Youth Ministry

Youth have a great time at Westminster every Sunday but the schedule varies so we can have the most fun learning and serving together!

2017-2018 Youth Info Packet HERE Permission Forms & Calendars 

When Am I Signed Up? Youth Click HERE to see List of Youth Ushers/Dates

(See below photos for YOUTH calendar)

 

Youth "Light-In-The-Dark Night" (John 1:5)
(More Photos HERE)

Youth Kick-Off 2016-2017: "Time to Build" (Ecc 3:1-15) More Photos HERE Youth Kick Off 2017: Sept. 17

Souperbowl of Caring Luncheon 2016 - Great Job! We raised $533.43 for World Vision 30-Hour Famine. Souperbowl Luncheon 2017: Sunday, Feb. 5 Youth Sunday 2016 "We Are Children of the Light" - Annual youth planned & led worship service. More Photos Here

All Youth Mission Plunge in Fayetteville
"Open My Eyes"
(More Photos HERE) 
Info Sheet for Youth Mission Trip 2017 HERE

Gleaning as part of World Vision's 30-Hour Famine 2016 (More Photos)

   
 
Middle School vs. Senior High Bible Competition 2017: Congratulations Senior High Team! Youth sponsored "Jesus And Me Sleepover" for children at WPC... followed by Children's Sabbath on Sunday Morning JAMS 2016 Photos HERE
Youth PantRy Raid - youth collect food for WPC's food Pantry and for baskets for families in Fayetteville. See photos from PantRy Raid 2015 HERE. PantRy Raid 2016= Sunday, November 13

WPC Youth & Scouts Serve as waitstaff for the
Annual Dinner Theater (More Photos on WPC Facebook)

Ski Trip 2016 to Sugar Mountan
Ski Trip 2015 Video! Courtesy of Alex Fischer

Triennium 2016: July 19-July 24 - Click HERE for more Photos 1, Part 2;  Sr High Join us for Montreat in 2017!


Schedule

Middle School Youth Schedule

AUGUST
Friday, August 11:  Dinner Theater Rehearsal- Any youth who wants to help, be here at 5:45pm;
Saturday, August 12: Dinner Theater "Wrangled at Red Mountain Ranch";**Youth "Waitstaff" - be here at 5:45pm in "uniform"; "Clean Up" arrive by  7:30pm.
Sunday, Aug. 13:  Parent Info Meeting after worship! -- Calendars & Permission Slips Handed out.
Friday, August 18-Saturday, August 19: Presbytery-Wide All Girl Slumber Party @ MacPherson Presbyterian. Meet at MacPherson 6:45pm. Bring a snack to share and your favorite nail polish. Check email for details **EMERGENCY FORMS REQUIRED**
Saturday, August 26-Sunday, August 27: Presbytery-Wide All Guys Overnight >> "Overcome." Van leaves WPC at Noon -- PHOTOS HERE
Sunday, August 27: Blessing of the Backpacks

SEPTEMBER
Sunday, September 3: Labor Day - No evening Youth
Sunday, September 10:
9:45am  Sunday School Rally Day Bring your favorite breakfast dish to share as we commit ourselves to another year of intelligently & thoughtfully following Christ - through Sunday School.
6:00pm   All-Church Ice Cream Social + KARAOKE!  - Friends & Families invited. Please bring a home-made or store-bought ice cream, a topping, or dessert to share! 
Sunday, September 17: 5:30-7:30pm WPC Youth Kick-Off
** Wear Clothes that can get Messy/destroyed
Sunday, September 24:  6:00-7:30pm   "BARF Night" -- "Bring-A-Real-Friend"!
OCTOBER
Sunday, October 1: 6-7:30pm Crazy Believe-It-Or-Not Bible Games. Bring your Bibles!
Sunday, October 8: 6-7:30pm Fall Fest Planning (Bring Ideas for Games)
SATURDAY, October 14 - SUNDAY, October 15:
Jesus And Me Sleepover (JAMS)

Youth hosting Lock-In for Children of WPC; Photos HERE

Sunday, October 15: 11:00am "Children's Sabbath"
Sunday, October 22: 6-7:30pm Fall Fest SET-UP (Mission Trip deposit due $50) 
WEDNESDAY, October 25: 5:30pm FALL FEST
(Wear a costume!) **Photo HERE

Sunday, October 29: 6-7:30pm  Goodie Bags for Service

NOVEMBER
Sunday, November 5: Noon/After Worship -- Deliver Veteran's Day Cards @ VA Nursing Home + Lunch

