Children’s Teacher Training & Child/Youth Protection Training in Conference RoomSunday, August 27 • 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. (w/lunch)ORWednesday, August 30 • 7-8:30 p.m. (w/dessert)
JHF Youth Group Orientation for NEW 6th Graders: August 20, 4:00-5:30 p.m. We want you to see what youth group is all about! Learn some of our favorite games…our favorite songs…you’ll get a first-hand picture of the fun, fellowship, and faith formation that we have at JHF.
It’s BAAAACK! Save the date for the annual Junior High Lock In. 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 6 until 7:30 a.m. Saturday, October 7. We’ll stay up all night to play games, carouse the town and worship at 3 a.m.. We’ll also be looking for adult chaperones hint, hint. Watch this space and your email for more details.
Confirmation Retreat: August 25-26 We’re finalizing our class roster for the Fall & we couldn’t be more excited for this year’s class! Our year kicks off with a Confirmation Retreat to Covenant Harbor camp in Lake Geneva. The cost of the retreat is $165. We will depart First Pres at 4:30 p.m. on August 25 and return to First Pres at 8:30 p.m. on August 26. All registered class participants should have received an email with complete details. Are you a rising 8th grader & not registered for Confirmation yet?! It’s not too late! Paperwork is available in the office. We’d love to have you join our class!
SHF Youth Group Orientation for NEW 9th Graders: August 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. We want to welcome our new High Schoolers in style. SHF isn’t super duper different than JHF but we want you to have your own night to have some dinner, spend time with the other freshmen, and play some games.
SHF LOCK IN. Friday, September 15 @ 7:30 PM until Saturday, September 16 @ 7:30 a.m. The JHF’rs are going out on the town, but we are gonna stay right here in our very own building. We’ll play games, watch movies, eat junk food and worship at 3 a.m. It will be epic. You won’t want to miss out! Watch this space & your email for details.
Fall SHF has a NEW TIME! They Youth Ministry Team has decided to change the time of SHF this Fall to 6:30-8:30 p.m. We have heard feedback that ending at 9:00 p.m. is very late for many families so we are hoping this better accommodates your schedules. SHF will begin on Rally Day, September 10!
Did you hear we’re going to Italy?? The Senior High Service & Partnership Project to Waldensian Valleys, Italy will take place June 8-16, 2018 (+/- one day for travel). An application will be required for this trip. A detailed parent meeting will be held on Sunday, September 10 immediately after worship at 11:15 a.m. in the Conference Room. Come learn what this amazing experience is all about.