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The Youth Ministry Program of First United Methodist Church in Downers Grove seeks to provide opportunities to grow in faith, connect with others, and nurture service oriented individuals to live out Christ's love in the world. We provide a number of opportunities for youth in the community.

Youth Lock-In!

Bring a Snack and/or 2-Liter of Soda to Share!

ALSO: Bring sleeping bag/pillow and sleeping mat/air mattress as we will be going horizontal by 3am

PERMISSION FORM attached!  (Permission Form is not needed if we have a 2017-2018 Ignite Permission form already on file for you)

SIGN-UP BELOW:

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 8:00pm

Sr. High Youth Bible Study

Want to go deeper?

Sr. High Youth Bible Study, Wednesdays, 6pm

Grab some food and join us in the Youth Center as we go deeper into faith issues in God's Word.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group meets at 6-8pm in the Open Door Youth Center with snacks at 6:30pm.

Ignite is for youth in grades 7-12

Please contact Howie Snyder, Director of Youth Ministries for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

Youth Missions Stock for Sale

The Ignite Youth Group is selling stock for this year’s Mission Trips. Stock is $10 and comes with an invitation to our Mission Trip Thank You Ice Cream Social on August 6, after the 10am Service in the Gym.

Stock is available for purchase in the parlor every Sunday morning through July 16 and in the church office throughout the week.

Guitar Club

For youth in grades 7th-12th

Meet in the Open Door Youth Center

We'll come together and just learn real basic things like simple chords, how to tune a guitar, etc.,...

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

Slip-n-Slide KickBall!

Together with Area Churches

$10 per Person - money goes to Clean Water Organizations

Prize for Winning Team!  10 people per team

Location: 
Downers Grove Community Church, 6600 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove
Date: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 12:00pm

Youth Laser Tag Outing

LaserTag Outing!  Thursday, July 20th

(to Laser Quest in Finley Square)
Meet at the church at 3:20pm, back around 7:00pm

Or meet us at Laser Quest at 3:40pm

$20 for 3 games, bring extra money if you want to do Portillo’s/Chipotle after

You need to SIGN-UP HERE in order to participate so that we can be sure to have enough vehicle space & that Laser Quest can accomodate our numbers.

 

Date: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:20pm

Summer Ignite Youth Group

Youth Group for youth entering grades 7th through 12th in the Fall, join us for Ultimate Frisbee.

Meet at Fishel Park! 

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Youth Kick-off Summer Lock-In

Bring a Snack and/or 2-Liter of Soda to Share!

Featuring: Glow-in-the-dark Capture the Flag

ALSO: Bring sleeping bag/pillow and sleeping mat/air mattress as we will be going horizontal by 3am

PERMISSION FORM attached!  (Permission Form is not needed if we have a 2016-2017 Ignite Permission form already on file for you)

SIGN-UP BELOW:

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Wash and Worship

The first Wash and Worship youth car wash of summer 2017 will take place Sunday morning, July 2.

Have your car washed while you attend worship!

All donations received benefit youth ministries.

Location: 
Parking Lot
Date: 
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 9:00am

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