As part of Youth Ministries, student in grades 6-12 join in learning to form and live out their faith in a community together and through serving the community in which we live. Our calendar is full of opportunities to learn, serve and to just plain have FUN!

Sunday Mornings

Lean about an engaging God through Bible studies that are fresh, significant and inspiring.

Sunday Mornings @ 9:45a.m.

Jr. High room 121 & Sr. High room 125

United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF)

Learn life together through culturally relevant lessons, small groups and plenty of fun.  We meet to share some snacks, play games, worship, ask questions, and have honest discussions about faith and life.  A place to let loose, have fun and be yourself. 

Rooms 121, 123 and 125

Jr. High 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sr. High 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Join us for some of our upcoming exciting youth events. 

  • State Park Trip

    We are taking a group of students to the State Park for some fun.  We will be swimming, hiking and fishing.  Cost is $5 per person.  Register to reserve your spot.  13 spots. 

    Date: July 30th

    Time 9am-4pm

    Students need to bring a sack lunch and water bottle.  Students that want to fish must bring their own gear. 

    Register Here

  • Waco Cable Park

    Students in High School are invited to join us in floating the river.  Cost is $20 to float the river or you can get a combo pass for $30 that includes the river and Royal Flush.  Students need to bring their $$ the day of the event.  Register to reserve your spot.  13 spots.  

    Grades 9-12

    July 17th

    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Cost $20 or $30.  Students will also need money for food and drinks.

    Register Here

  • Youth Alpha Retreat

    This is a one day retreat for those students that have been participating in our Wednesday night Youth Alpha Study.  This is a mystery trip that is totally free.  Students need to bring a water bottle, sun block, snacks and sneakers.  Register to reserve your spot.  Registration is limited to those that have been actively participating in the study.

    Date:  July 28th

    Time 8:00 am - 5:30

    Cost is FREE!

    Register Here

  • Other Upcoming Activities

    July 22nd - Game Truck at UMYF 5pm-7pm

    July 15th - Mission Trip Reunion Party


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Text SJAYouth to 84576

For more information or to inquire about volunteering you can email Joshua at or by calling Joshua at

(817) 468-8484 ext. 304.

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