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First Presbyterian Church, Conroe

Vision:  To empower, equip, and train youth to be the future leaders of the church through discipleship.

Youth Ministry Team:

  • Volunteer Youth Director: Mark Sowden
  • Sr. High Parent Advisory Committee:  Mark Sowden (Chair), Kim White (Dir. of Christian Educ.), and Sr. High Parents.
  • Jr. High Parent Advisory Committee:  Dana Corbit (Chair), Kim White (Dir. of Christian Educ.), and Jr. High Parents.

2016 Accomplishments:

  1. Continued Sunday night Youth activities for JH and SH students.

  1. Continued Wednesday night meetings for fun, fellowship, and service.

  1. Built relationship bridges between Youth and Elders of the church.

  1. Coordinated the annual Chili Cook-off on Jan 31. Connie Kitkoski coordinated. There were 13 teams with prizes for the winning teams. Over $3,800 was raised for the Youth Mission Trip expenses.

  1. Participated in Conroe area wide DNow on January 15 - 17. 29 FPC Youth and 8 adults participated.

  1. Participated in the Youth Presbytery Conclaves.

  1. Five people served on the PYCC (Presbytery Youth Connection Council): Leigh Green, Daniel Green, Jaziel Perez, and Collin Pattillo.

  1. Coordinated the annual Youth Live and Silent Auction on May 1.  Over $10,000 was raised

for the Youth Mission Trip expenses.

  1. Conducted a Confirmation class, which culminated in the presentation of one Confirmand, Jaziel Perez, to the congregation on May 29. 

  1. Recognized 14 graduating Seniors during worship on April 24. Each graduate received a gift.

  1. Conducted a successful SH Mission Crown Point, NM. 34 Youth and 8 adults made the trip.

  1. Conducted a successful JH Mission Trip to San Augustine, TX. 6 Youth and 3 adults made the trip.

  1. Youth lead worship Services on Youth Sunday, September 25. The sermon was delivered by Next Step Director for the Crown Pont Project, Hannah Stowell.

  1. Offered a very successful second annual Fall Festival for the children of FPC and PDS.  Attendance was 45 kids and 50 adults, total 95.

  1. Helped plan and facilitate a farewell dinner and tribute for Rev. John Dearman.

  1. Participated in several service projects: Assisted Building and Grounds Committee; Planted trees (donated by Roy Kessler) in public areas of Point Aquarius; served at the Soup Kitchen; decorated church Chrismon Trees; assisted Children's Ministry with Easter Egg Hunt, Christmas Pageant, and PDS Fiesta.

  1. Celebrated Christmas with JH and SH progressive dinners.

  1. Helped in countless ways on countless projects. 

​2017 Goals:

  1. Strengthen Youth Ministry through prayer, engaging curriculum, focused time, energy, parent involvement, and inviting new youth.

  1. Continue to build relationships with other church youth groups in the area.

  1. Coordinate fundraisers for Youth Mission Trips: Chili Cook-off, Youth Auction.

  1. Fund and coordinate a JH Mission Trip to Moore, OK, July 30-Aug. 5 and a SH Mission Trip to Moore, Oklahoma June 4-10.

  1. Recognize graduating seniors.

  1. Conduct Youth Sunday on the last Sunday in September.

First Presbyterian Church Conroe
8:30 a.m. Communion and Prayer Service (Sanctuary)
9:00 a.m. Fellowship (Bistro)
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:00 a.m. Fellowship (Narthex)
11:00 a.m. Worship Service (Sanctuary / Live Streaming)

2727 N. Loop 336 W. | Conroe, TX 77304 | PH: 936-756-8884