September Sr. High Youth Day! Saturday, September 28th




*Saturday, September 28th
*Volunteer at the Blanchet House of Hospitality.
*Serve hot meals to the Portland
homeless community.
*Explore Portland Saturday Market.
*Enjoy some tasty treats at Voodoo Doughnuts!
*All 7th-12th grade youth are welcome.
*Depart from FGUCC at 9:30 AM
*Arrive back to FGUCC at 4 PM
*Bring cash for doughnuts
*RSVP with Kristy

Inner City Mission Trip

images Our Youth Inner City Mission Trip is quickly approaching! Check out the fun adventures our youth will be part of!

FGUCC Inner City Mission Trip: Portland

August 5th-8th, 2013


Depart from FGUCC:

Sunday, August 4th, 7:30 pm



Parkrose Community United Church of Christ

12505 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR



Breakfast & Dinner-youth group will be making meals at the church

Lunch-youth will be eating from different locations in Portland (i.e.: food carts)


Monday, August 5th:

*Blanchet House of Hospitality (

340 NW Gilsan St, Portland, OR

-10 am-12:30 pm

-Touring facilities

-Serving meals and bussing tables for individuals in need.


*Regence Boys & Girls Club (

4430 N. Trenton St, Portland, OR

2-5:00 pm

-Tour of the club site and New Columbia community

-Service project


*Columbia Indoor Pool

7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, Portland, OR

7-8:30 pm

-Swimming & Showers

Tuesday, August 6th:

*New Avenues for Youth (

314 SW 9th Ave, Portland, OR

-2:00-3:00 pm

-Touring facilities and learning about teen homelessness program.


*Alder Creek: Paddle with the People (

Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR

-5:00-8:00 pm

-Enjoy some kayaking fun!

Wednesday, August 7th:

*Children’s Book Bank (

1728 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR

-10:00 am-Noon

-Tour of facility.

-Repairing books for children.


*Regence Boys & Girls Club (

4430 N Trenton St, Portland, OR

-2-5:00 pm

-Play large group games with club kids

-Arts & Crafts projects with club kids


*Columbia Indoor Pool

7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, Portland, OR

7-8:00 pm

-Swimming & Showers


*Movie in the Park (The Croods)

Glenfair Park

NE 154th & Couch Ct


 Thursday, August 8th:

*The Forest Park Conservancy (

-9 am-noon

-Trail work: pruning vegetation, invasive english ivy removal and trail repairs.


*Regence Boys & Girls Club (

4430 N Trenton St, Portland, OR

-2-5:00 pm

-Play large group games with club kids

-Arts & Crafts projects with club kids


*Head back to Forest Grove!








Summer Youth Mission Trip


All 7th-12th grade youth are invited to participate in this summer’s mission trip. We will embark on a Portland inner city mission trip. The dates are August 5th-9th. We will be staying in Portland and will have the opportunity to participate in the following activities: serving the homeless community, touring and learning more about teen homeless agency/facilities, running day camps for Portland youth, service projects, kayak trip, and much more. We will be having an informative meeting on June 23rd following the special congregational meeting. If you are interested in attending please contact Kristy.

Youth Event 2012

uccYouth2012The National Youth Event for the United Church of Christ will be held July 10 – July 13 at Purdue University in Indiana. This event happens every 4 years and is an opportunity for youth from all over the United States to gather for worship, workshops, mission, and fun! Please follow updates at the United Church of Christ Youth page on Facebook.

Yakama: Youth Mission Trip 2011

Thirteen youth and four adults headed to the Yakama Christian Mission for a Learning and Serving trip from Sunday, August 7 through Friday, August 12. We spent a week working on a farm, helping with fire damage reconstruction, and helping give out school supplies at a local community event. We met fabulous people and learned a lot about life on the Yakima Indian Reservation. Please check out our photo album at
youth group with Yakama mission sign

Youth Sunday 2011

Thank you to our fabulous youth who created an incredible Youth Sunday on May 15, 2011!  Our gratitude goes out to Strong Wings Band with Special Guest Geneva Houx for their inspiring music, the Jubilate Bell Choir for adding their joyful sound, and Howard Ashley, our very capable organist!   Our service focused on Loving our Enemies and being kind to others.  Thank you for sharing your message of hope and peace FG UCC Youth!

Please click on the following to see our incredible music program!