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Our Goals

We would love to get to know and serve your student and your family!

At First United Methodist Church- Round Rock, we are trying to focus our programming around the following goals:
-We want to provide opportunities for students to develop their faith and grow in their Biblical knowledge.
-We want to help students recognize and develop their gifts and talents through service within our program and throughout the greater community.
-We want to build a community that makes students feel safe, loved and like they belong.

 

Sunday Mornings

Our Sunday Morning Spark are focused on building our students’ Biblical knowledge and showing them ways to apply it to their everyday life.  We offer classes for all students 6-12th grade at 9:40 am.  Middle School students are in classes by their grade and there is one unified High School Class.

Sunday Worship:

We encourage our students to worship with their families during our 8:30, 9:40 or 11:00 am Worship Services.

     
     
     

Sunday Evenings

Sunday Night Ignite provides us with an opportunity to challenge and engage students with an energy filled worship service and relationship building small groups.  Join us each week for fellowship, worship, games and small groups during the school year. We meet Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm for an optional $3 snack dinner and fellowship.  At 6:00 pm, following snack supper, we have games, Worship and then students break in to their small groups for diving deeper into scripture and building relationships. Students can be dropped off and picked up in the circle drive on the north side of the sanctuary.
Friends are always welcome!

 
     
     
     

 

Wednesday Evenings

At Wednesday Wildfire, we dive deeper into the Bible and build stronger relationships with each other.
For Middle School Students: The program begins at 6:30 with a fellowship and snack time. At 6:45 we will have gender specific Bible studies led by High School students. It is a great opportunity for your student to grow in their faith and build a role model type relationship with an older teen. It ends at 7:45 pm.
For High School Students: We offer an in-depth Bible study for students looking to deepen their faith. This program is led by Diane Bouchard and Beth Wade and runs from 8:00-9:00 pm.
     
     
     

Confirmation

Confirmation classes provide an opportunity to learn and explore what it means to be a Christian, key Biblical principles, and the United Methodist Church. Each Spring students who are in 7th grade and 8th grade have the opportunity to go through the Confirmation journey, learning what it means to be responsible for their own faith and ultimately claim their faith as their own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Band:

We have a team of Student Musicians that provide the worship music for our IGNITE Services.  If you have a student interested, contact Taylor Ory at Taylor@fumc_rr.org.

Youth Choir:

Youth Choir is open to all youth from 6th-12th grades.  This ensemble sings a variety of musical styles during the 8:30 and 11:00am morning worship services every 4-6 weeks and at special events.  You can read more about it here.

Events and Activities

Throughout the year we have different events and activities for students.  We have weekend-long events and hour-long events.  We have events focused on fun and events focused on service.  Upcoming events can be found on our Calendar page.

Our Staff

 

 

Taylor Ory
Director
of Student Ministries
taylor@fumc-rr.org
512.255.3336

Gretchen Blair
Student Ministries
Admin
students@fumc-rr.org
512.255.3336