At UMCG, we strive to connect Youth with one another and inter-generationally through fellowship, study, and worship opportunities for all ages. Youth will feel welcomed and respected for who they are.

First Sunday of every month – Youth participate as ushers, greeters, readers, and more at 9:00 a.m. Worship in the Sanctuary.

Sunday Morning Youth Worship & Sunday School (except first Sunday) – 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Room

Youth Activities are held several Sunday afternoons every month.  These include a variety of activities:

      • kickball and a cookout

      • volleyball

      • open gym at a local rec center

      • escape room events

      • baking for meals for others

      • making toys and shredding newspaper for animal rescue center

      • Nerf wars!

      • baseball games at Marklund

      • making sandwiches for homeless centers

      • making blankets for Good Night/Sleep Tight ministry

      • helping with events for younger children: Mardi Gras party, Egg Hunt, and more!


Confirmation 2021-22 will begin this fall, with a joint program offered for youth of our Tri-City United Methodist Churches. The program will run through the school year with classes led by the pastors of our Batavia, St. Charles and Geneva UMCs. Check out the TriCityMethodist website for more information.