Designed for each generation from children, youth, young and mature adults to seniors, Abyssinian’s ministries seek to address the varied needs of our diverse congregation.

“If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.”

—John 12:16

WE – The Worship Experience for Youth

The Worship Experience for Youth leads young people into a personal relationship with God through Christ.  It places emphasis on Christian values, knowledge retention and group participation; and fosters a connection between the Bible and real-world experiences that impact African people.

Through creative and interactive pedagogy designed to stimulate the learning process for 21st century youth, young people are engaged in: Faith Formation, Spiritual Enrichment, Bible study, Black History and Culture,Christian Fellowship and Outreach.

8:30-9:00 – Rise & Shine Breakfast Fellowship (Hybrid)

9:00-9:35 – Bible Study (Hybrid)

9:40-9:55 – Praise and Worship Service (Hybrid)

1st & 3rd Sundays:

10:00 til the end of Service – Spiritual Social Emotional Learning, S-SEL (Vestry)

2nd & 4th Sundays:

10:00-10:50 – Choir Rehearsal (Vestry)

3rd Sundays Communion takes place during the Praise and Worship Service

Our Beginners, ages 2-6, meet in the Nursery and 1st-floor conference rooms for Sunday School and the 10 am Service.

Hybrid programming takes place simultaneously in the Vestry and online via Zoom. More details about programming will be sent after registration.

For more information, contact: Rev. Charisse A. Nelson, Interim Youth Minister, at 212.862.7474, ext 220 or 

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