An enormously high percentage of testimonies from Christian adults include a summer camp or special ministry event.

There are only so many years in the lives of teenagers so do all you can to arrange your calendar to make church camp and mission trips a priority. It’s worth it.

Beulah Jr. HIgh Alive | July 9-13 |Eldorado, IL | Register
MMDC Middle School Summer Mission Weekend | June 7-9 | Chatham, IL | Register
High School Mission Trip | Kentucky Red Bird Mission | June 23-29 | Register


During the summer, each Wednesday night is a special event.

The purpose of this event series is to connect students in friendship and community, serve in mission and have fun!

Most weeks depart at 5:15, but check the ***asterisk! It means alternate schedules!

JUNE 5 – Dinner at Mai Lee

JUNE 12 – St. Louis Food Bank*

JUNE 19 – Church Restoration Tour

JUNE 26 – Bake & Take

JULY 3 (AM)- Food Bank in Hardin*

JULY 3 (PM) – Gateway Grizzlies*

JULY 10 -UM Children’s Home

JULY 17 – Restore Decor / Annies

JULY 24 – STL Arch*

JULY 31 Kaskaskia Dragon

AUGUST 7 – Matilda at the Muny*

AUGUST 11 – Fall Overview


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Sunday school for students happens every Sunday morning at 9:00 am. Middle School meets with Sharon Jackson and Carol Sisson in the Upper Family Life Center. High School Students meet with Mickey Jackson and Noah Durbin in Room 247 (the small room off the Upper Family Life Center). All students are invited!


Rev. Kurt Stone

Associate Pastor: Student Ministry


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Clint Benesh

Student Ministry Worship Leader


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All 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students should clear their calendar for Ignition Middle School Conference – an extremely fun and faith-building day!
October 26, 2019
Troy UMC

Student Ministry Texts

If you are a 6th – 12th grade student or a family member of one, you definitely want to be in the texting loop!  Rev. Kurt Stone sends out texts here and there about upcoming events, details and other reminders. It’s easy to do: Text NLSM to 40650. It’s that...

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Tornado Kit Collection

All during the month of May will we be collecting supplies for ‘Tornado Kits’ (sometimes know as Tornado Tubs) for the Midwest Mission Distribution Center. The supplies will be taken by Pastors Andy and David to the Annual Conference in early June. Other churches within the conference are doing the...

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Summer Lunch Programs

The National School Lunch Program (click HERE for more information) provides students across the country free or reduced cost meals every school day during the school year.  For many kids, it is their best meal of the day.  Summer break and weekends can create a financial difficulty for many families and...

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Kids Camp Summer 2019

Beulah Camp is an awesome place and this summer, Journey Kids Ministry will be attending summer church camp there! There aren’t many things as important for spiritual growth in the lives of kids as an opportunity to be a summer church camp! Put it on your calendar and register today...

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Combined Worship Service – April 28

Roughly four times per year, Troy United Methodist Church combined the four regular Sunday morning worship services into one 10:00 time. This allows all four different congregations to worship together!  It’s always joyful to join together! On Sunday, April 28 – we will be meeting at 10:00 am in a...

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