Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry of First Church, The Skylight, guides youth in sixth through twelfth grade to 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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Coming Up in Youth Ministry

The Core: Next Meeting is November 5

High School students wanting to lead our Youth Ministry are invited to the next meeting of The Core.

RSVP today!

EPIC Confirmation Begins in January

Youth in 8th grade are invited to explore and define their faith while becoming members of our church.

Register today!


Sunday Evening Youth Group

Youth Ministry’s focus is Sunday Evening Youth Group. Each Sunday evening youth experience community, share prayers, and learn to seek and love God.

  • 5:30 pm — 5:30 Worship
  • 6:15 pm — Games and Snacks
  • 6:45 pm — Groups
  • 7:30 pm — Youth Group Ends

Weekly Opportunities

Sunday Evening Youth Group

5:30 pm: Worship
Youth Group begins in worship, which is open to the entire family. Communion is served weekly.

6:15 pm: Games and Hangout
Following worship, youth move to the Third Floor for games and hangout time. During this time a light snack is provided for free.

6:45 pm: Groups
Most evenings, Groups are grade-level based small groups. Throughout the year Groups may be combined for special experiences. Youth Group concludes at 7:30 pm.

Special Commitments

Blankner’s Devos & Donuts: October 4, November 8, December 6, January 10, February 7, March 6, April 3, and May 8
Devos & Donuts is a morning club for Blankner middle school students. We gather on select Fridays at 8 am in Mrs. Layton’s classroom. Come for a free donut and a morning devotion before school starts. All are welcome!

The Core: Select Tuesday Evenings
The Core is open to high school students interested in planning and leading our youth ministry. The Core meets in person once or twice a month and digitally through shared Google Docs.

EPIC Confirmation: Begins January 12, 2020
Youth in 8th grade are invited to explore and define their faith while becoming members of the church.


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