PLEASE READ!!
Pastor Steven's
Youth Group "Scoop"
February 21st, 2017
2016-2017 Youth Theme:
BE STILL AND KNOW
(Psalm 46:10)
Dear NPC Youth, Parents, & Friends,

I hope this message finds everyone well and enjoying a great week so far!  Here’s the “scoop” for the fourth week of February!!  PLEASE READ TO THE VERY BOTTOM!!

 
NPC YOUTH FAITH, FUN, & FELLOWSHIP ACTIVITIES
THIS WEEK and BEYOND:

YOUTH FELLOWSHIP @ NPC

THIS COMING Sunday evening, February 26th
Youth Choir from 5:00–6:00pm. 
Dinner begins @ 6:00pm!
(Ross family providing)
Activities, songs, and fellowship/small group time from 6:30–8:15pm!!

MAKE PLANS TO BE THERE!

 
AND, THEN OUR NEXT YOUTH EVENT IS ...
YOUTH FELLOWSHIP @ NPC
NEXT Sunday evening, March 5th
Youth Choir from 5:00–6:00pm.
Dinner begins @ 6:00pm!
(Wise family providing)
Activities, songs, and fellowship/small group time from 6:30–8:15pm!!

MAKE PLANS TO BE THERE, TOO!

 
AND, THEN ...
YOUTH FELLOWSHIP @ NPC
Sunday evening, March 12th (in 2 weeks)
Youth Choir from 5:00–6:00pm.
Dinner begins @ 6:00pm!
(Williams family providing)
Activities, songs, and fellowship/small group time from 6:30–8:15pm!!

MAKE PLANS TO BE THERE, TOO!

2017 SUMMER TRIPS SCHEDULE
I NEED TO KNOW WHO IS GOING ON WHICH TRIPS!
PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!
  • ALL-YOUTH MISSION TRIP to CHARLOTTE ~ COST PER PERSON = $350.00 — Sunday, June 25 — Friday, June 30; for ALL NPC YOUTH (current 6th-12th grade) — we will serve the Charlotte community through the CONNECT mission program at Avondale Presbyterian Church! For more info please visit their website CONNECT ministry (for a similar cost, this trip replaces City Dive)
  • MONTREAT YOUTH CONFERENCE ~ COST PER PERSON = $400.00 — Saturday, July 8 — Saturday, July 15; theme = “A Missing Peace”; for youth who will have completed 8th-12th grades by next summer (our very own Galvin Day is on the planning team!)

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL CONFERENCE @ MARYVILLE COLLEGE ~ COST PER PERSON = $450.00 — Wednesday, July 19 — Sunday, July 23; theme = “Hope is Happening”; for youth who will have completed grades 5th-8th by next summer (our very own Eric Thompson is on the planning team!)
 
PLEASE NOTE:  
  • Current 8th graders … you have the option to attend Middle School Conference @ Maryville one last time, or you can attend the high school conference @ Montreat … or you can do both (technically)!
  • Current 5th graders … you are invited to attend your first youth conference at Maryville College in Maryville, TN!  It’s not a full week — just a Wednesday through a Sunday morning … you won’t regret going!!!  I promise!!

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL TRIPS UPON REQUEST!!!
PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS!!!!
PLEASE BEGIN LETTING ME KNOW WHO IS PLANNING TO ATTEND THESE TRIPS!!!  
$100.00 deposit is appreciated so that I can count on your commitment.  
You can even pay monthly if you prefer to avoid a lump-sum payment.  
PLEASE LET ME HEAR FROM YOU EITHER WAY … 
and I hope to have great groups going on all these trips with me this coming summer!!!

Also, so that it’s on your calendar, too … Northminster’s 2017 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is scheduled for the last week of July … Monday, July 24 — Friday, July 28!  We will need “all hands on deck” from the youth group to help out and make our 2017 VBS super awesome!!
CONFIRMATION BEGINS SOON!
UPCOMING CONFIRMATION CLASS SCHEDULE:

March 5th
Class #1 - "Bible Basics"
4:30 - 6:00pm

March 9th - 12th
Mission Weekend in Charlotte, NC and
Class #2 - "Class #2: How Do You Spell Presbyterian?"

March 19th
Class #3 - "Class #3: Where is God When It Hurts?"
4:30 - 6:00pm

March 26th
Class #4 - "Class #4: Extravagant Love"
4:30 - 6:00pm
 
BRING A FRIEND ... TO SUNDAY SCHOOL, WORSHIP, & YOUTH GROUP!!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Steven at the church office or by using the following .... 
sbarnes@northminster-atl.org or 214-763-8674 (cell)

Know I’m always just a message or call away!

 
Have a blessed rest of this week!  

Peace out!
Pastor Steven