Sunday, 20 March 2016

Youth Term 1 2016

Hi everyone - things have been pretty quiet for the past year with formal Youth activities, but WAC Youth have been getting involved in lots of all-age church activities, and we're seeing more and more taking on responsibilities around the joint - which is fantastic!

On Sundays there are youth running the data projector (and preparing the slides beforehand too), reading the Bible to us, welcoming, leading singing (with their voices and a mic., or drums, or bass, or piano, or brass!), serving morning tea, passing their knowledge and faith on to the younger kids in SALT Club - frankly, the place would probably fall down if the youth all took the weekend off at once.

Great news though!  There's an event just for youth coming up on the 4th April for peeps in Grade 3 + It's going to be a terrific afternoon/evening, with games, other fun activities (oooh, I do love a bit of mystery!)  and of course food.  All this is happening at Kerrie and Dan's place, so you know the food will be GOOD!  Thanks for offering, guys!

Hey, if you've got ideas for future activities, let us know - talk to Richard, Andy, Kerrie, Alison or Katie.  We love hearing your suggestions!

Friday, 29 August 2014

Youth News for 31st August!

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THIS WEEK: Last week we had delicious dinner at the Charles’ - thank you!  So, THIS week we’re REALLY going to study Gentleness…. - at Katie’s place, XXXXX XXXXX (you know where it is - or you can check the church Phone File)!  Drop off 5pm, pick up 6.30pm.

NEXT WEEK: And the very last fruit…: Self Control!  I can’t wait!  How can I last the distance!  I’m gonna burst!!

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  Did you know: Just days before the World Cup of 1966 in England, the trophy was stolen and then later retrieved by a dog. Blueberry juice boosts memory. Laughter is a proven way to lose weigh. Says so on the internet - so it must be true!

Friday, 30 May 2014

More Info About State Youth Games

For more info about the State Youth Games, go to the previous post - I've added 'buttons' for the SYG info page, program information, promotional video for 2014, and their facebook page.  Enjoy!

Youth Group 9th June: State Youth Games Night Rally!

The Queen's Birthday long weekend is next week.  And that means it's time for State Youth Games at Lardner Park - Yay!  Youth Bible Group is heading out for the Sunday night rally - great bands, terrific talk, a couple of thousand young people and lots more.  This is the kind of thing you definitely want to invite friends to!  If people are keen to go to the Saturday rally, I'm happy to take them to that too.  I hear Fatai from The Voice will be singing...

Here are the details:

RSVP is essential - we'll need to plan food, transport, and if folk want a sleep-over, there's breakfast, supervision, etc. for that, too.  Text Katie O4 28 72 4O 72

RSVP for the Sleep-Over by Saturday lunch time, 7th June!

RSVP for the Saturday Night Rally by Saturday lunch time, 7th June, please.

RSVP for the Sunday Night Rally by Sunday lunch time, 8th June, please.

On the day:

Drop off at WAC 5.30pm, we'll have a BBQ together and then head out to Lardner Park.
7pm to 8.30pm:  Program at Lardner Park
Pick up at WAC 9.00pm.

Drop off at WAC 5.30pm, we'll have dinner together and then head out to Lardner Park.
7pm to 8.30pm:  Program at Lardner Park
8.30pm to 9.15pm ish: Checking out 'The Village' - coffee van, stalls, hot chocolate, games, etc.
Pick up at WAC 9.30pm.
9.30pm Sunday:  Sleep-over at WAC
8.30am Monday:  pancakes for breakky on Monday 
Pick-up at WAC 10am.

For the rallies, Saturday and Sunday night, you will need:  
Warm clothes and sturdy shoes - it will be cold, and it may be muddy!
A folding chair
A pocket torch if you've got one (helps if you need to use a portaloo in the dark)
About $10 - to cover entry plus a hot chocolate

For the Sleep-Over you'll need:
A sleeping bag, or quilt, blankets etc.
Something soft - thermarest, air bed, camping mattress
Toothbrush and paste
Some music to share!

It's gonna be good!

Fruit of the Spirit #4: Patience....

This Sunday:
At home at WAC, we're exploring patience.... waiting... waiting... waiting...
Drop off 5pm, pick up 6.30pm - see you there!

Friday, 25 April 2014

Youth Bible Group Term 2 Starts This Sunday!

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Lest we forget... what, exactly?

Hi everyone - we're back this Sunday, 5pm to 6.30pm at the church - can't wait to see everyone and find out how your Easter break was!

This term we're going multi-media, and Michael's starting us off this Sunday - it's gonna be good!  This picture is a hint...

See you on Sunday!

Friday, 21 March 2014

Rope Games this Sunday!

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Prepare to get active this Sunday!

Also, we say farewell to Jonah, the Moaner - and ask ourselves, what would I do if God asked me to visit people in another country, and tell them about Jesus?

Things to put in your diary:
5th April:  'Kick Off' youth event hosted by Church of Christ
12th April, 10am to 3pm: Free Family Fun Day - try out the 'Youth Zone'.  Why not volunteer, have a good time yourself and share some of God's generosity with our community?!
17th April, 6.30pm:  Last Supper Revisited.  $10/ticket.  We're hosting this one, yummy roast lamb! Space is limited, so we're encouraging people to come if they can bring a friend who wants to know more about Easter and Jesus.
18th April, 9am: Good Friday service, for all ages - lots of songs and multi-media, PLUS something to take home, to help us reflect on what Jesus did for us on the cross.  Maybe a tattoo???
18th April, 10am:  March to the Cross - we'll gather in town and walk together down Smith Street to the Cenotaph;  on the way people from different churches will read, act and sing events of the first Good Friday.  Let's fill the street, and make it huge!
20th April, 8am and 9.30am:  Easter Sunday!  9.30am will be a celebratory communion service for all ages.