There’s something for youth of all ages at First Congregational Church.

Objec2012 12 kidstives

  1. Provide a safe place where youth can belong and be loved
  2. Provide opportunities for fellowship, worship, service, learning and leadership development
  3. Connect to the whole church and greater community
  4. Be inclusive of all young people

Youth Group

Youth group offers a unique community experience where middle school and high school students and their friends explore how their faith can be made relevant in their lives and the lives of those around them.  The youth in both groups engage in recreation, topical discussions, faith explorations, fellowship, and fun including:

  1. weekly group meetingsfun in the woods 5
  2. service projects
  3. fundraisers
  4. lock-ins
  5. Sunday Worship Service participation
  6. camps and retreats
  7. participation in United Church of Christ regional and national youth events
  8. summer mission trip
  9. Both Senior High and Junior High Youth groups meet every Sunday evening from September through May.

Opportunities for Parents

Involvement

  1. Lead Youth Group Meetings
  2. Teach church school
  3. Assist with special programs
  4. Drive youth to an event
  5. Offer a program idea
  6. Use individual talents for a particular task

Support

  1. Email Chains for Youth Program Information
  2. Parents’ meetings
  3. Pastoral care
  4. Support in the spiritual nurture of your youth
  5. Crisis counseling
  6. Informal support from each other and larger church community