First United Methodist Church of Arroyo Grande

The First United Methodist Church of Arroyo Grande Celebrates 125 Years of Ministry

Rock founded, Christ centered, Faith sustained

Who Is This Man, Jesus?

Youth Sunday, June 8, 1997. The Youth created their own service incorporating parts of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar interspersed with their own offerings in music, poetry, and prose.


Kelly Ballagh, voice, reader
Ben Baughman, organ
Nicole Baughman, reader
Betsy Butler, musical support
Ben Davis, guitar, musical director
Kristin Davis, voice, dance
Tyler Davis, drums
Darren Doran, voice
Julie Dunahoo, bass guitar
Tracy Foster, voice, dance, tie-dye, reader
Trevor Foster, voice
Amber Fuson, voice, dance
Charles Lang, voice, reader
Jenifer Richison, voice
Christina Rohla, choreographer
Cyndee Rohla, girls' costumes
Matt Rohla, guitar, voice
Jason Sisk, worship leader
Jeff Treat, voice, reader
Jon Ventura, keyboard
Tammy Wise, voice, dance

Directed by Lynn and Jamie Foster

At one point (pictured at left), the cast came together to form their version of Da Vinci's "Last Supper".

Order of Worship




Call to Worship


I Don't Know How to Love Him

Scripture: Psalms 31:23, Mt 22:37-38

Reflection: Nicole, "The Faithful People"


Heaven on Their Minds

Scripture: Mt 11:26-27

Reflection: Tracy, "God Is"


Trials and Tribulations / Last Supper

Scripture: Mt 28:18-20

Reflection: Kelly, "Always Be Near"


Lord's Prayer, Duet: Jenifer and Darren

Could We Start Again Please

Scripture: Mt 5:14-16

Reflection: Charles, "Let Your Faith Be Known"

Jesus Christ Superstar