Week of December 22 – 29, 2016


Sunday, Christmas Day – 2016

Sunday School – No. We are having ONE SERVICE at 10 AM.

Youth Group – No.  It’s Christmas!  Be with your family!

Last week the youth had their Christmas party.  The tied up tinsel game, decorating cookies without our hands, goodies and a gift exchange were on the docket for a great time!



Deadline for Winter Retreat Registration

Friday the 13th of January 2017 is the deadline for the Winter Retreat Registration.great-wolf-lodge are going to the brand new Great Wolf Lodge  February 10-12.  The Great Wolf Lodge (if you’ve managed to miss their commercials) is a lodge-styled hotel with an indoor water park.  Cost is $150 per person (for 4 people per room), or $229 per person (if you want 2 people per room).  You will notice on the registration form that you can break this into several payments, if you would prefer. Click here for registration forms (4 pages) and more details. OR you may pick up the registration forms on the top shelf of the Youth News Rack.

2017 Winter/Spring Calendar

January brings new changes, as well as a new calendar for the youth.  Please check the Youth News Rack in the Narthex in January for the new 2017 winter/spring calendar of events!  And as always – the information about how to subscribe to the “Remind 101” messaging tool is on the bottom of the rack (green for Jr. High and purple for Sr. High info.)  Text/Email alerts are sent out once or twice a week to remind students about events or changes to events.  Also a weekly scripture/encouraging word is sent to students (and parents who are subscribers).

Youth Led Church Services, Jan. 22

Come out to Youth Group to start learning our “exciting entry” for Youth Led Church Service. Plans are coming together.  Watch for more details.  Some of our youth are already working on some things.  Do you have an idea?  I’ll always take suggestions.  I heard one last Sunday that I’m going to try to implement!  I’m always open to LISTENING to new ideas!  We’ll need greeters, ushers, singers and more!  Stay tuned!

Dates for Summer Mission Trips

Do you need Christmas ideas?  Tell someone you have a retreat and a mission trip you’d like to attend and perhaps they could help you with your registration costs as a Christmas present! Put the retreat and mission trip date on the calendar and start saving your dollars.
20160726_201047Jr. High – Buckhorn Youth In Mission Camp, June 25 – 30, $270

Sr. High – Sierra Service Project in Tsaile, AZ, July 15-22, $400



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