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The Youth Department will be in-person for our new theme of "Love inspires..." The dates below are the ongoing youth group gatherings on our church campus. Special activities and service projects off campus will be announced individually as dates/times are finalized.

All events will include social distancing, masks, and sanitizer precautions.

Eastertide is defined as the 50 days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost Sunday and is traditionally marked by the re-telling of the Gospel’s post-Resurrection stories; Jesus showing up [often unexpectedly] in the world and in the lives of his disciples.

Because March marks a full year since the pandemic lockdowns began in Connecticut and elsewhere around the world, many of us have been reflecting on our experiences during this time period, and on the many new worries and challenges – as well as a few silver linings – that have become part of our daily lives.

Experience Holy Week in new and traditional ways.

Sunday, March 28 – Experience Holy Week in an Afternoon!

For the afternoon of Palm Sunday (March 28) from 3-5PM, AHCC has created an experiential tour where participants drive to four locations in and around Hartford to experience Holy Week through a retelling of the final days of Jesus’ life on earth.

Each of us is created as a holy vessel of embodied love. But after the toxicity and pain of last year, our sense of wholeness has been shattered. And so, this Lent will be a “season of recovery.” We will witness Jesus’ solidarity with those who suffer, and seek healing practices for body, mind, and spirit – personal and communal – creating beauty from that which feels broken.