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Youth Ministry

Upcoming Events

Registration is closed. Please direct any questions to Becky Tate at

The rally, for 6th through12th graders, will be on Saturday, December 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. 

Event Packet

Click here to download a packet that includes a location map, forms, and schedule (pdf).

Service Opportunities

  • There will be three service opportunities for students to rotate through.
  • Each will include a learning component and practical service project.

Worship and Music

  • The preacher will be the Rev. Alexis Brown, the United Methodist chaplain at Howard University in Washington, DC.
  • The worship leader will be the Rev. Dr. Nelson Cowan, senior pastor at Christ UMC in Neptune, FL.

While the event has transitioned, the Learning Office is very excited about this new step! More youth rallies will be held across the conference and we look forward to connecting with youth and youth leaders! For questions or more information contact the Rev. Nickie Moreno Howard at

The Rev. Alexis Brown
The Rev. Dr. Nelson Cowan

Monthly Youth Ministry Leader Zoom and Lunch

Learn about our upcoming retreat, theme, and how to register. We’ll also share plans for rebuilding our CCYM! Join us every second Wednesday of the month at 12 noon by registering below.

Future Meetings

Jan. 12 Resourcing Parents with Dwayne Stinson

Feb. 9 Scholarships and Discernment with GBHEM and VAUMC Clergy Excellence

February 4-6 – CCYM Leadership Weekend

with Chris Wilterdink, Director of Youth People’s Ministries at Discipleship Ministries of The UMC