Youth Ministry

2010 New England Regional Youth Event (NERYE) - Inside Out—Outside In: Finding Our Way in God’s World

Where:  Boston University, Boston, MA
When:  Thursday, June 24 - Sunday, June 27, 2010
Who:  Youth (and their adult leaders) who are currently in Grades 8-12 (2009-2010)

Join hundreds of UCC youth and adult leaders from all over New England. Feed your soul and grow your spirit with NERYE this summer.

The cost for the event is $350 per person which includes registration, lodging in BU dorms (linens and towels included) as well as all meals from Thursday dinner through Sunday breakfast.

Register by March 1, 2010 to get the EARLY BIRD discount rate of $325 per person!

How to register:

Complete the hard copy of the registration form which can be found by clicking here.  (Note:  this is a pdf document.) Please make copies as each individual must have their own registration form.

All hardcopy registrations should be sent to:
MACUCC One Badger Road Framingham, MA 01702 ATTN: Cindy Bolton

Or register online:

Group leaders please go here to provide us information about yourself and to pay the deposit:

Once this step is completed, Group leaders will automatically be given a new link to follow to complete the registration process. Leaders can do this for their whole group or you can give the link to the individual registrants to complete.

*The Registrar for this event is Ms. Cindy Bolton who can be reached at  or 508-875-5233.


NERYE has something for everyone:

WORSHIP in BU Marsh Chapel featuring Da Vita McCallister, Val Tutson, Obadiah Ballinger, Claudia De la Cruz, Courtney Clayton Jenkins, Martina Radwan, Karen Georgia Thompson, Jim Antal, and music by John Selders and his house band!

WORKSHOPS to challenge and inspire you. Choose from titles like drumming, rock climbing, UCC 101, or Faith and Fantastic Fiction. Look here for a complete list of titles and descriptions.

Click here to find out more about our worship and workshop leaders!

SERVICE PROJECTS to let you put your faith into action in the city. All participants will have an opportunity to participate in a hands-on mission experience within the greater Boston area. Small groups will be disbursed throughout the city to serve at food pantries, shelters, feeding programs, community centers, churches and other agencies that provide services to the marginalized. City Mission Society of Boston, a UCC affiliated social justice agency is planning this part of our event through their Boston Urban Outreach Program.

FUN TIMES with friends. Play ball or swim at the beautiful BU Fit/Rec Center, walk the labyrinth, or listen to music at our own Coffeehouse. Plus, see the sights on our Trolley Tour of Boston!

What to expect at Regional Youth Event

As you look over the materials, if you have any questions, please be in touch with the Regional Youth Event Coordinator— Ms. Debby Kirk,  or our Conference contact -

Rev. Ryan Gackenheimer, 

Covenant Hills Christian Camp (CHCC)

CHCC is owned by the Troy Conference of the United Methodist Church and is jointly programmed by the United Methodist and the United Church of Christ in Vermont.

Our Purpose is to have you to experience the outdoor world of fun, joy and love. Here is the place to make new friends, grow, share and live the Christian faith. As an extension of the ministry of the local church, camping provides outdoor education so that persons may:

  • Find or renew faith in Jesus
  • Grow in relationship to God and others
  • Develop potential and build esteem
  • Share in Christian love
  • Experience God’s grace and love
  • Discover God’s natural world
  • Integrate scripture with personal experience
  • Christian life-style is taught and modeled. No attempt is made to convert persons to any particular denomination.

Additional Information is available here

Directions - Located 20 miles east of Montpelier on U.S. Route 2, near the village of S. Cabot, VT, about two miles east of Marshfield Dam (Molly’s Falls Pond on some maps). Official Vermont State Highway signs mark the turn onto Houghton Road. Follow that road .8 of a mile, past a sharp left curve, and the camp entrance will be on the right. Signs are posted.

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