McKendree UMC has an active student ministry for 5th grade through 12th grade. Activities include Wednesday night small group gatherings, Sunday night worship and fellowship, summer and fall retreats, and special events throughout the year! VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more information!

Student groups forge strong bonds of friendship and faith. Come check us out!

WTL is the worship and fellowship program for students in 7th through 12th grade. The initials WTL stands for "the Way, the Truth, and the Life" and comes from John 14:6.

Wednesday Small Groups: 7pm-8pm

7th-8th grade girls meet in Room 308 of the Education Building

9th-12th grade girls meet up the hill in the Lockridge Chapel

7th-12th grade boys meet up the hill in the Lockridge Fellowship Hall


Worship and fellowship for 7th - 12th grade. Students gather "up the hill" at the Lockridge building at 4:45 then move into the Lockridge chapel for worship, music, and small group time in BOGS (Break Out Groups).

Flight 56 is for students in 5th and 6th grade. With the help of parent volunteers leading activities, the kids grow in their faith and friendship. Contact Mary Jones for more information.

Wednesday Small Groups: 7pm-8pm

5th-6th grade boys and girls meet together in Room 307 of the Education Building. Parent pick up is in the Fellowship Hall



5th and 6th grade students meet Sunday nights in the regular Fellowship Hall from 4:45pm - 6:30pm where they get to know each other through games, devotionals, discussion and of course, snacks! 



Confirmation is a year long journey for our 7th graders. Our confirmands meet on Sunday at 11am, participate in a Confirmation Retreat, and partner with mentors to grow in Christ. Please reach out to Paula Anderson for additional information about being confirmed in the Methodist Church.

For more information visit our student ministry website by clicking the link below: