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Middle & High School Students

Life can be overwhelming.
You are welcome here as you are. No matter what.

Vision:

Youth Ministries at Second Presbyterian Church seeks to provide middle and high school students (grades 6-12) with a welcoming, safe, and encouraging community, which gives space for faith discovery, spiritual growth, dedication to following Jesus Christ, and full engagement in the corporate life of Second Presbyterian Church.

Youth Ministries at Second is a space where middle and high school students gather not to witness an event but to be a part of something bigger than themselves where everyone belongs and all are welcomed.

In all we do, we seek to be…

Incarnational – Embodying the love and acceptance of God;
Inclusive – Welcoming and inviting everyone to participate;
Integrative – Engaging youth in the broader life of Second Church

Objectives:

We think this can best be accomplished through the integration of all youth into the broader life of the church by providing opportunities for their full participation in . . .

  • Worship;
  • Youth ministry programs and events;
  • Service opportunities and trips;
  • Development of community initiatives;
  • Christian education offerings;
  • Church-wide stewardship efforts;
  • The church's institutional structure (ministry teams, committees, board of deacons, etc.
Confirmation (Niners)

Confirmation (Niners)

Footsteps of Faith
High School Seniors

Footsteps of Faith
High School Seniors

Racial Justice
Resources for Students

Racial Justice
Resources for Students

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    Tom Markey
    Coordinator of Middle and High School Ministries
    (317) 253-6461

    Coordinator of Middle School Ministries

    (317) 253-6461  | TMarkey@SecondChurch.org

    As the Coordinator of Middle School Ministries, Tom works primarily with 6th-8th grade students as a part of the youth ministries program at Second Presbyterian Church.

    Tom is a graduate of the University of South Florida (B.S. in Biomedical Sciences) and Christian Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). Tom is currently a candidate for ordination as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the PC(USA). He began working at Second in September of 2018.

    Tom is married to Abbie Markey, who serves as the Associate Director of Academic and Membership for the NCAA. Tom and Abbie met while coaching soccer together and were married in 2015. They are the parents of three children, Ella, Eden, and Easton.