New to youth ministry and not sure where to start? Finding yourself as the point person for youth ministry in your local church and need a crash course? Just looking to get a refresher to make you a better youth worker? If you answered yes to any of these questions we hope you will join us on Sunday, October 20th from 2-5:30 at First UMC, Harleyville as the Walterboro District and SCMYP co-sponsor “Youth Ministry Basics”. The Youth Ministry Basics training will offer attendees a foundation on which to build an effective ministry with young people in your local church.

The workshop will be led by Chris Lynch, the director of SCMYP. Registration is required, but there is NO FEE for this training.  The dealine to register is Sunday, October 13th, so make plans now to bring your team so that you are all on the same page as you create effective youth ministries in your church.  Email questions to