December 2013 Edition

Zion Youth News

Join us this Wednesday!

We're ending the year with a bang! Families are invited for the last 30 minutes of Confirmation and Club 56 for a time of Advent worship.

Here's the plan:
6:30-7:15pm - Confirmation & Club 56 time as usual
7:15 - 7:45pm - Meet in the Sanctuary for worship! Kids, parents, grandparents, or anyone who would like to join is invited!


COMING UP THIS WEEK(END)

RINGING BELLS & CAROLING!

* Christmas Caroling to Zion Shut-ins: THIS Sunday, December 15th from 4-5:30pm. Meet at church and wear warm clothes! Stay after for a treat and refreshments, too.

* Ringing Bells at Fareway: Wednesday, December 18th (after school until 5pm). Anna will send an email to the families of those who've signed up to ring!

TOMORROW'S LIVE NATIVITY

The Drive-Thru Live Nativity is TOMORROW! It's put on by several Stewartville area youth groups and we need all the help we can get. Come on out and drive thru it or join us to make it happen!

Here are the details:

5:30pm: Meet at Grace e-Free Church to go over what's going on and get costumes on

6pm: Live nativity begins. We will have 2 shifts for 20 minutes each.

8pm: We're done!

Families, you're invited to drive thru and experience the Nativity!


For those who can participate,
What to bring: wear warm clothes and mittens! Bring a snack to share during the in-between times when we're warming up.


POSTPONED: 5TH & 6TH GRADE PARTY

This 5th & 6th grade event has been postponed!

Look for more details in January about an afternoon of cookies, hot chocolate and a movie!

SUNDAY YOUTH FORUM

Come to Anna's office during coffee hour on Sunday's in December! We'll be watching youtube clips, eating donuts, drinking coffee and hot chocolate and talking about life and faith. Join us!

OPPORTUNITIES UP AHEAD

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MISSION TRIP SIGN UP

Thanks to those who turned in their registrations! We have a few more spots available and we are now opening those slots to invite non-Zion friends.

The votes are in…and we are officially headed to Nashville this summer!


When? June 21-28, 2014 How Much? $480


What will we be doing? We will be working with Soles4Souls (an organization that collects shoes to send to needy kids around the world) and serving with a variety of community organizations and kids programs.


How do I sign up?
Fill out a registration form and turn in your non-refundable deposit of $50

Orange registration forms are available outside the youth office at Zion.


Want more info? CLICK HERE!

YOUTH SKIT TEAM

Interested in joining the youth skit crew? We'll start practicing again soon for another skit to share during a children's sermon in January. Talk to Anna if you're interested!

Look for practices to start on the January 5th!