Faith Development

Faith Development is an Area Coordinating Team (ACT) at UCC Missoula which welcomes children, youth, and young adults and fosters intergenerational connections.

  • Provides ongoing support and activities for children, youth and young adults.
    • Children’s Church School (during worship service Sept-May)
    • Middle School/High School Activities – weekly activities with ages 12-18 curriculum (Sept-May)
    • Plan youth retreats and/or mission trips (budget dependent).
    • Support, plan, and coordinate youth-adult service projects.
    • Provide support to children and youth as they develop their own personal faith, values, and identity.
  • Planning and oversight of intergenerational activities, such as: participation in worship, service activities, and coordination with worship teams.

News from Youth Ministry:

  • Youth Announcements (May 30, 2024)

    We hope you and your families enjoyed a wonderful long Memorial Day weekend. We are excited to see you Sunday! Andy Nelson, Executive Director of the Western Montana LGBTQ+ Center, will be joining us for services and staying after for an Intergenerational Listening Session – please plan to attend! For the remainder of the school…

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  • Youth Announcements (May 23, 2024)

    Last Sunday was an incredible youth led worship service. So many people praised the youth and the amazing job that they did. We heard several sentiments of rows of people crying during the service and were moved by the genuineness and beautiful messages that the youth shared about Pentecost and diversity. Folks said it was…

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  • Youth Announcements (March 7, 2024)

    This Sunday the high school youth are going to make pizzas and have some discussion around wilderness experiences!  We will meet in the youth group room down in the preschool wing at 11:15am and end at 1pm.   Family Bowling: Sunday March 10th @ 4pm.  We have 5 lanes already reserved and can reserve more, but need to know…

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News from Children’s Ministry:

  • News From Children’s Ministry: February 1, 2024

    Let’s enjoy eating fresh bread together as we reflect on the story of the Loaves and the Fishes. This is such a beautiful and rich story in the Bible to ponder. How does it feel to be fed and to feed others? We know there are people in our own community and throughout the world…

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  • News From Children’s Ministry: January 25, 2024

    Hello Everyone. This Sunday we will continue where we left off in our story of the life of Jesus, after his baptism. Jesus is tested in the wilderness, begins his ministry, and calls his disciples. In Church School, we will become familiar with some of the disciples, and play some games to learn about them.…

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  • News From Children’s Ministry: January 18, 2024

    Hi Everyone, In Church School the kids are having fun putting their liturgical wheel calendars and work binders which will contain prayers, story cards, artwork, and photos to document our learning and time together. Over the coming weeks, we will begin our session singing some well-known spirituals and discuss how these songs were first sung…

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