Summer 2018 Youth Ministry Calendar

    07.25.18 | by Stephen Haverstick


    Sun. 17-Thurs. 21: *VBS Shipwrecked!

    • 6-9pm @ First UMC Hershey
    • Youth serve as volunteers
    • Contact Stephen/Cassie by May 20 


    Wed. 11: Pool and campfire party!

    • 6-8:30pm @ Crowthers
    • 134 Caracas Ave, Hershey PA

    Wed. 25-Sun. 29: *Impact!!

    • All youth invited Wednesday morning @ 10am to pack and pray
    • Arrive in Hershey Sunday @ 12pm


    Sun. 12: Game Night!

    • 6-8:30pm @ Gearhart’s
    • 2131 Raleigh Road, Hummelstown

    Sun. 19: *Small Group Night Out!

    • 6-8pm @ First UMC Youth Room

    Sun. 26: *UNITE Youth Back to School Bash

    • 2-4:30pm @ Grace UMC Hummelstown


    Sun. 9: *SNL Fall Kick-off!!

    • 5:30-8pm w/ dinner @ FUMC Hershey
    • Parent meeting @ 7:30pm Youth Room

    *See event details below

    Sunday worship @ FUMC Hershey: 8am (Traditional); 9am (Contemporary); 11am (Traditional)

    Sunday Morning Life (SML) grades 6th-12th: 10am in Youth Room during 2nd @ 1st hour

    Contact  with any questions

    Follow us on Instagram @ fumch_youth and join our Facebook group First UMC Hershey Youth

    Sunday Mornings @ 10am – SML (Sunday Morning Life) continues throughout the summer as we gather in the Youth Room to hang out, play a game, watch a video about the bible, talk about the bible, read about the bible, and pray together. See the

    Summer Tuesday’s 10:30am - Hangout and talk @ Philip Arthur’s. Come whenever you want! Except for 6/26, 7/3, 7/17

     VBS Maker Fun Factory – VBS is back @ FUMC Hershey! During this week in June, we’d like to see our youth ministry support this important outreach event. There a number of different roles youth and adults can take. Contact Stephen Haverstick or Cassie McCachren ( ) by May 20th if you’re interested in volunteering. There will be a training specifically for youth volunteers on May 20th @ 4:30pm in the Youth Room before youth group.

     Impact 2018 - The Salt N' Light Impact festival combines powerful worship sessions, elaborate dramas and dances, challenging breakout seminars, outdoor activities, life-changing lessons from Scripture with 7 main stage gatherings, and a relational emphasis through group bonding and campfire settings. It’s like the summer, outdoor version of Zeteo! Camp Greene Hills in Alexandria, PA is our camping location for the 4 days. Students entering 7th grade or older can attend. $65/student. Sign-up deadline is May 20th. Here is a link to the video promo for the event:

    Small Group Night Out – A new event we’re trying this summer for youth to catch up with their small group and welcome the incoming 7th graders before the school year gets underway! We’ll meet at the church, make sure everyone knows which group their group, and then split for dinner in town.

    UNITE Youth Back to School Bash – UNITE Youth is a non-profit organization that has grown to represent 9 different churches across 5 denominations for the sake of togetherness. At this kick-off event, there’ll be games, food, music, open-mic sharing, and lots of youth! Join us to get hype for the start of the school year with classmates and familiar faces in the Hershey/Hummelstown area. Invite your friends!

    SNL Fall Kick-Off – First SNL (Sunday Night Life) youth group of the school year!! We’ll have plenty of food, fun, games, and a crazy, surprise activity to kick-off the year. We’ll also be starting new small groups, so you can’t miss this night! A perfect event to bring a friend and welcome them into our youth ministry family for the new school year! Parents will meet at 7:30pm in the Youth Room for all your need-to-know info.