Wrightsville UMC 4:12 Youth
We base our entire youth program around the verse 1st Timothy 4:12 which says, “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”
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A big thank you to Jack Kilbourne for making this amazing video of Youth Sunday 2019!
4:12 Youth Group meets every Sunday night from 6-8 pm in the Fellowship Hall following the traditional school calendar. We always have dinner, games and a fun program. 4:12 is for everyone in grades 6-12.
For more information, please email Christina Norvell at email@example.com or call her at 910-471-9302.
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For the 2018 – 2019 4:12 schedule, forms & information, please click HERE.
We hope you will become a part of the 4:12 Family!
4:12 Youth are the hands and feet of Christ as we participate in many local, national and global missions. Locally we serve Early Bread, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, Meals on Wheels, Snipes Academy, teenagers in custody of DSS, and many, many more!
Nationally, we have served on mission teams to:
- Mountain City, TN
- Atlanta, GA
- Raleigh/Durham Area
- Puerto Rico
- Staten Island
- Hinton Rural Life Center in Hayesville, NC
- Heart Butte, MT
- Nashville, TN
- Houston, TX
Globally, we support two children through Compassion International, and we have provided over 100 pairs of shoes to Sole Hope in Uganda.
4:12 Life Groups are a wonderful way to dive deeper into God’s Word within smaller groups. Join us for dinner, games and Bible study!
- God’s Girlz – Middle School Girls: Tuesdays, 6-8 pm in the Youth Room (Grades 6-8)
- Middle School Boys: Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall (Grades 6-8)
- High School Guys & Gals: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 pm in the Youth Room (Grades 9-12)
- Sunday mornings: 9:45-10:45 am
- Middle School Sunday School meets in Room 201 on the second floor.
- High School Sunday School meets in the Youth Room.
- Join us on Sunday mornings for worship at 8:15, 9:45 and 11:15 am.
This band is open to singers and instrumentalists in grades 6-12. It meets on Sundays from 4:30-6 pm. throughout the school year on the Fellowship Hall stage.
Besides leading worship on Youth Sunday and other youth events, this group works to strengthen their faith through their love of music. This group is under the direction of Carey Avant.
4:12 Youth Registration
Annual Youth Retreats & Trips
For more information, please email Christina Norvell at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call/text her at 910-471-9302.
Ski Trip 2019: Snowshoe, WV
- Dates: January 24-27, 2019 (Leave Thursday around 7 pm and return Sunday around 7 pm)
- Grades 9-12
- Follow us to wild, wonderful West Virginia for a great weekend of skiing and snowboarding!
- Cost: $650.00
Camp Don Lee: Spring Retreat
- Dates: April 5-7, 2019 (Leave Friday after school around 4 pm and return Sunday around 4 pm)
- Grades 6-8
- Kaleidoscope: (A North Carolina Conference Youth Event)
- Price: $150.00
Mission Trips have been announced!
Mission Trips have been announced!
Sign ups are happening NOW!
High School Mission Trip: San Isidro, Costa Rica
- July 26-August 5th
- Cost: $1,450
- Youth who have completed Grades 9-12
Middle School: Savannah, GA:
- July 28-August 2nd
- Cost: $500
- Youth who have completed Grades 6-8
Parking Cars on Holiday Weekends
We are fortunate enough to have prime beach parking. This is the easiest & fastest way to raise money for our 4:12 trips!
- Memorial Day Weekend
- July 4th Weekend
- Labor Day Weekend
- Flotilla (Saturday after Thanksgiving)
3rd Annual Spring Spaghetti Dinner
5:00 – 7:30 pm: Fellowship Hall
Purchase Your Stock Fundraiser!
May, June & July
The youth sell “stocks” to investors that wish to invest in their mission trips for $20 each. We are asking each stockholder to be in prayer for the youth during the week of the mission trip. All stockholders will be invited to a stockholder dinner meeting to see your return on investment! If you would like to sponsor someone, please fill out a form and return to the church office with your donation attached. Questions? Please send Christina an email at email@example.com. Forms are available in the office.
Soup-er Bowl Sunday! Chili/Chowder Cook-off!
Sunday, February 3rd-Souper Bowl Sunday!
The whole congregation gets involved in cooking their favorite recipes. There will be a tasting that morning from 9:30-11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall. Chili and chowder are available for purchase to take home and enjoy for the big game!
Make plans to cook a pot of chili and volunteer!
Confirmation is offered for youth in grades 7-12. Confirmation is an opportunity to respond to the grace of God available to us in our baptism. Confirmation is our response of commitment and profession of faith.
Below you will find the Confirmation schedule of events for 2019
4:00-4:45: Parent & Youth Meeting
4:45-6:00: 1st Class
March 10th: 4:30-6:00: 2nd Class
March 17th: 4:30-6:00 pm: 3rd Class
March 24th: 4:30-6:00 pm: 4th Class
March 31st: 4:30-6:00 pm: 5th Class
April 7th: 4:30-6:00 pm: 6th Class
April 14th: Palm Sunday/ Spring Break : No Class
April 21st: Happy Easter/Spring Break: No Class
** If you do not attend the retreat this weekend, you must attend class to make your stoles for Confirmation Sunday. 4:30-6:00 pm
May 5th: 4:30-6:00 pm: 7th Class
April 26-28th: Confirmation Retreat at Lake Junaluska: Cost: $160
May 11th: Mission Opportunity for the Confirmation Class: Nourish NC 9-11 AM
May 16th: 6:00 pm: Confirmation Dinner and Dress Rehearsal : Family is Invited
May 19th: Confirmation Sunday: 11:15 Worship Service: Invite Family & Friends
Please email Christina Norvell if you have any questions or would like to sign up your youth for Confirmation classes this Spring. We would love for your youth to join us for this experience.
SAVE THE DATE
Youth Sunday 2019
4:12 Youth will lead all three worship services.
8:15, 9:45 and 11:15
This is our chance to show the congregation of WUMC how wonderful the 4:12 Youth are!