Grow as disciples by example.  Do no harm, Do good, Love God, Love One Another. Preach the gospel, use words only when necessary. Learn, play, pray, serve and grow together.

Goals

Youth Learning Goals: 

·To provide youth with a safe place to encounter each other and God.

·To help youth grow in faith and teach them the disciplines that will last a lifetime.

·To offer parent seminars to equip our parents for the road ahead.

·To create youth leadership opportunities.

YOUTH

(Middle and High School grades 6 -12)

Welcome! we are glad you joined us. What are we about? Come and see!

 

To sign up for the weekly Youth Update emails contact Deborah Williams Haag at deborah.williams@mtzionumc.org ​

 

School Year Schedule

Each school year we focus on a Youth Sunday Night Theme:

This year's theme is:

We will learn through doing, being active, and challenging one another to take what we learn outside of our own walls into the world.

When: 1st and 3rd Sunday nights
Time: 5-7 PM
Where: Meet in the Gym
What to bring: A couple of bucks for dinner
What to Wear: Clothes you can play in and good shoes

Youth Choir

Join Youth Music Director, Carol Marie Underwood, as she carries on the strong music-filled ministry of the Mt. Zion Youth. Practice is 4:00 pm on 1st and 3rd Sundays before Youth Group meets at 5:00. Contact Carol Marie with questions at carol.marie@mtzionumc.org.

Wednesday Nights 

Connect 

5:00-6:00 p.m. WOW   Join us for Wednesday night dinner and fellowship in the family ministries fellowship hall.

6:00 - 6:20  Connect Youth worship  Open to 6th-12th grade youth.  Meet with us in the Chapel as we join in song and worship. 

6:20 -7:15 p.m. Connect Small Groups

Join us for time to learn and grow together.   We hope this is a place where your can encounter God and grow in community time and time again.

 

Dinner & Taize Worship -Third Monday each month 

6-9:45 PM Taize worship. Bring money for dinner, meet in the church parking lot. We will meet at the church at 6 PM sharp to head down to Atlanta for dinner and worship.  We will be back around 9:45 PM.  It's a great worship experience and open to ALL ages and people. 

 

Pumpkin Patch - October

The Great Pumpkins return each year in October. We appreciate your help in supporting youth activities through this fundraiser.  Many fun filled hours are spent in the patch and we can't do it without all of you chipping in. Youth earn pumpkin hours for their hard work which are redeemed to help pay for retreats, mission trips and other youth activities throughout the year. 

 

Special Events & Retreats  - watch for coming dates

Confirmation Classes - Meets in the Winter and Spring during the Sunday School hour. 7th grade and above - register with Deborah Williams Haag now. 

Winter retreat and or Mystery Trip

Spiritual Life Retreat at Camp Glisson (Sr. High and Middle School)

3D Retreat - Discipline, Devotion, Discipleship (Sr. High grades 10, 11 and 12 )

High School Summer Mission Trip 

Middle Schoolers in Mission 

 

Summer Schedule:

Time to kick back and relax, play, learn and  encourage one another. Come and go as you can and invite a friend! Check the event items and calendars regularly for offerings through the summer months. In a nut shell there will be:

  • Wacky Wednesdays - days/evening events of fun, fellowship, learning
  • Sr. High discussion group
  • Informal Small Group meeting
  • Retreats
  • Events 
  • Mission service opportunities
    • High School Summer Mission Trip
    • Middle Schoolers in Mission  

 

Simple Ways to Help

We encourage one another and share ways we can grow through giving back. Here are a few ideas-- What have you found? What is your passion? Let us know!

Go to the sites below and make a difference

 

Remember that making little changes can make a big difference.  Think about simple ways you can change the world. May the joy of our Lord be your strength.

 

If you have any questions feel free to contact our youth minister, Deborah Williams Haag, at deborah.williams@mtzionumc.org

To sign up for the weekly Youth Update emails contact Deborah Williams Haag at deborah.williams@mtzionumc.org 

Resource Links

Upcoming Events

Bible Study / Small Group

Youth Group-Third Sundays

  • 12/17/2017 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • 01/21/2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

2017-18 Youth Connect

  • 01/17/2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:15pm
  • 01/24/2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:15pm
  • 01/31/2018 -
    5:00pm to 7:15pm