Youth Ministry

Inspiring joyful faith; Building a loving community; Serving Neighbors Near and Far

Good Sam’s youth programs provide an all welcoming, safe place for middle & high school students to gather, explore their faith, ask questions, form friendships and serve the community.

All Youth events listed with descriptions involving classroom gatherings,
have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Sunday School, Via Zoom, is currently available.
Wednesday Night programming, Via Zoom is coming in November.

Youth Sunday School

Sunday Mornings Via Zoom Only (September – May) Grades 7-12

Students learn through activities and discussion how faith impacts our understanding and response to current events.

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SR HIGH Youth Group: 9th – 12th Grade

Wednesdays 8 PM via Zoom (September through May)

SR HIGH is all about finding community and deepening friendships while continuing to explore faith together. All 9th – 12th graders are invited to co-create a place where they can be themselves, share in joys and struggles, participate in games, activities, conversations and serve others through various projects, all while continuing to seek and experience God’s transformative presence in our lives.

Friends are welcome!

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BUZZ: 7th – 8th Grade Youth Group

Wednesday Evenings (September – May): 7 PM via Zoom

Buzz is all about having fun, building friendships and exploring faith together. Buzz is open to all and strives to be a safe place for everyone to be themselves as we share our highs & lows, participate in games and activities, learn about and experience God’s love and grace in our lives and serve others through projects.

Friends are welcome!

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Confirmation: 9th Grade

2nd & 4th Sunday Mornings (September – May): 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

9th graders are invited to participate in a 9-month Confirmation program as an intentional journey; digging deeper into the Christian faith, their understanding and relationship with God, and what it means to live out the vows of Christian discipleship in their everyday lives.

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Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

Making Homes Warmer, Safer, Drier, Transforming Lives

2021 will mark Good Samaritan’s 42nd year of participation in ASP. The need in the Appalachia area has not diminished and neither has our commitment to serving the wonderful people in that area.

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