Category Archives: lifelong memories

Perspectives From the Field: Best Program

During my 10 years as a Youth Director, the most fun & powerful moments I’ve ever had took place during the unplanned moments when we’ve taken youth trips and events.

These are most likely to take place on youth trips when there is a significant time to connect and make those lifelong memories you talk about in the decades to come.

Now, go have Fun in the Son!

by Mark Whitaker
~~Youth & Young Adult Director, Communications Coordinator, & Scouting Rep
Avondale United Methodist Church in Kansas City MO (North of the River)
~~Marketing Coordinator – youTheology Advisory Board
Loving God, Loving Neighbor

Perspectives from the Field: Summer in the Son

We’re well into summer. For some of our youth, it’s a time of going from one camp to another. Others are working full-time jobs saving up money for college or a car. Still others are living on the couch, watching TV and playing video games. Yet, the summer routine is different from the school year.… Continue Reading