Youth Ministry

 

Confirmation

Every two years preparation classes are held for Junior High (and older) students who have not yet been confirmed. Confirmation preparation requires great commitment on the part of all involved: the educators, the mentors, and the students. This year the confirmation prep class will meet every other Sunday evening at the church. The preparation classes will conclude with a confirmation retreat and the Rite of Confirmation in the fall of 2012.

Also, if your child would like to join the church and is older than the incoming class but missed the last confirmation class, please contact the Coordinator for Children’s Ministries or the Minister and independent confirmation preparation will be arranged.

Our annual February youth fundraiser

Youth Fellowship

The youth fellowship group generally handles business in the classroom on Sunday mornings.  This year that will happen on the third Sunday of every month.  The Youth Class takes care of fellowship hour on the third Sunday of every month, and we will use that time to meet and plan.  Special events and trips for youth will be announced at those meetings, in the “Good News”, and by e-mail.  Youth Fundraisers are held quarterly and feature such themes as “Delicious Desserts”, “The Great Chili Cookoff”, “Designer Spuds”, and the “Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper”.    The fundraisers help with youth trips and travel to events such as retreats, the National and Regional Youth Events, etc.

What People are Saying

Our Church is generous with people in need. Our church has great programs for children and youth. — Joe, Over 65
I like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
Bright! Cheery! Friendly! Great Pastor! Great music! Comforting, helpful and warm! Uplifting illuminating sermons. Our church has it all! — Bob, Age 72
UCC, Middletown – A wonderful place to make 100 real friends without using Facebook. — Chris, Age 60
I most appreciate the closeness of everyone in our church. It's like one big family. — Rebecca, Age 18
I appreciate the strong sense of community that is always inclusive and welcoming. — Elaine, Age 57
The people, the pastor, and the music all fulfill my spiritual needs and provide a sense of peace. — Florence, Age 85
We have had 17 moves. Every time we came back to Newport we were welcomed as though we had never been away. — Debby, Age 79
I like that when Sunday School is over we go have something to eat. — Matt, Age 12
I like how everybody at church knows everyone and everybody is friendly even to those they don't know, no matter what. — Mackenzie, Age 15
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +