We are committed to the spiritual development of all students and encourage youth to have a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ.

Committed leaders, who love God, are part of our team to make sure that students feel loved and cared for. Being a parent can be lonely, exciting and scary. We want you to know that you are not alone. We would like to invite your youth to join us at any of our weekly or special events to be a part of what God is doing at Faith’s Youth Ministries. Questions? Contact our Director of Youth Ministries at

Weekly Events

Our weekly events focus on fun, community, serving, worship, God’s word and developing a student’s relationship with Jesus.

Youth Sunday Nights

Students who are in grades 7–12 are invited to join us on Sunday Nights from 5–7 p.m. There will be great food, music, hanging out with friends, and a message from God's word. Plus there are small groups with caring and qualified adult leaders where students can connect and grow deeper in their faith.

Upcoming dates:

  • Sunday, May 20 from 5–7 pm -- Kaleo plus 6th grade preview night
  • Sunday, May 27 -- No Youth Group due to Memorial Day weekend
  • Sunday, June 3 from 5–7 pm -- Kaleo plus End of the Year Celebration with Water Wars!

Kaleo

Junior High and High School students enjoy live worship with a student-led worship band. It is a high energy event that combines fun, worship, community, a message from God's word and much more.

Upcoming dates for Kaleo:

  • Sunday, May 20 from 5–7 pm 
  • Sunday, June 3 from 5–7 pm 

Elevate

Elevate is held every Tuesday night from 6:30–8:30 as part of our Stepping Forward program, and is open to grades 6th–12th.

Worship Arts

We encourage our students to share their musical gifts at Faith Community. Opportunities include:

  • Youth Bell Choir
  • Christmas Cantata (singing and instrumentalists)
  • Instrumentalists (solos and combos)
  • Praise teams in contemporary worship (singing and instrumentalists)
  • Kaleo Band for Youth Sunday Nights

The Youth Bell Choir meets from September–April, and practices from 4:30–5:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Throughout the year, they perform on the third Sunday of every month and during Youth Sunday services. If interested in joining, please email Teresa Rader at

Kaleo Band practice happens most Mondays from 7–9 p.m. We are looking for students who have an interest in worship and would like to use their musical gifts for playing on the worship team and leading worship on a regular basis. If interested in joining, please email Heidi Wilkin at

Special Events and Missions

On Wednesday, May 30 - We will throw a graduation party for our 6th grade students! It will have food, fun activities and an opportunity to get to know the leaders. (We will skip the cap and gown.) From that time on, your student will officially be considered a 7th grader in our ministries.

On Sunday, June 3 - End of the Year Celebration! Join us for a fun night of Water Wars! This is also the first night for 6th graders moving up into 7th grade. Kaleo Band is leading worship!

June 21-23, gear up for three days of great Christian music.  Not to mention all the world-class attractions that KINGS ISLAND has to offer! Students are encouraged to serve at Faith’s Vacation Bible School and then meet at the church to come to Spirit Song. Transportation back and forth from Kings Island will be provided by Queen City Transportation. We'll leave at 1:00 pm and stay until the end of the concerts. $80 (bring extra money for dinner). Please sign up by June 15. To reserve your spot, email Kevin at

Confirmation

Confirmation is a time for students to sincerely examine their faith, to learn what it means to be a member of the Church (both the Body of Christ and the United Methodist Church) and to confirm or reaffirm their faith publicly.

Who: All 9th – 12th graders with a desire to grow in their faith. Faith membership is not a requirement to attend the class.

When: Sundays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Room. August – March

Where: At Faith Community in the Community Room and Youth Room. We also schedule some off-site events for learning, serving, bonding, and fun. Detailed information will be available in advance of those events.

Confirmation Registration

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