To grow as a group, growing closer to each other and to God so that more people will experience God’s love.

Support Our Youth

The youth ministry at First United Methodist Church of Denton has something for everyone. We are a group committed to:


  • Including all people

  • Sharing God’s love

  • Learning, worshiping, praying, singing and playing together

  • Reaching out to those who are in need


The group has a strong tradition of youth leadership. They take a vital role in planning and leading youth programs. All youth are encouraged to serve and help make youth group an awesome place for everyone.


Youth Ministry Advisory Council (YMAC)

The Youth Ministry Advisory Council is dedicated to supporting the Youth Ministry Vision and Mission by offering guidance, support, resources, and recognition for all areas of the Youth Program.


YMAC is responsible for planning and leading the group in fulfilling its vision and mission:

  • Planning and leading United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) events and programs for the year

  • Planning and leading special events (Fall Retreat, Chili Cook-Off, Share the Harvest) in conjunction with YMAC

  • Serving as peer mentors for the youth group


Membership in YMAC is open to all active youth. Executive Team members (President, Vice President and Secretary) as well as Team Leaders and Year Representatives are elected by YMAC. The group usually meets on the third Sunday of each month at noon.


CLICK HERE to register for the Youth Retreat.


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Care and Outreach Team


The Care and Outreach Team cares for the members of the youth group including:

  • Sending birthday, sympathy and “we miss you” cards

  • Welcoming guests and bringing in new folks

  • Organizing group builders on occasion

  • Planning other fun surprises

  • Organizing big brothers and big sisters within the youth group for sixth graders


Mission Team

The Mission team leads the youth group in its mission projects including:

  • Seeking out new mission projects

  • Coordinating Denton mission projects: ongoing and one-time or seasonal projects

  • Recruiting youth and adults to participate in mission

  • Working with the Mission Team of the church

  • Summer mission trips


Scroll down for Mission Trip information.


Music and Worship Team 


The Music and Worship Team is responsible for the spiritual and musical life of the youth group including:

  • Planning and leading UMYF worship

  • Planning and leading special worship services such as the Easter Sunrise Service

  • Responding to other related spiritual needs as they arise

  • Planning and leading music during UMYF

  • Coordinating efforts with the youth band and Credo choir

  • Initiating and coordinating other music ministries


FUMC-Denton has an incredible music program exhibiting a wealth of talent. The youth are no exception!


Credo Youth Choir 


Credo is the choir opportunity for grades 6-12. They sing in worship regularly and present a yearly talent show. Each year, Credo goes on tour combining their musical talent with missional outreach. Regular rehearsals during the school year are Sundays at 4:00 pm.


Youth Handbells 


The youth handbell ensemble is open to students grades 6-12. The group performs regularly in worship service as well as in local festivals. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:15 pm.


United Methodist Youth Fellowship




9:30-9:45 am Sunday School 


  • 6th grade (Room 307)

  • 7th grade (Room 301)

  • 8th grade (Room 304)

  • 9th grade (Room 302)

  • 10th grade (Room 303)

  • 11th grade (Room 305)

  • 12th grade (Room 308)


9:40-10:40 am Sunday School fellowship 


4:00-5:25 pm Credo Choir rehearsal (Choir Room)


5:30-7:30 pm UMYF (includes snack supper, program or event and worship)


Youth Survival Night (YSN) meets every Wednesday evening from 6:15 in Flinn Hall and transitions to Monroe Fellowship Building at 7:00 pm. The meeting goes until 8:00 pm.


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Service Times

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Sundays - 8:30, 9:45, 11:00 am and 12:30 pm

Office hours 

Mon-Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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201 S. Locust St.

Denton, TX  76201

Tel: 940-382-5478

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