ELEVATE is a ministry for youth in grades 6-12.
Through friendships, service, learning, worship and prayer, together we are rising in faith!
Mayflower Congregational Church Youth Program
MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH
Sundays at Mayflower
Students in middle school meet on Sunday evenings at Mayflower for youth group and choir. At youth group, students build community through activities and games, discussions about faith and life, and projects which serve the community.
6:00-7:00pm – Middle School Choir Rehearsal
7:00-8:00pm – Middle School Youth Groupat
MS MISSION TRIP – CHICAGO
All Mayflower middle schoolers are invited to participate in the 2019 Chicago Mission Trip, November 15-17!
Friday afternoon, we’ll head out for Chicago where we will be staying downtown at Fourth Presbyterian Church.
Saturday, we will head out for a day of service.
Sunday morning, we will we worship with the Harmony Community Church then return to Grand Rapids late afternoon.
CONFIRMATION AT MAYFLOWER
Students who are in the 8th grader and above are invited to participate in Confirmation classes. Through weekly classes, service projects, worship, and involvement in Congregational Life, participants will have the opportunity to learn about basic Christian beliefs, to explore what it means to live as a Christian and to commit to belonging to a congregation.
Classes meet on Sundays from 9:15-10:15am or
5:00-6:00pm from January through March.
Those who wish to be confirmed will become members at Mayflower on a Sunday in mid-March.
MS SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Middle schoolers are involved in our congregational life as Bible Alive and Midweek volunteers. They also participate in our worship services by reading scripture, singing in the choirs, playing instruments, greeting before worship and serving as acolytes.