YOUTH

Belonging. Believing. Becoming.

Our Youth Ministry is unique. Students ages 6th to 12th grade experience a God Centered Model for Spiritual Transformation. Through this, our students learn how to connect with God, one another, and within their own hearts. We strive to help each student find their place as we walk alongside them in their faith journey. 

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Youth Ministries Weekly Schedule


Sunday Mornings

10 am | Middle School and High School Sunday School in the Youth Center

The Youth Center is located at Entrance 9 (the back of the church). Youth check-in using our secure system outside the door to the Youth Center. 

Participating in Youth Activates? Make sure you fill out our Youth Family Information Form!

Sunday Evenings 

4 pm | Middle School and High School Handbells. Middle school Handbells meet in the Chapel. High School Handbells meet in the Handbell Room

5 pm | Laudate and One Voice rehearsals. Laudate meets in the Chapel. One Voice meets in Choir room.

6 pm | Middle and High School Youth Groups in the Youth Center:

  • Sept 25  – Join us in the Youth Center and connect with friends and faith through activities and games
  • Oct 2  – Youth Group
  • Oct 9  – Youth Group Movie Night
  • Oct 23  – Youth Group
  • Oct 28  – Halloween Family Fun Night (5pm)
  • Oct 30  – Youth Group Halloween Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday Evenings 

6 pm  | Wednesday Night Youth Hang Out! - Join us for gaming, doing homework or just hanging out - whatever you need! Wednesday nights, 6 - 7:30 pm in the Youth Center.

Youth Confirmation 2023

Confirmation is an important milestone in one's spiritual life. It's an exciting time of exploring, learning, and discerning what it means to be a Christian and a United Methodist. Youth participating in our Confirmation Ministry learn and practice ways to keep growing in faith and how to live into the vows taken during confirmation. 

The journey is powerful and to experience it fully, we ask that your youth commits to participate in all events. Here are the important dates:

  • November 17 | Parent Meeting | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | Room 003/004 - Enter Door 9
  • February 24 -25 | Confirmation 101 Retreat | Youth Center (No Overnight)
  • February 26 - April 15 | Weekly Confirmation Small Groups | Youth Center
  • April 21 -23 | Confirmation Trip | Offsite
  • April 29 | Confirmation Rehearsal | 10 am | Sanctuary
  • April 30 | Confirmation Sunday and Reception | 11:15 am Worship with reception in Fellowship Hall Afterwards

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Laudate Winter Retreat

Laudate Winter Retreat | January 27 - 28, 2023

Our middle school choir, Laudate, is having their annual Winter Retreat on January 27 - 28! We will be spending Friday and Saturday together with food, fun, and fellowship and sing for several organizations in the Louisville metro area. Check in at church Friday evening at 6 pm, we'll conclude on Saturday at 3 pm. This event is FREE! Questions? Contact Dan Blosser at  .

REGISTER HERE

One Voice l High School Vocal Choir 

The video shows how God brought together One Voice and students with developmental disabilities at the Stewart Home.  

Many students say they have grown closer to God and have met their best friends through participating in One Voice. Students do not need prior music experience before they join, all are welcome! 

Fall 2022 

One Voice sings in worship during the following dates and times:

September 18 (w/Laudate) | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

September 25 (w/Laudate) | 10:45 am call time; 11:15 am service

October 9 | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

October 23 (w/Laudate and Chancel Choir) | 10:45 am call time; 11:15 am service

November 13 | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

High School Handbells ring on the following dates and times:

November 13 | 8 am call time; 9 am and 11:15 am services

Christmas Eve

One Voice Brunch and Rehearsal (w/alumni) | Friday, December 23. 9 am brunch; 10 am-1 pm rehearsal

Christmas Eve Service (w/alumni) | 9:45 pm call time; 10:45 pm service

Key Information

YOUTH MUSIC REHEARSALS
Every Sunday, August 28 - November 20 (No rehearsal on Labor Day weekend, Sept 5)

HS Handbells | 4 pm | Handbell Room
One Voice | 5 pm | Choir Room

SPECIAL DATES

We are also singing AND ringing for the following special events:

Sanctuary Series concert, Wonder, Love and Praise

Sunday evening, September 18 (w/Laudate) | 5 pm rehearsal; 6 pm pizza; 7 pm concert

Want to learn more about One Voice? Contact Dan Blosser -   

REGISTER

 

Laudate l Middle School Vocal Choir 

Laudate offers middle school students the chance to grow spiritually as they worship God. Students do not have to have any prior experience before they join the choir, they just have to have an open heart and be ready to have fun! 

Fall 2022 

Laudate sings in worship during the following dates and times:

September 18 (w/One Voice) | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

September 25 (w/One Voice) | 10:45 am call time; 11:15 am service

October 16 | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

October 23 (w/One Voice and Chancel Choir) | 10:45 am call time; 11:15 am service

November 20 | 8:30 am call time; 9 am service

Middle School Handbells ring in worship during the following dates and times:

November 6 | 8 am call time; 9 am and 11:15 am services

Key Information

YOUTH MUSIC REHEARSALS
Every Sunday, August 28 - November 20 (No rehearsal on Labor Day weekend, Sept 5)

MS Handbells | 4 pm | Chapel
Laudate | 5 pm | Chapel 

SPECIAL DATES

We are also singing AND ringing for the following special events:

Sanctuary Series concert, Wonder, Love and Praise

Sunday evening, September 18 (w/One Voice) | 5 pm rehearsal; 6 pm pizza; 7 pm concert

Want to learn more about Laudate? Contact Dan Blosser -

REGISTER

 

High School Handbell Choir 

High School Handbells offer a unique opportunity for youth to ring handbells in a group setting. They periodically ring during worship and the High School Handbells group participates in the One Voice summer tour. 

High School Handbells ring on the following dates and times:

November 13 | 8 am call time; 9 am and 11:15 am services

YOUTH MUSIC REHEARSALS
Every Sunday, August 28 - November 20 (No rehearsal on Labor Day weekend, Sept 5)

HS Handbells | 4 pm | Handbell Room

 Want to learn more? Contact Ben Williams - t

REGISTER

Middle School Handbell Choir

The Middle School Handbells offer a unique opportunity for youth to ring handbells in a group setting. They periodically ring during worship and often perform around the city, bringing the gift of music to the elderly or homebound. 

Middle School Handbells ring in worship during the following dates and times:

November 6 | 8 am call time; 9 am and 11:15 am services

YOUTH MUSIC REHEARSALS
Every Sunday, August 28 - November 20 (No rehearsal on Labor Day weekend, Sept 5)

MS Handbells | 4 pm | Chapel

Want to learn more? Contact Ben Williams -

REGISTER

Youth Ministry Resources

Serving in Youth Ministry

Interested in serving in the Youth Ministry at Christ Church? All adult volunteers must complete our Safe Sanctuary Training. Click below to start the process.

Volunteer Application

Youth and Children Contact Form for Events

Youth Contact Information Form

Safe Sanctuaries

We believe that God intends for us to welcome and protect children, students and vulnerable adults, and to support those who minister to them as volunteers and employees. Completion of Safe Sanctuaries training is required prior to working with children and youth at Christ Church. 

Safe Sanctuaries Training Overview

Safe Sanctuaries Training Video

STAFF

Leanne Hadley
Associate Pastor for Children, Youth and Families and Online

office: 502-893-2201 x236

Mike Porter
Director of Men’s Ministry and Discipleship/Interim Youth Ministry Leader

office: 502-897-9290

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