Unity Christian Fellowship, Inc.
A Youth Development Organization
HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP:
SIMPLY ASK: Be a “helping hand” by getting the word out to your circle of influence about attendance at our youth engagement planned program activities.
Bring your family and friends, and youth girls and boys in your “circle of influence,” to the meetings. Make sure they are part of this journey of excellence: planned activities and exposure outings. Let's work together to connect young people to their Destiny!
UCF is intentional to reach out to Dads, moms, guardians, mentors, church youth leaders, coaches, and anyone working directly with youth, register your student(s) to connect to UCF's many youth engagement initiatives.
Again, THANK YOU for all the differences you make in our community to impact and enhance the lives of our young people and their families in the post-pandemic season.
Stay Connected: I can be reached at (301) 641-7261 or Jackie Rhone (301) 926- 2443 or email
Book Launch- GET READY, GET READY!
I am so excited to announce coming soon is my autobiography book. All of you have had a front-row seat on my faith journey promoting mentorship and encouraging others to mentor young people. I am excited to share the “book cover art” for pre-ordering and promotion. So, get ready to “pre-order” the book that encourages mentorship.
Mentoring Leadership Matters!
The book is entitled:
A Game Changer Pursuit: Educating, Equipping, and Encouraging Our Youth For Success! This book captures my journey of service, my desire to serve with a single-minded focus to make a difference in the lives of children for they are our future!
The Autobiography of Donald Williams, II, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Retired, Executive Director, Unity Christian Fellowship, Inc. known as the Aim High In Life Youth Development Organization
UCF, will celebrate our 17-year anniversary in November for promoting student success "one student at a time". A portion of the proceeds will be donated toward the anniversary celebration. We count on your generosity to sustain a meaningful and impactful youth program.
We are counting on your generosity to make a difference locally in the lives of our young people.
Please support UCF with a tax-deductible donation. You may sow financially by:
Cash App link: $UCFIncYouthOrg
PayPal link: located at www.ucfinc.org, OR MAIL CONTRIBUTIONS TO
NEW ADDRESS: 20203 GOSHEN ROAD #104, GAITHERSBURG, MD 20879
Shopping Online: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-0567874; Amazon donates to Unity Christian Fellowship Incorporated. #YouShopAmazonDonates.
PayPal "Home Team Initiative": Join the “Home Team Initiative”: contribute monthly via PayPal.
Donald Williams II, (Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired)
UCF Youth Development Organization
New Academic Year and Kickoff for Parents & Students
Sunday, September 17th
2023-2024 Theme: The World Has Shifted – Be A Competitor Pursuing Your Future in Excellence!
WHAT: UCF Youth Engagement Meeting (In Person/Wear Mask)
UCF is excited to add a Parent's Round Table Advocacy Breakout Session for Guardians.
Youth Monthly Engagement Meeting
WHAT: UCF Youth Engagement Meeting (In Person/Wear Mask)
Where: Forest Oak Middle School, 651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd, Gaithersburg
YOUTH MEETING Starts @ 2:00 p.m. ALONG WITH Parents Workshop (Academic Warrior with Mr. Donald Wharton)
SAT/ACT Boot Camp
When: Sunday - Tuesday, September 24 - 26
“Building Youth Success by Changing the Landscape and Leveraging Opportunities"
About Unity Christian Fellowship
Thank you for visiting Unity Christian Fellowship, Incorporated’s (UCF’s) website. We hope that you will feel our excitement as you visit the many locations on this site. We are very active in the community with like-minded organizations that are concerned with youth development and promoting student success.
UCF is a 501(c)3 non-profit community-based, premiere youth development organization that focuses on developing youth through enriching activities throughout the year. Since 2006, our youth organization has continued to successfully nurture, assist, and link young people to their destiny. We were founded by a group of Christian friends who turned what we naturally do for the community into an organization that works with young people of all ages.
Our mission is to promote student success and “change lives in the community one student at a time” by exposing young people to positive experiences that they otherwise would not have. We do this by teaching educational strategies, leadership and life skills that enable them to make wise decisions throughout their middle and high school education.
The members of UCF intend to serve as a catalyst in the community. And our students are expected to become responsible, civic-minded adults who will make a positive contribution in their homes, schools, community, and society. In that light, this marks the second year that students have served in leadership roles within the organization.
We have formed a strong circle of supportive adults to help students navigate life's daily pitfalls, deal with the challenges of adolescence, and successfully manage their academic requirements in school. We teach our students to consistently strive for excellence in school. We want all of our students to improve their academic performance before they graduate from high school so they will have options and a successful path forward--be it college enrollment, vocation/trade schools, or careers in the military, federal service or private sector.
UCF also awards scholarships to eligible students who are highly motivated, demonstrate a commitment to community service, perform successfully academically, and have leadership potential. Eligible students must have actively participated in the Aim High in Life Educational and Life Skills Program for a minimum of one year. The scholarships are funded primarily through UCF’s Annual Scholarship Dinner and private contributions.
President Barack Obama's Community Leader Volunteer Service Award
Top 30 Nominee of the 2016 John C. Maxwell Leadership Award Nominator for the Posse Scholar Program
Recipient of the 2016 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Service Award
Nancy Dworkin Award
Montgomery County Commission on Children and Youth awarded UCF the Nancy Dworkin Award for Outstanding Service to Youth in Montgomery County at the 27th and 31st Annual Community Award Ceremony Reception (2013 and 2017)
Youth Leadership Excellence Montgomery County Award
Xi Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated awarded UCF its 2013 Youth Leadership Excellence Montgomery County Award
Citizen of the Year Award
Mu Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated awarded UCF the 2012 Citizen of the Year Award