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Wintonbury Youth (WY) is all about helping students follow Jesus together...wherever He leads. Open to all 7th - 12th grade students, our youth group aims to create genuine community where individuals love, care for, and encourage one another in Christ, while sharing His love with the world.

Youth Ministry Director: Brian Sullivan
Youth Admin Assistant: Michele Dailey


WINTONBURY YOUTH SUMMER

During the summer, Wintonbury Youth have the opportunity to participate in a variety of special events and outings like those listed below.

ULTIMATE THURSDAYS
June 27
July 11 & 25
August 22
(August 8 event canceled)
6-8pm at Wintonbury
Students entering grades 7-12, and those who just graduated 12th grade, join us and bring a friend! We’ll hang out and play games like ultimate Frisbee, Gau-Gau, Terminator, Pillow Polo, and more followed by a 20-30 minute devotional discussion.

THE HARTFORD PROJECT TEAM MEETING
Friday, July 12
6:30-8pm at Wintonbury
Our THP Team, students and adults, will be meeting this night to discuss the important information of the trip as well as go through some training to prepare for the trip. This will also be a great opportunity to grow as a team.

THE HARTFORD PROJECT MISSION TRIP (see below)
July 14-18
Please pray for our 28 students and six leaders as we serve in Hartford!

MOVIE NIGHT & COOKOUT
Saturday, July 20
7-10pm at the Dailey’s
Youth Ministry will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and s’mores stuff. We ask any youth attending to bring chips, drinks, or desserts to add to the fun.

PAINTBALL ADVENTURE
Saturday, July 27
9am - afternoon

Meet @ the Dailey’s at 9am. Arrive at Matt’s Outback Paintball in Coventry by 10am and play all morning and into the afternoon. Cost = TBD based on participation. Sign up with Brian by July 21.

FAITH QUEST
Sunday, July 28 - Thursday, August 1
6-8:30pm
Join the adventure and share the love of Christ with kids at Wintonbury by volunteering!
Contact:
Cheryl B

WEEKEND OF SERVICE
Backpack Ministry Set-up
Friday, August 2
12pm at Wintonbury
Students and leaders will help set up for the Backpack Ministry Packing Party, which begins at 6:30pm. Come at noon or arrive later in the day. A pizza dinner will be provided for those staying for the whole afternoon. RSVP: Brian S

CHURCH ARMY WORSHIP & MINISTRY
Saturday, August 3
11:30am at Hartford City Hall
Worship service on the steps of City Hall where we will serve the homeless and the poor in Hartford. Brian will meet students there!

ALL-CHURCH SUMMER CELEBRATION
Saturday, August 24
10am-9pm
Our last hurrah for the summer! We’ll celebrate with outdoor baptisms, food, games, Gau Gau and Cornhole tournaments (with prizes!), bonfire worship, and more. Come for part or all of the day. Friends welcome. Details here.

Contact Brian S or Michele D to get on the weekly email list.

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The Hartford Project Summer 2019
July 14 - 18

The Hartford Project (THP) is an urban ministry immersion experience for teenagers in New England.  During THP, church youth groups are invited to come and spend the week in Hartford, where they will serve the community, learn about poverty, experience racial reconciliation, and build relationships with the wider body of Christ. This year, Wintonbury is participating in Week 2 of THP. Register today to secure your spot!


WINTONBURY YOUTH SCHOOL-YEAR

From September to June, students in 7th-12th grade meet on Sunday nights at Wintonbury. Every week, students have time to hang out and connect with one another in community. Our weekly focus will vary between the three formats listed below. Contact Brian or Michele to be added to our email list.

Bible Study Nights
6-8pm

Students and leaders will dig into God's word together. The night will include the study of one or more Bible passages, group discussion that includes how to apply Biblical truths to life, and prayer.

Social Issue Discussion Nights
6-8pm

Guest speakers will address current social issues, allowing students the opportunity to consider each topic through the lens of God's word. There will be time for questions, answers and honest discussion.

Activity Nights
5-8pm
Could be (just about) anything as long as it's fun. Some things we have planned this year include aurvivor games, a movie night, and our annual Christmas parties.


The Hartford Project FallServe
Fall 2019

The Hartford Project (THP) is an urban ministry immersion experience for teenagers in New England.  During FallServe, church youth groups spend the weekend in Hartford, serving the community, learning about poverty, experiencing racial reconciliation, and building relationships with the wider body of Christ.

Middle School & High School Retreats
Each year, typically in the winter, Wintonbury participates in two weekend retreats: one for  middle school students and one for high school students. Youth leaders will contact students and parents directly with details and registration information.


YOUTH GROUP PARTICIPATION RELEASE FORM

Parents: Please complete the following form for any students who want to participate in Youth Group.


A Note About Youth Group Volunteers
All Wintonbury Youth volunteers are carefully screened through an application and interview process; they also must agree to and pass a criminal background check before working with our youth.

  • All-Church Summer Celebration
    All-Church Summer Celebration
    Sat, Aug.24, 10:00 AM
  • Shelter Ministry
    Shelter Ministry
    Sat, Sep.14, 3:30 PM
  • Campus Serve Day
    Campus Serve Day
    Sat, Sep.28, 9:00 AM
  • Clothes Closet
    Clothes Closet
    Sat, Aug.17, 9:00 AM
  • Faith Quest 2019
    Faith Quest 2019
    Sun, Jul.28, 6:00 PM
  • Bake Sale
    Bake Sale
    Sun, Jul.28, 10:00 AM
  • A Taste of Citadel
    A Taste of Citadel
    Wed, Jul.10, 6:00 PM
  • Revitalize Community Health Outreach
    Revitalize Community Health Outreach
    Sat, Jun. 8, 9:00 AM
  • Easter Week at Wintonbury
    Easter Week at Wintonbury
    Sun, Apr.14, 9:00 AM
  • GO Week 2019
    GO Week 2019
    Sun, Feb.24, 9:00 AM
  • 40 Days of Prayer
    40 Days of Prayer
    Sun, Jan.27, 9:00 AM
  • Thanksgiving at Wintonbury
    Thanksgiving at Wintonbury
    Wed, Nov.21, 7:00 PM
  • The Winty Awards
    The Winty Awards
    Wed, Nov.21, 5:00 PM
  • Christmas Toy Drive
    Christmas Toy Drive
    Sun, Nov.18, 9:00 AM
  • YES! Weekend
    YES! Weekend
    Sun, Sep.30, 9:00 AM
  • 10 Days
    10 Days
    Sun, Sep. 9, 12:01 AM
  • I <3 Hartford
    I <3 Hartford
    Sat, Aug.18, 10:00 AM
  • 21 Days of Prayer
    21 Days of Prayer
    Sun, Jan. 7, 12:00 AM
  • YES! CHRISTMAS
    YES! CHRISTMAS
    Sun, Dec.17, 9:00 AM
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