Summer

All Summer

Youth Wednesdays: Youth Cook + Eat + Talk +Basketball: This summer join us on Wednesday nights from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla as we prepare a meal together, eat the meal we prepared and then we will break out to play basketball and/or share some quality conversations. (Dates: June 22, July 6, 13, 20, & 27 and August 3, 10, & 17.)

Youth Office Hours: Throughout the summer our eStreet Youth Staff will be out and about in Wake County and we’re inviting you to join us! Check out or weekly newsletter and our instagram (@estreetyouth) at the beginning of the week to find out where we will be and when!

Youth Sunday Outs

  • Sunday Lunch: Are you ever REALLY hungry after church? We are and because of that eStreet Youth wants to invite any youth and youth families out to lunch after church a few Sundays this summer! Be on the look out in our Newsletter and on our Instagram (@estreetyouth) to see when you can find us at some of Raleigh’s favorite local lunch spots!
  • Sunday Play: Sometimes we really just need to get outside, let loose and PLAY! That’s exactly what we plan to do this summer! A few Sundays this summer eStreet Youth wants to invite any youth out to play some of our favorite games! Be on the look out in our Newsletter and on our Instagram (@estreetyouth) to see when and where you can find us.

Family Summer Sunday School: Families are invited to join in a special Summer Sunday School Class each week (except holiday weekends) in Room 306! Our theme is “Monumental: Celebrating God’s Greatness.” Bring your children and come learn and grow together through Bible study, prayer, discussion, arts, and mission opportunities. Children from Kindergarten through 5th grade and even youth are welcome. Preschool (3s and 4s) will continue to meet in their regular classroom (316A) to provide consistency for them. This class starts on June 12 and will go each week from 9:45-10:15. 2nd Sundays in Chapel Annex.

Preschool Popsicles at Moore Square: eStreet Kids Summer Preschool & Parent Playdates: Join Ms. Emily at the Moore Square Splash Pad on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10-11:30am for play with friends and a cool summer treat! Bring a towel and wear a swimsuit! (Note, these are NOT drop-off events.) No registration necessary.

Stock The Pantry: During the summer months, when kids are home from school, the food pantries in our community often run low.  We can help.  Let’s make sure some of kids’ favorites are abundantly on the shelves!  Drop off in collection bins around the church.  Here’s what to bring:

June – Peanut Butter & Jelly (no glass jars)

July – Pasta & Pasta Sauce (no glass jars)

August – Cereal (healthy varieties) & Oatmeal

Sunday Serve! June 12 | July 10 | August 14

Join us on the second Sunday of the month, from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m., in the Chapel/Chapel Annex as we use our “hands” to help with some basic needs in our community.  We’ll be doing things like making sandwiches and packing bagged lunches for the Raleigh Rescue Mission, making care kits for Urban Ministries, and more! If you would like to help with the delivery of these items, email rnewmiller@esumc.org.

eStreet Kids presents Films on the 4th: Rising 1st-5th graders are invited to join Ms. Emily and their eStreet friends on the 4th Thursday of the month for pizza and a movie in Kerr Hall from 5:30-8pm. Registration can be found on the ESUMC app.

 

June 2022

Pentecost in the Park: Join us on Sunday, June 5th at 10:00 for our Pentecost in the Park service at the Stephenson Amphitheater at the Raleigh Little Theater! We will also honor our seniors on this day! We invite you to bring a picnic lunch and eat in the gardens after the service or eat in the area! Cold drinks will be served. The parking lot adjacent to RLT will be open for parking. There is additional unmetered parking on the streets near the theatre.

Ready, Set, Summer!: This your chance to celebrate the start of summer with an afternoon of fun. Join us June 9th at Chavis Park, 4 – 7 p.m., for free games and refreshments, plus a cornhole tournament to benefit Learning Together, one of our newest partners. Register at https://learningtogether.org/lt-events/

Wilderness Trail: While Trail  registration is full, you can still hop on the waitlist! Wilderness Trail is a backpacking trip through the mountains of Appalachia. eStreet will go on our 4th annual trip this summer and take two crews, each consisting of 7 students, two adults from eStreet Youth, a hiking staff from Trail. Wilderness Trail is a ministry based out of Troutdale, VA that has been taking student backpacking for 30 years. Check out more at www.wtrail.com.

Sunday Serve!: Join us on June 12th, from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m., in the Chapel/Chapel Annex as we use our “hands” to help with some basic needs in our community.  We’ll be doing things like making sandwiches and packing bagged lunches for the Raleigh Rescue Mission, making care kits for Urban Ministries, and more! If you would like to help with the delivery of these items, email rnewmiller@esumc.org.

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on June 21!

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on June 22 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Youth Adventure Day: After being inside for what felt like forever, eStreet youth is yearning for some adventure, this summer we’re taking two days to go adventure in North Carolina! On Thursday, June 23rd, from 7:00am to 10:00pm, we hope that you will join us for a day long adventure to the US National White Water Rafting Center! Only 13 spots available. So Register ASAP. Click here to register.

Camp Shalom: Camp Shalom will be happening at Umstead Park June 26-July 1. Registration has already ended, but we would still love to have adult volunteers! If you are interested and available for the week, please contact Pete Cotter, Camp Director, (919-218-5029) or Emily Funderburk (efunderburk@esumc.org). Please pray for our campers and volunteers! @Emily Funderburk

 

July 2022

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on July 6 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on July 7!

Youth Sunday Out: Join us for Youth Sunday Out on July 10!

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on July 11!

Sunday Serve!: Join us on July 10th, from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m., in the Chapel/Chapel Annex as we use our “hands” to help with some basic needs in our community.  We’ll be doing things like making sandwiches and packing bagged lunches for the Raleigh Rescue Mission, making care kits for Urban Ministries, and more! If you would like to help with the delivery of these items, email rnewmiller@esumc.org.

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on July 13 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Youth Sunday Out: Join us for Youth Sunday Out on July 17!

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on July 20 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on July 21!

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on July 27 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

VBS MONUMENTAL: July 24-29. Celebrating God’s Goodness! Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God’s awesomeness, children form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead. Register here. @Emily Funderburk

Living out Loud: July 24-29. Spend a week giving back to our community at LOL, a week-long service-focused morning camp at ESUMC for rising 5th graders, coinciding with VBS. Register here. @Renae Newmiller

Lightyear Movie Showing: Cinemark Raleigh Grande Theater, July 24th, 5pm for a showing of the summer release movie “Lightyear”! Fun for all ages and the whole family, bring friends! Click here to buy tickets (only $5!)

 

August 2022

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on August 1!

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on August 3 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

MWA Camp (Rising 1-12th): Registration is now LIVE for our 2022 Music and Worship Arts Camp: Singing the Seasons! The dates for the MWA Camp are: August 1st-5th (8:45-12:45). Join us as we sing, dance, play handbells, and create art together! Our guest clinician is Mark Hopper, from FBC, Henderson.

To learn more and register a camper (Rising 1-12th Grades), click here

To learn more and register a volunteer (High School and Adults), click here

Youth Sunday Out: Join us for Youth Sunday Out on August 7!

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on August 9!

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on August 10 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Sunday Serve!: Join us on August 14th, from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m., in the Chapel/Chapel Annex as we use our “hands” to help with some basic needs in our community.  We’ll be doing things like making sandwiches and packing bagged lunches for the Raleigh Rescue Mission, making care kits for Urban Ministries, and more! If you would like to help with the delivery of these items, email rnewmiller@esumc.org.

Youth Sunday Out: Join us for Youth Sunday Out on August 14!

Youth Adventure Day: After being inside for what felt like forever, eStreet youth is yearning for some adventure, this summer we’re taking two days to go adventure in North Carolina! Our first adventure was to the US National Whitewater Rafting Center. This time we’re going to the beach for the day! On August 15th from 7:00am to 10:00pm we will venture to the beautiful coast of North Carolina for a relaxing and fun day at the beach! Only 13 spots available. So Register ASAP. Click here to register.

Youth Wednesday Nights: Join us for Youth Wednesday night on August 17 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Bulla!

Youth Office Hours: Join us for Youth Office hours on August 18!

ESUMC Lake Day: Join your church family for a picnic and lake fun! August 21, 2-6PM, Falls Lake Recreation Center. Join us for kayaking, canoeing, swimming, hiking, fishing, food and fellowship! Bring your own kayaks/canoes, towels, water shoes, or fishing gear. We will be based in Shelter #23. Feel free to bring your own picnic basket or cooler, we will also have two food trucks for you if you’d like to purchase dinner.

Blessing of the Backpacks + Bridge Sunday: August 18th (Grades 5th-6th)