Shark Tank

This past weekend some of our high school youth traveled to Charlottesville. We stayed at the Wesley Foundation at UVA. We based the weekend on the show Shark Tank. We broke the group up into teams of youth. Each team met several times throughout the weekend to come up with

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General Conference

Starting on Saturday February 23 the General Conference of the United Methodist Church will be meeting in St Louis. The General Conference is the designated group within our church denomination that has the sole authority to set church doctrine and law, in what is called the Book of Discipline. The

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Transformation

Earlier this week I listened to a podcast called The Transformationist with Tash McGill. On this particular episode, Tash interviewed my friend and youth ministry coach Mark Oestreicher, better known as MarkO. The description of the podcast states, “This podcast is dedicated to real stories and conversations of transformation. These

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Christmas Eve

One of the things I get excited about that our church does for Christmas eve is the Christmas eve offering. You might be saying to yourself that’s a weird thing to be excited about. Most people enjoy lighting candles and singing Silent night on Christmas eve. Usually the offering is

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Amazing Next

Two weeks ago 28 youth and 5 adults attended the Amazing Next Conference in Falls Church. The event was held at Falls Church Anglican in northern VA with over 200 youth in attendance. It was a great conference where we heard four different speakers and a praise band. There was

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CIA Van?

The youth are planning to go to a youth retreat called The Amazing Next Conference the weekend of Nov. 16th. We have been taking sign ups the last month or so. The deadline was last week and so I picked up the sign up sheet on Monday to see who

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creating community

We started our middle and high school Bible studies last week. We meet every Thursday from 6-8 in three different homes. Middle school boys meet at the Puckett’s home, middle school girls meet at the Tillapaugh’s home, and the high schoolers meet at my home. There is a meal and

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Youth Ministry

Caroline County schools start back next week! That means our school year youth programs will be starting up again soon as well. Youth ministry at Wright’s Chapel is open to all middle and high school students. We offer several ministry opportunities throughout the week and are listed below. Sunday’s: 9:45am

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VBS Thanks!

Dear VBS Volunteers and Supporters,        Twenty-five years ago Dorothy Hamm decided Wright’s Chapel needed to bring back vacation Bible school. Reverend Charles didn’t point out that we really didn’t have many children to justify the planning this would take because his theory has always been to plan for what

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