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Expressing Our Faith

Star Gathering 2 UCC Youth

Saturday, August 2 to Saturday, August 9

Star Gathering 2 Youth Profile

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When we express ourselves through creativity, compassionate words, and acts of kindness, we express our faith. The Youth Conference for SG2 will give participants an opportunity to think about how they express themselves through words, art, and actions. In expressing themselves, they will get to know each other better and will grow closer to the God who created them and loves them just as they are. Youth who come to Star Island form a special connection with the island and with the community of friends they meet. Whether or not their parents participate in the concurrent Star Gathering 2 conference, youth form a sense of Island family that does nothing short of transforming their lives.
Minister of the Week: Rev. Brian Gruhn
Program Fee: $115/person

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Star Island 2014 7 Night Youth Rate Chart

The above per person room and board rates cover the entire 7-night stay and include ferry transporation to and from Star Island on designated days.

Practicing Our Faith

Star Gathering 1 UCC Youth

Saturday, July 26 to Saturday, August 2

Star Gathering 1 Youth Profile

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The Youth Conference for SG1 will explore different ways we might connect to the life-giving energy source that is both within us and beyond us. Join us in a week of “unplugging” from our media-rich lives and “plugging in” to the rich experience of connecting with the traditions and people you meet (or see only) on Star. Spiritual practices will be the theme of the morning program. What will you try: Capoeira, meditation, painting, making music, lectio divina? These are examples of the kinds of things that help us experience the awesome potential for connection and creativity each one of us embodies!
Minister of the Week: Catherine Allard
Program Fee: $115/person

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Star Island 2014 7 Night Youth Rate Chart

The above per person room and board rates cover the entire 7-night stay and include ferry transporation to and from Star Island on designated days.

Stargazers and Trailblazers

Youth Empowerment and Spirituality

Saturday, June 21 to Saturday, June 28

YES Profile

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The YES conference is an intentionally welcoming community that empowers youth ages 15-22 by giving them a safe space to grow as leaders and spiritually-grounded people. It is a transformative week of adventure, thought-provoking workshops, and impromptu dance parties under the stars.

Minister of the Week: Rev. Dave Scheuneman, Studio Zero, Las Vegas, NV
Program Fee: $85 per person
Scholarships: Please contact our registrar Cassidy Bissell at email hidden; JavaScript is required for more information.
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Star Island 2014 7 Night Youth Rate Chart

The above per person room and board rates cover the entire 7-night stay and include ferry transporation to and from Star Island on designated days.

Music and Faith

Star Gathering Youth Conferences

Saturday, July 28 to Saturday, August 4 or Saturday, August 4 to Saturday, August 11

What does your choice in music say about you and your faith? Share and experience your faith in a community of explorers, in a place that fosters exploration and expanded horizons. No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

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Encompass

Youth Empowerment and Spiritual-Health

Saturday, June 25 to Saturday July 2

YES is a week long conference for youth and young people, ages fifteen to twenty-two. We provide a safe atmosphere for spiritual growth and renewal together with friends old and new. We examine themes of community, identity, social justice, and more through youth-led programming.

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Changes - Our Growth through the History of Star Island

Star Gathering II Youth Conference

Saturday, August 6 to Saturday, August 13

We will be examining the changes we experience in the stages of life from infancy through adolescence into adulthood. Our scope will be the history of Star Island and its changes as it became the spiritual and educational conference center it is today.

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Where Two or Three Gather . . .

Star Gathering I Youth Conference

Saturday, July 30 to Saturday, August 6

Come together with old friends and new. Open yourself to others as you truly are. Grow and experience your faith in a community of explorers, in a place that fosters exploration and expanded horizons.

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Star Island is one of the rocky, wind-swept Isles of Shoals, located off the coast of Rye, New Hampshire. For over 100 years, summers here have provided individuals and families with a welcome respite from their busy mainland lives.

Star Island Corporation is a nonprofit organization which maintains the island and its facilities and provides hospitality services for visitors.

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Phone: (603) 430-6272
Fax: (603) 430-6270
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