St. Luke's United Methodist Church
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Friendly Church


SUMMER SLAM! (Preteen Mission Camp)

June 10-13      Students completed 3rd - 5th grade     Cost $75

SUMMERSLAM! is a chance for preteens to experience an age appropriate youth mission where they can serve Jesus by helping others.  Adult-led, student work teams engage in a variety of community service and light construction projects in Gregg, Upshur, and Harrison County area.  When not at work, students will enjoy free time, recreation, and great worship.  Wednesday, the final day, is a fun day at Splash Kingdom in Canton, TX. First United Methodist Longview is the mission living center where students live during the 3 day, 3 night mission.  Fee includes all meals, snacks, a mission shirt, and admission to water park.  Click here to register online. 


July 8-13     Students completed 2nd -12th grade     Cost $400

Lakeview Methodist Conference Center is a place where memories are made, friendships are begun, and faith is explored.  Every summer, St. Luke's Youth participate in this life changing camp experience which is full of bible study, worship, and fun.  All counselors must complete a background check, conference safe sanctuary training, and camp counselor training.  When registering, be sure and register for Session 4 with St. Luke's Kilgore.  Scholarships are given on a first come, first serve basis through Lakeview!  For more information and to register online:

BIG HOUSE (Jr High Mission Trip)

July 19-22    Students completed 5th - 8th grade    Cost $125

BIG HOUSE is a mission trip to prepare youth to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ, by providing an opportunity to be in mission to churches in need everywhere.  Work projects include painting, landscaping, handrail repair, preparing meals, and stocking food pantries.  The evening are full of fun games and worship.  This year, we will be going to Livingston, TX.  Click here to registration online.  For more information:

SOS (Sr High Mission Trip)

June 10-16     Students completed 8th - college     Cost $360

SOS exists to glorify God by proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in underserved neighborhoods in Memphis, TN through home repair and leadership development. SOS is a ministry of Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, TN established to meet the needs of some of the city’s most vulnerable homeowners. Their strategy is to focus on specific neighborhoods and to partner with low-income homeowners. They currently serve the neighborhoods of Binghampton and Orange Mound in Memphis, TN. During our week at SOS we will be doing roofing repairs to homes. Each day we will have the opportunity to share share our faith with the homeowner through lunch and a devotional. Following our work day, we will return to SOS for recreation, fellowship, and worship. Wednesday we will have a half day to explore Memphis. 

More information about SOS is available at

Please contact Misty at to register for this mission opportunity.


Fundraising available through SPAGHETTI LUNCHEON on March 25 and 

YOUTH GARAGE SALE on May 18 & 19