Epworth United methodist Church






Program Overview for High School Students

Sunday Morning Worship: Is a weekly meeting designed to INTRODUCE students to Christ. If a student comes for the first time, they will leave learning some biblical truth about Jesus, and will have an opportunity to respond to what they have heard. In addition to applying biblical truths into their everyday life, regular attending students are encouraged to invite their friends. Purpose: WORSHIP (Sunday Morning 9:45am)

Sunday School: is a bible study designed to bring students together for study, prayer, accountability, to build FRIENDSHIPS, and sharing life experiences together. Purpose: DISCIPLESHIP (Sunday Morning 11:00am)

Small Groups (Crossfire): Is a weekly meeting intended to teach the Bible and personalize Christian fellowship and growth. Purpose: DISCIPLESHIP (Sunday Night 5:00pn-7:00pm)

Youth Worship Service: Is a weekly meeting designed to INTRODUCE non-believing students to Christ. A typical night will consist of high-energy competitions, wild and crazy videos, meaningful worship, and a challenging message. Students are encouraged to bring friends. Purpose: EVANGELISM (Wednesday Night 6:00pm-8:00pm)

5th Sundays: Are designed specifically to INTRODUCE friends to our ministry. Four times a year a 5th Sunday is held to provide an initial contact with non-believing students through fun and establishing relationships with other students. Students are invited to “come” to Sunday Morning Worship after they have attended a 5th Sunday. Purpose: EVANGELISM

Drama Team: The drama team challenges committed believers to discover their ability to SERVE through creative arts. The team will perform dramas in order to help communicate messages and topics addressed in Crossfire. Purpose: MINISTRY

Worship Team/Youth Choir: The worship team/Youth Choir challenges committed believers to discover their ability to SERVE either vocally or through musical instruments. Students help lead their peers, and set the tone for God-exalting worship. Purpose: MINISTRY

Student Ministry Team: Selected students who demonstrate leadership ability will be invited to SERVE on the student ministry team. Students will commit to serving their peers, using their gifts in ministry, and learn how to have a presence on their high school campus. The student ministry team requires a high priority and commitment level in time, character, and leadership. Qualifications for this team include spiritual maturity, a willingness to commit and serve in a ministry, and a non-negotiable monthly meeting. Purpose: MINISTRY

Mission Trip: Students will be exposed to missions on yearly basis to help them GROW in their faith. Mission trip team members require a high priority and commitment level to their team. Through serving others, students will be challenged to a stronger faith commitment in their own life. Purpose: MINISTRY

Youth Camp: Camp is a week-long camp held each summer. At the camp, students will participate in small groups, fantastic worship, multi-media shows, and recreation.

DNOW: Disciple Now held each fall is an intense weekend of Discipleship and worship. Purpose: DISCIPLESHIP

Spring Fling: A spring retreat weekend designed to provide a growth experience with God. Purpose: DISCIPLESHIP

Ski Trip: A winter weekend designed to provide a growth experience with God and friends. Purpose: FELLOWSHIP


3763 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL 36867
P.O. Box 58, Phenix City, AL 36867-0058
Phone: (334) 298-3186