Youth & Children’s Ministries Bible School – Great Again

VBS this year was a great success.  We had about 40 children and about 20 adults and youth helping out.

Registration was from 12:30 – 1:00 pm and we concluded with a Family Dinner at starting at 6:00 pm.  Our Theme this year was “Make a Joyful Noise” and we also learned about King David.  There was singing, painting and other crafts.  We gathered in the sanctuary for lessons and singing.





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During the second week of August our youth, led by Jordan Herrmann and Mee Young Namkoong, journeyed to the Pamlico Sound area in Beaufort County to carry out some badly needed repair and construction work.  Following are photos of the group working on a second deck at the disaster recovery camp, doing work at an old church recently turned over to the disaster recovery center for use, working on a home in Aurora, visiting downtown Little Washington, and sailing (for fun).

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Mitzi Mckenzie's photo.   Mitzi Mckenzie's photo.  Mitzi Mckenzie's photo.


A Note from the Youth

WEUMC Youth would like to say “Thank You” for providing them with Sunday Evening Meals.  The Youth really enjoy getting to know their Church Family!  So if you would like to spend some time with them, come out on Sunday Evenings at 6:00 p.m.  They would love to have you join them for a meal and fellowship!  Jordan would enjoy getting to know you also.   You know kids, we love Chicken, Pizza, Hot Dogs, Tacos, Sandwiches, McDonald’s Hamburgers, Spaghetti, Pasta, Chips and Dip!  Please see sign up sheet in the  Nartex.

Youth Pictures below:  Kaitlin Blue, Christina Cobos, Miranda Miller, David Miller, Ben Britt, Wil Byers, Cody Thompson, Patrick Cole (Missing from picture:  Hope Wesner & Chandler Woody) 

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year.

Sara Barton                     Sandhills Community College studying Baking and Pastry Arts

Abby Keller                     Midway University in Kentucky studying Equine Rehabilitation Therapy

David Miller                   UNC – Charlotte continuing his studies in Mechanical Engineering

Miranda Miller             Appalachian State University studying Elementary Education

Congratulations to these deserving members of our congregation!



Children’s Church

WEUMC offers Children’s Church during the 11:00 am service for Children 5 years - 10 years old.  Children’s Church is usually held twice per month on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.  Check the church calendar for details.


Children in Church**Explorers**

A Special Ministry for Children!

Sunday Nights: 5:00-6:30

Children K-5th Grade

We will explore God’s Word through scripture, craft, games, and more.


We are looking for assistants for the Explorers program each Sunday night. Would you consider volunteering one or more Sundays a month? Assistants would help Jamie with the lesson and provide support for the children. Extra help is necessary for this program to continue to grow.

Youth Group

Youth Group meets each Sunday night from 6-7:30 pm. Please check our FaceBook page and email for special announcements and any changes. 

Follow Us on FaceBook

Our West End United Methodist Church, West End FaceBook page has become a great tool for communication. If you wish to join, please look us up.  You can click on the link on the bottom of the web home page.

Volunteers Still Needed

To create a stronger Youth & Children's ministry and broader volunteer base, we are still in need of volunteers in these specific areas.  Contact Jamie Wesner.

Children’s Ministry

·        Assist and plan Children's seasonal events (Christmas, Easter, other special church days).

·        Chaperone and/or transport off Church property church events.

Children’s Church

·        I am willing to assist or lead Children's church on a rotating schedule.  Materials will be provided.

·        I am willing to volunteer and/or plan a new children's Bible time on Sunday night.


Youth Ministry

·        I would like to contribute a meal for Sunday Night Youth Group (10-12 people).

·        I would be willing to substitute for Youth Sunday School class.

Chaperones / Adults Needed

·        Chaperoning off Church property day / night events

·        Providing transportation for Youth outings

·        Assist with Sunday Night Youth Group meetings (male and female volunteers)   Being a mentor, set up / clean up, leadership in activities, helping with discipline.


Our Youth and Children need your love and support as we work to learn, grow and mature.