(no youth group on January 5)
9 am-10 am Pilgrim Room and Room 104
Youth in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for 9 am Youth Group! The middle school youth group is made up of youth in grades 6, 7 and 8. Their youth leaders are Robin Turner and Trent Siegel. The high school youth group is made up of youth in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. Their youth leaders are Anna Van Pelt and Mike Zevenbergen.
Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality and Our Faith class (grades 7, 8 and 9) continues:
Jan. 5 5:45 pm-8 pm class
Jan. 13 Double Session: 4 pm-8 pm, dinner included
January 27 5:45 pm-8 pm class
High School Winter Retreat – “Another Way Home”
4:30 pm Friday, Jan. 10 – 12:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 12
Youth in grades 9-12 are heading out on retreat to Camp Indianola for our winter retreat. We will be exploring faith through some learning about the history of the UCC, sharing in conversation and sharing questions and imagining what a “home” of faith might mean for each of us. Leaders so far are Mike Zevenbergen, Cat Gipe Stewart, Margaret Swanson.
Sunday, Jan. 12 Parent Moving Mountains Meeting
11:30 am-12:30 pm – Pilgrim Room
Youth Ministry Committee is holding a parent meeting to go over logistics for Moving Mountains – our Youth Celebration and Fundraising Dinner. The committee will go over planning details and get volunteers signed up. Moving Mountains is Saturday, February 29. We hope all parents will volunteer to help with this event which raises funds for our youth mission trips.
Wednesday, Jan. 15 Junior & Senior Small Group
7 pm-8:30 pm Pilgrim Room, UCUCC
Juniors and Seniors in High School are invited to participate in this small group that offers support and encouragement to each other in these last years of high school. We will do a check in and then have different topics for discussion to help in your discernment throughout these years. We meet every third Wednesday of the month.
Wednesday, Jan. 29: Teen Feed
5 pm- 8:30 pm at UCUCC
Youth, their families and their friends are invited to join us for an evening of service with Teen Feed. We will prepare, cook and serve a meal together for homeless teens and young adults in the University District. Please sign up to volunteer by emailing Margaret Swanson at gro.ccuytisrevinu@nosnawsm.
Family Ministry Series — Digital Mindfulness
The Youth Ministry Committee at UCUCC is putting together a family ministry series on Digital Mindfulness that will begin Feb. 8, 2020. We will have three events, in Feb., March and May. At the first two events, we will show the Screenagers movies and offer a debrief after them. Then the third event is a two-hour workshop with Christina Malecka around digital mindfulness. Friends of the church are also welcome! More details to come, but go ahead and mark your calendars.
2020 Dates to Anticipate
Feb. 8 Screenagers Viewing and discussion
Feb. 29 Moving Mountains
March 14 Screenagers: Next Chapter viewing and discussion
March 20-22: Boys and Girls Retreats
May 9 two-hour Digital Mindfulness workshop with Christina Malecka
May 31 Youth Worship