Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry of First Church, The Skylight, is committed to helping youth in sixth through twelfth grade seek and love God and love and serve people. Led by the Minister to Youth and Families, Justin Cox, the Skylight Youth Ministry creates ways for youth to explore a relationship with Christ and build relationships with other Christ-following youth and adults.

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Upcoming Events

Fresh Summer Menu

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Come watch the long overdue Incredibles sequel and eat dinner.

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An exhilarating turn based tile strategy game and other fun activities.

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Be part of an experiment to make communion bread in our kitchen.

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Journey through downtown’s emerging food scene.

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Catch a projected screening of The Sandlot with s’mores.

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Come play everyone’s favorite basketball-bumper-cars hybrid sport.

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Be part of an experiment to make communion bread in our kitchen.

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Join the First Church staff at Delaney park for a kickball game and picnic.

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Be part of a cooking challenge like no other. Mix fresh ingredients and leftovers to concoct delicious creations judged by a panel of experienced eaters.

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The Back to School Retreat is our biggest retreat of the year. Youth of all grades are invited to kick the school year off seeking and loving God.

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Weekly Opportunities

Sunday Evening Youth Group

  • Worship - 5:30 p.m.
    A worship service for the whole family, 5:30 Worship includes youth leadership and communion.
  • Big Groups - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    Big Groups are like Small Groups, but bigger. Each week all grades will be mixed or split depending on the week and topic.

Sunday Mornings

Wednesday Evenings

  • The Core Leadership Team - On Summer Hiatus
    The Core is a group for high school youth to make decisions for the Youth Ministry, discuss upcoming worship topics, and be the voice for Youth Ministry to the greater church. Each week a topic is discussed from mission trip destinations to ministry budgets and worship plans.

Special Commitments

  • Blankner Devos & Donuts
    Devos & Donuts is a breakfast program for Blankner middle school students at 8 a.m. in Mrs. Layton’s classroom the morning after FCA huddles. Come for free donuts and a morning devotion before school.
  • Epic Confirmation
    Epic is a group for 8th grade students that focuses on what their Epic journey through life is all about. Epic begins in the spring.
  • Mission Leadership Team
    Mission Leadership Team is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to fully define their faith and discover who God has created them to be. Mission Leadership Team meets throughout the year.

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About Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry of First Church, The Skylight, is committed to helping youth in sixth through twelfth grade seek and love God and love and serve people. Led by the Minister to Youth and Families, Justin Cox, the Skylight Youth Ministry creates ways for youth to explore a relationship with Christ and build relationships with other Christ-following youth and adults.

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