youth programs

At First Congregational Church, UCC of Bakersfield we strive to provide a well-rounded Christian education experience for children and youth of all ages.

Our Infant and Toddler program, staffed by experienced, loving child-care workers, is available during worship for children 3 years of age and under.

Children ages 4 years through 5th grade experience their own Children’s Worship Time followed by interactive Bible lessons taught through a fun, creative curriculum.

Youth Groups at FCC are designed to the meet the ever-changing spiritual and social needs of young people in 6th to 12th grade.   Through a variety of activities, they develop a greater understanding of God’s love for them and their responsibility to love others and seek justice in their world.


  • Devotions                   
  • Discussions           
  • Lock-ins
  • Service projects         
  • Retreats              
  • Field trips
  • Games                      
  • Camps


The primary goal of all the children's and youth programming is to provide an opportunity for spiritual growth and development in an environment that is welcoming and nurturing for all those whom God has entrusted into our care.

No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you're welcome here...

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