Ministry of Children & Youth

A robust Faith Formation program is available for preschool through high school students.

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Many activities are available to involve children and youth in outreach and service to others. Some of these activities are imbedded into the Sunday morning faith formation program while others are separate.

Junior & Senior High Youth Ministry Group 
Grades 6 -8 and 9 - 12

The Ecumenical Youth Council, organized by Pastor Jeff, is comprised of four local churches in additon to GRCC.  GRCC, along with Union Congregational Church, Grace Presbyterian Church, St. Lukes's Episcopal Church and First Lutheran Church of Montclair, have partnered together to revitalize our respective church youth groups and the first event - an ice cream social meet and greet - was recently held at Union Congregational Church in Upper Montclair.  

Intergenerational Events

Watch our weekly Newsletter for our September Homecoming picnic (Celebration Sunday), Advent Experience with live nativity, Lenten Journey  and other family events.



The Parish Life Committee awards the Centennial Scholarship and the Forshay-Riesenman Scholarship annually to graduating seniors who are members of  Glen Ridge Congregational Church and display Christian ideals and service.