Sunday School

Middle and High, 10am     Rm. 204

   Echo the Story– Teens experience the fullness of the biblical narrative through storytelling, from Genesis to Revelation.


Wednesday Nights

5:00 p.m.            Junior Choir, grades 2-8, (with high school helpers) Choir Room upstairs

6:00 p.m.             Supper for all ages, Fellowship Hall

6:30 p.m.             UMYF, 6th-12th grade, Rm. 214 –  The St. John United Methodist Youth Fellowship

(UMYF) is open to all middle and high school students for Bible study, fellowship, and

service. Activities revolve around getting to know Jesus and each other, applying biblical knowledge to our everyday lives, prayer, music, and just plain fun.


New! Sunday Night Live! We meet the first Sunday of the month for food, fellowship, and games from 4:30pm-6pm in the Fellowship Hall.




Fellowship/Service Events:

  • New Year’s Eve/Day party
  • District Youth Spring Party/Mission Project
  • Youth-only and family-centered events at our lake property
  • Back-to-School Kickoff Funday
  • Fall Retreat
  • Fall Festival held as the Wednesday night program usually the last week of October
  • Harvest Festival held on a Saturday in early November at our lake property, including games, campfire, hayrides, dinner, and the chili-cook-off contest
  • Birthday Party for Jesus held Wednesday after dinner the week before Christmas in the choir room. The Wesley and Junior choirs perform the story of the nativity in song and tableau. At the end of the program, we sing “Happy Birthday” and serve birthday cake.


Summer Events:

  • Sunday School classes continue year round
  • Vacation Bible School, usually held in June each summer. (Youth are generally helpers)
  • Choir Camp for rising 2nd – 9th graders, held each July. Teenage youth may apply to be assistants.

For more information or to help out in any of these educational or social areas, please email Nichole at

First, fill out this interest form Children & Youth Volunteer Survey

Second, fill out the Volunteer Application


Summer Mission/retreat  or  Passport Camp

The summer after their 6th grade year, St. John Youth may attend Passport Camp  for a week of intentional Bible study and a meaningful hands-on mission project or further spiritual growth. Activities include worship, group devotions, and a nightly party.

The registration deposit is usually due Nov. 1 with the balance payable by June 1. St. John MYF holds fundraisers during the year to help defray camp costs. Youth planning to attend camp are required to participate in the St. John MYF spring mission projects or parking fundraisers.


St John Youth News Winter 2018

St John Youth Newsletter Fall 2017

St John Youth Newsletter Spring 2017

St John Youth Newsletter Summer 2016

St John Youth News Spring 2016


Fun Links:

The Skit Guys Present the 10 Commandments

Re:Form video “The Origins of Methodism”


Youth Ministry News


Youth News!

This Sunday, September 23 we will be having our UMYF Kickoff Event at Mastermind Escape Games on Washington Rd. in Martinez. We will begin at 5:30 PM, and the church will be sponsoring...


Church Mobile Directory is launched!

Members have received an email with a password. Save this link on your computer, phone, or tablet! If you have not picked up your printed directory, please come by the church office, Mon-Thurs,...


Wednesday Night Choirs and Programs begin!

Join us every Wednesday night for our choirs, 6pm supper, and programs for all ages! Children’s Choirs (ages 3 and up) meet at 5pm. Supper at 6pm. Adults $7, Youth (7-12) $3, children...