Here at FUMC Bentonville Youth, it is important for you to know that all are welcome.

Our mission is Social, Mission, Love: Hanging Out, Helping Out, Reaching Out!

We build each other up through social interaction, spending time together in study and fellowship.

We believe in being the hands and feet of Christ through Mission, by helping those near and far.

Finally, we are called to share the love of Christ by reaching out to those around us and making all feel welcome. 

Sunday School

Anyone who has read the Bible has had questions. Our Sunday school hour will be a time to read a Bible passage, observe, and ask questions. Then we'll spend time researching--all before 11 am! We can't wait to see what we learn and help get the gospel into the hands of our students! Right now, we are in the Gospel of Mark.

Sundays at 10 am in the Senior High Room for Grades 7-12

Youth Sunday Nights

On Sunday evenings, our youth are invited into the main youth space, where we will have our youth kitchen open for our “snack supper” from 4-4:30 and then an activity/lesson from 4:30-5:30 pm. The structure for our time together will be social justice driven based on the curriculum released by the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society. This curriculum follows the lectionary passages and helps students flesh out what they can do to “be the church” in our community. If you’d like to follow along with what we’re learning, you can click here. At least once per quarter, we will allow students to do a service project during this time – putting their faith in action. 

Sunday Evenings from 4-5:30 pm in the Youth Room for Grades 7-12

Wednesday Life Groups- School year schedule

On Wednesday nights, we will do what we’re calling “Life Groups,” based on John Wesley’s idea of a “class meeting.” We will use “The Class Meeting” book by Kevin M. Watson to guide our initial weeks of conversation. The idea will be to give youth a space to discuss where they see God throughout the week and help them continue developing the mindset that God is always with them. It’s a harsh world out there - we want our students to know that they are not alone. Students will be split up into Junior and Senior High groups to give meaningful and age-appropriate conversation space.

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm in Youth Area for Grades 7-12

Summer Calendar

Connect with our youth ministry in any of the following ways: