Winter Youth Group (and evening meal) Schedule:
Wednesday, February 6 - Youth Companion lead Youth Group (Amanda will be in the DR on the church mission trip)
Wednesday, February 13 - Youth Group
Wednesday, February 20 - Youth Group
Wednesday, February 27 - Youth Group to attend BLOB at Westwood Community Church*
Wednesday, March 6 - No Youth Group Instead attend Congregational Potluck at 5:30pm and Ash Wednesday Service at 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 13 - Youth Group
Wednesday, March 20 - Youth Group
Wednesday, March 27 - No Youth Group, Spring Break
*Meet at church, not off-site locations
Wednesday Evening Schedule:
6:00 pm - Optional Evening Meal (Fellowship Hall)
6:30 - 8:00 pm - Youth Programming (Youth Group Room)
Amanda sends weekly emails with important details about youth group and/or Wednesday evening meal each week. If you do not receive these emails and would like to, email email@example.com to get signed up!
WEDNESDAY EVENING MEALS
Each week we meet, an optional dinner open to everyone will be provided starting at 6:00 pm. Families and church community, please consider sponsoring a meal by email Amanda (firstname.lastname@example.org) or go to Sign Up Genius.
We still need meal sponsors for:
Wednesday, March 13
Wednesday, March 20
Wednesday, April 3
Thank you to so many of you that have sponsored meals in the fall and winter so far!
Amanda Hodge joined us in September to lead our Youth Ministry into the future by engaging current and new students to connect with God in Jesus Christ. As a church that puts love first in everything we do, living into our mission of inviting, forming, and sending active followers of Jesus, we needed someone who also puts God’s love as the primary guiding principle in her life, and we found her!
Amanda Hodge was born on Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. After her father retired from the military and relocated the family to North Carolina, Amanda was introduced to church by being invited to be a part of a local youth group. Ever since that time, she has been passionate about helping Youth Ministries lead others down the same path that has enriched her own life.
Amanda has led a variety of Youth Ministries at churches in North Carolina and Michigan, as well as on campus during her undergraduate studies at Chowan University. Amanda has many other skills and gifts that she brings to the role, including a degree in Business Administration and, most recently, event planning experience at the University of Denver in Colorado. Amanda is delighted to bring all of these talents, as well as her passion for serving youth, to First United Methodist Church.