New Life Student Ministry

Troy UMC’s New Life Student Ministry (NLSM) provides each student opportunities to journey with Jesus through worship, engaging the Scriptures, using their talents, and serving others.

Wednesday Night Youth Group

High School and Middle School students are invited to join us Wednesday evenings 6:00 – 7:45 p.m. at church!
  • We use the Orange Curriculum for lessons, activities, and discussion.
  • To participate in Wednesday Night Youth Group online, please contact Pastor Kurt.

Monthly Special Events

We participate in monthly special events, such as service projects, conferences, and recreation. Past events include:
  • Pere Marquette State Park and SIUe Nature Preserve trail hikes
  • Bike rides on Madison County Trails
  • Volunteering at Midwest Mission Distribution Center
  • Sorting & packing food at Ministries Unlimited and St. Louis Area Foodbank
  • Sr. High Fall Retreat in Southern Illinois
  • Weekend Student Conferences
  • Ice Skating in Forest Park

Praise Band

We encourage students to use their musical gifts of voice and/or instruments in praise band!

Summer 2022 Wednesday Night Schedule

Summer Events

Student Information & Consent Form

for parents/guardians

Troy UMC students
Students at Giant City Nature Trail
Students at Confirmation retreat
Fire Up conference for youth, hosted by Troy UMC

Get Connected

To get connected to student ministry, please reach out to our student ministry pastor, Rev. Kurt Stone.