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Youth Activities – October

Middle School Youth


PLEASE NOTE:  There will not be any Kid’s Club, family meal, youth group, confirmation, Adult Explo,
or any other activities on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Wednesday night activities will resume on Wednesday, January 9, @ 5:30 pm with supper.


Grades 6-8, meets at the church on Wednesdays!
Every week: All youth grades 6-8 will gather. Two Times per month: Confirmation youth (8th graders) will attend classes with Pastor Jenny to have the deeper conversations of faith. The 6-7th graders will continue to meet in youth group.

Schedule: We will eat together at the family meal at 5:30 PM and have classes and/or youth group from 6:00-7:15 PM.

There will be opportunities for service, games, and faith formation.

M.S. youth group and confirmation on Weds. nights continues. We will be going Christmas caroling on Weds., Dec. 12th, after the 5:30 pm meal, @ Legacy Manor (1350 A’Hearn Dr. NE, off of Council St.).  More details to come!

 

Middle School Youth Group in December:

Dec. 5, 4:45-7:15 pm:  SERVICE NIGHT—All Youth will make supper for the Wednesday Night Meal; youth will sign up for food items to bring.

Dec. 12, 5:30-7:15 pm:  All MS Youth will be going caroling after our 5:30 meal (see above).

Dec. 19, 5:30-7:15 pm:  MISSION NIGHT—All Youth Christmas Party and Baby Shower for Jesus. Youth are invited to bring a snack to share AND a baby item to be donated to Waypoint Family Services. IDEAS: size 2, 3, or 4 disposable diapers, baby wipes, baby bath soap and lotion, baby blankets and towels.

Dec. 26 & Jan. 2—NO Youth Group

For more information, contact Pastor Jenny @ 319-393-6674 or jennys@lovelylane.org.


High School Youth

Grades 9-12, meets on Sundays at the church.

Things will look a bit different this Fall:

We start at 6 PM with Supper and conclude at 7:45 PM, which is a bit later than last year. NEW this fall: pizza almost every week! We’ll have a standing pizza order that will be delivered and served. (I hope by parents that sign up.) Two times per month we’ll start youth group with 30 mins. of worship—this will include 2-3 praise songs, a short scripture reading, and a sharing of highs and lows. Then, we will have a time for small group discussion around the theme of the worship. There will NOT be preaching, just a focus on worship. One time per month we will do games …sometimes at the church and sometimes off-site. On those nights, supper will be BFD-Breakfast For Dinner, and youth will cook! Pancakes, French toast, eggs, etc. One time per month we will do some sort of mission project, both at the church and off-site. Pizza will be served on these nights as well.

H.S. youth group on Sunday nights continues.

 

High School Youth Group in December:

Dec. 2, 6:00-7:45 pm:  MISSION NIGHT—Angel Tree shopping; meet at the church for a quick supper and then we’ll go shopping for angel tree gifts.  Each youth should bring $5-10 to contribute for the gifts.

Dec. 9, 6:00-7:45 pm:  Worship and discussion after supper

Dec. 16, 6:00-7:45 pm:  Christmas Party—White elephant gift exchange, ugly Christmas sweater and appetizers!  Location TBD.

Dec. 23 & 30—NO Youth Group

For more information, contact Pastor Jenny @ 319-393-6674 or jennys@lovelylane.org.