Christ United Methodist Church
Christ United Methodist Church

Youth Next Step – April 23

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 systems to evaluate which things are worthy of your time; prioritizing; and discovering how to make the most of the time you have!

Mar 19:  The Riveting World of Finances (Mike Dexter, guest speaker)
You’ll find out practical suggestions for handling financial matters and budgeting while away from home; understanding the seriousness of debt and the length of time required to pay off debt; compounding interest rates on loans and credit cards; and how to make spending a spiritual matter.

Apr 23:  Mental Health  (Laurie Kendig, guest speaker)
Presentation will cover common mental health issues in college and young adulthood. Students will learn how to recognize when you or someone you know is experiencing stress, anxiety or depression, healthy coping skills to use and where to get help if you need it. Will also cover proactive steps parents can take to support your teen.

May 21:  Legal Matters (Nick Nicholas, guest speaker) 
Discussions focusing on the legal responsibilities of being 18 (an adult); considering the responsibility of binding contracts such as (apartments, fraternity house, etc.); and learning what it means to be “guilty by association”, long-term consequences for poor choices, and more.

Time: 9:45 – 10:45 am

Location: Sports & Rec Center – Room S126

Contact youth@cumc.com for any questions.