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We are proud of our junior and senior high youth.  They have grown in faith and friendship through Confirmation and Sunday School classes, fun activities, and a summer mission trip.  We look forward to more opportunities for youth to become a more vital part of our community of faith.

Faith Formation (Sunday School)
Sundays 10:30 am during the school year.

Youth Group
Sue Hinshaw leads our youth program.  It is usually on the first & third Sunday of the month, often at 6pm.  Be sure to check the calendar for schedule!

Other Youth Fellowship
 We have activities throughout the year.

Recent Youth News:

2017 Annual Scholarship - Hudson United Methodist Church is committed to students and their success: in faith, life, and career. We wish to contribute to the success of each student who is active in the life of our congregation through an annual scholarship.  The Pastor Parish Relations Committee is pleased to announce that we have opened the application process for our […]
Mission | Safe Harbor Dinner Spring 2017 - We will provide the meal at Safe Harbor on April 22  Come be a part of this mission!  If you would like to help get ready, come anytime after 5:00, if you would like to just help serve, come before 7:00 and if you just want to have pizza with us, meet us at Monical’s on […]
Mission 24 | East Bay Camp - The United Methodist Churches along the Route 24 corridor will join together on Saturday, March 25 for a mission day at East Bay Camp. There will be jobs for everyone, but it will help us if you contact Steve Lampert if you are able to help. We will meet at East Bay camp at 8:00am, have […]
Christmas Caroling - December 18, 2016  –  4:30pm Whether you will sing along or spread cheer with your presence: come join us for the church’s annual Christmas Caroling!  We will meet at the church at 4:30pm and make several stops in Hudson & Bloomington-Normal and visit Heritage Health.  After caroling we will return to the church for gondolas, […]
Youth Group | Reboot. - Sue Hinshaw has felt God’s call to reboot the youth group at Hudson UMC.  She is calling all youth in grades 6-12 to come to the church on Sun., Sept. 12 at 6pm.  Bring a soft drink and the group will make mini pizzas for dinner while discussing plans for the school year! If you […]
All-Church Weiner Roast & Hay Rack Ride 2016 - 2016 Weiner Roast & Hay Rack Ride We will enjoy hot dogs, games, s’mores, and a hay rack ride on Sat., September 10!  Wanda gladly welcomes you for games & fishing as early as 3pm and we will eat at 4:30pm, at Wanda Sutter’s farm (25790 Hospelhorn Ln, Hudson, click here for a map).  The church will […]
Faith Formation 2016-’17 - We have a team working diligently (and creatively) to revitalize our Sunday School program!  In fact, it is going to look less like Sunday School than ever before and engage our children in a whole new way.  Max Lampert told his grandmother (who is on the team) that he sits in church and then sits in Sunday School and he […]
A Great Night! | Weiner Roast & Hayride 2015 - The church thanks Wanda & Steve Sutter for their generous use of their farm and weeks of work as they prepared for the weiner roast and hayride.  It was a fun night with over forty people involved! We also thank Alan Compton who drove the tractor for the hayride and others who helped provide food […]
Worship in the Park -   May 31, 2014, 10:00am at Prairie Shelter Comlara Park (Evergreen Lake) Update: We have postponed our time in the park, due to weather.  HOWEVER, we will still worship at 10am, as planned and continue our celebration with an indoor picnic and potluck in the fellowship hall to follow.  The church has ordered plenty of fried […]
Watoto Orphan Choir Coming! - Watoto Orphan Children’s Choir in concert at Normal First United Methodist Church April 30, 2015, 7pm Poverty, disease, and war has ravaged the countries of Africa.  Imagine, now, losing your parents and having no where to go and no way to support yourself!  The Watoto Orphan Children’s Choirs tour the world in order to raise […]
Hudson Luau - OnFebruary 14 we will gather at 5:30pm for a Luau in the fellowship hall at the church.  Please sign up after church services or call or email Wanda Sutter to RSVP so that we have an approximate number for planning.  The church will be glad to assist with transportation, as well. Menu: Polynesian Pork and Grilled Beef Shish-Kebabs Rice […]
Perfect Weather for a Fun Day of Sledding! - We wanted to share some photos from last week’s very fun day of sledding at the Sutter farm.  There are also some large photos from the weekend on the wall at the church which we hope you will stop and admire this week as you walk through the entry way.  Here, too, is a thoughtful note from Wanda […]
Movie Party! - A Showing of A Christmas Carol  Nov. 30, 2014  –  1:30pm in the Fellowship Hall    “Some of my favorite memories come from the time I spent with my family, at home…and at church (I was a church that felt like family).  Some of the most vibrant memories are times when I spent time with my […]
All-Church Weiner Roast & Hayrack Ride | Recap - About sixty people took part in our All-Church event this month.  It was wonderful to relax by the pond, enjoy conversation around the fire (although not too close in the August warmth), take walks on the trails, and go on hayrack rides. Wanda & Steve Sutter hosted with Dee Brines and Sue Hinshaw co-hosting.  The Sutter family showed […]
All-Church Fall Kick-Off 2014 - Weiner Roast & Hayride We kicked off a new school year with hot dogs, games, s’mores, and a hayride on Sat., Aug. 16!  Steve & Wanda welcomed us for the meal, games & fishing at their farm (25790 Hospelhorn Ln, Hudson, click here for a map).  The church provided hot dogs, chips, drinks & table service. […]
Our Congregational Focus: Ministry with Young People - Hudson UMC went through a congregational process with the conference’s Congregational Development Office.  In the midst of that process the primary staff person, Camilla, died suddenly.  The church was left with a focus which had been voted on: “Youth,” but without having all the resources and vision needed to fulfill that goal. Over the past […]
Mission: Gifford 2014 -   June 15-20, a group of 5 youth and 7 adults traveled to Gifford, Illinois, to assist in remodeling homes damaged in the November 2013 tornado. Work included carpentry, wiring, roofing, sweating, eating, laughing and generally having fun. The group stayed in a camp/lodge and enjoyed meals prepared by group members Judy and Wanda, as they […]


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