Middle School


Welcome to Middle School Ministry at First Presbyterian Church, we are glad you are here!  We are a  welcoming, loving, and fun place to serve others and learn more about Jesus!  We have so much going on and we would love to have you join us. Please know that everyone is invited.  We hope that you will join us for a Bible study, retreat, service project, youth group event, or any of the other great things that are going on right now.

If you have any questions please contact Colton Willis or Emily Yergler and they will be more than happy to answer them!

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FPCYOUTH annual release form 201-2018



Colton Willis :

Emily Yergler :

Our midweek Small Groups are smaller and more intimate than Sunday School. They provide a unique atmosphere where students can relax, be themselves, play, study Scripture and talk about life.  Contact Emily or Colton for specific location details.

*Bible study will conclude on December 6th and resume January 10th, 2018.


Middle School Guys Bible Study meet Wednesday nights at the Culp’s from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. 

Middle School Girls Bible Study meet Wednesday nights from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

November 15th (The Crider’s)

November 29th & December 6th (The Culp’s)



FPC Student Center – 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Colton Willis :

Emily Yergler :

In the Presbyterian Church we have a tradition of celebrating our young people when they are ready to make a commitment to the life of the church in a formal way. We do this through the process of Confirmation. This class meets Sunday mornings during the 9:30 a.m. education hour and is open to all interested youth in grades 8–12. Through teaching of Old and New Testament surveys, Church history, creeds/confessions, and worship we explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus as Presbyterian Christians.

Students learn through interactive large group teaching, small group discussions and one-on-one mentoring with an adult from the congregation. We celebrate our young people at a special Confirmation Banquet, joined by their parents, mentors and officers of the church. At this dinner, students read their faith statements and take their vows of membership. This year the banquet will be held on May 14, and the students will be received publicly in worship on Confirmation Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Click here to download the Confirmation Class Registration 2017-2018 form and the Confirmation Fall Information Letter.


Middle School Retreat

February 16-18, 2018

Camp Eagle, Rock Springs, TX

Retreats are a great way to get away from it all and have a great time playing games and learning about Jesus. Each year the middle school students get out in the wilderness at one of the amazing camps around San Antonio. We play crazy games, make crafts, go on nature walks, eat smore’s, talk about God, and just hang out. It is an awesome time spent with each other away from all of our electronics.


BBQ Lunch/Talent Show/ Silent Auction

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00-3:00pm – Westminster Hall

Colton Willis:
Emily Yergler:

This event promotes the talents of our very own students while they raise awareness and donations for the upcoming summer mission trips! Come bid on an item at the silent auction, grab a plate of delicious Texas BBQ and enjoy the show while you eat.

There are a variety of ways in which you can participate, from set-up, to serving, to performing or creating a work of art. If you would like to participate in any way contact Colton Willis or Emily Yergler.


Spring Break Ski Trip

March 10-17, 2018

*8th grade & high schoolers only

Join us for a week packed with laughter, great food, skiing and snowboarding and learning more about God in the beautiful mountains!

Winter Park, CO

All inclusive for $670



Urban Plunge

June 10-15, 2018

Each summer the middle school blocks out a week and dedicates it to serving others in the loving name of Jesus Christ. The week is filled with service, fun, games, studying scripture, great speakers, and more fun and games. The 2017 trip served numerous mission organizations in San Antonio and packed over 100,000 meals throughtout the week!

We will be serving with local mission partners such as:

Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM)

Servant Partners- East Side Ministry

Kingdom Resources 

Morningside Ministries

Mission Road Ministries

San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMM)

The New Braunfels & San Antonio Food Bank

… and many more!

First Presbyterian Church is partnering with World Vision to help Children in desperate need of resources and love. The church is focusing on Mutendere, Malawi. The youth ministry is sponsoring a young boy named John Mvula. We will be collecting money to support him each Sunday morning. We will also be writing him cards and emails, as well as praying for him continually. We would love for you to partner with us in any way you want.

Please contact Colton Willis for information on making donations or personally sponsoring a child through World Vision.

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