REGULAR events and activities
Special Confirmation Class Study Session this Sunday evening, 6:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. We have one more Confirmation session before our confirmands meet with Session and are Confirmed on Pentecost Sunday, June 9. Due to this necessary class, the Boston trip is postponed until June.
Our next YouthServe Day at the United Way Kitchen is Friday, June 14! Our high school and middle school students, and all who would like to participate, are invited to serve at the United Way Kitchen (Pearl Street Cupboard) in Framingham on Friday evening, June 14, from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. We will meet at the Kitchen in Framingham (46 Park Street) at 5:oo p.m.
High School Graduation Banquet, Sunday, June 23, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.! Our Youth Ministry community will honor our one graduating senior this year, Elizabeth Oey, in fine style at the Wayside Inn. It will be a memorable evening as we celebrate Elizabeth and wish her Godspeed in the next season of her life as she enters the University of Rochester this fall.
Maine Mission Trip, July 6-13! It's getting closer! Our high school and middle school students, and many of our adult members and friends, will soon be journeying to Maine to serve our neighbors in around the Farmington community who are in need of a helping hand. We'll be staying on the UMaine-Farmington campus for the week and serving at various sites throughout the area.
Our middle school students participate in a program called YouthServe. Through this program they help serve dinner to the homeless at the United Way's Kitchen in Framingham. There are, also, other opportunities throughout the year where they can serve.
Our high school students participate throughout the school year and summer in local service opportunities including at the Community Day Center in Waltham, with Family Promise in Natick and as part of the Concord Crop Walk which typically takes place in October.
In the summer of 2018 the high school youth traveled with other members of the church to the Philippines to work with Little Children of the Philippines in building or rehabilitating homes and working with their preschool program. Click see here to see an article in the Metrowest Daily News about the trip and click here to see an article in the Presbytery of Boston's newsletter.
In the Summer of 2017 the youth participated in a mission trip to Maine where they helped with MATE projects. MATE is a program to help rehabilitate homes for those in need in rural Maine.
Summer 2016 our Youth Group participated in a week long mission experience in Maine. The dates were August 6-13 and some pretty big things happened. They served in a number of capacities including repairing homes, supporting a food pantry, visiting at a senior center and helping with a back to school effort for children.
In summer 2015 many of our high school students were privileged to participate in an all-church mission trip to the Philippines.