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Brightwood CC SPARK Kids Camp

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The kids explored four countries including the culture, demographics, food samples, brief lectures, and hands on exercises. Change was created by increasing reading scores, encouragmeent toward higher learning centers, creating world exploration stories, scenarios and hands-on activities for children to experience.

Franklin Grace UMC Springhill Camp
At SpringHill's Day Camp kids get a full five days of fun right in their hometown. Campers are able to build relationships, accomplish and try new adventures, build confidence and learn about God's Big Story and how God wants to work in their lives.
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Fletcher Place Art in the City 2015

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Summer hunger issues are put to rest through the healthy lunches and snacks that are a part of the program. The focus of this project is youth and visual arts. Yet it also meets basic needs for families in the summer that struggle financially. Youth work with art student from Herron School of Art and Design. They also get to meet professional local artists from the Fountain Square area.


Metro Ministries awarded 13 youth ministry programs with grants in 2015. Our ministry partnerships are caring for youth and children throughout Central Indiana.
Smith Valley UMC Ultimate Frisbee

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Over the last seven years Ultimate Frisbee has become part of the identity of Smith Valley UMC within their community, and has really changged the perception of the church in the community. Parents know that this is where their kids go to play. Because of the success of this outreach, they have been able to partner with other church event like their free community cookouts.

Castleton UMC SHARE-LT

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SHARE-LT grew out of a need identified during a Fruitful Congregation Journey interview with a local high school principal. One of his concerns was students whose families have food insecurity issues and who live in areas where there are limited, safe opportunities during school breaks. The youth visited a retirement community, playing games, singing and engaging with residents. They completed yard work for one of their negibhors, serving a meal at a local community center as well as field trips to local museums, sporting events, and community gardents.


The Branches Mega Camp

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The MEGA Kids Camps invites young families to a free, educational, fun week. The participants rotate through essions of sports, crafts, music/drama, Bible story/devotion, and healthy snack time.

North UMC Farmer's Market

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The North UMC Farmer's Market Summer Scholarship Program is a new program where youth are provided a summer job connecting with the community, The vision of the program is to empower community youth through a process of character development and engagement that will effect change over a critcal time in their life. They hope to develop specific skills aas a result of the program. These life skills will work to encompass moral strength and responsibiity, financial literacy and further job enhancement training.

Wesley UMC W.A.R. Youth Ministries

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Certified teachers provide academic readiness programs for children entering 3rd through 12th grades. The program uses the Biblical Narrative to teach ethical and social responsibilities. It is their hope to model agape love in such a way that young people will be led by the Spirit of Christ into a deeper life changing relationship with Jesus. At Wesley UMC, all children are of sacred worth and all children have the capicity to learn.

Welcome to Metro Ministries, Inc.

The outreach arm of the Central District, The United Methodist Church

Connecting ministries to resources and resources to ministries.

Connecting with United Methodist Churches and Community Ministries for the purpose of "making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World."


East Tenth Grads 2015

East Tenth UM C&Y Grads 2015




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Brightwood Community Center For Volunteer Opportunities Contact Izera McAfee-Day at 317-546-8200 or

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East Tenth Children & Youth Fundraising Events

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