Thank you to all who support our youth ! 


Fall 2020

As resume youth group, we will make every effort to help our youth be successful at social distancing. Hosting the majority of the activities outdoors, with masks as much as possible, and with distancing will greatly reduce risk, but there is always some risk.

Labor Day Weekend  Fall Semester Bag Drop-Off         

September 13 Zoom

September 20 Parking Lot Kick-off; Confirmation Starts

September 27     Virtual Crop Walk 5K

October 11      In-person Service Project 

October 18      Zoom Group        

October 24         Maxfest- Pumpkin Carving

November 1      Zoom Group  

November 8     In-person Service Project

November 15     Zoom Group

November 22    Parking Lot Movie

December 6      In-Person Fellowship Activity

December 13      Zoom Group

December 20     Westminster Village Service Project


Rachel Vankirk Mathews – Associate Pastor of Youth, Young Adults and Social Justice

Rachel is excited and grateful for the opportunity to lead and love the youth and young adults of Maxwell Street and to follow the ever-beckoning voice of the Holy Spirit forward with the whole congregation and its community in God’s work towards a more just and loving world. Assisting Rachel are two interns this fall: Caroline Copley and Madison Cissell. 

Caroline Copley 
 Caroline grew up at Maxwell Street, is currently working towards her Masters in Music Therapy, and served as Director at Burnamwood Camp over the previous summer prior to being a counselor in summer’s past. Caroline is very skilled at working with youth, creating fun and engaging programs, building relationships and providing care. Caroline is very excited to work with the youth!
Madison Cissell
Madison Cissell is from Versailles, KY. She is a senior at U.K., majoring in Psychology and minoring in Jewish Studies and Peace Studies. She is a Mental Health Peer Advocate at the Counseling Center at U.K. and am passionate about social justice and mindfulness meditation! Madison is really excited to be back this Fall as an intern for Maxwell! 
 Thank you for leading the youth program!