Children and Youth

Ministry of Children and Youth.....................................

Director of Christian Education..........................................

Confirmation.................................................................


Young People's Society.................................................

Christians In Action

Tyra Brown

Tylene Longyhore

David Stinson
Craig Wood

Sherry Brabham


Christian Education Program for Children and Youth
Church classes for the very young through high school are held on Sunday mornings. A Bible-based curriculum, dedicated teachers and many special events help students on their faith journey. Church School students join us in the early portion of our worship services before attending Church School. All are welcome to participate. Membership in the Church is not required.
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Confirmation Program  (8th Grade)
In addition to Sunday morning classes, the eighth graders meet one weekday after school and share in special trips and a retreat experience.
Christians In Action  (Grades 5 - 8)
A fellowship group for middle school aged students, 5th through 8th grades. They meet regularly for social, recreational and service activities. Church membership is not required.
Young People's Society  (Grades 9 - 12)
Senior High School students meet regularly throughout the year and plan special trips and activities that include social, educational and service functions. YPS is open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Church membership is not required.
Intergenerational Events
Watch your weekly Newsletter for our September Homecoming picnic, Advent Workshop, Winter Square Dance and other family events.
Scholarships
The Parish Life Committee awards the Centennial Scholarship and the Forshay-Riesenman Scholarship annually to graduating seniors who are members of the Glen Ridge Congregational Church and display Christian ideals and service.
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Eight Grade Confirmands create their own, unique Confirmation Stole, which will be worn Confirmation Sunday upon the laying on of hands and prayer for the purpose of bestowing the Gift of the Holy Spirit and membership into the church.