombes’ house. A Taste of Grace is a great group to jump into if you are looking for good food, great community, devotions, and a lot of Grace. Come join us.


  • 6:00 pm Fellowship Dinner

Small Groups

Messiah Youth have many different opportunities to come together in small groups where they can connect, make friends and explore their faith.

a taste of grace

For grades 9th – 12. Youth will cook together and learn together in this co-ed small group at the Holcombes’ home. Meets every Tuesday 7-8:30 pm.

Youth Group

For grades 7th – 12th. A place to reconnect and prepare for the week ahead. Youth spend an interactive and exciting evening with adult leaders. Hangtime, music, games, mission and short discussions. Meet new friends and explore your faith and leadership. Meets Sundays 5 – 7 pm.

Mission Trips

Jeremiah Project

A one-week mission trip during the summer for middle school youth. Rising 7th-8th graders work on home repair projects, spiritual growth and have fun!

m in m (messiah in mission)

We gather to be in service through a variety of activities that assist our church, our local community, and the world. We meet monthly during the school year and weekly during the summer.

Group Work Camp

An intensive one-week summer mission trip of Christian service that offers both Middle and High School students an opportunity to perform all kinds of hands-on missions. Grow in Christian fellowship with one another as you serve others. Visit for more information.

Spring Break Urban Plunge

Camp out in the Youth Center for a 4-day mission project in the DC metro area. Youth works a variety of outreach projects during the day and return to the Youth Center at night for programs, devotions, and fellowship.

Choctaw Spring Break Mission Trip

A week-long mission trip in which high school youth travel to Philadelphia, Mississippi to share God’s love through activities, worship, and fellowship.