We know that life is busy, crazy and you feel like you are going non-stop. We invite you to join us at Ignite Youth Ministries at Grace Avenue to reflect, refresh your faith and let the love of Christ be ignited in your hearts. Come and join us at Ignite!!
Ignite the Kingdom life within you and Change from the inside out! Matthew 3:11b
|9:30 and 11:00 am
||Sunday School - CLICK HERE for more information
||SPARK: Snack Supper (Junior High and Senior High) in the worship center
|5:30 - 6:30 pm
||SPARK: Games and Small Group Study
|6:30 - 7:00 pm
Summer Bible Studies
Senior High Bible Studies During the summer our senior high bible studies happen in our students homes. If you would like to volunteer to host our students please click the link below. On weeks were no one has signed up we will meet in the youth room. Volunteer to host a bible study - www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D45ADAB2DA4F58-homes
Junior High TNT (Thursday Nights Together) 4-7pm Junior High TNT will meet every week this summer at different locations! TNT is a fun weekly activity that includes a bible study and fun activities. The only cost for this event is a 3 dollar snack supper (Pizza). All other activities associated with TNT will be free of cost. Be sure to check your email for reminders about TNT locations!
Junior High Mission Trip 2015 (REGISTER)
July 27-31, 2015
| Cost is $275
This summer, we will be taking the junior high youth to Tyler, Tx for our mission trip. We will be leaving on July 27th, in the early afternoon, and returning late on July 31st. We will be painting a home, going to soup kitchens, sorting goods, putting on programs for at risk youth and doing other local work in Tyler.
Senior High Mission Trip 2015 (REGISTER)
July 12-18, 2015 | Cost is $300
This summer, the Senior High youth will once again be going to UMARMY and joining other youth across Texas to help revitalize a poor community. This year we will be going to Wichita Falls and painting, building porches, building wheel chair ramps, fixing roofs, and many other hands on projects.
Please contact Christopher Vaughan at email@example.com with questions about trips or informatin about scholarships.
Mission Day every second Thursday of the month during the summer (REGISTER)
Grace Avenue has partnered with Button Memorial UMC this summer to provide lunches for children from Little Elm ISD all summer. The 2nd Thursday of each month - July, and August, the youth have volunteered to make lunches and deliver them. Many of these children receive free or reduced lunch at school and during the summer, budgets make it difficult for families to provide lunches. Please sign your student up to help AND volunteer to come with us! Its a great activity you can do together.
Junior High to Six Flags 7/10 (REGISTER)
Friday, July 10th the Junior High are headed to Six Flags! Please register your students ahead of time by clicking this link so that we can make sure to have enough seat belts for everyone to attend. Meet at the church at 9am to leave by 9:30am for Six Flags. Park opens at 10:30am. We will plan to leave the park at 6:30pm to be back at the church around 8pm. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets. Please register your students ahead of time by clicking this link so that we can make sure to have enough seat belts to transport everyone who wants to attend. If you do not register we cannot guarantee your students transportation spot.
All Youth Zoo Day - July 7th (REGISTER)
On July 7th the youth are going to the zoo! Students will be responsible for purchasing their own tickets. 15.00 dollars (ages 12+) 12.00 dollars (ages 11 and below) Tickets can be purchased online via this link - Zoo Tickets We will meet at the church at 8am on July 7th to be at the zoo when they open at 9am. The zoo closes at 5pm and we will be home between 6-6:15pm. If you are available to chaperone and drive for this event please contact Christopher and volunteer to drive and chaperons here - Volunteer to drive and chaperone
Junior High - Hawaiian Falls Day! - July 20th (REGISTER)
Mark your calendars July 20th the Junior High students are going to Hawaiian Falls! Option to purchase group tickets through the church with a food pass will be available closer to the date of the outing. We will go from park open to park close. Please register your student so we know what kind of group deal we will be eligible for! If you can chaperon please indicate that in the comments section of the registration.
AUGUST - YOUTH WEEK - 9th-16th
Youth week begins a slew of activities as we gear up for the start of school and welcome in the incoming 6th graders. We have so many fun things planned and are looking forward to a great week of activities! Mark your calendars! Registration for Youth Week will be up soon.
August 9th - Beginning of Youth Week, sloppy Sunday
August 10th- Youth vs. Parents kickball tournament at the park 6-9pm (Hamburger cookout)
August 11th - Swim Parties for JH and SH
August 12th - All Youth Mission Day
August 13th - Movie outside 9pm- Midnight
August 14th - SH Marathon Night 7pm-6:30am
August 15th - JH Marathon Night - 7pm-7am
Each year our youth
have an incredible opportunities to be in service for others with Summer Mission Trips and Mission Days thourghout the year. Don't miss the chance to have a blast doing God’s work.
Payment plans and scholarships are available upon request. Please contact Christopher Vaughan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-335-2882 ext. 619 with questions.
Confirmation is a 7-week class for 6th-8th graders. If you are in 9th-12th grade and interested in Confirmation, please contact Christopher Vaughan at email@example.com about a class just for Senior High Youth.
VOICES OF GRACE YOUTH CHOIR
Youth choir for youth ages 6th grade - 12th grade. Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoons from 4:00-5:00pm in the Youth Room. They present a major musical in the spring and sing in worship services throughout the year. All youth, 6th-12th grade are invited to come. For more information, please contact Bill Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Christopher Vaughan, Youth Minister
972.335.2882, ext. 619