At Galilee, we want to equip and encourage youth to become the extraordinary people God created them to be. 


Galilee Youth Ministry offers a place where students in grades 6-12 come together to learn about God and His love for them.

Upcoming Events


Youth GROUP Snack Sign-up

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We love snacks at Youth Group and your donations are greatly appreciated.  Anything from homemade brownies to chips & dips to pre-packaged chips, cookies and granola bars are great for us on Sunday nights. Fancy or not fancy – it’s all good to us!



FRIENDSGIVING is November 18. It’s a night of food, fun, and friends. RSVP to Friendsgiving here. 

Galilee Youth conducted a shoe drive for the homeless with Centennial Memorial UMC in Frederick, MD, and now it’s time to deliver those shoes! We’re also packing personal hygiene kids and super-charging this mission with Christmas cheer by caroling. Won’t you come along to witness the good in our community?

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reBOOT Registration is OPEN!

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reBOOT is Galilee’s premiere winter retreat event for youth. On MLK Weekend, we’ll head to Skycroft Conference Center in the Maryland mountains. Activities include games, inspiring worship, Bible study, team recreation, great food, awesome music, and a ton of FUN!

  • Dates: Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20, 2019
  • Cost: $120 per student
  • Deadline to register: December 3

Youth Ensemble Fall Performance – November 18

The Galilee Youth Instrumental Ensemble will be performing in worship this fall.  Students with at least one full year of experience in band or orchestra are invited to join this group.  Save the dates and join us for our first rehearsal.  Contact Pam with any questions.


  • Sunday, November 4 – Rehearsal 9-10 am in the Fellowship Hall
  • Sunday, November 11 – Rehearsal 9-10 am in the Fellowship Hall
  • Sunday, November 18 – PERFORMANCE @ 9 am & 11 am Worship

Scouting Religious Emblem Classes

In support of the Girl Scout promise and Boy Scout Oath, Galilee will be offering Scouting Religious Emblem classes for all scouts in grades 1-12, starting in January 2019. Programs of Religious Activities with Youth (P.R.A.Y.) is a not-for-profit organization representing Protestant and Independent Christian Churches. This program serves to help young people grow in their Christian faith. Class dates: January 6, 13, 27, February 3 from 9am-10am.  Scouts must attend all classes and will be recognized at the 9am service on Scout Sunday, February 10.  The cost for the class is $24.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 7, 2018

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November 4 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal 9-10 am / Youth GROW 10:15 am / Youth GROUP 7-8:30 pm

November 11 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal 9-10 am / Youth GROW 10:15 am / Youth GROUP 4-5:30 pm – Backpack Buddies Night

November 18 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble PERFORMANCE 9 am & 11 am Worship / Youth GROW 10:15 am / Youth Friendsgiving 6-8:30 pm

November 25 – Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend – No scheduled youth activities AM or PM

December 1 – Caroling @ Centennial Memorial UMC 2:30-7 pm

December 2 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal 9-10 am / Youth GROW 10:15 am / Youth Christmas Movie Night 6:30-8:30 pm

December 9 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal 9-10 am / Galilee Christmas Play during GROW  – No Youth GROW / Youth GROUP 4:00-5:30 pm – Backpack Buddies Night

December 16 – Youth Instrumental Ensemble PERFORMANCE 9 am & 11 am Worship / Youth GROW 10:15 am / Youth Christmas Party 7-8:30 pm

December 23 – No scheduled youth activities

December 30 – No scheduled youth activities

January 6 – Youth Breakfast during GROW 10:15 am / Youth GROUP 7-8:30 pm




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Galilee Youth Group is conducting a shoe drive with Centennial Memorial UMC in Frederick, MD. At reCHARGE this summer, Galilee campers became acquainted with Pastor Deb and her ministry of helping the homeless. Your new and used mens and women’s shoes will help a soul in need. Bring them to the Youth Center today!


Year-Round Engagement

Youth GROW – Sunday mornings @ 10:15 in the Youth Center
We start with a large group Bible lesson, then break into age-appropriate smaller groups for topic discussion.

Youth Group – Sunday nights 7 – 8:30 pm in the Youth Center 
Snacks, games, team-building activities and God-centered conversation to help teens navigate the unique challenges they face.

Youth Retreats @ Skycroft Conference Center
reBOOT Winter Retreat – MLK Weekend in January
reCHARGE Summer Camp – June

We prepare youth (6th grade and above) who are ready for a deeper commitment to the faith with Confirmation. Confirmation classes are held on Sundays in the spring. Please indicate your interest in our 2019 Confirmation classes and find more information by clicking here.

Events and Local Service
Through the Galilee Family Ministry and Serve Ministry, we offer many opportunities for youth to develop a deeper connection with our congregation and to serve the local community.

For more information about Youth@Galilee contact: