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2022-2023 Upcoming Youth Schedule & Events

September – Focusing on Discipleship discipline of spending time in Christian community. We will teach
a series called “Real” about Friendship.
Youth Meetings:
o Sept 4th – no meeting, Happy Labor Day!
o Sept 11th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Sept 18th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Sept 25th – no youth meeting, attend revival!

October – continue Discipleship discipline of spending time with others, begin new teaching series called
“No Problem” on loving others.
Youth Meetings:
o Oct 2nd – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Oct 9th – Youth Meeting 5pm (Ghost Walk in Salisbury?)
o Oct 16th – no youth meeting
o Oct 23rd – Youth Meeting 5pm (Prep for fall festival)
o Oct 30th – no youth meeting due to lock-in and fall festival
 Other events this month:
o Local Service Project sometime this month?
o Lock-in – Oct 28th – 29th

November – Begin new Discipleship focus on Using Your Gifts. Begin new series “Halo” (our Christmas
series).
Youth Meetings:
o Nov 6th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Nov 13th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Nov 20th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Nov 28th – no youth meeting, Happy Thanksgiving!
 Other events this month:
o Nov 11th – A Scavenger Hunt Christmas Event

December – Continue Discipleship focus and teaching “Halo.”
Youth Meetings:
o Dec 4th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Dec 11th – Youth Progressive Dinner/Christmas Party
o Dec 18th – no youth meeting
o Dec 25th – no youth, Merry Christmas!

January – Continue Discipleship focus on Using your Gifts. We will begin a new teaching series “Not Yet”
on identity.

Youth Meetings:
o Jan 1st – no youth meeting, Happy New Year!
o Jan 8th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Jan 15th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Jan 22nd – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Jan 29th – Youth Meeting 5pm

February – We will begin a new discipleship focus – spending time with God. Begin a new teaching
series “On the Flip Side” about justice.
Youth Meetings:
o Feb 5th – Superbowl?
o Feb 12th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Feb 19th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Feb 26th – Youth Meeting 5pm
 Other events this month:
o Local Service Project sometime this month?

March – Continue discipleship focus, we will teach “Plot Twist” (our Easter series).
Youth Meetings:
o Mar 5th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Mar 12th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Mar 19th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Mar 26th – Youth Meeting 5pm
 Other events this month:
o Mar 25th – Trampoline Park or other fun activity

April – Continue Discipleship focus and finish teaching “Plot Twist” and begin series “Reasonable Doubt”
on doubts and questions.
Youth Meetings:
o Apr 2nd – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Apr 9th – no youth, Happy Easter!
o Apr 16th – no youth meeting, Camp Tekoa weekend!
o Apr 23rd – Youth meeting 5pm
o Apr 30th – Youth Meeting 5pm
 Other events this month:
o Camp Tekoa Retreat – April 14th – 16th

May – Introduce new discipleship focus – Sharing your Story. Teaching series “Sent Together” on
evangelism in preparation for mission trip.
Youth Meetings:
o May 7th – Youth Meeting 5pm

o May 14th – no youth, Happy Mother’s Day!
o May 21st – Youth Meeting 5pm
o May 28th – no youth, Happy Memorial Day!
 Other events this month:
o May 21st – Graduation Sunday

June – Continue Discipleship focus, prepare for mission trip.
Youth Meetings:
o Jun 4th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Jun 11th – Youth Meeting 5pm
o Jun 18th – no youth, Happy Father’s Day!
o Jun 25th – no youth due to Mission Trip
 Other events this month:
o Jun 25th – Jul 1 st – Mission Trip

July 
Youth Meetings:
o Determined based on availability of group members
o Carowinds trip

***Fundraising – We will need to do some fundraising this year as well. Please plan for a few of these
events this year.
****Permission slips – yearly permission and medical forms will need to be completed by all members

 

 

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