Student Ministries


October 6, 2022

We are having a great time at Youth Group so far this year and would love to have you join us if you are in grades 7-12!

7th-8th grade meet at 7:30pm and you can register here:

9th-12th grade meet at 7:30pm and you can register here:

Blessings, Alison

August 22, 2022

EPIC is back in full swing this year! I am so excited to get started. We look forward to weekly gatherings, fun events, and trips!

To join in on the fun register on one of the two following links:



Blessings, Alison & The EPIC Team

June 23, 2022

Hello! I am Alison the new Director of Youth Ministries. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone and to get our groups running this fall when we kick everything off again! We have lots of exciting things coming this fall (and a few more this summer) so keep an eye out for that information. I can’t wait to live and work in community with you all!

Blessings, Alison Merrill

February 1,2021

Confirmation is not only a United Methodist tradition, but is a great class of spiritual investigation, questioning, learning, growing and formation. The 2021 confirmation class started the week of January 24th and is looking quite different than what confirmation class was even just a few years ago. With COVID restrictions in place, confirmation classes are being offered both in person as well as online to meet the comfort and safety needs of everyone. While there are many other changes in the curriculum and requirements, one thing has stayed the same our students are guided through a course to discover what the Christian life is all about. Confirmation Sunday will be on April 17th.

EPIC is also starting back up again! Starting January 31st, EPIC will meet weekly in an alternating in-person and online format. The first week we will meet in person, the following week we will have small group on zoom, then rotate back to an in-person meeting the following week. Our hope is that this gives all of our students the opportunity to attend in whichever setting meets their comfort level. EPIC will meet each Sunday night from 7:00-8:00pm either in the youth room at church or on zoom. Contact Pastor Beth for more information.

Pastor Beth

October 1, 2020

EPIC Student Ministry

This Fall, EPIC is meeting every other week instead of each
Sunday to restrict our COVID exposures. EPIC’s kick-off took
place on Sunday, September 20 with a bonfire and Covid safe
s’mores! While we forgot to get pictures of the rest of the evening,
we did get a picture of our EPIC leaders preparing the s’mores
bags! Following the kickoff, EPIC will meet bi-weekly at the
Hershberger Residence for small groups starting on October 4.
Face masks are required.

EPIC Kick Off Fall 2019~Paint Wars!
EPIC Kick Off Fall 2019~ Paint Wars! Coming in with a BLAST!

For any questions please contact Alison Merrill, our Director of Youth Ministries at: or call the church office at (319) 626-2762.

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