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Topic: Young people in The United Methodist Church

Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

Young adults gather at the University of Nevada Las Vegas sharing moments of faith sharing, worship, dance and communion.

 

Ministries with young people, a vital part of The United Methodist Church, are found in local congregations throughout the church. These articles highlight these important ministries.

"We aim to empower young people as world-changing disciples of Jesus Christ, to nurture their faith development, and to equip young leaders." - Young People's Ministries

Do you know of a special young person or program? Tell us about him or her by sending us an e-mail.

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Chef Lucy Chelton demonstrates recipes with Girl Scout cookies. Chelton also cooks for her church in Lansdale, PA. Photo courtesy of Lucy Chelton.

Young Food Network Star Cooks for Church

Chef Lucy Chelton was a winner on “Chopped Junior” and gladly shares her gifts in the kitchen. “It makes me feel like I’m showing God’s love." View

Musicians in the St. James United Methodist Church A-Flat Youth Orchestra in Kansas City rehearse.  Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Church Youth Orchestra Shapes Teens

Leaders of the A-Flat Orchestra are not just teaching kids to read music. “We have kids to reach, souls to save, and this program is all about that.” View

Sean Santellan, a member of Napa Methodist Church in Napa, California, turned “trash to toilets” when the 6-year-old joined in his church’s capital campaign for renovations by collecting recyclables. Photo courtesy of Napa Methodist Church

Amazing Kids of The United Methodist Church

United Methodist children are doing amazing things - raising funds to build water wells, hosting lemonade stands to assist others, and handing out free bike helmets to keep kids safe. Read More

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Eagle Scout’s Film Fights Cyberbullying

A United Methodist teen created a tool to empower parents and kids to stop the abuse of cyberbullying. View