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for sixth through twelfth graders!

A Video Message from Pastor Rocky

Fourth Church Youth Fall Programming
kicks off on Sunday, September 12!

Fall Sunday Morning Schedule

Please note that masks will be required of all participants

  • 9:15–9:45 a.m. – Junior High Gathering (grades 6–7) in the Bumpus Room
  • 9:15–9:45 a.m. – Confirmation Circle Groups will meet at various locations on the fifth floor of Gratz
  • 10:00 a.m.– Worship in the Sanctuary (Youth Choir will leave worship during final hymn and meet for 30 minutes) 
  • 11:15–11:45 – Senior High Gathering (grades 9–12) in the Bumpus Room 


Tentative Special Events Calendar

Mark your calendars for these special events. Please note that the ever-changing situation with COVID may require us to change our plans for some of these events.

  • Fall Confirmation Retreat at the Church: September 24–25 (Register here)
  • Junior High Lock-In: October 22–23
  • Senior High Retreat: November 19–21
  • Ski Retreat: January 14–16
  • Confirmation Homelessness Immersion: February 11–12, with Facing Forward 
  • Spring Confirmation Retreat: March 25–27, at Camp Geneva 
  • Youth-Led Worship: Sunday, May 15

Be sure to check out the Fourth Church Youth Ministry YouTube page for videos from different church members and staff there.

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Urban Youth Mission

Read our UYM blog! Learn about this an opportunity for youth groups from around the country to experience urban mission and ministry in the third largest city in the United States.

Youth Choir

The Youth Choir offers opportunity for youth to participate in the music life of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

Learn about Chicago Lights Youth Programs

Through a variety of programs, Chicago Lights, the nonprofit community outreach arm of Fourth Church, provides hope and opportunity to our city’s youth who face the challenges of poverty.

Dance Academy | Summer Day | Tutoring | Urban Farm

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For more information about Youth Ministry at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact Katie Patterson, Youth Ministry Program Manager (312.981.4035).