Category: Youth

Youth Fellowship JanEvent

Youth Parents Only!

Calling ALL Youth Parents! Manchester Youth is excited to offer opportunities just for parents of youth to connect with each other and have fun as adults. Mark your calendars and check back on this website for more opportunities! Youth Parents Kickoff Event!Wednesday Sept. 21, 6:15-7:45p Dogwood Social House15682 Manchester Rd, Ellisville Drop kids off at…
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DEFY 2021

Jump Night at DEFY

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022Time: 6 to 8 p.m.Location: DEFY Trampoline Park, 14820 Manchester RoadLeader: Beth Boemler, Youth Director Description: Join us for our first special event of the year! We will head to DEFY Trampoline Park and just have fun playing, as well as get to know other youth. This is a private event…
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Youth Small Groups

Weekly Small Groups Small groups are an opportunity for youth to deepen their faith and deepen their relationships with others. Small groups are divided by middle school and high school and they focus on caring for each other while learning faith essentials through the Manchester Youth 3 Year Curriculum. Groups will decide together their meeting…
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Youth Parent Orientation

Who: Parents of 6th Graders & New Youth to Manchester UMC Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022Time: 10:00 a.m.Location: Youth Center | Manchester UMC Leader: Beth Boemler, Youth Director Description: All parents and guardians of incoming 6th graders or students new to Manchester UMC Youth are welcome to attend this orientation session. It will help parents…
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Middle School Meet Up

Middle School Meet Up

Middle School Meet Up Middle School Meet-Up is a smaller, informal gathering of middle schoolers. Youth play games together, grow in faith through small group discussion, and do art and mission projects. This is a great alternative for youth who would prefer a smaller setting than the larger Youth Group on Sundays. Dates: Every Wednesday…
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Confirmands 2022

At Manchester UMC, our Confirmation program provides an opportunity for young people to explore the Christian faith alongside other youth in a fun, relevant and engaging way. Our focus is on helping each young person learn about God’s unconditional love and amazing grace through experience and conversation. Congratulations class of 2021-2022 Confirmands andwelcome to Manchester…
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About Youth

Youth Mission Statement Manchester Youth is a loving, fun, and inclusive community that equips students to make faith and life decisions by helping them grow in their understanding and relationship with God and others. Learn more about our Youth program: 2022 Youth Summer Opportunities Youth Leadership Teams Confirmation Youth Events, Trips & Activities Youth Calendar…
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Youth Summer Opportunities

Youth Summer Programs There are a variety of different youth opportunities offered for 6th-12th graders throughout the summer that not only invite youth to have fun, but grow in their faith, and meet new people. Both Middle School and High School grade groups have their own opportunities and trips, so make sure you check them…
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Youth Foam

Youth Events, Trips & Activities

2022 Events July 2022 July 3: No Sunday Squad July 10: Sunday Squad July 10-15: VBS (Mission/Service Opportunity) July 16-21: Spirit Camp July 17: No Sunday Squad July 24: No Sunday Squad July 30-August 6: High School Mission Journey July 31: No Sunday Squad August 2022 August 7: Sunday Squad August 10: Confirmation registration deadline…
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Beth Boemler

Director of Youth Ministry Beth is originally from St. Charles and feels called by God to counsel and minister to youth. She attended college in Springfield, MO and volunteered as a Youth Ministry leader at King’s Way UMC. For six months, Beth had the opportunity to provide interim leadership to their middle-school program during a season of transition.…
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Youth Calendar

The calendar reflects all COVID-19 related changes. 

Youth leadership

Youth Leadership Teams

There are many ways to be a leader for the Manchester Youth. We have two teams that meet on Wednesday nights and they are open to all youth. Team members learn valuable leadership skills while they plan and implement important aspects of Manchester Youth programming. Learn more about our Youth program: Youth Confirmation Youth Events,…
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Confirmation Program

Confirmation At Manchester UMC, our Confirmation program provides an opportunity for young people to explore the Christian faith alongside other youth in a fun, relevant and engaging way. Our focus is on helping each young person learn about God’s unconditional love and amazing grace through experience and conversation. At the end of this journey, youth…
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Youth Band in Chapel

Youth Music

Learn more about our Youth program: Youth 2022 Youth Summer Opportunities Youth Leadership Teams Confirmation Youth Events, Trips & Activities Youth Calendar Questions? Email the Director of Music and Worship Arts, Kevin McBeth