MYF & JAM

Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF) is for youth in 5-12th grade. Jesus and Me (JAM) is for youth in K-4th grade. Youth group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:00-6:00 p.m. during the school year of. All youth 5th grade through 12th grade are welcome to join us. Bring a friend. A meal is provided and a fun high energy game is played. JAM youth remain in the fellowship for a game and Bible story while MYF moves upstairs to the 3rd floor youth room for devotion time, mission planning, & prayer followed by free pray time. Pool table, air hockey, foosball table, and other games. ALL are welcome! MYF and JAM follow the school calendar so our last date to meet will be Wednesday, May 15, 2024. We will resume meeting in August once school has started.

Upcoming Special Events

MYF Mission Trip August 1st-4th to the Quad Cities

Sunday, June 30th Youth lead worship service at 10:30 a.m. with Pork Chop lunch to follow

June 23rd MYF Shopping Trip to Canton to purchase supplies for Birthday Bags for Food Pantry and Lunch

MYF Cookout at County Market may 25th and June 15th from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m.

MYF Movie Night, Friday, April 26, 2024. “Unsung Hero’s” Pekin AMC. Leave church at 5:30 p.m.

The youth will be going on a mission trip to the Quad Cities August 1-4, 2024. The cost for the tri will be taken care of through a number of fundraisers. All youth who have completed the 7th grade are invited to attend. We will hold an informational parent meeting on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.

MYF will hold two pork chop fundraisers at County Market to raise funds for the youth mission trip. All youth are encouraged to help on May 25th and June 15th, 2024. The pork chops will be sold from 11:00-1:00. Youth should arrive at 10:30 to help set up. A permission slip signed by parent/guardian are required for you participation.

MYF/Liberia Youth Group via Zoom: Sunday, March 3rd at noon. Lunch provided. Meet Quarterly on the 1st Sunday in June, September and December.

The youth will once again journey to the Quad Cities for a mission trip. We will stay at Camp Milan in Milan, Illinois, from there we will go into the surrounding cities to serve Christ in a variety of ways. Date TBA.

Previous Events

Mission Opportunity: Wednesday, November 1st from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. we will meet at the Atwater Agency located at 1111 South Water Street to pack Christmas Shoeboxes. Parents are to drop off and pick up their youth at Atwater’s Agency.

MYF/Liberia Youth Group via Zoom: Sunday, November 5th at noon and the 1st Sunday of each month

Hygiene Shopping Trip: Sunday, November 19th following worship we will journey to Canton to shoop for hygiene products for Havana Schools. We will also stop and have lunch in Canton.

Soup and Sandwich Supper: Saturday, November 25th from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Chili or Chicken Vegetable soup, sandwiches and dessert will be served. Free will-offering. Join us after the Christmas Parade for a good meal and fellowship.

Mission Trip to Quad Cities June 29th – July 2nd. While there the youth served in a soup kitchen, worked with World Relief, volunteered at an Animal Shelter, Visited a Nursing Home and had some “fun” too!!!

Silent Auction Art made by MYF

Fired Up to paint pottery piece selected

Bake Cookies for Christ

Purchase hygiene products for the local school district

Atwater’s to pack shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse

Purchase Christmas gifts for youth receiving services through Chaddock in Quincy