Youth & Young Adults: Events and Programs

Youth & Young Adults: Events and Programs

Summer Conferences at Silver Lake

Take a look at the plans for Summer 2022!  Silver Lake will host three, two-week sessions for youth entering grades 5 and up and the theme is 'What's in a Name.'  Silver Lake programs nurture inclusion, leadership development, environmental justice, and beloved community.  Visit the Silver Lake Conference website for more information and to register!

Confirmation Retreats 2022-2023

Register your group for a facilitated retreat in 2022-2023! Chose from seven dates ranging from November 2022 to April of 2023, and three great sites including Silver Lake. Registration is now open! Check out our Confirmation Retreats page for each event's registration link. To ensure a spot for your attendants, you will be asked to make a deposit for each participant. Final count and full payment are due 21 days prior to the retreat.

Space is limited to 40 attendees per date, and programs will be led by a group of experienced facilitators. Each group is required to bring chaperones for youth at a rate of one adult for each eight youth. For more information about these events, please contact Faith Formation Program Support Associate Sean Amato.

Confirmation Enrichment Series 2023

Teens and their leaders are invited to dig in and enrich faith in these ninety-minute virtual programs offered by the SNEUCC Faith Formation Team. Groups are welcome to register for one or more sessions. These facilitated programs will offer youth an opportunity to connect with peers and explore a variety of relevant faith topics in a safe environment. A variety of learning techniques and tools will provide a creative space for teens to explore these valuable topics together. Space is limited to 50 participants per session. 

Tentative Topics- Dates TBA (January-April 2023)

  • Session I: Sacred Conversations on Race
  • Session II: UCC Values and Beliefs 
  • Session III: Call Waiting 
  • Session IV: Interfaith Dialogue   

UCC Youth @ Synod 2023

General Synod 34 - Making Things New

Indianapolis, IN on June 30 -July 4, 2023

Complete this form to nominate a youth from your congregation to serve as a delegate or to attend Youth @ Synod

Youth @ Synod, from SNEUCC on Vimeo.

 Other Leadership Opportunities for Youth

SNEUCC Young Voices Project

Share your wisdom, your faith, and your creativity.  SNEUCC wants to hear your thoughts about discipleship -- whether in a blog, poem, or a song.  Send your entries to Debby Kirk.  Items  that are selected for publishing will receive a stipend.


Dignity Project Fellowship

Designed to train outstanding high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from Greater Boston to serve as interreligious and cross-cultural leaders with the capacity to engage the diversity of our city (and broader society) with thoughtfulness, skill, and care. This 5-month program is sponsored by the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership of Hebrew College and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. The application deadline is June 1 of each year; fifteen to eighteen fellows will be selected for the cohort.

Social Justice Internship

This Boston-based social justice internship with City Mission Society is designed for students committed to change and interested in gaining work experience in a small nonprofit organization that focuses on dismantling systems of oppression and collaborating for collective liberation. The internship is for high school juniors and seniors (and recent grads) in around the city of Boston. Interns receive a stipend for their participation in the program.  Applications are due in May each year.

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