Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Adventure Park

We had a blast climbing and zip lining through the trees on Sunday!  The Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat is awesome!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Spring & Summer Line Up

We have lots of great things planned this Spring & Summer!  Check out the line up below.  Hope to see you often!

Sunday, April 28th: The Adventure Park at Sandy River
Join us for 3 hours of fun in the trees!!  Cost is $20 (financial assistance is available).  We will meet at church at 2pm and climb and zip line through the trees from 2:30-5:30pm.  RSVP as soon as possible and no later than April 22nd to reserve your spot!!!  There are limited spaces available!  **Please Note: There will be no FUSION Gathering this evening.

Sunday, May 5th: FUSION Gathering
Join us for a regular Gathering meeting from 6-7:30pm...dinner, fellowship, games and Bible study in our LinC Series: Living in Christ!

Sunday, May 12th: Mother's Day
Don't forget we will NOT have FUSION Gathering this Sunday night in honor of Mother's Day. 

Sunday Mornings throughout the summer: Sunday School
Join us each Sunday morning throughout the summer for Sunday school from 9:45-10:45am.

Saturday, May 18th: Change the World
This year the whole Farmville District is working together to host lots of different mission projects throughout the whole district.  Check the Church's website and facebook page for a list of all projects.  Specifically, Farmville UMC will send a group to work at FACES that mornings and a group will help wrap shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child and make and stuff teddy bears to be packed in OCC shoeboxes!  Contact the church office if you would like to help with any of these mission projects!

Sunday, May 19th: End of the Year Cookout!
At 12pm, right after the 11am worship service finishes, the youth are invited to stay at church for a cookout and games to celebrate the end of the school year and usher in the summer!  Let Lyndsie know by May 16th if you can come so we know how much food to cook!  Our regular FUSION Gathering will kick off in the fall on August 18th!

Saturday, May 25th: Kings Dominion Trip
Tickets are $30 each for access to both the theme park and water park all day!  Checks can be made out to the church and financial assistance is available.  We will meet and leave from Farmville UMC at 9am.  All parental release/conduct covenant forms and money needs to be in to me no later than Sunday, May 19th.  Parents: if you are willing to join us for the day and provide transportation, please let me know!

Tuesdays in June: Sweet Frog & Fellowship!
All youth are invited to join me at Sweet Frog from 2-3pm every Tuesday from June 4th through June 25th to enjoy some tasty frozen yogurt, catch up with friends, and engage in a short Bible study!  Please let me know if you need transportation to and from Sweet Frog and we can arrange to get you there and home again!

Saturday, June 15: Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball Game
Join us for a trip to see a Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball game!!!  We will meet and leave from church at 4:30pm.  Tickets are $8 each and plan to bring money to eat dinner in the ball park.  You must have a Parental release/conduct covenant form on file with me to attend.  The deadline to RSVP for this event is JUNE 2nd so we can guarantee tickets with seats all together as a group!

Sunday, June 16th: Youth Usher
The youth are scheduled to usher at the 11am service.  Please let me know if you are available to help!

July 7-12: Farmville District Youth Mission Retreat
Rising 7th-12th graders are invited to join us at the East VA Woodman Camp in Crewe for a youth mission retreat with youth all over the Farmville District.  Spend each day in mission doing various projects: gleaning corn, painting houses, helping at thrift stores, light construction work, etc.  Spend the evenings playing games, going swimming, playing basketball, fishing, and more with your friends!  Cost is only $50 for the whole week!  Registration deadline for this retreat is June 10th. 

July 15-19: Vacation Bible School
Yes, you are now too old to be a participant.  BUT, we need your help volunteering!  Let me know if you are available to help that week from 9am-12pm each day.

Saturday, July 27: Pool Party!
Join us from 6-9pm at the Fillman's house for a cookout and pool party!  There's even a slide!!!  Let me know if you plan to attend so we can make sure to have enough food available.  Bring a side item to share.

Saturday, August 10: Youth Float on the James River!
Join us for our annual tubing trip down the James River as we say farewell to summer.  Cost is $10.  You won't want to miss this fun end to the summer!  Parents and siblings are welcome to join in the fun (children in 5th grade and under must be accompanied by a parent). 

Sunday, August 11: Youth Usher
The youth are schedule to usher at the 11am service!  Let me know if you are available to usher.