Youth Ministry

Ready. Prepare. Transform.

Our mission is to ready youth through unique volunteer opportunities, mission trips and in-depth Bible studies so that they can take on life and be followers of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. 


We are seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry to join our exceptional and collaborative team of staff and laypeople. The Director of Youth Ministry will recruit, develop, equip and lead youth and volunteer in meaningful discipleship. As committed follower of Jesus Christ, the Director will lead youth ministry in a way that is both fun and faith forming. 

This position is a salaried position with benefits. 

HOW TO APPLY: Email resume with references to Pamela Manfready at

upcoming events

Find A Place in FUMC Youth

Required Paperwork for all Trips

Laguna beach

Who: Rising 8th graders (in 8th grade Fall 2019) through recently graduated Seniors

When: June 14th – 17th

 Cost is $200.00 per student (limited 34 spots available)

All youth must have a new medical form on file for all trips in 2019 and a permission trip form signed for EACH trip.

 Basic Itinerary: more details will follow


Friday June 14th: Leave FUMC by 1:30PM please eat lunch before you come. All VBS helpers please bring your stuff to church that morning and Mrs. Kymi will feed you pizza for helping noon at the conclusion of VBS.

Sunday June 16th pack up/Lunch out at a restaurant. All but rising seniors and graduated seniors will leave to head back to Dothan to arrive by 4:00PM


Monday June 17th-beach day/back to Dothan

To register click the photo! 

Camp Oakwood at Blue Lake

Who: Rising 8th graders (in 8th grade Fall 2019) through recently graduated Seniors

When: July 8th – 12th

 Cost is $225.00 per student

$50 Nonrefundable deposit due by April 19th, 2019


Full balance MUST BE PAID by May 1st, 2019


To register click the photo!


Summer Mission Trip


For Rising 9th grade through Graduated Seniors

When: Sat. June 22nd –Friday June 28th

Where: Memphis, TN partnering with Praying Pelican Missions


Cost: $375.00 per student (limit of 35 student slots available)



$50.00 Nonrefundable deposit due by all youth and chaperones by April 10th, 2019

Remaining balance Due NO LATER THAN MAY 8th, 2019—this is nonnegotiable.

You may use pumpkin patch money for the balance.



To register click the photo!



Join UMYF on Sunday evenings 4:00-7:15 p.m. there will be worship led by the Youth Praise Band with a meal to follow. Meet new people during this time of fellowship that includes Bible study, games and much more!! 


There is a place for everyone! We offer Life Groups for 7th-12th grades. Each is uniquely tailored to offer a fresh take on scripture and its real-world application. 

Join us on Sunday morning in the Cafe at 10:00 a.m. for a time of fellowship! 

Sunday Nights groups meet 5:15-7:15 p.m. 


You’re Invited!! Grades 7-12 meet 7:00-7:30 a.m. for a hot breakfast and a devotion. Cost is $3/person and transportation to school can be arranged!! Contact our Youth Director for more info!! 


There are a wide variety of Bible Studies for grades 7-12. Each group meets in the evening, sometimes at church, other times at off-campus locations. Junior High is from 4-5 p.m., Senior High is from 7-8 p.m.. To learn more about our Wednesday night Bible studies and to get involved, email Whit Heath below or give us a call today!! 


Praise and Worship is led by UMYF on Sunday nights. If you would like to help lead worship be at church by 4:00 p.m. we’d love for you to be a part!!

Get In Touch

We’d love to hear from you! Contact our Director of Youth Ministry!! 

Working hours

Monday- Thursday 7:30-5:30

Friday - 7:30-11:30

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1380 West Main Street Dothan, AL 36301
Phone: (334)-793-3555

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