Our Student Ministries

Student Ministries at Floris UMC welcomes and embraces the youth of Floris UMC and its community with the love of Christ.

We desire to encourage and inspire young people to be lights in their world by being compassionate, resilient and authentic.

Two different programs comprise Student Ministries at Floris–Bright Life and XRoads. Bright Life engages students in grades 9-12 (high school) while XRoads involves students in grades 6-8 (middle school). Both programs connect students with one another and with passionate leaders while exploring faith and life.

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Being Brave – Student Girls

May 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ABOUT BEING BRAVE Adapting her popular speaking engagement, Being Brave, for middle and high school students, Kelly Johnson, counselor, speaker, author and life coach will guide participants through experiential exercises that explores the inner critic and God’s name for us -- BRAVE. Parents are very welcome and strongly encouraged to come. Here is a description of Kelly’s talk: What names do you call yourself?  We all have a voice inside our heads that calls us names. Our inner critic is…

Being Brave – Student Boys

May 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ABOUT BEING BRAVE Adapting her popular speaking engagement, Being Brave, for middle and high school students, Kelly Johnson, counselor, speaker, author and life coach will guide participants through experiential exercises that explores the inner critic and God’s name for us -- BRAVE. Parents are very welcome and strongly encouraged to come. Here is a description of Kelly’s talk: What names do you call yourself?  We all have a voice inside our heads that calls us names. Our inner critic is…

XRoads Basketball Camp

June 22, 2020 @ 12:45 pm - June 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Floris UMC is hosting a recreational Upward Sports™ Basketball Camp for students currently enrolled in grades 5-8, regardless of experience. Upward promotes the love of sports, while helping children and students develop mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially. The camp coincides with the Vacation Bible School. Cost: $45 per student Cost includes: T-shirt, water bottle, basketball and poster Dates: June 22-26, 12:45-4 p.m.   Register here

XROADS Jeremiah Project Mission Trip 2020

July 5, 2020 - July 11, 2020

XRoads will take students on a work camp mission trip with the Jeremiah Project to repair homes for people in need.

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Floris UMC Update

In response to COVID-19, Floris UMC will close its facility for large gatherings, including worship and small group activities. This is effective March 12, until further notice. The building will remain open for essential staff/employee activities. Live Stream worship will be available Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Life Groups are encouraged to meet online using virtual platforms. For further information, please view Rev. Tom Berlin’s Weekly Message; or contact the church’s Executive Director at 703-793-0026, Ext. 115.