Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Our Youth Ministry involves the middle and high school students of our church and their friends. Our goal is to build relationships as well as provide a safe place to encourage a faith journey with Christ.
There are many different activities inside and outside the church including: Sunday School (for middle school and high school), small group Bible Study, summer trip experiences (Senior High alternates between odd year mission trips and even year LOGOS Youth Summit in Colorado), LOGOS, Sunday Fundays, Confirmation, service projects, overnighters and retreats, and a lot more!
Youth Ministry successfully transitioned online in the spring during the start of the pandemic. This summer, ministry began online and will adapt as our situation changes to try to continue to best meet the needs of families in growing disciples for the transformation of the world. For the most current information, check the (almost) weekly Youth Update Email or join the Middle School or High School Remind Group. Some things that ARE happening this summer are youth VBS mentoring program, Gratitude Camp for Youth with Bible Basics 7/30-8/2, Flamingoing Fundraiser to benefit the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry, and a virtual Methodist Madness 5K to benefit Sunshine Place.
We welcome new 6th graders to youth ministry in August and say goodbye to our graduating seniors then also.
When in-person worship isn’t possible, we can worship together online! Visit https://sunprairieumc.org/worship-online/ to watch the prerecorded worship video. We will also explore other ways of doing church together beyond large group worship. This summer we are trying Moving Worship that is online, outside, or elsewhere. Resources or details on the week’s Moving Worship opportunity are found in the Worship Resources for All folder. Some weeks a resource for your family to worship together will be available, some weeks may be a virtual worship field trip, and if Dane County moves to Phase 3 some weeks may be small outdoor gatherings for worship. What moves you?
Information about activities is available through a weekly Youth Ministry Update email and by joining the middle school Remind group.
Information about activities is available through a weekly Youth Ministry Update email and by joining the high school Remind group.
College-aged young adults are invited to join our High School/Young Adult Sunday School class when Sunday School resumes after Labor Day.
The 2019 Mission Trip to Brooklyn, NY was a great success! Our next high school mission trip will be in 2021. The 2020 Summer High School trip was to be joint with young adults to the GenOn LOGOS Youth Summit in Estes Park, Colorado in mid-July, but was cancelled due to the global pandemic.