Youth

Youth Ministry at FUUSN

FUUSN Youth Overnight a success! Eleven high school youth attended the FUUSN Youth Bonding overnight on April 7-8 at FUUSN. As the Youth Programs Coordinator, I supported a team of four youth in planning and leading the overnight, which was a huge success. We did a variety of team-building and bonding activities, including icebreakers, blindfolded … Continued

Youth Ministry at FUUSN

FUUSN Field Day a success! Fifteen youth and five chaperones traveled to Project Adventure on Sunday March 25th to participate in a fun day of team-building, leadership development, and high and low ropes course. Field day is a great opportunity for FUUSN’s middle and high school youth to connect. In the morning we solved puzzles and played team-building games before … Continued

Youth Ministry at FUUSN

FUUSN youth and youth advisers attended the Youth Ministry Fundamentals Training in Albany, NY from February 16 to 18. The training focused on how youth and adults can partner to create and lead youth programming together. It also served as a training for adult advisers on the fundamentals of working with youth in UU congregations. … Continued

Youth Ministry at FUUSN

We are excited to share that Youth Ministry programs are thriving this year at FUUSN! There are around 30 high school youth involved at FUUSN this year, with 8-16 consistently showing up to youth group each week. In January and February the youth have been planning Coffee House, an annual fundraiser that showcases Newton youth … Continued

Two Youth Events: Save the Dates!

FUUSN Youth Coffee House Come see Newton youth perform at the 2018 FUUSN Youth Coffeehouse on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. We are looking for performers with a variety of talents! If you are interested in performing please fill out the google survey here: http://bit.ly/2qh9a1 by January 28. FUUSN Field Day: On March 25, FUUSN … Continued

Youth Ministry Update

Youth Ministry off to a Great Fall It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 6 weeks since I joined FUUSN’s team. I’m thrilled to get to support Youth Ministry at FUUSN and to work with so many amazing youth and adult advisers. I wanted to share a taste of what we’ve been up … Continued

Youth Programs Coordinator

Dani Patrick is passionate about creating spaces that encourage youth leadership, connection, and spiritual growth and is excited to join FUUSN’s team as Youth Programs Coordinator. In addition to their work at FUUSN, Dani works as a Teaching Artist working with students with developmental and intellectual disabilities. They* founded Building Connection through Creative Exploration, through … Continued

Youth Ministry Broadcast

Thank you for tuning into the final youth ministry broadcast of the church year. This will also be my final broadcast as your Youth Programs Coordinator. I would like to thank you all for the support and encouragement you have offered me and our youth ministry. As I look back over the last two years, … Continued

Summer Opportunities for Youth

Throughout the summer, there are a number of opportunities for youth to engage with Unitarian Universalist youth from all over the country around social justice, activism, leadership development, connections to UU youth of color, exploring religious career callings, and so much more! Each opportunity is supported by the UUA and is guaranteed to be a … Continued

Youth Ministry Broadcast

Thank you for tuning into another week of the Youth Ministry Broadcast. We have had an exciting couple of weeks. On March 17-19, several of the youth attended Another World Is Possible, a youth social justice retreat with youth from five other UU congregations. We learned about power and privilege, attended great youth worships, and … Continued