Youth Ministry

Mr. John Welte, Minister of Youth -

Current Youth Information and Events


Confirmation Parent Information

If you have a child currently in Seventh Grade or Higher who has not started the confirmation process and would like to learn about our confirmation process please contact John Welte at   


Middle and High School Bible Classes

  • Join us at 9 AM at the Wixom campus or at 10 AM at the WL campus in the basement Youth Room. No Bible Classes at Wixom on Sept. 19. Join us for the Fall Celebration at 10am!


Middle School Wild Wednesdays - Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30PM | Walled Lake Campus (unless otherwise specified)

  • Join us for crazy games, making new friends, devotions, and of course snack. WW are free and open to any student in grades 6-8 and their friends. 
    •  Next WW: Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 7-8:30 PM in the Walled Lake Campus gym

Middle School Fall Retreat at Camp Ohiyesa - Oct. 1-3, 2021

  • Registration forms are available by emailing John and are part of the weekly MS email update. Get your form in early to get the best deal. Parents interested in chaperoning should talk with John.


High School Sunday Night Gathering - Sundays, 7:00 - 8:30PM | Walled Lake Campus (unless otherwise specified)

  • Join us for some crazy games, time with friend, snack, and devotion. 
    • Next SNG: Sunday September 19 from 7-8:30 - This week we will have the National Youth Gathering Information Meeting first followed by watching the Fall Retreat Slide Show.

High School Fall Retreat at Camp Ohiyesa - Sept 17-19, 2021

National Youth Gathering Information Meeting will be on Sunday Sept 19 from 7-8 in the basement Youth Room.  This meeting is for parents and students who want to learn more about the 2022 NYG in Houston Texas.  We will cover costs, transportation, chaperones, what takes place, and how to register.

Now Hiring Sunday Nursery Workers if you are 16 or older and interested in working part time in the Sunday Morning nursery contact John.

Volunteers Needed to help live stream the Sunday 8:45 worship service.  Interested in learning more contact John.


Read about our High School and College Age Summer Mission Trip HERE.


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