Hickory Flat
United Methodist Church

4056 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115

Office Hours: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm, Monday through Thursday

Church: 770.345.5969   Preschool: 770.345.9354

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Ministry Mission:

To provide an ideal environment for God to develop a living relationship with Jesus Christ in teenagers. 

We take very seriously the privilege and responsibility of being in ministry to youth. Our vision of youth ministry is more than simply entertaining teenagers and more than solely reaching out to 6th through 12th graders. Instead, we emphasize opportunities for youth and adults to serve together in ministry to the world and to be leaders in ministry within the community of faith.

Our desire is for all youth—within our church family and throughout the community—to experience God’s love and grace, to know what it means to be a precious child of God, to discover and develop the gifts and grace which they bring to the work of the kingdom, to pursue holiness, and to live out God’s love in the world.

 

We will help that happen by providing faith environments – places and opportunities for God’s Holy Spirit to bring change and renewal into the lives of teenagers.

Events

Reminder – Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group meets Every Sunday from 5:30-7:30p.

April 17 – Parents Night Out* (Youth Fundraiser Event for Mission Trip)
May 10 – Youth Sunday (Church Service)
May 24 – Last Day of Youth Group
June 14 – 19 – Mission Trip to Alabama Rural Ministry

 

Test a message to the number “81010” In the message field type ” @hfumyf ” Nick Yother

Worship with your family at 9am or 11am.

Sunday school is at 10am. 

Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group – 5:30-7:30pm each Sunday. (Feb – May Schedule)

Sunday nights focus on fellowship for Jr. & Sr. High students. This is a time when friends can come together to play games, hang out, and worship together. Youth are encouraged to bring friends.

Small Groups (Sr. High) – 6:30-

7:30pm 

Closed groups meet weekly under confidentiality to give support, prayer, study, sharing, and accountability. Anyone wishing to make a commitment to a group should contact Nick Yother.

 

Jr. High Youth Bible Study – 6:30-8pm 

Wednesday nights focus on Bible study for 6th-8th grade students. Youth are encouraged to bring friends.

Fall 2019 Events

October 4 – SHS/ Creekview  GameTailgate 

October 6th – Bonfire 

October 27th – Zombie Night 

December 6-8 – High School Retreat  

December 22 – Youth Christmas Bash

Find details on the church events page.

 

Retreats

One of the best ways for a person to get to know others is by going on a trip or retreat together. There’s something about getting away from what’s “normal” and breaking out of our comfort zones that helps us bond together a little faster and more easily.

 

Mission Trips

A mission trip is one of the most powerful spiritual experiences you could take, and we hope you will consider going. Jesus said we must serve others. In fact, he told a parable about how, when we help people in need, we are truly serving and helping the Christ. When you come and participate on a mission trip you will encounter the Christ. You will meet him in some very unexpected places, and, if you allow him, He will use you for some very amazing ministry.

 

Confirmation

More than just a series of classes, confirmation is a time to explore your faith, to grapple with some of the tough questions, and to get to know yourselves and your church a bit better. This is the process of you taking your faith into your own hands. Confirmands will learn to be fully engaged in the life of the church through worship, service, small groups, and involvement in other ministries. Every confirmand will be matched a sponsor and will learn about her/his faith experience as a mentor. 

 

Confirmation will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm-7:30pm in trailer D3. Confirmation is open to all 6th grade students and starts September 4, 2019. If you choose to be confirmed we will have the service on December 16 and enjoy a confirmation brunch banquet.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about the class please feel free to email Nick Yother.

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