What's in this newsletter:
Parenting Article
Parent Devotion
Life Groups
Confirmation News
Ultrazone and Service Project
Summer Camp, HS and MS
Teens' Same-Gender Friendships Key to Later Satisfaction ...

Researchers have long known that the quality of an adult's romantic life is closely tied to both physical and mental health in adolescence. A new longitudinal study sought to identify the factors in adolescence that best predicted who would and...

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The Power of Forgiveness

For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. -Matthew 6:14-15 Do you ever think about how absurd the idea of...

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HS Life Group
Tuesday's 7:00-8:30 in the Cove
February
12 The People-Pleaser Trap led by Aiden Conn
19 Living with Purpose led by Abby Scholz

MS Life Group
Sunday's 5:00-6:30pm in the Cove

February 10, 17, 24

(Beginning February 10, 6th graders are invited to join the 7th and 8th graders for the rest of the year. We are so excited! )
MS Sunday Mornings
February 10, 17, 24
9:30-10:30 in Room 405 in the Cove

6th Graders are invited to join the MS Sunday Small Group starting February 10th. They have the choice to stay in the Jump 56 class if they feel more comfortable there. The MS class does not start out in the Sanctuary.
Confirmation Class
February 9 - Class Field Trip to St. Vincent's Church. Meet at the church at 4:30, pick up at 7:00 at Bob Evans on Dupont. Bring some money for food.
February 10, 17 & 24 - Class 10:45am in Room 402 in the Cove
ULTRAZONE AND SERVICE PROJECT

Friday, March 1
6:00-Midnight
Cost $20
6th-12th graders

  • Sorting items for homeless ministry
  • Pizza
  • Lazer Tag
  • Friends Welcome!

Depart from Covenant at 6:00 and return at midnight.

Middle School Camp

Camp Adventure

Sign up here using iCash code Covenant238 (case sensitive).

Early Bird Cost - $224.50 with iCash code
until April 15

You can attend any of the following dates but Covenant week is June 23-28

June
19-14, 16-21, 23-28 (Covenant Week)
July
7-12, 14-19
Camp Adventure

Camp Adventure is an exciting location ideal for: staff/team building events, youth group retreats, camps, and more. Relax and enjoy God's beautiful creation with small cabins or a large dorm, simple to high tech meeting spaces, plenty of...

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High School Camp
'That Thing' at Epworth Forest,
North Webster
June 23-28
$200

You will be receiving an invitation via email to sign your high school student up for camp. Payment is not due at this time. Just register and fill out medical form. I will re-send the email every couple of weeks until you tell me not to or the student is signed up.
Let me know if you have any questions. If there are friends who want to sign up, I will need their parent's email.

Payment is to be made anytime before May 1 in the amount of $200 made to Covenant. If you pay through your banks bill pay be sure to indicate that it is for camp in the account number or memo space.

Check out youth pictures on Covenant's Facebook page for pictures in the album 'Youth Happenings'.
Resources

Books

Apps

Websites/Blogs

Safety
If there would be a fire in the church building, youth will gather at the grass on the northwest side of the property (by the basketball hoops)

Here are the links to our monthly Missions Newsletter and the weekly Covenant Enews.
  • Mission: "Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
  • Vision: "Building healthy families in our community by exchanging a worldly view for a Godly view through life transforming relationships."
  • Discipleship Pathway: "Loving God, loving others, through worship, learning, serving and community."
Christine Kindlesparger | Covenant Church |489-1888 | youth@covenantumc.net | Covenantumc.net