SATURDAY, November 11: Golf Tournament/Fundraiser for WPC Youth. Details TBA
Sunday, November 12: 5:00-8:00pm PantRy Raid. Scavenger Hunt for Canned Goods. List of Needed Items TBA.
Sunday, November 19:  No evening meeting
Sunday, November 26: Sign-up for Christmas Eve Nativity Parts; No evening youth meeting 

DECEMBER 
Sunday, December 3: 6-7:30pm Youth Advent Service
Sunday, December 10: After Worship - Christmas Caroling (Families & Siblings welcome) THEN Middle School Christmas Party
Sunday, December 17: After Worship - Live Nativity Practice (Mission Trip Balance due)
Sunday, December 24: 7:00pm Christmas Eve Service (Arrive 5:30pm for costumes!)
Sunday, Dec. 31: No Evening Meeting- New Year's Eve
JANUARY 2018
Sunday, January 7: 11:00am Commisioning of Youth Mission Team during Worship
6:00pm WPC Chili Supper & Talent Show - Families invited! **MS Youth help clean up

FRIDAY, January 12-MONDAY, January 15: Youth Mission Trip - Fayetteville Mission Plunge
Sunday, Jan. 21: 6pm-7:30pm Movie Night (Part 1)
Sunday, Jan. 28: 6pm-7:30pm Movie Night (Part 2)

FEBRUARY
Sunday, February 4: After Worship -- "Souperbowl of Caring Luncheon" MS help serve soup + sandwiches & clean-up;
SATURDAY, February 10: Annual Sweetheart
Dance

Sunday, February 11: No evening youth (Kirkwood Balance Due)
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17: 7:00pm  Ash Wednesday Service (Lent begins)
Sunday, February 18: 6-7:30pm  "Power Trip"
Sunday, Feb. 25: 6-7:30pm  "Worship & Wings"

MARCH
Sunday, March 4: 6-7:30pm  Youth & Family Game Night & Potluck Dinner
SATURDAY, March 10 - SUNDAY, Mar. 11: Middle School Youth Retreat @ Camp Kirkwood;
Sunday, March 18: 6-7:30pm "Stump the Pastor"
Sunday, March 25: (Palm Sunday) After Worship - Stuff Easter Eggs
THURSDAY, March 29: TBA Maundy Thursday Service
FRIDAY, March 30: Good Friday

APRIL
Sunday, April 1: Easter Sunday
9:45am   Church-Family Breakfast Potluck
**MS meet during breakfast to assist with Egg Hunt!
11:00am Worship
After Worship  Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 8: CROP WALK (Time TBA)
Sunday, April 15: 6-7:30pm Youth Sunday Planning
SATURDAY, April 21: TBD - Second Harvest Food Bank
Sunday, April 22: No evening meeting
Sunday, April 29: 6-7:30pm Youth Sunday Practice

MAY
SATURDAY, May 5: 6:30am -~1pm  SPRINGFEST. Mission for the children of Cumberland County Schools
Sunday, May 6: YOUTH SUNDAY
Lunch After Details TBA

Sunday, May 13: Mother's Day - no evening youth meeting
Saturday, May 21-SUNDAY, May 22: MS End-Of-Year Party

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
July 22-28, 2018: Massanetta Music Camp

Senior High Youth Schedule

AUGUST
Friday, August 11:  Dinner Theater Rehearsal- Any youth who wants to help, be here at 5:45pm;
Saturday, August 12: Dinner Theater "Wrangled at Red Mountain Ranch";**Youth "Waitstaff" - be here at 5:45pm in "uniform"; "Clean Up" arrive by  7:30pm.
Sunday, Aug. 13:  Parent Info Meeting after worship! -- Calendars & Permission Slips Handed out.
Friday, August 18-Saturday, August 19: Presbytery-Wide All Girl Slumber Party @ MacPherson Presbyterian. Meet at MacPherson 6:45pm. Bring a snack to share and your favorite nail polish. Check email for details. **EMERGENCY FORMS REQUIRED**
Saturday, August 26-Sunday, August 27: Presbytery-Wide All Guys Overnight >> "Overcome." Van leaves WPC at Noon -- PHOTOS HERE
Sunday, August 27: Blessing of the Backpacks

SEPTEMBER
Sunday, September 3: Labor Day - No evening Youth
Sunday, September 10:
9:45am  Sunday School Rally Day Bring your favorite breakfast dish to share as we commit ourselves to another year of intelligently & thoughtfully following Christ - through Sunday School.
6:00pm   All-Church Ice Cream Social + KARAOKE!  - Friends & Families invited. Please bring a home-made or store-bought ice cream, a topping, or dessert to share! Sign up for Karaoke with Susan Knox OR with the church office.
Sunday, September 17: 5:30-7:30pm WPC Youth Kick-Off
** Wear Clothes that can get Messy/destroyed
Sunday, September 24: 6:00-7:30pm   Sr High Youth
Saturday, September 30-Sunday, October 1: Sr High Lock-In. Details TBA

