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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

  • Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave Rochester, NY 14624

Any youth grades 6th-12th are invited!

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Camp Asbury & Retreat Center — October 6th-8th — $85/Person

The PRISM Youth 2018 Retreat is going to be off-the-charts exciting!!! We don’t want anyone to miss out. Any youth grades 6th-12th can look forward to an epic weekend away on the shores of Silver Lake NY complete with a ropes course, plenty of outdoor games/sports, worship, great food, and general all-around good times!

This year we are taking a deep dive into personal discipleship. What that means, and what we can practically can do to establish a closer relationship with Jesus. There will be free time and plenty of fun in addition to small groups, teaching messages and other discipleship activities.


At PRISM we love visitors and newcomers! We’re happy to give any youth who’s going on the fall retreat for the first time a 25% discount. This brings the total for first timers to only $63.75, tell your friends!


Due October 4th:
1. Filled out Online Permission Slip

2. $85 per attendee via cash or check made out to Parkminster Church.
Payment can be dropped off at our weekly gatherings on Thursday nights, or at the church office 8:30AM-12:30PM weekdays.

Important information for picking up and dropping off your youth
Drop Off: October 6th 10AM at Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave Rochester, NY  14624
Pick up: October 8th 1PM at Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave Rochester, NY  14624


We don’t want finances to be a barrier for any youth who desires to attend. If the cost is an issue please talk to a youth leader or call 585-404-5375.

PRISM Youth is a ministry of Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave


  • October 25th 6:30PM-8:30PM // Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave

The whole family is invited to celebrate the best Autumn has to offer! There will be dinner, a friendly best costume competition (for youth and adults!), bobbing for apples, pumpkin carving, and more!

Cost for dinner and pumpkin pie: $5/person $20/family


  • November 2-3rd // Drop off at Parkminster Church 2710 Chili Ave

Reverb has one goal- to reach the unsaved with the Gospel. This all-night event starts with a professional sports game at the Blue Cross Arena. Directly afterwards, the Gospel is presented in a relevant format. Games and food follow for what’s guaranteed to be an awesome night for the youth. It’s the perfect opportunity to invite friends who don’t go to church!

For more details about Reverb click here


Please fill this out and drop it off with your child at relevant events.

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!