Youth Discipleship Team

Are you interested in working with the teens of our community through Topeka First United Methodist Church?

We are looking for you, if you:

  • Are passionate about working with Youth
  • Know the importance of spiritual growth for Youth
  • Have empathy/sympathy for Youth issues
  • Want to see Youth succeed in all realms possible
  • Want the best possible outcome for Topeka First and for Youth programming

To learn more, contact Jill Wolters from our Youth Discipleship Team


YOUTH DISCIPLESHIP TEAM @ Topeka First United Methodist Church

To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Our Youth Discipleship Team is responsible for working with Director of Youth Ministries to implement and oversee vision and strategy for ministry with persons in middle and high school (and their families). Our team members are passionate about working with and supporting youth.

They are committed to:

  • Supporting spiritual growth and help youth succeed
  • Advocating for Youth Ministries with staff and congregation
  • Assisting with Youth events, including calling parents and volunteers for assistance and providing meals/snacks as needed
  • Assisting with establishment of annual calendar
  • Developing systems for volunteer recruitment and support
  • Assisting with scheduling and leadership for Sunday School
  • Leading special events
  • Assisting in Mission Trip planning and preparation
  • Coordinating a transition ritual with Children’s Ministry team when youth moving from Children’s Ministry to Youth Ministries, as needed
  • Assisting with a succession plan with Staff Parrish Committee with love and forethought