OCTOBER
Sunday, October 8: 6-7:30pm Fall Fest Planning (Bring Ideas for Games)
SATURDAY, Oct. 14: PYC Installation @ Presbytery Meeting (see email for details!) [Kirkwood Balance due]
SATURDAY, October 14 - SUNDAY, October 15:
Jesus And Me Sleepover (JAMS)

Youth hosting Lock-In for Children of WPC; Photos HERE

Sunday, October 15: 11:00am "Children's Sabbath"
Sunday, October 22: 6-7:30pm Fall Fest SET-UP (Mission Trip deposit due $50)
 WEDNESDAY, October 25: 5:30pm FALL FEST
(Wear a costume!) **Photo HERE
Sunday, October 29: 6-7:30pm  Sr High Youth

NOVEMBER
Sunday, November 5: Noon/After Worship -- Deliver Veteran's Day Cards @ VA Nursing Home + Lunch
SATURDAY, November 11: Golf Tournament/Fundraiser for WPC Youth. Details TBA
Sunday, November 12: 5:00-8:00pm PantRy Raid. Scavenger Hunt for Canned Goods. List of Needed Items TBA.

SATURDAY, Nov 18- Sunday, November 19: Senior High Retreat @ Camp Kirkwood (Return ~1pm Sun)
Sunday, November 26: No evening meeting

DECEMBER 
Sunday, December 3: 6-7:30pm Youth Advent Service
Sunday, December 10: No evening Youth. ** MS Caroling @ VA Nursing Home - Volunteer for Service Hours
SATURDAY, December 16: Tentative Sr High Christmas Party

Sunday, December 17: 11:00am Christmas Cantata (See Ms. Mary Beth if you'd like to participate) 
After Worship- Build Luminaries (Mission Trip Balance due)

Sunday, December 24: 7:00pm Christmas Eve Service (Arrive 5:30pm to set up)
Sunday, Dec. 31: No Evening Meeting- New Year's Eve

JANUARY 2018
Sunday, January 7: 11:00am Commisioning of Youth Mission Team during Worship
6:00pm WPC Chili Supper & Talent Show - Families invited!
FRIDAY, January 12-MONDAY, January 15: Youth Mission Trip - Fayetteville Mission Plunge
Sunday, Jan. 21: 6-7:30pm Sr High Youth
Sunday, January 28: 6-7:30pm Sweetheart Dance Planning

FEBRUARY
Sunday, February 4: 9am Start Cooking!
After Worship --
"Souperbowl of Caring Luncheon" Soup + sandwiches Lunch for Charity; .
SATURDAY, Feb. 10: Annual Sweetheart Dance
Sunday, February 11: No evening youth
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17: 7:00pm  Ash Wednesday Service (Lent begins)
Sunday, February 18: 6-7:30pm  Sr High Youth
Sunday, February 25: 6-7:30pm Sr High Youth

MARCH
Sunday, March 4: 6-7:30pm  Youth & Family Game Night & Potluck Dinner
Sunday, March 11: 6-7:30pm Sr High Youth
Sunday, March 18: 6-7:30pm Sr High Youth
Sunday, March 25: (Palm Sunday) 6-7:30pm  Sr High Youth
THURSDAY, March 29: TBA Maundy Thursday Service
FRIDAY, March 30: Good Friday

APRIL
Sunday, April 1: Easter Sunday
9:45am   Church-Family Breakfast Potluck
11:00am Worship
After Worship  Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 8: CROP WALK (Time TBA)
Sunday, April 15: 6-7:30pm Youth Sunday Planning
Sunday, April 22: 6-7:30pm Sr High Youth
Sunday, April 29: 6-7:30pm Youth Sunday Practice

MAY
SATURDAY, May 5: 6:30am -~1pm  SPRINGFEST. Mission for the children of Cumberland County Schools
Sunday, May 6: YOUTH SUNDAY
9:30am  Arrive for Youth Sunday Practice; Lunch together after worship

Sunday, May 13: Mother's Day - no evening youth meeting
Sunday, May 20: No evening Meeting
Sunday, May 27: TBD
JUNE
Sunday, June 3: Graduation Sunday; Graduates -- meet in Church office @ 10:30am.
Saturday, June 9-Sunday, June 10: Sr High End-Of-Year Celebration

               MARK YOUR CALENDAR                     
July 22-28, 2018: Massanetta Music Camp
Montreat 2018: Sunday, July 29 - Saturday, August 4