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Minnehaha UMC Youth Schedule


25th - Dinner and Lenten programming: (Youth grades 6th-12th): Dinner starts at 5:30pm and the Youth Lenten Program is from 6:30-8:00pm. We will be spending the evening preparing for the Sunrise Easter service.

27th - Confirmation Trip to see the live showing of The Passion Story at Maranatha Church in Forest Lake: 6:00-9:30pm: Please RSVP to this event so we can provide proper transportation.
**We are still looking for drivers for this event**

HOLY WEEK: Just hold on.. I promise we will make it through!

29th - Palm Sunday/Sunday School: Class starts at 10:00 as usual, but instead of only going until 11:00, we are asking if the Youth can stay until
1:00pm so we can get the eggs filled with candy for Easter Sunday and spend some much needed time preparing for the Sunrise service.
**We will have Bagels and sandwich makings available!**


1st - Dinner and Lenten programming (Youth grades 6th-12th): Dinner starts at 5:30pm and our Final Sunrise rehearsal will be from 6:30-8:15pm.

2nd - Maundy Thursday: Youth are asked to help with the 7:00pm service through Greeting, Lighting, Reading and Banging pots and pans.

5th - Easter Sunday! Youth are leading the Sunrise service in a all-new way. Please come and join us at 7:00am to see our very own live
broadcast of the show "Wake up with The Bible." Please have any Youth that are involved in the service to the Church by 6:30 am. At 10:00am the Youth are helping lead the Easter Egg hunt for the Children!

8th - Youth night: We are going to play some new fun games and talk about some new mission project ideas. (Youth grades 6th-12th)
Evening starts in the Youth room and goes from 6:30-8:00pm.

15th - Confirmation Night: (Youth Grades 6th-9th): Class meets at 6:30 in the 3rd Floor Youth Room for the class "Making good decisions."

26th - Confirmation Information for 5th graders: (All Youth in 5th grade and Parents): Please join Becky and me during coffee hour (10am) to talk about your youth's invitation to Confirmation Camp this summer as well as the Confirmation program this fall.

Future Dates for Youth:
• June 16-18: VBS Camp (We are looking for Camp Counselors for Vacation Bible School)
• June 15-19: Music and Drama Camp
• July 27- Aug 1: Confirmation Camp/Middle school Camp in the BWCA! (For all Youth who have finished 6th-9th grade)
• July 27- Aug 1: High School Camp in the BWCA (For all Youth who have finished 10th-12th grade)

Youth have been very busy at Minnehaha, here are some photos of what we have been up to. For example, the Youth helped to serve food for Rally Sunday:

Youth also ran the Dunk Tank at Rally Sunday:

They helped serve Enchiladas with Rick Anderson to raise money for MinneHarvest.

They took a trip to Feed My Starving Children and packed enough food to feed 37 children for a whole year.

They spent an evening making and packaging sandwiches for the homeless.

Three Confirmands became new members of the church. Yay!
And we took a great trip to the High Ropes Course at Mall of America to have some fun!

Leilani Thompson
Coordinator of Youth Ministries












Regular Events

Confirmation Night

6:30 PM 3rd Wednesday Each Month (Sept. – May)

Youth Night (Grades 6 – 12)

6:30 PM 2nd Wednesday Each Month (Sept. – May)

MinneHarvest Food Mission
4th Saturday Each Month



United Methodist Church


Feed My Starving Children

Simpson Shelter

Habitat- Twin Cities

United Methodist Women