I’m the Youth Ministry Director here at UMCB. I’m so glad that you found our page and I hope that you join us for Sunday Morning worship, Sunday school, or at one of our youth programs soon! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me on the staff page! 

Text @UMCByouth to 81010 to receive periodic text reminders/invites/updates!
Click here  for the Emergency Medical Contact Form.

Upcoming Events:

 Small Groups – From September 28 – November 16

Atoma – Atoma means undivisible in Greek. Teen girls in grades 9+ are invited to talk about life and discuss how we can never be separated from God’s love. Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m. Room 33.

Young Men’s Group – Get together with other guys in high school/college to help each other live out God’s word. Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m. Room 34.

Youth Work Mission
Be the literal hands and feet of Christ by serving a community for an entire week during the summer of 2017! Youth run all aspects of the trip and even get to pick where we go. Join us at the following two Fall meetings to decide where we are going and to choose fundraisers to help us get there! Service hours are available. Adult volunteers needed.  Parents are welcome at any meeting! Meetings are from 11:30-1 p.m. in rooms 31-32 on Sunday, September 25 & Sunday, November 20
Halloweekends at Cedar Point – Saturday, October 1
Meet at the Spring Street entrance at 9:30 a.m. for a day full of fun, laughter, and maybe some screams! Cost is $50 for the ticket, plus bring money for food!  Click here for the Halloweekends permission slip.
Confirmation Retreat – For youth in grades 7 & 8
Friday, October 21 – Sunday, October 23 $30 (scholarships are available)
Experience the beauty of Lakeside, OH while growing in your faith with your friends!
Click here for the Confirmation Retreat permission slip.
Saturday Night Live – For youth in grades 6+
Do you want life to be BETTER THAN EVER? Do you want a fun place to hang out with friends? If so, then Saturday Night Live is for you! And yes, there will be snacks! Join us Saturdays, October 29, November 12, and December 10 from 7-9 p.m. in rooms 31-32.
White Elephant Christmas Party – Monday, December 18
Celebrate this festive time of year by exchanging silly gifts, playing games, and eating snacks! Rooms 31 & 32 from 6:00-8:00p.m. Please bring a wrapped gift that values roughly $5 and a snack to share!
Opportunities to Serve
Would you like to represent the United Methodist Church of Berea within the North Coast District? Responsibilities include attending meetings, helping plan District events, and encouraging youth from our church to attend! Fall Meetings are Sunday, September 25th, 2016 @ 1:30 pm & Sunday, October 16th, 2016 @ 1:30 pm. Let Sarah Dave know if you are interested (text or call 417-343-3775 or sdave@umcb.org). 

Sunday School:  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (May – September)

Confirmation Classes:

7th Grade – Room 34

8th Grade – Room 33

Senior High -Room 32