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Youth Ministries

Wrightsville UMC 4:12 Youth

We base our 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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Christina Norvell Director of Children and Youth Ministries at Wrightsville UMC

910-471- 9302

4:12 Youth Registration

4:12 Registration
(See Below)

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
  • Savannah, Ga
  • San Isidro, Costa Rica
  • Wilmington, NC

Globally, we support two children through Compassion International.

Welcome to a new 4:12 Year! 

4:12 Youth Group meets Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:00 in the Fellowship Hall. Grades 6-12 are invited! 

See Schedule Here

Sunday School

High School: 9:30-10:30: Meet at Zeke’s Coffee Shop!
Middle School: 10:30-11:30: Meet in the Classroom and then we will head to the playground tables.

Praise Team

This band is open to singers and instrumentalists in grades 6-12. 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

Youth Handbell Choir

Register Here for Youth Handbell Choir


Annual Youth Retreats & Trips

Middle School Mission Trip: Sign Up Here

We will be going to The Refuge Summer Camp in Ayden, NC this summer. The dates are July 24-29, 2022. The cost of the trip is $500. A $100 deposit is due to hold your spot. This trip is open to rising 6th graders through rising 8th graders. Deadline to Sign up: April 15th. Questions: Email Christina at


High School Mission Trip: Sign Up Here

We will be participating in Appalachian Service Project (ASP) this summer. The dates are July 24-30, 2022. The cost of the trip is $400. A $100 deposit is due to hold your spot. This trip is open to youth 13-18 years of age. Deadline to Sign up: April 15th. Questions: Email Christina at


We hope to resume Fun-Raising soon! 

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)



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 Forms are available in the office.

WUMC Confirmation Class 2022

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.

HERE you will find the Confirmation schedule of events for 2021-2022

Sign Up for Confirmation HERE.

Please email Christina Norvell if you have any questions.


Upcoming Events


Men’s Bible Study

Thursday, 6:45 am - 7:45 am

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Ladies Bible Study

Thursday, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Women’s Bible Study

Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Thursday, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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