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Youth Spring Break Mission Trip – March 11-17, 2018

Posted on: October 17th, 2017

Get excited for Spring Break Mission Trip 2018 when we head to Chicago to do our urban mission work on March 11-17th!  We will meet at Love Field at 6:30pm on March 11th and return on March 17th at 10:40pm. Cost is $750 and includes all meals, lodging, transportation, and a fun day of activities while we are there! REGISTRATION Payments are… Read More >>

Youth Fall Retreat – Nov 17-19

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Fall Retreat will be November 17-19, at Sky Ranch for all 6th-12th grade students. Cost is $200 for those who register no later than November 12th and $220 for anyone after that date. Meals, transportation, and activities are all included in the cost, including a fun t-shirt. (Note that we will not be able to… Read More >>

Youth Middle School Boys – November 4

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

Bring your “A” game to the Sports and Rec Center on Saturday, November 4th for five hours of non-stop sports fun! Teams will compete in different sporting events from 4:30 to 9:30 PM to determine who will be crowned champions. All Middle School (6th-8th grade) boys are invited to join us for this sports-filled event. Cost… Read More >>

Youth Small Groups – Fall 2017

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

9th grade GIRLS will meet on Monday evenings throughout the Fall. Dates TBA 10th grade GIRLS will begin meeting soon. Stay tuned for dates! 11th grade GIRLS will meet every other Wednesday (opposite weeks from co-ed) at the Starbucks on Spring Creek and Coit from 7:00-8:00pm October 18 November 1, 15 December 6, 20 11th grade… Read More >>

GROW: Education Devotionals

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

GROW with us this month as we explore what it means to live a life of generosity, These weekly devotionals remind us of the abundant life that God has provided for us. WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 The devotionals are taken from Committed to Christ: 40 Devotions for a Generous Life, written by Ben… Read More >>

Youth Lemonade Stand – Sep. 3

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

“When life gives you lemons – make lemonade.” On September 3, our Sunday School classes will be working lemonade stands at church Sunday. Lemonade Stand Grade Levels: 8:30-9:30 AM – 8th grade (north entrance), 9th grade (south entrance) 9:30-10:30 AM – 6th grade (north entrance), 7th grade (south entrance) 6th and 7th grade will do… Read More >>

Youth Pumpkin Patch – Sep 23-Oct 31

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

It’s time once again to welcome back our beloved Pumpkin Patch! This year marks the 15th Annual Youth Pumpkin Patch and we rely on volunteers like you to make it a success. Please consider volunteering your time at the patch in a two-hour shift. All students who work three two-hour shifts will be eligible for… Read More >>

Youth FUSION/242 – Fall 2017

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Our 6th-12th grade students are invited to join us for Sunday night programming. FUSION is for our Middle School students (6th-8th) and we meet in the Sports & Rec Center from 5-6:15 PM. ALL students (6th-12th) are invited to join us for a light $3 dinner from 6:15-6:45 PM. 242 is for our High School… Read More >>

Youth Lunch Bunch – Fall 2017

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

All juniors and seniors are invited to join the Youth Staff for Lunch Bunch on Monday’s during the school year. Check the schedule below to see where to meet us! August – Coffee Room at CUMC September – Coffee Room at CUMC October – Jason’s Deli (4801 W Parker Rd) November – Coffee Room at… Read More >>

Youth Cookie Crew Needed – Year-Round

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

It’s that time again to round up our cookie crew to start baking for our wonderful CUMC youth on Sunday mornings. Our youth look forward to these homemade goodies and it is a blessing to see kids going out into the world proclaiming their faith. If you would be willing to become part of our… Read More >>

Youth Fall Kick-Off – August 20

Posted on: July 18th, 2017

We will host a Fall Kick-Off on August 20th for all incoming 6th-12th grade students. Join us as we combine in the Sports & Rec Center from 5:00-7:00pm. We will have games, prayer, and get-to-know-you time. Please bring $5 for a light dinner. Wear NEON attire! We will have 2017 theme shirts on sale for… Read More >>

Youth Promotion – August 13

Posted on: July 18th, 2017

On August 13, all incoming 6th-12th grade students will move into their new classroom for the 2017-2018 school year. We are sad to see our graduated seniors go, but we are excited to welcome in our new 6th graders. Join us at 9:30am downstairs in the Sports & Rec Center for donuts and hang-out time.… Read More >>

