We Love Our Youth!

Welcome to the youth & family ministry at MVPC!  We are dedicated to helping students grow in their faith and their love of Christian community.  New students of all backgrounds are welcome to join us!

Jodie Kercheval

Director, Youth & Family Ministries

Regularly Scheduled... 

Youth Sunday Classes

2nd and 4th Sundays of the Month During Worship

Youth faith classes are held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, starting in the 10:30 worship service.  

Seekers (6th-8th): dismissed from worship to the Library.

Explorers (9th - 12th): dismissed from worship to the Great Room.

Youth Group

2nd & 4th Sundays after Worship, 12-1:30

All youth are welcome to join our youth group gatherings!  We have food, an activity, engage in mission and discuss topics relevant to today's youth and world.  New students and drop-ins are welcome at any time!

Youth Movie Night

4th Fridays at our Youth Director's House, 5:30-9:00pm

Our monthly pizza and a movie gathering - friends welcome!

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Youth Missions & Service...

Mission and service projects build bonds, give purpose, and share our love of God with one another and the local community.  Mission & service projects have included...  

  • Serving meals at Friendship House Cafe

  • Assisting with Underground Ministries' Christmas gift program

  • Volunteering to help at Vacation Bible School

  • Volunteering to help at our annual Easter egg hunt

  • Packing disaster aid kits for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance 

Special Events

Youth Potluck & Pool Party

10/20, 1-3:00 at our Youth Director's Home

Bring a dish to share and your suit and towel!  We'll have lunch, then play some pool games!

Pumpkin Party

Wednesday, October 30 5:30-7:00pm

Our annual all ages Pumpkin Party potluck includes food, crafts, games and pumpkin carving.  All are welcome to join in this fun, casual event.  Wear your costume and/or make a ghost of emoji shirt costume!  Free and open to all.

Christmas Program

MVPC hosts a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7:00 pm on December 24.  In addition, we will celebrate this Advent season with a drama each week during Advent.  To be part of the drama crew, please contact the church office or see Gail LaFleur.    

Family Winter Camp

At Tall Timber Ranch, Dec. 30 - Jan. 2

Register in the fall for Tall Timber's Family Winter Camp!  Our group from MVPC will include children, youth and adults - all are welcome!  They can have up to 8 feet of snow, so come ready for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, fort building, sledding, snow play, and cozying up to the wood stove in the lodge.  Meals and lodging are provided.  Call the office for more information!

Winter Youth Lock-In

At MVPC (date tbd)

Youth (and a few adults) will spend all night with food, games, movies and other festivities as we enjoy a high energy all-nighter at the church.  Registration is required - call the church office for more information.

Summer Kick Off BBQ & Potluck

6/20, 5pm at our Youth Director's home

Family oriented fun for everyone!  Hot dogs, s'mores, games and fellowship to kick off the summer!

Summer Camps

At Tall Timber

Tall Timber offers youth summer camps in their beautiful mountain setting near Leavenworth, Washington.  Check out the Tall Timber website for more information!  We will be coordinating registrations in February.

Summer Youth Retreat Day

August 2020

Our 4th Annual Summer Youth Retreat Day will be held in August of 2020.  We will eat, play, and share the Peace of Christ at this day long event for middle and high school students.  Bring your swimming suit and your Bible, and be prepared to dive into a day of celebrating Jesus and each other!  Sign-ups will begin in June!

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For more information about our Youth & Family Ministries contact Jodie through the church office at (360)424-7675 or email our Director of Youth & Family Ministries at Jodie@MountVernonPres.org.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church

1511 East Broadway Street * Mount Vernon WA 98274

Church Office:  360 - 424 - 7675 or mvpc @ MountVernonPres.org: Hours Mon-Fri 9-3pm