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Youth and Their Families Ministry
Empowering Youth and Their Families for Lifelong Discipleship

Unpacking the Vision

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A Note from Pastor Nick

Our youth and families team follows the vision “Empowering Youth and Their Families for Lifelong Discipleship.” Everything we do with our young people, we do so that by the time they graduate from High School they have grown deep roots in the faith through biblical literacy, spiritual practices, relationships with other youth and mentoring adults as well as mission within and  outside the walls of Woods. The goal is that our young people “practice discipleship” now so that it comes naturally for them when they reach adulthood and beyond. You are invited to grow deep roots in the faith through programs, events, retreats, Sunday morning study, evening fellowships and more. Click around our site and find out how YOU can plug in as a parent or a youth. Click here for details about our vision and the scope and sequence for the youth programs. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Meet the Team!
Nick CheekAssociate Pastor
Holly Albrecht - Chair of Ministry, Elder
Sunday Night Live Coordinator

Megan KilpatrickElder
Steve AnstettElder,
Confirmation Co-Chair

Kathy Maxa - Confirmation Co-Chair
Vic Marone - WoodsWork Adult Chair
Josh West - Youth Ministry Team Member
Maria Putzi - Youth Ministry Team Member
Beth Laking - Youth Ministry Team Member
Nancy Jackson - Coordinator of HS Sunday school
Bonnie Habicht - 8th grade “CHOSEN” Sunday school Lead
Kayleen Clute - 6th & 7th Grade Sunday school Lead
Ally NagelWoodsWork Youth Chair
MS Lighthouse Shelter Serve Breakfast

We will be traveling to the Lighthouse Shelter on Sunday, Dec. 13th to serve the 30-35 residents breakfast. We need 6-8 youth to help prepare and serve. Parents and additional family members are welcome to participate.

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If you have any questions, contact Bonnie Habicht or Donna Stolarczyk

MS Winter Retreat

Ski TripLooking for a great gift for your Middle School student this year? How about a trip to Massunetten Resort in Harrisburg, VA. Cost includes: Ticket for snow tubing, ticket for water park, food and lodging. Sign up now to reserve your space!! Have any questions, contact Donna Stolarczyk in the office at 410-647-2550 x134.

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Follow us on Facebook! Middle School can connect through Instagram! See what is being talked about with the High School on Twitter. We also send out weekly email updates, and information is always posted on the youth bulletin board outside of Zimmerman Hall and within our Sunday bulletins. You can even email Pastor Nick with any questions, issues or ideas if you cannot find what you are looking for!

text remindcorrectPastor Nick wants to send you reminders through text about upcoming events! Use Remind (see info to the left). Sign up is easy!


Fall Newsletter
Fall Newsletter 2015coverCheck out our fall newsletter for summer testimonies and the fall calendar of events! Click on the image to download the whole newsletter!