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Children & Youth

Young Adventurers Start(5th-7th)

Sundays at 10:00am

Youth Initiates (8th-10th)

Sundays at 11:15am

JAS-Juniors & Seniors (11th-12th)

Monthly for Special Events

Contact Kate, Youth Director ( for more information.  Hope you can join us!

Game Night
Friday, Jan. 27, 2023
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Who: Children, Young Adventurers, Initiates, JAS, whole families, and the whole congregation!!!

What: A variety of games (and snacks) to create a slightly competitive, full-of-laughter night.

Everybody is invited! Bring your game face!

RSVP: Let us know if you’ll be there by registering down below! 

Intergenerational Border Immersion Trip
Saturday, March 18-
Thursday, March 23, 2023

This spring United offers an opportunity for a group of youth and adults to travel to the Southern Arizona/Northern Mexico border to engage in service work, learn about the complexities of immigration, the “wall,” and the impact on both people and the creation. Details are still in process, but if you’re interested, please contact Talitha Arnold or Kate Murphy. Group limited to 12 persons plus leaders.

Children's Ministry -
United Church
Sunday Mornings - 10:00am

Follow The Star
Sunday, January 8
Children's Epiphany Party during 10:00am Service

All children (and their friends) are invited to an Epiphany Party on Sunday, Jan. 8 during the 10:00 worship service. We’ll make stars—like the one that led the Wise Ones to Bethlehem—and hear a story about their journey, make crowns, and just have a good time! Afterward (and after the worship service), we’ll pass out star cookies to the rest of the congregation. Come—and bring a friend!

Martin's Big Words 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

Sunday, January 15
10:00am Service

We’ll watch a video about the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the words he used that changed the world—like justice, faith, freedom, equality, peace, hope, and love. We’ll also make a poster to share with the congregation how those words help us to “Love God, Neighbor, and Creation.”

Helping Hands
Sunday, January 22
10:00am Service

Every hand can help— especially when our hands are joined with others. This Sunday, we’ll start making our “Helping Hands” Quilt with our own hand prints. Come and bring a friend!

Good Food for Good Neighbors
Sunday, January 29
10:00am Service

We’ll assemble tasty and nutritious casseroles for our neighbors who are the guests at the Interfaith, Casa Familia, and St. Elizabeth Shelters.

Love God, Neighbor, and Creation!

We continue our “Year of Helping” throughout January, caring for one another in our church community and our neighbors in need

United Children Share God's Love at Christmas

United’s children created over 40 Christmas Gift Bags for the guests of St. Elizabeth Shelter; stocked 3 Christmas Baskets for families in need and assembled 50 “Kits for Ukraine” to send to Church World Service. Thank you to volunteer Gail Ansheles and staff Maria Navarette and Caleb Omolo for helping our youngest ones help others.

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