Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GROW ON district youth rallies GROWING!

Youth assist the Rise Worship Band (from Second Avenue UMC, Altoona) in leading worship at the Lewisburg District Youth Rally, held at Wesley UMC, Bloomsburg, in January.

By Audrey Wilder, Director of Young People's Ministry, SUSUMC

Eighty-six youth and youth leaders braved the snow and wind to attend the Lewisburg District Youth Rally Sunday, January 25, at Wesley UMC, Bloomsburg.

Lead by a full team of fifteen Young People’s Ministry members and the Rise Worship Band, attendees worshiped, played, ate, discussed, and danced the afternoon away. Everyone had a fantastic time GROWING ON their walk with God.

The Lewisburg District Dance Challenge Prince and Princess (front row, wearing “crowns”) with the Rise Worship band.

Andrew, of Christ UMC, Selinsgrove, and Kirsten, of Klinesgrove UMC, took home the titles of the Bishop’s Partners in Mission Dance Challenge Prince and Princess. Together with eleven other competitors these brave dancers raised $150. Harrisburg and York Districts are hereby challenged to raise more.

Four more District Youth Rallies are scheduled February through April. Go to for more information, future dates and to register.

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