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.

Youth Fellowship: Brothers And Sisters in Christ’s Service (BASICS) . 
United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) meets weekly September through May; and for other events throughout the Summer. Youth meet Sunday evenings from 4:30 5:30 and then they enjoy fellowship dinner with the children. 
Sunday Gathering
Youth meet for Sunday school at 10 am following the 9 am service. Join us in the Wahl House- a space designed and made for the youth!
Sunday Gathering

Our NEW Sunday evening Youth gathering begins at 4:30. Children and youth come together at 5:30 for dinner and fellowship.   

 Upcoming events:
Youth volunteer in many areas including Vacation Bible School and leading worship services.


Mid-Winter Retreat 
 Midwinter was a fun time for youth to come together in Buda for worship, fellowship and fun team building.  


Summer Camp July 4th-9th
Summer Camp was at Twin Oaks Camp in Buda, TX  It was a wonderful time for campers and our directors as well.


Mission Opportunities

We are in the process of Scheduling a “Backyard Mission” week where we participate in local service opportunities in our area. We join Schertz UMC for composting yards in the area.  


Mission Trip

The Youth are going to Goliad
June 12-June 18th along with Schertz UMC


Important Documents:

All volunteers and students must have the medical and permission forms submitted in person before participation in all events on or off campus, must be renewed annually.  



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, Dee Stephens. 
For text updates, join our Remind group using code @brackeny, & follow @brackenyouth on Instagram & Facebook!