Montreat 2022 Final Details

We’re getting close to this year’s Montreat Youth Conference trip! Here are all the final details you need to be ready to go on the 24th! Departure If you are joining us in the bus, we will meet behind the Congregation House to leave at 3:30 pm on Sunday July 24th. COVID Testing If possible,…

Asheville Youth Mission (Middle School)

Located in the mountains of North Carolina, Asheville Youth Mission gives young people an opportunity to explore the hidden needs and struggles of those who are living on the margins within and around a beautiful tourist town. Groups will work with a variety of agencies offering support to those who are homeless, in poverty, or…

Montreat Youth Conference 2022

Montreat Youth Conference is a gathering of Presbyterian high schoolers and their leaders from all over the country. Every day we experience keynote, small groups, recreation, and worship that is creative, fun, and energetic. Don’t miss out on MYC! When July 24-30, 2022 Who Can Go High schoolers (current 9th through 12th graders) Accommodations We…

February & March Series: Real Talk/The One

With Valentine’s Day still in the rearview mirror and spring and prom coming up, it’s the perfect time to talk about relationships! DCPC Youth will be introducing the topics of dating and relationships and sexuality to 6th & 7th graders and high schoolers this month and next. We realize that not every teenager is dating…

Generations Trivia

Because of the pandemic, we are modifying our traditional Valentine’s Dinner with the SAGES (DCPC’s senior adults) and have created a trivia competition that will combine SAGES & youth against the Millennials and Gen Xers in our congregation in a unique challenge! Click here to get more info and register Zoom Link Icebreakers to get…

New Series: Moving On (MS) & Bittersweet (HS)

During January and February our 6th & 7th graders and high schoolers will be exploring forgiveness: why it’s necessary, how we do it well, and where it fits into loving God, loving others, and loving life. Parents: we’d love to help you continue the conversation at home! Check out these Parent Cues for ideas of…

2021 Christmas Pageant

After taking the year off in 2020, we are excited to bring back the Christmas Pageant for 2021! Like many families and businesses, we’ve used the time away to think through how we do the pageant and why and are excited about some changes for this year: we will be focusing more on how we…

The Light & The Dark

Youth Group on Sunday December 5th will look a little different than usual. We will be observing the 2nd Sunday of Advent through two different thematic lenses: the light and the dark. You are invited to join us for our Light hour (4-5 pm) or our Dark hour (6:30-7:30 pm) or both! All grades are…

Fall Retreat 2021

This year’s Fall Retreat is our first ever “modular” retreat: while youth are encouraged to participate in the whole thing, everyone is welcome pick which pieces work best. Please note three important things: We need registrations for this weekend! The only piece that does not require a RSVP is Friday night’s Youth Group. Saturday’s events…

Seen Parent & Leader Discussions

On Sunday October 31st, parents and volunteer leaders of kids and teens are invited to join us for roundtable conversations about the book Seen: Healing Despair and Anxiety in Kids and Teens Through the Power of Connection by Will Hutcherson & Chinwe Williams. This informative and practical book is meant to give parents and people…

2021 Crop Walk

If you would like to walk with us, DCPC’s walk will start at the Congregation House on Sunday November 7th at 4 pm! You are welcome to walk a 3.6 mile route or one of your own. One of the most important components of the Crop Walk is the money we raise to help end…

Youth Group 2020-2021 Preview

Youth Group returns on September 12th and we are excited to restart weekly connection with you! Here’s everything you need to know: Leadership The core of Youth Group is great Small Group Leaders and we are lucky to have a great team of them serving and leading our youth this year! Click here to get…