Youth APPA Roof – July 8th

Posted on: June 30th, 2017

  Join us as we finish the roof on the House on the Corner on July 8. All 9th-12th grade students who joined us on APPA are invited to help put on the roof. This is a great time of fellowship with your APPA friends and to continue our spirit of giving! Registration (Please sign-up under… Read More >>

Welcome to Youth – August 6

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

All incoming 6th graders and parents are invited to a fun meeting with the Youth Staff. We will introduce you to the Youth Program of CUMC. Please meet us in the Loft of the Sports & Rec Center at 11:00am on August 6th. For more information, contact

Youth A-Team Kick-Off – August 1

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Our youth program relies on adults from our congregation to help lead and nurture our Middle School and High School students. We look for new A-Team members every fall to help with our incoming 6th grade students and any other grade looking for additional support. If you are interested in joining our A-Team, you are… Read More >>

Youth – 8th Grade Gym Night Wednesdays During Summer

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

            If you’ve just completed 8th grade, you are invited to hang out with your friends for some fun and games in the Sports and Rec gym every Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm.

CUMC Summer College Program

Posted on: June 12th, 2017

This summer, Christ United is inviting all college-aged students back for more Sunday morning fellowship! The Summer College Program is a faith-centered community for college students who have come back home for summer break but can no longer attend the youth programs. It is a chance for young people to connect as they discuss how… Read More >>

Youth – APPA June 18-24

Posted on: June 9th, 2017

Join us on APPA! If you will complete the 9th-12th grade by this summer, get your tools ready for some mission work in San Saba, Texas! We’ll head south on June 18th (except for seniors who will leave on June 17th) where we’ll share the love of Christ by painting and doing home repairs to roofs, porches, and… Read More >>

Youth 9-12th Climb for Congo/No 242 – April 30

Posted on: April 25th, 2017

Youth 9th-12th graders will NOT meet for 242 this Sunday so we can help raise money for Congo during this annual “Climb for Congo” event! If you would like to go rock climbing with us this Sunday (April 30th), let’s meet at the Sports & Rec Center at 6:00 p.m. and we’ll all go together by bus.… Read More >>

Youth Field Day – May 21

Posted on: April 24th, 2017

Our annual Field Day will be on May 21st. Join us from 4:30-6:30 pm at Cheyenne Park. All 6th-12th grade students are welcome. Be sure to wear clothes that can get messy and to bring $3 for snack supper.

Youth Lunch Bunch – Spring 2017

Posted on: April 5th, 2017

Lunch Bunch is for all 11th & 12th grade students with off campus lunch. We will meet on Mondays during students’ lunch period. March: CUMC Donut Room (bring a sack lunch) April: Jason’s Deli (Parker & Preston) May: CUMC Donut Room (bring a sack lunch) Does not meet during the summer.

Youth Cookie Crew

Posted on: March 7th, 2017

If you love to bake, then we have the perfect job for you! Our Cookie Crew team provides baked goodies for the youth to eat on Sunday mornings. This team bakes on a rotating basis in order to fit any schedule. For more information, please contact Shirley Hughes at or 972-991-5347.

Youth Next Step – May 21

Posted on: January 29th, 2017

Seniors and their parents are invited to attend this informative series as they prepare for college. We will discuss a different topic each month as listed below. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Feb 12:  Time Management (Bill Baxley, guest speaker) Practical guides to help in balancing your time; considering short-term and long-term goals; developing… Read More >>

Youth Scholarships – 2017

Posted on: January 19th, 2017

We will post all scholarship applications for current seniors to this page. Please check back here regularly to see updates. Contact Stefani with any questions. St. Andrew United Methodist Men: Messengers of Hope Scholarship Fund Application Deadline: March 10, 2017   Christ United Methodist Church: Methodist Men Scholarship Application Deadline: April 30, 2017   Julia… Read More >>

Youth Caroling – December 18, 2016

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

Join us on December 18 as we combine with LPYC and go caroling around Plano! We will meet in the atrium outside of Trinity Hall at 4:00pm, then load the bus. All students (6th-12th) are welcome to join us as we brighten the day for residents in local assisted living homes with familiar Christmas songs. Pizza and… Read More >>

Youth Volunteers

Posted on: August 5th, 2016

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