East Naples United Methodist Church
East Naples United Methodist Church
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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2701 Airport Road South
Naples, FL 34112
(239) 774-4696
(239) 774-0753 (fax)
 

Youth Ministries

We minister to youth in grades 6-12, and we strive to grow, engage, and transform your youth to take on the world beyond the church doors.  
 
 
Upcoming Events 
The youth of East Naples United Methodist Church are committed to serving God and reaching out to others. Throughout the year we participate in a variety of outreach events and summer mission trips. We would love for you to come and check out the opportunities for fun and impact we present. Here are some of our upcoming events:
  
Sunday School
Sunday mornings, 9:30-10:30 AM (Red Room, 2nd Floor Ed. Bldg.)
Middle school and high school students are welcome to attend our classes that help build a solid foundation on Christ.

Youth Group
Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM (Christian Rock Café [CRC])
During youth group, we play crazy games, eat some good food, and have a lesson that is relevant and applicable to the lives of our teens.  Come join us for this exciting time of fellowship.
 
Fall Schedule
 
Sundays, 5:30-7:30 pm     Youth Group
(Christian Rock Café)
The youth group will meet every Sunday unless otherwise noted on this calendar.
 
Sundays, 4:30-5:30 PM     Youth Ringers/Choir
(Choir Room)
The Youth Group meets each Sunday to ring bells and sing songs, all to prepare to lead in worship on Sunday mornings.  Come and share your musical abilities, and prepare to laugh with Linda!  We will meet unless otherwise noted on this calendar.
 
Sunday, September 14th @ 12:00 pm     Acolyte and Crucifer Training
(Christian Rock Café [CRC])
If you are interested in carrying the cross into the worship services, this is a MANDATORY meeting for parents and youth.  You will learn about why we do this, and will be able to participate in carrying in the cross.
 
Sunday, September 28th @ 9:30 & 11 am     Youth Sunday
(Meet in Work Room)
The youth will participate in the service and will lead in worship.  They will ring bells, sing, perform skits, and read scripture.  Youth need to arrive in the Work Room at 8:45 am.
 
Saturday, October 4th, 8 am – 12 noon     Volunteer Opportunity
(Grace Place)
Garden and Facility Day at Grace Place.  There will be multiple projects for volunteers to work on. We will be putting new mulch down in the playgrounds, pulling weeds, cleaning their busses, etc.  We will meet at Grace Place at 8 am.
 
Saturday, October 25th @ 1:00 pm (setup)     Fall Fest
(Fellowship Hall)
(2-4 pm, Fellowship Hall)  Games, Costume Parade, and Candy Galore.  Youth are needed as volunteers.
 
Sunday, October 26th @ 9:30 & 11 am     Youth Sunday
(Meet in Work Room)
The youth will participate in the service and will lead in worship.  They will ring bells, sing, perform skits, and read scripture.  Youth need to arrive in the Work Room at 8:45 am.
 
Sunday, October 26th – NO YOUTH BELLS
 
Saturday, November 8th, 10 am – 12 noon     Volunteer Opportunity
(Grace Place)
Family Literacy Day at Grace Place.  The theme is “Full STEAM Ahead”- which will center around STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) related projects. We can work with Story Time, Crafts, Games, Book Table (passing out books), Food, or Parent Lessons.  We will meet at Grace Place.  Time is to be determined.
 
Saturday, November 22nd, 9:30 am – 12 noon     Car Wash and Prayer Drive-Thru
We will meet in the Fellowship Hall to setup at 9:30 am.  The car wash will be from 10 am – 12 noon.
 
Sunday, November 23rd @ 9:30 & 11 am     Youth Sunday
(Meet in Work Room)
The youth will participate in the service and will lead in worship.  They will ring bells, sing, perform skits, and read scripture.  Youth need to arrive in the Work Room at 8:45 am.
 
Sunday, November 30th @ 9:30 & 11 am     Hanging of the Greens
(Sanctuary)
We will decorate our Sanctuary with this beautiful celebration of the beginning of Advent.  Join us as we prepare our hearts for the birth of Jesus!
 
Sunday, December 7th @ 4:00 pm     Christmas Concert
(Sanctuary)
The youth will participate in this concert as Bell Ringers.  They need to arrive early to practice.  Arrival time is 2 pm. 
 
Sunday, December 7th – NO YOUTH GROUP
 
Sunday, December 14th – NO MORE YOUTH BELLS until the New Year (date will be on Spring calendar)
 
Sunday, December 14th @ 5:30 pm     Youth Christmas Party
(Fellowship Hall)
Parents and siblings are invited to attend as well!  This is during regular youth group time, and we will celebrate Christmas together through a White Elephant gift exchange.  Each youth should bring a gift under $20.  Please RSVP to Jessica by Wednesday, December 10th so appropriate food may be ordered!
 
Sunday, December 21st @ 3:00 pm     Volunteer Opportunity
(Meet in Fellowship Hall kitchen)
Every Christmas, the Thomas Riley Artisan’s Guild collects and donates toys to the Immokalee Nazarene Church.  We will meet in the Fellowship Hall kitchen, and then leave to go to the church.  Please bake cookies and other tasty treats to take to the children!  We will distribute the toys and share time with them.  We will return to ENUMC at 8 pm.  This is a wonderful event to remember the reason for the season, and will be a blessing to you and to them!
 
Sunday, December 28th – NO YOUTH GROUP
 
Sunday, January 4th – Youth Group starts up again!
 
 
 
Meet our Youth Coordinator
 
 
Jessica Chronister was hired in January of 2011, and has her Bachelor of Arts from Rollins College and her Juris Doctor from Stetson.  She was born and raised in Naples, and grew up in East Naples United Methodist Church.  Upon graduation from college, she moved back home and is excited to help the youth at ENUMC grow into a strong relationship with Christ.  She is married to Tyler who is an Implementation Engineer (i.e. software designer) at Fischer International.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the youth programming please contact her by calling the church at 239.774.4696 ext. 206 or by emailing her at Jessica@enaples.org.  She would even love to hear from you to just grab a cup of coffee (or tea)!