Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church Senior High Group

About Us

Our Senior High group is a loving and caring spiritual community consisting of high school students grades 9-12. The 9th graders spend the first half of the church year in the ROP Program and join our Senior High group in the second half of the year. We promote spiritual learning through group exercises with instructors and youth leaders in practices such as yoga, meditation, prayer, and more. We foster a community of youth through discussion about political, social, or personal issues that affect our lives and the lives of the people around us. We also develop a team spirit among youth in a challenging time in their lives through youth led games and other recreational activities.

Upcoming Events


November 4: Out of the Darkness Walk
Saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pasadena Central Park, 275 S. Raymond St.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention funds research, creates educational programs, advocates for public policy, and supports survivors of suicide loss. The Out of the Darkness Walk is a donation based walk to help with suicide prevention programs and organizations as well as raise funds for suicide research. In memory of Lukas Pender, his mother, Susan Pender, asks NUUC members to participate by walking and pledging. To register or pledge, CLICK HERE. Pledges are welcome whether or not you can walk. Contact Team Lukas captains Sophie Lindsay or Samantha J. Westcott,

The Senior High Group is walking in Lukas Pender’s name. Lukas Pender was a dedicated Senior High member who died by suicide. The Senior High Group has set up a fund in his memory, The Lukas Pender Fund, that helps our senior high group with scholarships and opportunities for our youth to go to UUA events such as General Assembly. The special offering during our annual Senior High service also goes to The Lukas Pender Fund.


The Lukas Pender Fund

The Lukas Pender Fund is in remembrance of Lukas Pender, a dedicated and loved Senior High member who died by suicide in November of 2012. The Lukas Pender Fund provides financial support for current Senior High members to participate in UUA events and activities such as General Assembly. The Lukas Pender Fund also provides scholarships for members who wish to partake in our social justice trips and outreach events.

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Senior High co-popes:

Maya Bellew






 Spencer Towne






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