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Youth Ministry

The St. Michael's Episcopal Youth Community, or EYC, is among our most vibrant parish ministries. Lead by Abby Van Noppen, our Director of Youth Ministry, and a team of adult leaders, the EYC meets regularly for youth group, bible study, fellowship, and fun events.


2017-18 Weekly Schedule

September 2017 - May 2018

Sundays

5 - 6:30 p.m. — Jr EYC — 6th-8th grades
6 - 7:30  p.m.  Sr EYC — 9th-12th grades
(6 - 6:30 p.m. - Dinner for all)

Wednesdays

5 - 6 p.m.  — Middle School Bible Study
For grades 6-8, we explore stories in the bible incorporating games, activities and more! Moe's provided for dinner with registration.

7 - 8 p.m. —  High School Bible Study
For grades 9-12, with a focus on the living Word, we explore stories in the bible and how they relate today. Dinner provided with registration.


Abby

Abby Van Noppen
Director of Youth Ministry

Abby joined our team in February 2014 after directing the Y Guides program for the YMCA of the Triangle. A lifelong Episcopalian, Abby brings her infectious energy to everything she does, and has a wealth of experience working with children and teens. She has also served as Health and Wellness Director for the Chapel Hill YMCA and as Assistant Director of Campus Recreation for Elon University. She and her husband, Chance, have a three-year-old daughter and are expecting a baby boy in early April.


Youth Events & Registration

Youth Registration & Medical Release Form 2017-18

This registration is good for all Youth events & trips with St. Michael’s Episcopal Church from Aug. 2017 – Aug. 2018
We must have a current form on file for your student to participate


Middle School Bible Study

Spring Semester
Jan. 3 - April 25, 2018

For grades 6-8, we explore stories in the bible incorporating games, activities and more! Moe's is provided for dinner!

Where | Youth Room, St. Michael's Episcopal Church - Raleigh, NC
When | On Wednesdays from 5-6pm. Moe's provided for dinner.
Cost | $50 each semester, helps cover cost of food and materials.

Fall semester (Sept. - Dec. 2017) Going on now!
Spring semester (Jan. - May 2018)


High School Bible Study

Spring Semester
Jan. 3 - April 25, 2018

For grades 9-12, a great time for mid-week fellowship and focus on the living Word. We'll explore stories in the bible and see just how relevant they are today! Dinner provided (tbd).

Where | Youth Room, St. Michael's Episcopal Church - Raleigh, NC
When | On Wednesdays from 5-6pm. Moe's provided for dinner.
Cost | $50 each semester, helps cover cost of food and materials.

Fall semester (Sept. - Dec. 2017) Going on now!
Spring semester (Jan. - May 2018)


High School
Reach Mission Trip

Greenville, South Carolina
June 17-23, 2018

*Registration, forms and all payments
are due by March 18, 2018.

A long-standing St. Michael’s tradition is the high school summer mission trip, for rising 9-12 grades. Come with us to Greenville, SC as we serve families in need through significant home repairs. We can promise a great week, amazing friendships and an unforgettable experience!

Where | Greenville, South Carolina
Cost | $410 – Students will also need money for 3 meals on the road, our Wednesday Wal-Mart and Goodwill run, spending money etc.
Things to bring | Check out our Mission Trip Packing List

Chaperones | Youth Ministry Leaders and parent chaperones will be attending this trip. The Director of Youth Ministry, Abby Van Noppen, will be out on maternity leave.

Eligibility Requirements & Forms Needed

  • Current 8th (rising 9th, summer 2018) to 12th grades - school grade not church grade.
  • In good standing with St. Michael's Youth Ministry
  • Demonstrates ability to be effective & respectful within a community setting
  • Contributes positively and fully participates to help improve the group's mission
  • Attend mandatory Parent/Student meeting - April 29, 2018 after 9:30am service
  • Students attend Reach Meet-Up Dinner - May 16, 2018 from 6-7:30pm
  • St. Michael's Youth Registration/Medical Release Form 2017-18
  • Reach Workcamper Information Form 2018

There are 20 spots available on this trip. Once they have been filled, the trip is full.

All payments and forms must be collected on or before March 18, 2018. Individual cancellations made on or before March 18, will receive a refund minus a $50 deposit. Due to the nature of this trip, there are no refunds after March 18, 2018. 
***Scholarship opportunities are available; please contact Abby for more information.

If you have any questions about the trip, please contact Abby Van Noppen, Director of Youth Ministry.