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Anyone grades 6-12 is welcomed here!

At Parkminster, our Youth Ministry fundamentally believes that Jesus Christ is the light of the world. It is at youth group that we can discover our own unique way of displaying his light. Prism Student Ministries exists to embody Christ's light through a diversity of gifts. Whether you are mad at God, don't believe in him, aren't sure what you believe, have questions, OR love God and want to worship him, you are welcome and accepted here.




  • Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30PM

  • 10 Cardinal Drive Rochester, NY 14624 (Joey's house directly adjacent to Parkminster Church)


PRISM Youth will still be gathering regularly over the summer. Any youth entering into 6-12 grades this fall are are invited! Our focus this summer will be to create discipleship conversations, generate quality hang out time to build community, and just having a ton of fun. 

Dinner will look like pizza, pasta, nachos, hot dogs etc. depending on the night. Please bring $3 if you plan on eating! We look forward to seeing you there! 


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Staff Superheroes

Joey Young - Youth Director

Recently graduating from Hillsong International Leadership College with an Advanced Diploma in Ministry, Joey is fired up and ready to change the world for Christ! Joey's passion is to see youth's lives transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit and he loves helping them reach their fullest potential. On his day off you might find Joey sipping coffee at a local cafe watching Christian apologetics debates on Youtube or catching up with friends.

Jen Wolford - Youth Leader

Jen has been a youth leader for many years in this ministry. Jen is married to Mike, has an awesome little boy named Ryan, and her sweet daughter Mackenzie is pretty cool too. Jen is a Kindergarten teacher, but few people really know how truly awesome she is!

Dawn Stocks - Youth Leader

Dawn is the Preschool director here at Parkminster and brings a lot to youth group. She is experienced working with kids and knows how to keep everyone in line! She also joined Parkminster Staff as the newly formed Family Ministry Coordinator.

Nat Sample - Youth Leader

Nat was a student who benefited from Prism and now wants to give back. He may be young, but he is a born leader. If he isn't at Prism, he is waiting at home, twiddling his thumbs, waiting for Thursday to come around!

Becca Kingman - Youth Leader

Joining the Prism Student leadership team this year is Becca. She is an Audiologist at the U of R campus   helping college students hear better, or even for the first time. She adds newness, humor and personality to our team. We know the Lord is going to work through her in mighty ways this year!