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Wednesday Confirmation Classes (6th-9th Grade)
October 4th: Sent to Serve, 6:30-7:45pm
October 11th: Class, 6:30-7:45pm
October 18th: Fall Break, No Class
October 25th: Mentor Night, 6:30-7:45pm
Confirmation Mentors Needed
Through the mentor program, mentors and mentees meet at least twice a year through church organized events (October 25th & April 22nd). They will have the opportunity to get to know each other, share stories, life experiences and overall create a relationship with one another. We have some 6th & 7th graders looking for mentors! Please talk to Michelle Anderson if this is something you are interested in.
9th Graders Serving Confirmation Family Dinner
Sunday October 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm
9th graders are expected to be at Hope on Sunday October 22nd to help serve & clean up with the confirmation family dinner.
10th Grade Affirmation of Baptism
Confirmation Celebration Meal with Families is Sunday October 22nd at 6pm
Affirmation of Baptism is on October 29th at the 10:30am worship service, pictures at 9:30am.
6th-9th Grade Youth Group
First Sunday of every month, 6-8pm
10th-12th Grade Youth Group
Middle School Gathering at Cragun’s
6th-9th graders, you do NOT want to miss this FUN weekend! Grow in your Faith & Build New Friendships! Along with some Fun Activities including: Inflatable games, basketball, swimming- Wii-DDR & MORE! Pick up a form on the youth bulletin board at church. Registration & Deposit due October 8th.
ELCA National Youth Gathering Houston 2018
Shelby, Isaiah, Erica, Karly, Angelica, Autumn, Elise, Michelle A, Christy & Pastor Matt will be attending 2018 ELCA National Youth Gathering in Texas next summer. They will be leaving for Galveston on June 23rd to serve, head into Houston on June 27th for the gathering and return home on July 2nd. Please keep them in your prayers as they begin their monthly meetings to prepare for this life-changing trip & watch for their fundraisers throughout the year. #ELCAYG2018 #Texas2018
National Youth Gathering Fundraisers
Book Fundraiser: 3 Children’s Books for $25!
Great Christmas gifts!
The NYG Houston Team will be selling children’s books in October, just in time for the Holiday season. The youth will be selling in the narthex between services on October 1st, 8th & 15th, but all are welcome to order from the youth through October 28th. You can choose three books for $25 from a large selection. Youth will also be selling gift cards to Usborn books that can be used online larger selection of books. 50% of sales go directly to the youth’s trips!
Wreath Fundraiser 2017
The youth will be selling wreaths once again this year. Forms will be available mid-October and will be sent in the November newsletter.
Coffee & Doughnuts, December 3rd
The NYG Houston Team will be serving coffee & doughnuts in-between services on Sunday December 3rd to raise money for their trip to Texas this summer.