Middle & High School Youth Groups – Fall 2022

We’ve got an awesome season ahead!

Below please find the calendars for our Junior (6th-9th grade) and Senior (10th-12th grade) Youth Groups


Junior Youth Group – 6th to 9th Graders – Fall Calendar

September 

  • Sept. 11th – Gathering Sunday!  Bring a sample of water from your summer to share in worship and then bake cookies and set up games from 10-11am. Eat yummy food and play games with friends at 11am!  
  • Sept. 18th – Blessing Backpacks and Devices: Bring your backpack or bag, and device if you have one. Together we will journey into the new school year blessed and blessing!   

October  

  • Oct 1 (time TBD) – Tree-Top Adventures (Jr and Sr. Youth Groups)!
  • Oct 16th at 1pm – Blessing of the Animals Jr Youth are invited to help lead this service

November 

  • Nov. 12th – All-Church Day Retreat with special offerings for our youth 
  • Nov. 19th – Community Helping Hands Clean-up/Thanksgiving Dinner. Lend a hand to friends in need of extra help with fall clean-up, and spruce up the church grounds, while we share a Thanksgiving meal with neighbors
  • November 27th – First Sunday in Advent – Hanging of the Greens! We’ll deck the halls in this beloved intergenerational worship service
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December 

  • Date TBD – Christmas Party & White Elephant Gift Exchange. This annual favorite is back!
  • Dec. 11th -All-Ages Telling of the Christmas Story
  • Mitten Tree – Help make mittens and collect gifts for neighbors in need 

Senior Youth Group (10th-12th Graders) and Exploring Our Faith – Calendar

September 

  • Sept. 11th – Gathering Sunday!  (see details above)
  • Sept. 18 or 25th (TBD) – 12-3pm – Visit to The Islamic Center of Wayland  

October 

  • Oct 1 (time TBD) – Tree-Top Adventures (Jr and Sr. Youth Groups)!
  • Oct. 16th – EOF Gathering. Stay after the Blessing of the Animals with Pastors Amy or Matt for Spiritual Practices; and conversation about Confirmation & Baptism

November 

  • Nov. 12-13th – Overnight Retreat for 10th-12th Graders at Edwards House. Come for the All-Church Retreat on Saturday and stay overnight for a special youth retreat
  • Nov. 19 – Community Helping Hands Clean-up/Thanksgiving Dinner (see details above)
  • November 27th – First Sunday in Advent – Hanging of the Greens! We’ll deck the halls in this beloved intergenerational worship service

December 

  • Dec. 4th – Sr. Youth Group Christmas Party 
  • Dec. 18th – Christmas Caroling – Share Christmas joy with our homebound friends