Week of May 5

SUNDAY, MAY 8th

Sunday School – Helping with Breakfast! – See announcements below for more details!

Youth Group – Yes!

  • Junior High Meet at 5:00 PM
  • Snack Supper at 6:00
  • Senior High have snack supper and join us at 6:30 PM

Sit Down Volley Ball Last Week

SAM_1084SUBSCRIBING TO TEXT/EMAIL REMINDERS

If you’d like to subscribe, as a parent or a youth, to receive my remind texts or emails please scroll to the end of this announcement for directions.

MAY 8 – HELPING UMM WITH BREAKFAST

Remember, no Sunday School. This Sunday is Mother’s Day.  The United Methodist Men are offering breakfast to all the Moms in the church.  We are helping serve, carry to tables, clean up and whatever else they need.  From9-11:30ish.  Come when you can, leave when you need to, but try to help out as much as you can.  Come find me for a nametag, go shake hands, introduce yourself, as where you can help and then roll up your sleeves and serve those Moms!

MAY 15 – GUEST SPEAKER – ALL YOUTH MEETING AT 5PM-7PM

We are going to have a special speaker, Shelley Owens, from the Aurora For Youth, Special Operations Bureau of the Aurora Police Department. (Whew that’s a mouthful!)  She has a wonderful presentation on a book (everyone will get a copy) of Success for Teens: Real Teens Talk about Using the Slight Edge. We will still have snack supper either in the middle or at the end of the presentation.

SENIOR HIGH LOCK OUT RESCHEDULED

During our last meeting the youth in attendance agreed that JUNE 3RD would be the best choice for our LOCK OUT. If you want to get a jump on it, grab a liability waiver and bring it back filled out ANYTIME before then.  The waivers are on the new Youth News Rack located outside the Sanctuary. Watch for more details as we get closer!

MAY 22 – WE’RE HELPING WITH THE PARTY IN THE PARKING LOT

The church is holding a “Mid Project Celebration” on May 22nd from 9-11:30 in the new parking lot.  So, there will be food, drinks, decorations and games.  The church needs help with face painting and running some of the games.  Here’s the link for the SignUp Genius if you (and/or your parents) would like to sign up to help with a certain game or activity.  

JUNE 12 – YOUTH LED WORSHIP SERVICES (ALL 3)

WE are being allowed to RUN worship on June 12th!  Look out folks! We’ll need all hands on deck as we have spots to fill as greeters, ushers, a choir, speakers, etc. Every once in a while this week, listen to THIS SONG so you become familiar with it. If you’ve been to youth recently you’ll know what this is for… hint, hint… the beginning of worship. (I don’t want to give anything away if we have “unauthorized adults” reading this to find out about our “secrets!”  😀 ) Watch for my Remind texts/emails for announcements.  Come to Youth Group!  We’ve got to get busy!

BRAINSTORM ABOUT A NEW T-SHIRT DESIG/NAME

As the youth of the church, I’d like for us to have our own t-shirts with our own logo that we could wear when we’re out doing service projects or even having fun!  Also, Sunday Night Youth Group has been known as SNL (Sunday Night Live) for a while now.  Do you like it?  Would you like to call it or us something else?  Do you like Parker Youth, or would you like something more unique?  So, brainstorm some ideas, do some sketching and bring your ideas for names and logos to me (April) the next couple of weeks!  We’ll talk about it!

KNITTING WITH NORI – NEW GROUP THIS SUMMER

Would you like to learn to knit?  Would you like to hang out with Nori?  Sometimes it’s not necessarily all about the knitting as much as it is just the time together!  Nori Stockman is going to start a knitting group for 6th grade and up this summer on Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30 beginning on June 7th in room 137.  Get a ride or work on a carpool and come on!

SUMMER BIBLE BRUNCH

Come join us for a Youth Bible Study this summer!  We’ll meet at Village Inn on Wednesdays (Pie Day…).  Senior High will meet at 9 AM at Village Inn to eat (or just grab a beverage) to fellowship and then do our study.  Junior High will meet at Village Inn at 10:30 to eat (or grab a beverage) and fellowship, but THEN will walk back to the church for our study.  So, Sr. High from 9-10:30ish at Village Inn.  Jr. High – drop off at Village Inn at 10:30 then pick up at church about 12:30.  Keep watching for more details!

JUNE 19 – HIKING CASTLE ROCK

Come join us in our hike to the top of Castle Rock, where we will have our worship and study at the top!  Pack a sack dinner, so we can picnic afterwards!

3 SPOTS LEFT FOR JUNIOR HIGH MISSION TRIP

We are traveling to Cortez, CO, June 26-July1 to work in the small town near the four corners.  Light work and wonderful worship and faith-building times.  Cost is $279 a person and covers the week except for travel food/snacks.  For more detailed information email April@ParkerUMC.org

REMIND 101 – NEW COMMUNICATION TOOL FOR YOUTH & PARENTS!

I have created an account with Remind 101 so youth and parents can receive short, FREE texts or emails from me reminding them of activities or changes coming up!  It’s easy to subscribe to and FREE (even if your phone says you may incur charges – fear not!)  There are two different groups (Jr. High and Sr. High).  As you get older you can switch groups, or stop receiving them at any time.  Or if you sign up to receive emails, but then get a cell phone later, you can switch from receiving emails to texts.  It’s easy and I will ALWAYS have the information available.  Hopefully, with the creation of a few new communication tools, this weekly email will become more of just a notice to the church as to what we’re up to, rather than our main communication method.

Senior High

  • For texts:   text to:   81010   in the message area type: @a43hd   to unsubscribe:  reply: unsubscribe@a43hd
  • For emails:  send an email to  a43hd@mail.remind.com   to unsubscribe:  reply with “unsubscribe” in the subject line

Junior High

  • For texts:  text to:  81010   in the message area type:  @dcf74   to unsubscribe reply: unsubscribe@dcf74
  • For emails:  send an email to  dcf74@mail.remind.com  to unsubscribe reply with “unsubscribe” in the subject line

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