Youth Connect Calendar

Welcome to our YOUTH CONNECT Calendar!

News for SundaySchool, AfterSchoolSpecials, Youth Worship, WinterOuting & more!


CURRENT CALENDAR for grades 6-8 (MS) & 9-12 (HS) please check back regularly for updates!
Confirmation schedule  please see your class Google Calendar.
For Questions Contact: (HS) Tracy: tortlieb@fumcnorthville.org, (MS) Elena: eglinter@fumcnorthville.org

Current:

Any date!
Need Service hours?
 Did you know you can earn credits for youth mission trips or volunteer hours for National Honor Society and other programs here at the church? We currently need folks to do bottle returns, and so much more! Contact tortlieb@fumcnorthville.org to sign up!

Sunday, Feb 5 -Servant Sunday Special

Holocaust Memorial Center: 9:45am meet at church (for caravan), Connect with History and the Community: Inviting all Youth grades 6-12 to join the Confirmation class for this thought provoking experience.  Please sign up by Jan 31, just email or text Elena or Tracy, and let us know if you will meet us there (@10:25) or if you need to arrange a ride in the caravan. (NO Sunday school during service)
MissionQuest  Youth Mission Opportunities for Spring break & Summer*
. REGISTER NOW!
Youth Music, 4:30-5pm, come be a part of the  March 5th YOUTH WORSHIP Service (click for schedule/details). For questions,khill@fumcnorthville.org 

Tuesday, Feb 7

After School Specials , 3-4:30pm (flexible arrival/departure), grades 6 – 12. Please RSVP in advance to sign up for these special skills and interest explorations (Academic, cooking, power tools, etc.).  A light snack will be provided. To view the planned topic schedule click here. Options include- Academic support: Debbie P., LifeSkills/Hobby lessons: Tracy O. & Elena G., and  Peer Ministry too! For questions, tortlieb@fumcnorthville.org.
THIS WEEK’s special topics: Power tools (sewing machine fun) or Academics.

Friday, Feb 10

Youth Volunteers needed: Children’s Movie Night/Parents Night Out, 5:30-8:30. Email or text Tracy to earn service credits and sign up.

More Dates to SAVE 

  • Feb 12 & 26
    – Sunday School, 10am service

    Youth Music SHIFTS to Sundays from 5:30-6:30pm, as we prepare for Youth Worship, March 5th (this is our SNL offering).
  • Feb 19
    – Sunday School
    , 10am service

    -Youth Winter Outing!  (Tentative) After church, 1:00-3:00, we expect to meet at Hines Park for some fun in the snow!  Details TBA soon…
  • Feb 21
    After School Specials
    , 3-4:30, Candle making or Academic support.
  • March 4
    Youth Worship Service – dress rehearsal
  • March 5
    -Youth Worship Service (Servant Sunday- No SNL evening program)
  • March 12 & 19
    – Sunday School, 10am service
    – SundayNightLive,
    6-7:30:  Dinner, Devo, and games. Hope you will join us for the fun!  Guests are welcomed!  All youth need an updated Health and Release form.  Dinner Volunteers needed for for both Mach 12 & 19! Please sign-up to help  DinnerSignUp
  • March 25- Spring break begins
  • March 26 
    – Sunday School, 10am service
  • March 29 & 30
    Mission Quest– Spring Break: Act Local (see below)

IMPORTANT NOTEs:
PLEASE update:
Youth Health & Release
forms for 2022-2023 (Please submit once a year -Parents, Click here for online form!       
Communications: Parents can access the youth web post from a tab on the regular weekly church email and a monthly email will be sent. Students will continue to get text links for calendar updates and announcements. If student is not getting these on Wednesdays, please contact the church office or Tracy with student cell numbers, 248-349-1144.

*Expected Dates – MissionQuest 2023! Click here 4 details/registration

Spring Break 2023 Youth Mission Quest!

  • March 29 and 30, ACT LOCAL! We are expected to tackle a project at the church and in the community (East Ford Field clean-up of future RiverWalk area!).  The more that register, the bigger the projects we can tackle, so PLEASE register early! This is open to current 6th grade – 12th grade and parents/adults.

Summer 2023  Youth Mission Quest! We have multiple opportunities including two events with lodging and “retreat” style experiences to expand our comfort zones and grow in faith!

  • June 19-23  God’s Country Co-op Parish in the Upper Peninsula:…
  • July 16-19 Motown Mission Experience: We travel to Detroit for three nights of lodging and three days of service…
  • Date TBD Give 365 Huron River – Back by popular demand, we will gather in AnnArbor for this multi-gen effort to clean up the Huron River!
  • Saturday in the D Family mission opportunity (youth with parent or age 18+): Volunteer with our church to be in service in Detroit with partner organizations (Cass Social Svc, Brightmore, Motown, Noah, Rippling Hope, etc)! Social distancing will be practiced. Typical events run from 9am to 2pm, but you can come for just the morning.  To express interest or sign up with parent email aljohnson619@gmail.com or text/call: 734-718-2183 
  • Youth Preparedness Council: FEMA is seeking students grade 8-11 interested in supporting disaster preparedness and making a difference in their communities by completing disaster preparedness projects. For more info, click here.

“Our mission is to be a community in which our children and youth can find, experience and share their purpose in life through God’s unconditional love and the teachings of Jesus Christ.” …First United Methodist Church, Northville

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