Youth Ministries

Reveille UMC

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Welcome New Director of Youth Ministries Andy Glascott

youth@reveilleumc.org | (804) 359-6041, ext. 128
Andy joins Reveille after a journey that began in Ireland. After spending longer in England than planned, he arrived in the United States five years ago. He has been involved in youth ministry full time for over 20 years, serving churches in England in both urban and rural settings before moving to the U.S. to serve at Williamsburg UMC here in Virginia. Andy holds a diploma in Biblical and theological studies from Edgehill Theological College in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Andy and his wife Amie have one daughter, Aoife. Andy coaches and plays field hockey, builds with Legos, and enjoys photography.


Video | Reveille Youth in Action

Video courtesy of Hunter Bryn

Important Links

Youth Kickoff Celebration

Celebrate getting back to youth group on Sunday, September 8, 5:30-7:00 pm! Join us for Mellow Mushroom pizza, slip ‘n’ slide soccer, ice cream, and a few other surprises! This is a great time to get back into youth group, connect with old friends, and invite new ones.


Registration is now open for the next confirmation class taking place September 2019-May 2020 for rising eighth grade students (current seventh graders) and above. Sign up

Coming up Next

Youth Kickoff Celebration, September 8
Celebrate getting back to youth group on Sunday, September 8, 5:30-7:00 pm! Join us for Mellow Mushroom pizza, slip ‘n’ slide soccer, ice cream, and a few other surprises! This is a great time to get back into youth group, connect with old friends, and invite new ones. Register to attend

All youth ministry volunteers and invited to attend a special video training program, Saturday, September 21, 9:00-11:30 am, in the fellowship hall. The format will be eight TED Talk-style training sessions, discussion breaks, and speaker Q & A. Reveille will host other churches from across the region. RSVP to attend

Sunday Evening Youth Dinner

We will be offering dinner for youth on Sunday evenings during the school year, September 2019-May 2020. Dinner and youth group will take place 5:40-7:00 pm on Sundays. Meals will be from a local delivery or carry-out restaurant in the fellowship hall at a cost of $5 per person or $50 per semester. The rest of the Sunday evening schedule for youth will remain the same. Click here to purchase Sunday evening youth dinners.


Youth Ministries at Reveille UMC
Reveille UMC offers youth in grades 6-12 the opportunity to join in fellowship and ministry with each other and the surrounding community. Our Youth Ministry aims to cultivate teenage Christian disciples who continue their discipleship into adulthood.

Sunday School 
9:30-10:30 am | Youth Center
The Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9- 12) classes meet each Sunday, 9:30-10:30 am, in the youth center. High school Sunday school is discussion based, with youth leadership and adult facilitation. Sunday school teachers work in teams of two to three to offer flexibility in scheduling. Curriculum is provided. During the summer months these classes combine together.

Youth Group
Sundays | September-April
The middle school (grades 6 -8) youth group meets at 4:45 pm and high school youth group (grades 9- 12) meets at 5:40 pm each Sunday, September through May, in the youth center. The weekly meetings offer dinner and opportunities for Bible study, fellowship, dinner, and service. Youth Group Counselors provide adult leadership by leading discussions and programs, and supporting trips and overnights. 

Confirmation Class
Each year, Reveille offers confirmation classes for youth in eighth grade and above who have not yet been confirmed. Youth learn what it means to be a Christian disciple and discern whether they are ready to make that commitment by joining the church. It is an active learning experience that includes outreach projects, retreats, and interaction with mentors and parents as part of a comprehensive time of faith exploration. The class meets September-April on 17 Sundays, 9:30 am-noon, including worship participation. Adults are invited to partner with a youth as their confirmation mentor. By doing so the mentor walks alongside their confirmand on their faith journey helping them to grow by sharing their own stories, questions, and personal growth. Mentors also attend retreats, service projects, and occasional class meetings. More about confirmation

Boy Scouts
Reveille UMC is home to Boy Scout Troop 444, which welcomes all boys ages 11 through 17. The focus of the Troop is teaching and building leadership skills along with outdoor skills related to camping and hiking. New scouts are grouped within their age level and are led by an experienced scout selected for his leadership skills.
For more information, contact:

Ian Coddington
Assistant Scoutmaster
804-784-5248

Kroger Community Rewards

An easy way to support Reveille's youth missions fund.
Kroger Community Rewards® makes it easy to support Reveille’s youth missions fund. All you have to do is register your Kroger Plus Card, shop at Kroger, and swipe your Plus Card at the checkout! 

Register now and choose Reveille United Methodist Church as your Community Rewards organization. Reveille’s organization number is 83658.

Resources

For more information about our Youth Ministry, please contact:
Andy Glascott
Director of Youth Ministries
(804) 359-6041, ext. 128

Please note: We must have a current permission form on file for your child if he or she is to participate in the ministries of the church, including Sunday school, youth group, and choirs. 


Please note, per Reveille’s Child Protection Policy all adults involved with the youth ministry must have actively attended Reveille United Methodist Church for a minimum of six months and must undergo a background check.