r | youth is the youth ministry of Ringgold United Methodist Church. We are a vibrant and active group of middle and high school students representing close to ten schools in the Northwest Georgia / Chattanooga area. We would love to have you (if you are a middle or high school students) or your child (if you are a parent) to come and join us this week!

Youth Ministry Staff

Bobby Fleck

The youth ministry of Ringgold United Methodist Church is led our youth pastor, Bobby Fleck. Bobby recently finished a Master of Divinity degree at Candler School of Theology. Bobby attended Mercer University where he graduated with a degree in Christianity and a minor in Information Technology. Bobby’s ministry experiences have included several foreign mission trips, work with media and communications, and youth praise band development and leadership. He is married and has triplet girls affectionately called the Fleckletts.

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Attend This First

Sunday Night Youth Gathering (6:00-7:45p). The main event for the youth ministry at Ringgold United Methodist Church. The Youth Gathering is for 6th-12th graders and includes a live student-led worship band leading worship, fun games, and a Bible based teaching time relevant to the lives teens are living today. We begin and end each Youth Gathering in the youth room, which can be accessed through the raised staircase beside the gym on the Sparks Street entrance of the church.

Other Weekly Opportunities

  • Sunday Worship (9:00a, or 11:00a). Find out more here.
  • Sunday Morning Devotional (9:45a). A light-hearted, casual environment with a devotional and prenty of time to catch up with friends. Meets in the Youth Room beside the gym.
  • Wednesday Night Life Groups (6:30p-7:30p). Topic-based small group Bible study discussion time. Meets in the Youth Room beside the gym during the school year.

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Youth News

For the latest youth news, events, and information, check out the eHappenings Blog here.