NLSM – Laundromat Love

Loads of love this morning as 3 high school boys and 3 adult sponsors made visits to 7 local laundromats to offer encouragement to 28 people, including a few children, doing weekly laundry. The group provided laundry detergent, dryer sheets, $5-$10 of quarters, snacks, and cold drinks! A working mother...

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Junior Band

Hey Jr. Band Team Members…  we begin practice at 5:15 pm on Wednesday, September 6! If you have any questions, contact me – Tim Price (618-541-8291) Until then, learn this: >>>Wake – Lead Sheet   |    >>>Wake – G – Chords   Give-Me-Faith-G – CAPO 2 |  Give Me Faith  |...

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Next Generation Worship Teams

There are two next generation worship teams at Troy UMC: Sr. High Worship Band (begins August 16) This group practices each Wednesday evening at 5:15 pm then leads worship for the student ministry meeting at 6:30 pm.  The Sr. High Worship Band is comprised of students in 9th – 12th...

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Two Special Student Events!

Seventeen girls from Troy UMC and Worden UMC enjoyed the Super Hero themed Beautiful U Girls Conference hosted last Saturday, 22 April, by Harvest Ministry.  Students were inspired and encouraged with messages from Sue Busler, Luann Warren, and Elizabeth Grant.  Girls participated in a variety of workshop including greeting card...

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Welcome the 2017 Confirmation Class!

On Palm Sunday, April 9th, one student was baptized, nine students confirmed their faith in Jesus Christ, and the 2017 Confirmation Class was received into membership to The United Methodist Church!  The students promised, and members of the congregation reaffirmed their Christian faith and commitments, to faithfully participate in the...

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Spring Cleaning

SPRING CLEANING! Troy UMC middle school students reported to Betty Cothran, Ministries Unlimited food pantry Coordinator, last Saturday morning for Spring cleaning.  The group worked together to sweep and mop floors, clean insides of refrigerators and freezers, cleaned windows, and dusted the office area and cleaned shelves in the customer...

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Breakout St. Louis!

This big group of Troy UMC middle school students and adults formed three teams to solve puzzles, crack codes, and follow clues with one simple goal – unravel the mystery scenario to escape the room in 60 minutes or less!  While each student team make great strides toward breaking out...

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Winter Jam Recap

Twenty three students and four adults from Troy UMC and Worden UMC were in the packed Scottrade Center in St. Louis last Saturday night to enjoy Winter Jam – Christian music’s largest tour!  The crowd was as diverse as the music genres – pop, rock, hip hop, heavy, and country. ...

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Students MLK Serving Trip 2017

Martin Luther King Day Observance – 2017 Students from Troy UMC will impact the lives of 700 people through just one day of volunteering at the Midwest Mission Distribution Center in Chatham, IL.  Together this group of seven assembled 700 personal dignity kits (PDK) – enough to fill 35 boxes! ...

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New Student Ministry Schedule

All students, 6th – 12th grades, are invited to be a part of the student ministry at Troy United Methodist Church. Here’s the new Wednesday night schedule, which begins August 17, 2016: 5:15 – 6:00     Jr. Praise Band (6th – 8th grades) – Tim Price | Upper Family...

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Troy UMC Middle School Student Summer Retreat

“Godly,” “Fantastic,” “Phenomenal,” and “Amazing” are just a few of the words middle school students used to describe the Summer Retreat at the Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC) in Chatham, IL, during the 10-12 June weekend.  The MMDC is part of The United Methodist Church’s disaster response and emergency relief...

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