Youth Recent Happenings
Lenten Pancake Brunch: Our youth hosted a Lenten Pancake Brunch for the congregation to raise money for our summer trips.
Service Day at Bethesda House: The Middle School Youth Group prepared meals for Bethesda House, which provides transitional housing for men suffering from chronic mental illness.
High School Lock-In: Pastor Kori led the High School Youth Group in an evening of fellowship with games, food, and movies, and the group woke up early Sunday morning for a beautiful Daybreak Devotion at the Labyrinth.
Ski Trip: The Middle School Youth Group had a blast skiing at Liberty Mountain!
Soup Sales: The youth and Youth Ministry Committee served delicious homemade soups to benefit the youth 2017 summer trips.
Thanksgiving Basket Prep: Youth helped prepare Thanksgiving baskets and pumpkin bread for delivery to NCCF with youth from BJC. This is great opportunity to meet youth from the Bethesda Jewish Congregation and SSL hours are available.
Chili Cook-Off & Bingo Night: We had a great turnout at this beloved annual event!
Youth Welcome Back Kickoff: Pastor Kori led this time as we reconnected and welcomed our rising sixth graders to our youth program!
Sunday School Kick-Off Orientation: We gathered to meet our Youth Church School teachers and other youth families.
Vacation Bible School: Our youth assisted the Camp Hanover staff and helped out with small groups, arts and crafts, recreation and more during our week-long Vacation Bible School.
Service Day at SOME: Nine youth joined Pastor Kori for a morning of service at our long-time mission partner serving breakfast to those in need in the DC area.
Montreat Senior High Conference: We had a record number of BHPC youth attend the Montreat Youth Conference in North Carolina from Saturday, July 9 to Saturday, July 16.
Massanetta Middle School Conference: Five middle schoolers from BHPC spent the week strengthening their faith and their friendships in Massanetta Springs, VA from Sunday, July 10 to Friday, July 15.
Youth Sunday: The youth led both our 8:30 and 10:30 services. During the 10:30 service, we also recognized our graduating seniors: Colin Hauck, Nick Kettler, John Lydon, Carly Mann, Katie Meyer, Kate Morrison, Scott Northup, Kaelyn Petrides, Emily Thomas, Avery Williams and Kendall Wong. We are so proud of you!