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Go to our full website at www.quakeyouth.org for full information on our youth events.

 
 
Who We Are 

Quake is the youth ministry of Marysville First United Methodist Church.
We have weekly gatherings, along with events, and trips throughout the year. Our name is based off of these words in Haggi 2:6-7.

"This is what the Lord Almighty says:

'In a little while I will once again shake the heavens and the earth, the sea, and the dry land. I will shake all nations, and the desired of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,'  Says the Lord Almighty."

We yearn for students to be filled with the love of God and to make a difference for Christ in the world - through the power of God at work in them.

The MISSION of Quake: Quake exists to bring every teen in Marysville and Union County into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ: To inspire all youth to LOVE God with all their might, to LIVE as passionate, life-long disciples of Jesus Christ, and to LEAD others to Christ.

 

Weekly Format

Each week during the school year we gather from 6-8pm on Sundays for youth group during the school year.  There are options during this time for student participation in a variety of ways.  Doors open at 5:30pm. 

Worship & Lesson: 6pm
Life Groups: 7pm 

Snack Shack is open from 6:45-7pm, for pizza and pop (for a small fee).

 

 

Fellowship Night

The first Sunday of each month during the school year we will have a Fellowship Night with games and a family-style meal for free.

High School Bible Study

High School Bible Study is held during the school year at Kathy's house (502 Dove St).

Questions??? Contact Us! 

Mark Confer, Youth Coordinator
Email: click here

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Contact Person (click name for more info):

Kathy Rohrs
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QuakeOut is our summer program for exiting 7th to 12th graders where we go OUT for lots of fun together. This is a great opportunity for you to bring your friends.  Note that you must pre-register for some events at least 24 hours in advance.  The QuakeOut calendar for 2017 is attached, and the summer events are listed below.

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  • 6.25 | YOMAMA: Nerf War (6-8pm) The gym will be transformed into an all-out Nerf War Zone.  Bring your own gun or borrow one of ours.  No need to bring ammo if they are N-Strike. Meet at the church. 

 

  • 7.16 | Girls & Guys Night (6-8pm) Meet at the church for a fun night.  We will split up and go our separate ways. 

 

  • 7.23 | Magic Mountain (6:30-11pm) $15 for unlimited Go Karts, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, and Laser Tag. Meet at the church.  We need parents to help drive.  You must register in advance. 

 

  • 7.30 | YOMAMA: Worship Night (6-8pm) Join us for a night of worship at Marysville Nazarene Church. 

 

  • 7.30 | Cedar Point (7:50am-Midnight) $40. Meet in the Sanctuary at 7:50am and we will be home by midnight.  We will worship at 8am; bring extra money for the day and meals. You must register in advance

 

  • 8.16 | YOMAMA: Worship Night (6-8pm) Join us for a night of worship at the Hope Center.

 

For those in the QuakeOut age range, Tuesday Lunch Bible Study from 11:30am to 1pm.  We will be meeting on 6/20 - Frishes Big Boy; 7/18 - Burger King (Mill Valley); 8/1 - Culvers).  Bring you Bible and money for a meal.

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Sonbelievable is our summer programming for entering 5th to exiting 8th graders. These activities are designed for you to invite your friends.  The Sonbelievable calendar for 2017 is attached.  Some events you must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance at www.quakeyouth.org to attend. Bring a packed lunch or bought meal to eat at the beginning of our time together. Inline image 1

 

  • 6.21 | Kickball & Ice Cream (12:00-2:30pm) We will meet at the church. Bring a bagged lunch.  The church will provide ice cream. 

 

  • 6.28 | Game Day (12:00-2:30pm) We will meet at the church to play games together.  Bring a bagged lunch. 

 

  • 7.19 | Marysville Pool (12:00-2:30pm) $5 or pool pass + bagged lunch.  We will meet at the park outside of the pool at 12:00pm to eat lunch.  Then, we will go to the pool to swim.  Pick up at same location at 2:30pm.

 

  • 7.26 | Nerf War (12:00-2:30pm) Bring a bagged lunch.  We are transforming the gym into an all out Nerf War zone where we will play multiple games of Nerf.  Make sure to bring your own gun and mark all of your bullets. 

 

  • 8.2   | Zoombezi Bay (11:00-5:00pm) $15 or pass + bagged lunch.  Please indicate if you have a pass on your registration.  Bring extra money for lunch if you do not bring a bagged lunch.  You must eat before going to Zoombezi Bay gate with a bagged lunch.  We need parents to drive and help chaperone.  You must register in advance. 

