Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Spring & Summer Line Up

It is hard to imagine that summer is almost here, but it is right around the corner!  Check out our full spring and summer line up for FUSION Youth Ministries.  Put these dates on your calendar now, and contact me, Lyndsie, to RSVP!

Sunday Mornings throughout the Spring & Summer: Sunday School
Join us each Sunday morning from 9:45-10:45am in the youth room for Sunday school with Josh Blakely!

Sunday, April 27th: FUSION Gathering
Join us at Connections from 5:45-7:30pm for our regular Gathering meeting for fellowship, games and Bible study in our First Corinthians series!

Sunday, May 4th: Last FUSION Gathering
Join us at Connections from 5:45-7:30pm for our last FUSION Gathering meeting before we break for summer!!

Sunday, May 11th: Mother's Day
Don't forget to do something nice for your momma, and remember there will be no FUSION Gathering this evening!

Sunday, May 18th: The Adventure Park at Sandy River
Join us for 3 hours of fun in the trees!!  Cost is $25.  We will meet at church at 2pm and climb and zip line through the trees from 2:30-5:30pm.  There are several new high ropes elements on the courses this year!  RSVP as soon as possible and no later than May 12th to reserve your spot!!!  There are limited spaces available! 

Sunday, May 25th: Youth Usher
The youth are scheduled to usher at the 11am service.  Please let me know if you are available to help!

Sunday, June 1st: Graduate Recognition
We will be honoring all our high school and college graduates during both worship services!  Come and be a part of the celebration of their accomplishments!

Tuesdays in June: Let's Take a Walk!
Join me on June 3rd, 10th & 17th from 2-3pm for a walking devotion.  We will hike  a different trail each week while we catch up, get a little exercise & talk about God!  I will announce which trail we will hike the week prior so keep an eye out for more information.

Saturday, June 15th: 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 4:00pm.  Tickets are $7 each and plan to bring money to eat dinner in the ball park.  Parents, friends and siblings are welcome to attend as well!  You must have a Parental release/conduct covenant form on file with me to attend.  The deadline to RSVP for this event is June 9th so we can guarantee tickets with seats all together and arrange the proper transportation to get there.

July 7-11: 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.  You can also register as a volunteer here: VBS Volunteer Registration

Friday, July 11th: OCC Christmas in July
Join us from 7-9pm in the social hall as Operation Christmas Child kicks off their 2014 mission year.  Help us fold shoe boxes, wrap boxes and make crafts items to be packed in the boxes for children all over the world...all while eating delicious homemade ice cream!

Sunday, July 13th: Youth Usher
The youth are scheduled to usher at the 11am service.  Please let me know if you are available to help!

July 26-August 1: Project SPY Youth Mission Trip
Our team of 14 will be headed to Christiansburg, VA to do a week long mission of home repairs.  If you are not a part of this team, please pray for those of us who are!

Saturday, August 2nd: 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 9th: 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 and no children under the age of 6 are allowed by James River State Park).

Our annual trip to King's Dominion is to be announced!  I am waiting to hear from the United Methodist Conference office about what days they are arranging for the discounted tickets.  Let me know if you have any questions or would like to RSVP for any of the above events.  I hope to see you a lot this spring & summer!