Montreat 2021 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 22nd! Departure If you are joining us in the bus, we will meet behind the Congregation House to leave at 1 pm on Sunday July 25th. Packing List: Masks Shirts…

Summer Read: American Born Chinese

Tied in with this summer’s GIFT program and it’s theme (“Will You Be My Neighbor?”), DCPC Youth is hosting a summer read: the multiple award-winning graphic novel American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang: A tour-de-force by New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated…

Summer Calendar

JULY (All July events require registration) 11 Carowinds (roller coasters, water park, and other fun) 18 Whitewater Center (rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, ziplines, & more) 20-21 GIFT (inter-generational Vacation Bible School) 25-31 Montreat Youth Conference (week long trip to the mountains for high schoolers) AUGUST (All August events are at DCPC 4-5:30 pm) 8…

Summer Youth Internship

This summer DCPC is resuming our summer intern program! We are looking for high schoolers who are interested in learning how the church works and helping to make some key projects happen. The internship lasts for 3 or more weeks (4 hours/day, 4 days/week) and is very flexible with vacations and hours. Get more details…

Summer Series: Habits

While we won’t be meeting for Youth Group this summer, you still have an opportunity to grow in your faith at your pace no matter where you travel or what you have going on! Habits is a 5 week faith experience that will introduce you to the 4 faith habits and how they can connect…

Montreat Youth Conference 2021

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 25 – 31, 2021 Who Can Go High schoolers (rising 9th through 12th graders)…

How Children Raise Parents Book Club

Parents of children of all ages are invited to join a 4 week book club reading Dan Allender’s How Children Raise Parents: The Art of Listening to Your Family! First, here’s the lowdown on the book: Any honest parent will admit they often feel like a complete failure. But what if being a success isn’t…

Hoops for Hope

DCPC Youth & Global Missions are teaming up with Access 2 Success to support Hoops for Hope, basketball camps run by Access 2 Success in Nigeria this summer. Each camp participant gets a pair of basketball shoes as well as coaching, so we are looking for donations of new or gently used basketball shoes in…

Safely Conncted @Home

We are going to make the best of the stay-at-home directive for the next few weeks by changing up a bit of what we usually do and adding some additional fun opportunities. After the descriptions, you’ll find an interest form to let you know what you’d like to do. This isn’t an official registration or…

New Series Alert!

6th, 7th, & 9th-12th graders are starting a new series this Sunday called Vibes where we will take a look at the thoughts and feelings that create our inner world. But our inner world doesn’t just stay inside us! What’s inside us affects the world around us and can help or hurt our dreams, relationships,…

Live Nativity

Our beloved White Gift Christmas Pageant, like everything else this year, is getting reworked into a walk- or drive-through experience! DCPC Youth’s high schoolers will be recreating the story of Christ’s birth in front of the Congregation House on December 19th from 2-3 pm (rain date: December 20th). Usually during the White Gift Christmas Pageant…

Pathways to Generosity

No one kicks a soccer ball to be a better kicker of soccer balls. We kick soccer balls to be better soccer players. No one spends hours at a piano to be better at pressing keys, we practice music to be better musicians. The things we practice repeatedly determine the people we are becoming. Even…