Youth

Our C2 Youth Group (Jr. High grades 6-8 and Sr. High grades 9-12) offers a welcoming Christian community for youth where they are accepted just as they are, no matter where they are in their walk of faith. We meet weekly to explore the richness of life in Christ through tackling relevant faith questions, fellowship, service and fun. Please join us Sunday nights at 6 p.m.!
Donations can be made for the Mission Teams by check made out to CCUMC, cash or through PayPal, noting “Youth Mission.”:

Trick or Teen Halloween

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On SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23rd, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., the Christ Crossman Youth Group will be hosting the Trick or Teen Halloween Festival!

All ages are welcome!

Tiered admission donations range from $5.00 – $15.00. Each admissions package includes a raffle entry for the Pumpkin Smashing Contest, snacks and beverages, Haunted House tours, Halloween crafts and more!

All donations directly fund summer middle and high school youth mission projects.

Questions? Email Mallory Ringenbach, Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries at mringenbach@christcrossman.org.

 

 

 

 

Mallory’s Introduction to the Congregation–April 10, 2016

On Sunday, April 10, 2016, Mallory Ringenbach was introduced to the congregation as our new Youth Ministry Coordinator. This audio file includes the end of the sermon, introducing Mallory, and her commissioning.

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Meet our new Youth Ministries Coordinator, Mallory Ringenbach

MalloryMallory attended Brevard College in Western North Carolina where she received her B.A. in Elementary Education.  Through her high school and college years, she has gained experience working and connecting with children of all ages through theatre, after school programs and childcare, volunteer opportunities, and summer camp programs. Mallory found her niche in the United Methodist Church at an early age, as a participant in weekly worship, and as an enthusiastic member of her home youth group. She hopes to help the young people of Christ Crossman navigate through the many blessings and opportunities God has to offer, and establish an enduring relationship with God and each other. “We can never be hopeless, because we can never been irreparably broken. We think that we are invincible because we are.”

 

Job Opening: Youth Ministry Coordinator

Posting: Youth Coordinator job posting 2016

Job Description: Youth-Mininstry-Coordinator 2016

Please submit resume to jobs@christcrossman.org by March 30.

Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event-Saturday Oct. 24, 1-3 PM

Join the movement to end hunger in our lifetime.  Help us reach our goal to package 10,000 meals.  Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging events are a fun, family-friendly (all adults & children 4+), and hands-on way to make a difference and impact the lives of those suffering from hunger.

To volunteer at the event or to make a donation to the Christ Crossman event, visit the event page.

Youth Pool Party!

1412260_10203890868766393_3262926843160248549_oIt’s time again to get ready to kick off a new year of Youth Group!  Youth and their families are invited to a pool party and cook out on Sunday, September 13.  Once again, the Field family is hosting us.  Hang out with the other Youth, get to know the other parents, and get ready for a new year of FUN!

Sign up for what to bring at http://ccumc.bringit.bz/public/6f9b97

Don’t forget your swimsuit and your family!

More info: email Ashley

Faith Day with the Nationals!

Join us in celebrating faith and Nationals Baseball with Faith & Family Day at Nationals Park on Saturday, September 19th as the Washington Nationals take on the Miami Marlins!nationals_park_275x135

Everyone is invited.  This is the “official” Young Adult, Young Family, AND Youth Group activity, plus it’s a great opportunity for all of Christ Crossman to gather outside of church, and bring a friend!

The game begins at 4:05, and after the game there will be a special presentation of Nationals players testimonies and a concert featuring local area choirs.

Tickets are $12 ($5 from every ticket sold will help benefit The House DC, which aims to transform and empower the lives of inner city youth and their families through Jesus, by giving them hope, a productive future, and a changed community; the House DC seeks to meet the physical & spiritual needs of youth in Anacostia and beyond).

To claim your ticket in the CCUMC block, email the office .

See you at the ballpark!

Mission Trip Photos and Videos are up!

The Youth have returned – and recovered – and they can’t wait to share their Mission Trip experiences with you!  Check out their photos and videos from the trip.

High School trip photos
4 high school Youth went to Magoffin County, Kentucky with Appalachia Service Project

Middle School trip photos
4 middle school Youth went to Romney, West Virginia with Jeremiah Project

High School trip devotion video

High School trip wrap-up video

Middle School trip wrap-up video

…and finally, we want to say THANKS! to everyone who help up go on the trip – thanks to everyone who helped fund the trip, who prayed for us, and who supported us!

Stuff the Truck

Along with other faith communities of Falls Church Community Service Council (FCS), we are participating in this year’s Stuff the Truck on Aug. 23.  Whether you wish to serve by donating items, or physically help stuff the truck on the 23, this is a great opportunity for hands on ministry in support of the food pantry.

Donations needed:

-canned fruit                                      -cooking oil

-spaghetti sauce                                -diapers & pull-ups (all sizes)

-jelly                                                     -wipes

-canned beef stew                             -paper towels

-laundry detergent

Please drop-off items by Aug. 23 in one of the donation bins by Aug. 23.

This Is Your Church: A Conversation

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June 14, 11 a.m.

Everyone, youth and adult, is encouraged to join together after worship on June 14 for an important gathering over lunch, at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.

We will discuss and learn about the mission, vision, and values of Christ Crossman and how God is calling us to be and make disciples of Jesus Christ, sharing the ways we organize and fund this ministry, especially with the opportunity for each of us to grow and serve together. The support and participation of all is needed as we continue to move forward faithfully and sustainably.

Child care and supervision is provided