PSY Rocks

Pine Shores Youth is a ministry for students in 6th-12th grade.

PSY Mission Statement: 
The mission of Pine Shores Youth is to invite all youth into an accepting Christian community, to connect them to the body of Christ, to inspire them to grow in a genuine and dynamic faith, and have them serve as disciples of Christ. Please contact Rev. Cori Rigney, Associate Pastor with any questions regarding the PSY program, (941)922-1597, ext. 103 or

September Activities

Sunday, September 3rd
8:30 a.m. Youth Sunday School: Genesis Study #2- Gen. 12:3
4:00 p.m. Youth Council Meeting
5:00 p.m. Youth Ringers Handbell Rehearsal
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PSY Dinner & Program: Mid-high and senior high students gather in the youth house.

Friday, September 8th
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday Night Lights

Saturday, September 9th
6:00 a.m. Rock the Universe Trip
PSY will meet in the parking lot in front of the youth house at 5:45 a.m. The group will visit Islands of Adventure in the morning and then cross over to visit Universal Studios at 4:00 p.m. (which is when the Rock the Universe event begins).  The event ends at 1:00 a.m.  PSY students will stay the night in the youth house, and families can pick them up in the morning after worship.  Students must be paid in full for this trip no later than Sunday, September 3rd.  The cost is $105, and students should bring spending money for food and souvenirs.

Sunday, September 10th
8:30 a.m. Youth Sunday School: Genesis Study #3 – Gen. 37:3
11:00 a.m. All-church Bowls of Hope Mission Project in the Community Center
All youth, including confirmands, are invited to participate in this important mission project which helps feed the hungry in this community.  After worship lunch will be served in the community center while children, adults, youth and families make bowls out of clay to give to Bowls of Hope. Mark your calendar and plan to be there!
5:00 p.m. Youth Ringers Handbell Rehearsal
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PSY Dinner & Program
All mid-high and senior high students, please bring in items, snacks, and handwritten letters for packing college care packages, which will be mailed out Tuesday, September 12th.  After dinner, the youth will pack boxes and prepare them to be sent to college students who are part of the Campus Connection Ministry at Pine Shores.  Many of these students are living away from home in dorms, and the youth will show love and support for them by delivering sweet treats and thoughtful notes several times throughout the school year. ***Please do not bring any liquids to pack.

Sunday, September 17th
8:30 a.m. Youth Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Confirmation Luncheon in the Youth House
The 2017-2018 Confirmation Class kicks off after worship with a special luncheon in the youth house.  Confirmands, elder mentors, and their families should be present.
5:00 p.m. Youth Ringers Handbell Rehearsal
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PSY Dinner & Program: Mid-high and senior high students gather in the youth house.

Sunday, September 24th
9:00 a.m. Youth Thank You Luncheon Prep (meet in the community center)
11:00 a.m. PSY Thank You Luncheon in the community center
All PSY will be present to help serve lunch and share about the summer trips to say a big Thank You to the congregation for all of their support and financial assistance to get our groups to Cedarkirk and Montreat.
No Youth Ringers & no PSY

Saturday, September 30th
9:00 a.m. Confirmation Class Bread Baking
The confirmands and Elder mentors will meet in the community center kitchen to bake bread for the World Communion worship service.  Under the direction of Russ Natherson, the confirmands and elder mentors will bake (and taste!) breads from different cultures and prepare them for worship the next day.

Please contact Cori Rigney if you have any questions.