Bracken UMC Youth Ministry


Welcome all youth grades 6-12 and families! The youth ministry of Bracken UMC exists to grow the faith of youth in our community so that they may serve and lead as disciples.

United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) 

United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) meets weekly September through May; and for other events throughout the Summer. During May our Youth meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30; throughout the summer we will have 

Sunday Gathering
Now that Church is back (in limited capacity) in-person, we are starting back with our Youth Programs as well. On Sundays from 10:00-10:45 we will will be having Porch Praise; where we sit on the porch of the Wahl House and listen to Worship songs while taking in the beauty of God’s creation.
Upcoming events:
5 Smooth Stones 
In May we start the Series:5 Smooth Stones; exploring how David’s battle with Goliath helps us face our giants. Videos of each lesson will be available on our Social Media Pages on Wednesday Nights @ 8:30. Starting in June we will have a series  Summertime Psalms.

Step-up & Senior Sunday

5/23/21 We are celebrating our Graduating high-school and college seniors as well as 6th graders who are entering the Youth Group. This will be a time of celebration of success and excitement for the future. The Graduates will be sharing about how the Holy Spirit has been working in their lives. They will also be blessing the new youth that are entering the group.
Summer Camp July 4th-9th
Camp Registration is now open @ We will arrive at Twin Oaks Camp in Buda, TX on July 4th around 3pm and depart from camp on July 9th about 12:30 pm. As we get closer to camp more forms and information will be sent out. Cost: $195/camper: As always we have money set aside specifically to help families pay for Camp. If you need assistance paying for Camp or have questions please contact Allison Nichols @ (915)-539-6130 or
Senior Send-off
5/29 @ 2:00pm we will be having a Youth Pool Party; at the Coston’s house to say goodbye to our graduating High School Seniors. We will share our favorite memories and enjoy delicious burgers as we celebrate our friends who are heading into adulthood.

Mission Opportunities

We are in the process of Scheduling a “Backyard Mission” week where we participate in local service opportunities in our area. Dates and locations TBD.


Our Remind group @brackeny Instagram @brackenyouth, are our primary means of communication. They include Videos of Lessons, Youth testimonials, prayer requests, and information and permission forms for upcoming events. We are working on getting the Weekly Youth update emails back up and running If you would like to be added to this email list or if you have any questions, please contact Bracken UMC Youth Director, Allison Nichols: or (915)-539-6130.
For text updates, join our Remind group using code @brackeny, & follow @brackenyouth on Instagram & Facebook!