Youth Ministry Winter 2024 Calendar

    01.03.24 | Youth Ministry by Stephen Haverstick

    January

    Sun. 14: Youth Group 4:30-7p

    • *Breathing Room

    Sun. 21: *Spaghetti Fundraiser 11a-1p

    Sun. 21: Youth Group 4:30-7p

    Sat. 27: *Mobile Mission 5:30-10:30p

    Sun. 28: Student Night 4:30-7p

    February

    Fri. 2: *Zeteo Retreat! Meet 5p

    Sat. 3: Zeteo! ALL DAY

    Sun. 4: Zeteo! Pickup 3:30p

    • No Youth Group

    Wed. 7: Pizza Hangout 6-7:30p

    Sat. 10: Mobile Mission 5:30-10:30p

    Sun. 11: Youth Group 4:30-6p

    Wed. 14: Ash Wednesday Service 7p

    • *Pizza Hangout 6p

    Sun. 18: Youth Group 4:30-7p

    Sun. 25: Youth Group 4:30-7p

    March

    Sun. 3: Youth Group 4:30-7p

    Wed. 6: Pizza Hangout 6-7:30p

    Sat. 9: Mobile Mission 5:30-10:30p

    Sun. 10: *Cross-Gen Meal Share 4:30-7

    Fri. 15- Sat. 16: *Lock-In!

    Sun. 24: *Easter Jam 5-7p

    Thur. 28: Maundy Thursday Service 7p

    • Love Feast 5:45p

    Fri. 29: Good Friday 7p

    Sun. 31: Easter! No Youth Group

    • Worship Service @ 8am or 10am

    Sunday evening Youth Groups or Special Events conclude with a meal @ 6:30pm in the Social Hall. Signup here to help provide those meals!

    2024 Save the Dates

    • April 12-13: Senior Trip
    • May 5: Senior Night #1
    • May 19: Senior Night #2
    • June 2: Church Picnic
    • June 7-9: *NYC Mission Trip
    • July 24-28: *Impact Retreat

    *See below for details on these specific events

    Mobile Mission - Bethesda Mission's street ministry is called "Mobile Mission." Our team will make 2 stops at designated locations in Harrisburg city. The team will serve food and clothing to people who are homeless. Our church has partnered with this ministry for many years. This opportunity is only open to HS age and older. Meet in the church parking lot @ 5:30pm. Spots are limited! Contact Jenny Greene ( ) to signup.

    Breathing Room - A night to rest in God’s presence and breathe in Christ’s love. There’ll be live worship music with a few stations for prayer and reflection. It was a new favorite last year, so we’re bringing it back!

    Fundraiser Luncheon – A spaghetti lunch fundraiser benefitting the Youth&YA ministries! To help out with the event, see the volunteer signup. For more details and reserving tickets, see the online form.

    Zeteo Retreat - A youth conference designed for students and leaders to draw closer and search deeper for Jesus. Don’t miss this highlight event of the year! Everyone loves Zeteo. Signup and details here.

    Pizza Hangout - An informal hangout in the Youth Room to spend time together, pray through the highs and lows of life, and eat free pizza.

    Cross-Gen Meal Share - Cross-Gen stands for “Cross-Generational” ministry. Intentional intergenerational time together for building relationships and faith formation. On this night, each small group will visit with members of our church over a meal.

    Easter Jam – An intergenerational experience and meal for all ages! Games, music, a craft, the Easter Story, and a meal together. Meet in the Social Hall.

    Lock-In - An annual favorite! Games, food, karaoke, an off-campus surprise field trip. Signup and details to come!

    NYC Mission Trip - Signup and details here.

    Impact Retreat - Do you wish you didn’t have to wait a full year for Zeteo? Our annual camping retreat is a great mix of outdoor fun with everything we love about Zeteo. Signup and details here.

    Other General Details

    • First UMC Hershey Sunday worship: 8am + 10am. Live stream available @ 10am
    • Our linktree has all our active signups and forms
    • Follow us on Instagram @ fumch_youth

    Our youth ministry is a safe place for students (7-12th grade) to find identity, belong in community, and live with purpose.

    Contact Stephen Haverstick @ with questions