Youth News

Youths in new district determined to connect

published 11/20/2015
Youths in the Green Country District began networking quickly after Oklahoma’s new eight-district structure became official in May. They want to grow genuine peer friendships within this larger ...

Family sees the power of Youth Force

published 10/30/2015
By CHRIS SCHUTZ Vacations for the Lee Shouse family have consisted of going to sometimes remote locations in Oklahoma to help with Youth Force projects during the past eight or nine summers. Along ...

Young people confront human exploitation

published 10/9/2015
By HOLLY McCRAY A group of young United Methodists took up a heavy subject: human trafficking. They did their homework, and now they’re equipping more people of faith to take action on the global ...

Youths mix mission and CYME biz

published 10/9/2015
To help pack meals for Oklahomans in need, United Methodist teens reported to the Regional Food Bank on Aug. 29 in Oklahoma City. Their service was part of CCYM Mission Day/Youth Summit. After lunch ...

Youths sponsor Oct. 6 seminar on suicide issues

published 9/18/2015
‘It’s Time To Talk’ Workshop on suicide and depression Oct. 6, Moore-First UMC "My sweet baby girl loved God, she loved her family, and she loved her students. She was so kind and helpful to ...

‘Young people are going out and trying to change things’

published 8/28/2015
Youths will lead summit on human trafficking By CHRIS SCHUTZ Human trafficking does not only occur in other countries – the exploitation of people happens here, too. That’s the message that youth ...

District realignment work - Youth coordinators discuss transitioning

published 10/31/2014
District youth coordinators recently met together about their roles as Oklahoma shifts from 12 to eight districts, to become effective June 1. The realignment plan was approved by Annual Conference ...

Philippines journey - Young delegates weather storm and debates

published 10/31/2014
Oklahomans said their experience was eye-opening when they attended the Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly in the Philippines in July. Enduring a typhoon was not the sole ...

Youth Force wields its power

published 8/29/2014
Reprinted with permission,The Oklahoman, July 12. Copyright 2014. read story here Return to contact digest div class="span10 "> Seth Love of Muldrow’s Trinity UMC wrestles a section of fence. ...

Youth delegation examines issues

published 7/18/2014
Some proposals generated extensive discussion at the 2014 Annual Conference, including the 2015 budget and its NPNP line item. Here is a speech given May 29 by a youth delegate. The Conference’s ...

Academy to educate children’s workers

published 2/21/2014
Academy for children’s ministry workers Location: Canyon Camp FIRST YEAR Aug. 1-3 and Dec. 5-7 (2014) Feb. 27-March 1 and April 17-19 (2015) SECOND YEAR Feb. 27-March 1 and April 17-19 (2015) TBA ...

District youth rally in Panhandle

published 1/10/2014
Youths get acquainted through a game at Hooker UMC. A young man giant in character as well as stature shared his powerful message at the recent Woodward District Youth Rally at Hooker ...