 

 

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Congratulations to the Confirmation Class of 2017!  Pictured below on Confirmation Sunday, April 23rd, are (left to right) front row -- Peyton Ingle, Madison Fluharty, Ellie Nuspl, Logan Holle, Hayley Hendel, Abbey Williams, Ciara Marinelli; back row -- Jacob Scott, Chase Allen, Griffin Rigel, Kaden Reynolds, Connor Edwards, Youth Director Mark Confer.

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2017 CONFIRMATION DETAILS

This January, we will begin one of my favorite opportunities for our students.  Our Confirmation Program serves as an opportunity for youth in grades seven and above to explore the Christian faith and to make a commitment to become a disciple of Jesus Christ.  Each youth will learn what it means to be a Christian and a member of the United Methodist Church.  The goal of this program is not for students to simply become members of this church, but for them to learn to love Jesus with their whole hearts and to love the church as it carries out Jesus’ mission in the world.  Nothing gets me more excited than this! 

There will be a mandatory orientation and information meeting concerning the 2017 Confirmation Program on Sunday, January 8, at 5:00 pm in the Upper Room.  Classes will take place Sunday, January 15 through April 23 from 9:30 am-12:15 pm.  The entire confirmation class will attend worship and Sunday school together as part of the confirmation process.  January 15-February 19, the students will attend 9:30 worship and have class at 11:00.  The Confirmation students and their parents will be leading shifts for the Fellowship Breakfast on April 2 as a way to serve our church. February 26 –April 23, they will attend class at 9:30 and worship at 11:00.  Our mandatory confirmation retreat will be the weekend of March 3-5.  We will celebrate Confirmation Sunday on April 30 with our rehearsal dinner on Saturday, April 29. 

Each youth will be assigned a mentor group that they will meet with throughout the Confirmation Program. On January 8, we will discuss the schedule, curriculum, and expectations for Confirmation; fill out the necessary paperwork; and answer questions.  Please bring your child’s date of baptism to this meeting if they have already been baptized. Your attendance at this meeting, all the classes, and the retreat is very important to make your Confirmation experience both meaningful and memorable.  Attendance is mandatory at the January 8 meeting for youth and at least one parent.  Youth are also required to attend all of the Confirmation Retreat and at least 80% of the classes and church services in order to be eligible to be confirmed.  Any exceptions must be cleared ahead of time with Kathy.

We encourage you to prayerfully and faithfully consider your participation in the 2017 Confirmation Program.  Traditionally, Confirmation has been offered to 7th graders, but if you do not feel your child is ready, we encourage you to wait a year.  Families are also encouraged to be actively involved in the confirmation process.  There are a number of Sunday school classes available for you to attend during the Sunday morning hours, and families are welcome to sit with the confirmation class during worship each week.  The students who gain the most from confirmation are those whose parents are actively involved in making this a positive experience and a priority for their entire family.

We are eager to embark on this exciting journey of discipleship for Jesus Christ with you.  We hope to see you on Sunday, January 8, at 5:00 pm in the Upper Room.   If you have any questions, please contact Mark Confer at mark@marysvillefumc.org.

 

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Service Over Self (SOS)

We are headed to Memphis, TN this June for our national mission trip. Dates are June 10 - 17, 2017.  Register by Nov. 27th.
Click this link to register:  https://secure.symt.us/events/98f9fda4a852301d3b876d5511197d4e794ba22e/public

Click for more information about the Memphis mission site . . . https://sosmemphis.org/

 

International Mission Trip -- Honduras!

Quake youth (exiting 9th graders) and young adults are invited to consider this exciting opportunity to be the hands and feet of Christ in Honduras this summer.  You will partner with the ministries of World Gospel Mission (WGM) in El Sembrador, Honduras as you minister to the people there. You will have many opportunities as you help with VBS projects, clothing distributions, work projects, food distributions, visiting hospitals, and encouraging the local church. You may have opportunities to share your personal testimony and talk about what God is doing in your life. You will be exposed to living life in another culture as you team up with this exciting ministry. The dates are May 27 - June 3, 2017. The cost is estimated to be $1635.00 (final cost determined after tickets are bought by WGM). Registration and deposit due by December 15 (go to www.quakeyouth.org and click on "Register for an Event" tab). For more details, go to the BFLC Welcome Center to find the Honduras Trip Information Sheet. 

 

 

Transformation Zone

We offer a local mission trip for our students each summer, generally the second week of July. We stay at Marysville FUMC for the trip and travel to local areas of need to work and interact with community members.  Dates: July 9-14, 2017.  Cost: $125.

Click here for more information . . . https://tzonemissions.org/

Registration is now open! Sign up at www.quakeyouth.org

 

Questions?? Contact our Youth Department directly.....

Mark Confer, Youth Coordinator
Email: click here