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Youth Group activities for 2022-23 have concluded for the year. The 2023-24 youth program will begin in September. Youth are welcome and encouraged to attend worship services with their family.  


For the most up-to-date information about programming details for youth in grades 8-12, please contact Scott Stewart at scott@eliotchapel.org.


Youth are a treasured part of the Eliot Unitarian Chapel community. Check out Casey Stark’s reflection about his experience in the Youth Group (2016-2020), the Unitarian Universalist opportunities in which he participated, and the impact these experiences had on his life.


Youth Group 2022-23

Youth Group activities resume in September 2022 for youth in grades *7-12 in 2022-23 (or the homeschool equivalent). Youth Group meets during the 10:00 am worship service most Sundays and experiences often include, but aren’t limited to, many of the following activities. 

  • Engaging in a variety of conversations & exploratory activities about spiritual, ethical, and religious topics relevant to high school youth and Unitarian Universalism.
  • Exploring healthy sexuality and relationships through occasional activities from the Our Whole Lives curriculum and other age-appropriate sexuality education material for youth.
  • Exploring Unitarian Universalist identity for youth through periodic movies, activities, and dialogue.
  • Participation in fellowship events and community-building activities with other youth and adult leaders.
  • Periodic participation and attendance at Eliot worship services and other congregational events.

*grade levels subject to change in 2022-23


For the most up-to-date information about program details and plans for 2022-23, please contact Scott Stewart at scott@eliotchapel.org.




Unitarian Universalist Youth Leadership

In previous years (2014-2019), a significant number of Eliot youth participated in *leadership experiences with the UU MidAmerica Region and in events sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). These experiences included, but weren't limited to, the following:


*Note that since March 2020, many of these regional and national programs have been placed on hold, canceled, OR transitioned to an online format.


UU Resources for Youth


Unitarian Universalist Association: High School Youth

Check out the UUA website, found here, for information, resources, leadership opportunities, youth group activities, and ways to connect with other UU youth. A wide range of material is available for youth, advisors, staff, and congregations.


Unitarian Universalist Association: Identity-based Resources for Youth

The UUA provides a number of identity-based resources specific to youth as well as educational materials for youth groups on a number of identity-based topics. You can explore those resources here.



For more information about involvement opportunities for youth at Eliot Chapel, please contact Scott Stewart at scott@eliotchapel.org.


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