IMPACT Youth Website


Ellijay FUMC Student Ministry

(Grades 6-12)

Welcome to IMPACT!

Our youth ministry  seeks to connect teens to Christ and help them grow in their relationship with the Lord through worship, fellowship, Bible study, and meaningful relationships.

 Wednesdays (During the School Year)


6:00  – 7:30   Youth Bible Study   


Sunday School:  Please join us in the Ben Barrett Room – Sundays at 9:45 a.m.

“Long enough, God – you’ve ignored me long enough!” Can you believe that David supposedly prayed that to God in Psalm 13? If David could pray something like that, then what does it mean to pray?Join us every Sunday from 9:45a.m. – 10:45am. starting on 9/9 as we begin a study on the Psalms and how it can change the way we think about talking to God.

IMPACT –   Come join us to learn about God, play fun games, and have some yummy food!


  • 5:00 – 5:30 – 6th and 7th Grade Bible Study/ 8th – 12th Grade Journal and Fellowship time.
  • 5:30 – 6:00– Group Meal
  • 6:00 – 6:30 – 8th – 12th Grade Bible Study/ 6th – 7th Grade Journal and Fellowship time.
  • 6:30- 7:00 – Group Games
Impact – Starting Sunday, September 16th

We will begin a series called “From Whence It Came.” We’ll learn together about where the Bible came from and how we as United Methodists read it.  Join us, and (said cryptically) solve the mystery.

September Schedule – At a Glance:

  • Sept. 5th        Wednesday Night Suppers BEGIN! We’re serving the meal. Safe                    Sanctuary Training.
  • Sept. 9th          STAY WOKE:  What’s in your hand?
  • Sept. 12th        STAY WOKE: Get Going
  • Sept. 14th        Sam and Marianne gone to camp
  • Sept 16th         Marianne and Sam return! From Whence it Came study BEGINS ( The History of the Bible.
  • Sept. 19th         From Whence It Came: Genres of the Bible
  • Sept. 23rd          From Whence it Came: Storylines in the Bible.  Confirmation Classes begin.
  • Sept. 26th           FIRST MISSION WEDNESDAY!
  • Sept 30th           From Whence it Came: How to Interpret the Bible


********Parents and Friends

  Please check the Youth Bulletin Board in the hallway for opportunities to serve a light meal for the Youth Impact Meetings.


September Student of the Month

Mary-Scott Braswell!

Swing by the display case in the IMPACT/Cornerstone Room and read about Mary-Scott!

Coming Soon!

We here in the IMPACT group want to make our newly promoted members feel as welcome as possible.  We’re going to do this bulletin board style! So, parents and guardians please forward a picture of your newly promoted student to  samueledwardburcham@

Youth Minister:  Sam Burcham

Sam can be reached by email at, through the church office at 706- 635-2555