Family Ministry

The purpose of the Family Ministry is to work together to develop and support an inclusive ministry that seeks to strengthen families and nurture faith development from birth through adulthood.  Our goal is to find and promote programs and events that are multi-generational and inclusive for individual families and for the church family as well.  If you have any questions about Family Ministry, please contact our Family Ministry Coordinator, Kathryn Price.

Children's Ministry

Children's Sunday School 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM - Children's Education Wing.

For more information on our Children's Ministry and programs, contact our Director of Family Ministry, Kathryn Price.

  • Children's Sunday School

    • Pre-K & Kindergarten have fun making and doing things as they learn to love God and each other.  This class meets in Room #113 in the Family Life Center.
    • 1st - 5th grade Sunday school is a rotation model where they gather in a large group for the Bible story/verse then go to a different room for crafts, games and a lesson pertaining to the story.  This group meets in the Children's Education wing.
  • Nursery

    • The nursery serves babies, toddlers and two year old with a separate crib room.
    • Children are welcome during all worship services, Adult Bible studies, Wednesday Value Meals and choir practices.
    • Nursery aged Sunday school curriculum and craft is taught in the nursery room #102 in the Children's Education Wing
  • Younglings

    Younglings are a fellowship group for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.  They meet Sunday mornings during Sunday school class for food, fun, to plan service projects and learn about the Bible.  Friends and family are always welcome!


    Next Younglings meeting: TBD

  • Summer VBS Camps

    The Incredible Race

    One Family, One Race, One Savior

    Thank you to everyone who came to our camp and participated this year and to all of our amazing volunteers who gave up their week to watch God at work.  Also, a big thank you to Kathryn Price who worked hard every day to make this camp so much fun for the kids.

  • Glen Lake Summer Camps

    Glen Lake 2018 Summer Camp Registration is now open!  They have many camps from ages K-12th grade and a chance for you to volunteer too!


    Click here for more information on Glen Lake and the great programs offered!

Student Ministry

The youth of St. John's are an active and spirit driven collection of middle and high school students, who seek to meet people where they are and bring them on a journey with us towards God.  Through Sunday School, Wednesday night Bible study, and Sunday evening youth fellowship, we study the word of God and what it means for our every day lives.  Then, through frequent mission trips and service to our community, we seek to reach out in love toward our neighbors and show them the Kingdom of God.


For more information on any of our youth programs,  contact Director of Student Ministries, Andrew Taylor.

  • Sunday School

    9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    • Senior High Sunday school in Youth Loft Room #204
    • Middle School Sunday school in Youth Loft Room #206
  • Sunday Night Youth Fellowship

    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    • Senior High and Middle School Fellowship in Youth Loft and Family Life Center
  • Wednesday Night Youth Bible Study

    Wednesday Evenings

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


    Contact our Director of Student Ministries, Andrew Taylor for more information.


  • CTCYM Mission Trips

    2020 Trip Dates: Sunday, July 19-24, 2020 to East Texas.  More information to come


    CTCYM, Central Texas Conference on Youth Ministries, brings more than 2,500 youth and adults together to put Christian faith into action by repairing and rebuilding homes and small facilities weathered by age, poverty or natural disaster.


    For more information about the organization or the mission trips planned, contact our Director of Student Ministry, Andrew Taylor or click here for the CTCYM website.

  • Glen Lake Summer Camps

    Glen Lake 2019 Summer Camp registrations open now!  They have camps for 9th - 12th grade and a chance for you to volunteer your time too!


    Click here for more information on Glen Lake and the programs offered.

  • Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM)

    2020 Mid-Winter Dates: Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16, 2020


    This team consists of youth and adults from across the Central Texas Conference who are using their gifts and passions to be in ministry with and for our church.


    CCYM will serve as leadership for district events, conference events, and beyond our conference.  The name CCYM was chosen because it is universal - the nomenclature used in the Book of Discipline to describe students in leadership.


    For more information on CCYM, contact our Director of Student Ministry, Andrew Taylor or click here for the CCYM website.

Adult Ministry

Adult Sunday School 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM in Adult Education Wing and the Horizon House (corner of Myrtle Street and 10th Street).

For more information on our Adult Ministries, contact Kathryn Price or call the office at (512) 863-5886.  We also have other opportunities for our adults to learn and fellowship together, such as, Financial Peace University and Home Fellowship Groups, and for our adults to be mentors to our children and youth.

  • Faith Class

    • The Faith class ranges in age from their 20's to 60's.
    • We welcome everyone: married, single, divorced, or widowed.
    • We meet in Room #109 at 9:45 AM.
    • We do short studies on a variety of scripture based topics, taking turns leading the group through the study and encouraging class discussions, social concerns and anecdotes.  We finish the class time sharing joys and concerns, then forming a circle of prayer and repeating the 23rd Psalm.

    Contact Whitney Johns at strawberrybaby07@peoplepc.com or (512) 924-8926


  • Homebuilder's Class

    • The Homebuilder's class range in age from 50 to 80 years young mostly married couples, singles and widowed.
    • We meet in Room #110 at 9:45 AM.
    • The class alternates teachers using subject lessons from Cokesbury's Adult Bible Series
    • This class  is not in lecture format, but fosters class discussions with differing viewpoints.

    Contact Shirley Channell at skdr50@suddenlink.net or (512) 869-8817

  • New Beginnings Class

    • The New Beginnings class is comprised of all age groups and all walks of life.
    • This class meets at 9:45 AM in Room #114 in the Family Life Center.
    • The class chooses its own Methodist-based Bible study where members lead the lesson and encourage open discussion.

    Contact Terry Blackburn at tlblackburn@prodigy.net (512) 591-7722 or Bridget Hancock at wwhancock@aol.com (512) 863-4158.

  • Seeker's Class

    • Seeker's class age range is 50 to 80 years young.
    • This class meets at 9:45 AM in Room #112.
    • The class begins with fellowship, laughter and coffee.  It is a discussion class that focuses on the study of the books of the Bible OR spiritual books recommended by the book selection team.  The class encourages open discussions.

    Contact Betty Tanner at nanana97@suddenlink.net or (512) 863-4422.

  • Lighthouse Class

    • Lighthouse class consists of all age ranges, most of whom are parents with children in our Children's and Youth ministries.
    • The class meets at 9:45 AM in the Horizon House (on the corner of Myrtle St. and 10th St. behind the church building) or in the Fellowship Hall.
    • The class has no set curriculum and encourages open discussion throughout the class.
    Contact Michelle Cousineau at mcousineau71@gmail.com or (512) 591-3267.
  • Financial Peace University

    Starting on the week of September 8th , we will offer 5 class times for Financial Peace University.  St. John's UMC is looking to "Break the Chains" of debt and bring peace to your family.  Updated class schedule:

    Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  https://fpu.com/1091960

    Thursdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  https://fpu.com/1091964


    To register click on the links next to the class you would like to join.

  • Fellowship Groups

    Fellowship Group

    Meets TBD

    Contact Christine Studebaker at officemanager@stjohnsumc.cc for more information.


    Wednesday Night Fellowship Group

    Meets weekly on Wednesday nights at 6:30 in Room #112

    Contact Fred Barhydt at fbarhydt@suddenlink.net for more information.