Lakewood Youth Events

Fall Retreat – relax, disconnect from the busyness of life, and reconnect with God and each other at beautiful Mount Eagle. Happens in the Fall.
Praise the Roof – hear good music and visit with friends. Praise the Roof features great local bands, and proceeds from the show often go to a good cause. Happens in January.
30 Hour Faminego hungry on purpose, raise funds and awareness for World Vision hunger relief, and serve in our community. Happens in the Spring.
Youth Week – celebrate the end of Summer and the beginning of the school year with fun-filled events. Invite friends to get acquainted with our Youth Ministry. Happens in August.

Mission Trips

Sr. High Spring Break Mission Trip – from New York to St. Louis to Chicago to Costa Rica, see and work in mission fields around the nation and world. Spring Break. For grades 9-12.
Ozark Mission Project – our mission field is as close as our own backyard. Gather with other youth for camp and then divide into family groups and conquer various projects from painting to yard work to wheelchair ramps. Summer. For those who have completed grades 8-12.
Jr. High Summer Mission Weekend – an opportunity for younger youth to have fun, serve others, and learn about missions and service opportunities in Arkansas. June or July. For those who have completed grades 6-8.

Central District Council On Youth Ministries (DCYM) Events

Central District United Methodist Youth is on Facebook. Look for events like days in the park, youth rallies, and youth retreats.

Arkansas Conference Council On Youth Ministries (ACCYM) Events

Go to www.accym.org for the latest information and updates on their many activities:

Refuge provides a safe place to experience God through worship and introduces connectional relationships with other United Methodist Youth. For grades 7-9 in the fall.
MITTO promotes a mission-oriented lifestyle by training and empowering youth to be the hands and feet of Christ in their own communities. For grades 9-12 during Christmas Break.
Veritas ignites spiritual renewal through passionate worship and community building. It is the largest gathering of United Methodist Youth in the state. For grades 7-12 in late winter.
Choir Tour ministers to the local church by leading worship that provides opportunities for connection and experiencing the love of God. For grades 9-12 during summer.
Jr. High Assembly: Through small groups and worship, youth have the opportunity to grow in relationships with each other and God. During summer for those who've completed grades 6-8.
Sr. High Assembly: Through small groups and worship, youth have the opportunity to grow in relationships with each other and God. During summer for those who've completed grades 9-12.
Youth Service Fund Lock-In at Wild River Country raises money for the Youth Service Fund that gives grants for youth programs both in and out of state. For all in summer.