Category Archives: Coming Up

2019.05-26 – 2019.07.28 – SUMMER SUNDAYS

For Whom:

All Youth & Sunday Morning Leaders

Description:

This summer we want you to join us at 10:00 each Sunday for our SUMMER SUNDAYS! Throughout the summer we will focus on the book of James, an amazing letter in the New Testament. This text is often misunderstood so we will focus on some tough texts while also living into the calling from James to take our faith seriously. All youth and friends are invited, and any adult leaders in town would be a great addition to our time together! Reminder that 10:00am is the only hour we have youth programming over the summer.

Special Dates:

Sunday June 30th: NO YOUTH PROGRAMMING
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Sunday July 7th: Summer Camp Day! Rising 7th graders will join us for games and snow cones! We encourage you to dress casually on this day.  

2019.06.23-28 – MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION TO MEMPHIS, TN

For Whom:

Middle School Youth (Currently in 7th and 8th)

Description:

Middle schoolers are invited to join us on this mission with Street Reach ministries. Street Reach has been building relationships with communities in Memphis for 20 years. With Street Reach, we will host kids Bible clubs (think games, lessons, music, snack, etc) and spend our afternoons during various work projects. We will lodge in a dorm and have meals provided by Street Reach. Cost is about $350. More info can be found on this Memphis Brochure

Date:

June 23-28, 2019
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Contact:

Contact Carlisle here

Register:

Register HERE (Will open January 28th)

2019.06.23-29 – HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TO SHOW LOW, ARIZONA

For Whom:

High School Youth (Currently in 9th-12th Grades)

Description:

We are headed to serve with the American India Christian Mission organization where we will serve both a boarding school and blue bus ministry. Both of these organizations serve the kids in this community by providing education, Christian community, VBS, games, sports & most importantly LOVE! This trip includes round trip airfare to Albuquerque, NM, lodging, meals, service and evening activities. Trip cost is approximately $750. Check out this AICM Brochure for more info.

Date:

June 23-29, 2019
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Contact:

Contact Hank here

Register:

Register HERE (Opens January 28th)

2019.07.10-14 – YOUTH 2019

For Whom:

All Youth (Currently in 7th-12th grades)

Description:

Join thousands for four days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, service opportunities, and life-changing fun! Expect inspiration, support, and challenges to grow authentically as a world-changing disciple of Jesus Christ. Youth 2019 provides youth and their leaders with chances to connect with each other, youth groups from around the US, mission organizations, Methodist Colleges, and more to help them discover the variety of ministries of the United Methodist Church. This all takes place in the Kansas City Convention Center. IMAGINE WARMTH IN WINTER ON A NATIONAL SCALE! Cost is approximately $425. For more info, check out this Youth 2019 Brochure

Date & Time:

June 10-14, 2019
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Contact:

Contact Hank here

Register:

Register HERE (First 20 registrants get $100 off!)  
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2019.07.15-17 – SERVE AT PROJECT TRANSFORMATION

For Whom:

All youth who have completed 7th-12th grade

Description:

We are headed to serve with Project Transformation June 10-13th. At PT, we help kids not fall behind in the summer by reading with them. This is a fantastic ministry and a really fun way to serve your neighbor. We have been serving with PT for years, and we have a long history of sending many youth to help out. Be at the church by 8:30 for a prompt departure at 8:45am. We will come back by 12:45.

Date & Time:

July 15-18 8:45-12:45
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Questions and Registration:

Contact Maddie Hamblen here to sign up for a seat on the bus or if you have any questions!    
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2019.07.16-17 – FASTBREAK: SUMMER LOCAL MISSION EVENT

For Whom:

All Youth who have COMPLETED 7th-12th grade. This event is not open to rising 7th graders.

Description:

This is a new and exciting event in our youth ministry, and the idea came from our very own youth, Scott Coberly! Join us for a mission filled overnight event in the summer. We will begin by attending the Bridge on Tuesday night, go back to church for worship (and maybe some games!?). The next day we will serve at Graceworks and other local agencies, and finish our night together at the Giving Garden Wednesday night potluck. Our event will include time for fun both here at church and around Franklin and will include Discovery-style worship that is fully lead by our youth. This event is limited to 30 people. You may only register for this event if you can attend the entire time. LOTS more information to come on this event! For now, save the date!

Date & Time:

July 16-17, 2019
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Register:

To register, click here
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Contact:

Contact Hank here  

2019.07.27-28 – SENIOR TRIP

For Whom:

SENIORS! (Class of 2020)

Description:

Seniors, it’s important to us that you have time to be together as a grade. We want to start the year off right by taking a short trip together. The final details of this trip have not been planned yet, but we want you to save the date so you can join us!

Date & Time:

We will leave early Saturday morning and return late afternoon/early evening Sunday.
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Contact:

If you have any questions, contact Hank here

Register:

Registration will open at a later date.

2019.08.09-10 – DISCOVERY 2019

 

For Whom:

All Youth 7th-8th Grades (current 6th and 7th graders) will attend (Friends welcome) and all high school youth (current 8th-11th graders) will lead!

Description:

Discovery is a spiritual formation experience for middle school youth (7-8th grade) that is led entirely by our high school youth (9-12th grade). The goal of this weekend is for our middle school youth to experience Christ in new and exciting ways. We hope this experience will be an incredible time of praise and worshiping God not only for our middle school youth but for all those involved in leading the experience too. The theme for the weekend is “Discovering God’s Love” so every element of the weekend is an attempt at helping our middle school youth experience God’s deep and unconditional love. The weekend consists of worship that is lead by high school musicians and speakers. After each worship session, we break into Discipleship groups, or “D-Groups” where our high school youth lead the middle schoolers in discussion about the talk they just heard. There will also be a mission opportunity on Saturday as well as games during the day (and maybe Roman Soldiers too!) Meals are provided by Sunday School classes or other groups in the church willing to support the weekend. Middle school youth will stay the night at the church on Friday night, but high school youth will go home to rest and come back for breakfast on Saturday. For more info on all the ways adults and high schoolers can lead, check out THIS PAGE of our website.

Date & Time:

August 9 6:00pm to August 10 9:00pm. The entire event takes place at Franklin First.

Contact:

If you have any questions, contact Hank here

Register:

HIGH SCHOOLERS can register to lead by emailing Emily here
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MIDDLE SCHOOLERS can register to participate here

Adult Volunteers:

If you want to help with Discovery as an adult leader, there are TONS of options! Please contact Emily here to get more info or to sign up.
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