Youth Ministry

The youth group will be on summer break and will no longer meet regularly on Sunday evenings. Watch this space for special events that will be scheduled during the summer months.

GRADUATE RECOGNITION SUNDAY

The following high school seniors will be recognized at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, June 4th:
Berton James Barco
William Hamilton Boyette Jr.
Kevin William Dunning
James Fleetwood McFadyen
Barrett Carlton Stiehl

 

 Missions this summer

The Middle School Summer Mission to the Raleigh area will be June 11-16.

The Mexico Mission for adults and high school students will be July 9-15.

The application deadline has expired for both mission trips. Contact Jonathan West (jonathan@firstprez.com) for more information.

 

PRESBYTERIAN YOUTH COUNCIL applications for 2017-2018 are available and are being accepted now. Applications will not be accepted later than August 1. It is recommended that interested youth apply ASAP. Applications are available on the presbytery’s website. For information, contact the Associate For Youth Ministries Erin Wehrmeister at office (910)862-8300 or mobile (910)578-7724 or presbyccyouth@gmail.com

 

Scholarships

Money for students entering college this year is available from First Presbyterian. Some of the details may change as more information becomes available.

General scholarship information
Money is available from the General Scholarship fund. Click here for an application… Word or PDF. A deadline of June 9th is listed on the form, but that may change pending more information. Scholarship amounts vary.

The Virginia McFadyen Rose Merit Scholarship
This scholarship is for $500. It requires a 150-word minimum essay on how the money will be used for college. Deadline is June 1st. Contact Sherri Blight at sherriblight@nc.rr.com or 910-818-5484 for more. Since no application for this scholarship is available at this time, applicants should use the general scholarship application, noting the difference in essay requirements and deadline.

Youth at First Presbyterian Church

Our Youth Ministry includes Middle School (Grades 6-8) and High School (Grades 9-12).  The church youth activities are open to any Christian or seeking preteen or teenager in the Fayetteville area.

Purpose of Youth Ministry:

  • Grow in personal relationship with Christ
  • Serve others through mission work/opportunities.
  • Learn and discuss relevant topics of the Christian faith.
  • Develop friendships through times of fellowship and fun.
Ways to get involved:

  • Wednesday Together: Youth meet for seminars from 5:45-6:15 p.m. and Bible study from 6:15-7 p.m.  The seminars change every 4-5 weeks and are a time for exploration of music, drama, sports, and other fields.  Teens to step out of their comfort zones and learn something new about themselves.  The Bible study that follows focuses on deepening their faith.
  • Sunday School: On Sundays from 9:45-10:45 am our youth gather to study the Bible.  It is a time full of discussions centered around Scripture.  We use God’s word to build the foundation of our faith and apply it to our daily lives.  Middle School (6th-8th grade) meet in Room 232, High School (9th-12th grade) meet in Room 228.
  • CRAVE Youth Group: What do you CRAVE?  The youth group on Sunday evenings is a time of fun and fellowship.  We eat, play, worship, and pray together.
  • Small Group Bible Studies: Once a month the teens meet in small groups divided by age and gender.  Each group has their own study that addresses topics most meaningful to them.
  • Mission: We love to share our love of Christ with others.  We strive to focus on at least one mission project a month, particularly in and around our community.  We are always looking for ways to love, help, and empower the people around us.
  • Special events – Lock-In, Ski trip, Mission trip, and more!
CRAVE Youth Ministry exists to…Challenge students to experience Jesus, so they can…Reach their community for Christ; to…Acquire accountable Christian friendships, and help them…Visualize their God-given talents, so they can…Exalt God with their lives.
 Youth Ministry Schedule – Sundays Calendar of Events
Events include the youth ski trip January 15-18, 2016; the Souper Bowl of Caring food drive from January 18 to February 3; Super Bowl party on February 7th, and Youth Sunday on April 17.
Sunday School 9:45-10:45 am
 Wednesdays 
Youth Group Youth Seminars, 6-6:30 p.m.Bible Study, 6:35-7:15 p.m.
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WE WELCOME you to become a part of this great church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. If you are new to this community, or you do not have a church home, the doors of First Presbyterian Church are open. If you would like to have one of our pastors or staff people contact you concerning membership, you may call the church office (483-0121).

First Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 569 (102 Ann St.), Fayetteville, NC, 28302

Phone: 910-483-0121, Fax: 910-483-3975
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