Sheridan Youth News
bi-weekly news & event information
for parents of high school youth 
High School Youth Group Begins
this Wednesday, Sept. 16!
High School Youth Group
Every Wednesday | 7:30-8:30pm on Zoom

All high school youth are invited to join us every Wednesday, starting this week (Sept. 16), for group building, faith formation, games, small groups, devotions, conversation, and more, centered around relevant topics, current events, and scripture.
In addition to Zoom meetings, we will also hold some fun socially distant in-person activities such as Holy Yoga, walking the Prayer Labyrinth, outdoor movies, among others! Friends are always welcome. We hope to see your child soon!

9/16 Special Guest: Rachel Kurtz, Lutheran Singer-Songwriter.

COVID-19 Update: Until we can gather in person, youth are invited to join us via Zoom for youth group on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm.
Youth will get Zoom information via text message each Wednesday, but please share this information with them. This link will be used through October.
Wednesday Youth Group Zoom Meeting ID: 838 8605 5942
Password: 610100
Zoom meetings can be accessed from any laptop, cell phone (with the Zoom app), or tablet (with the Zoom app) via the above link or using the meeting ID and password.

Sunday Youth Group will return at a later date.
Sign-up for Youth Group Talent Show
Wed., Sept. 16; 7:30pm; Zoom
Special Guest: Rachel Kurtz
Don't miss our talent show kick-off starring you! Sign up online to share a special talent. We'll also welcome special guest, Lutheran singer-songwriter, Rachel Kurtz!

Upcoming Events
Worship by the Fire
Sun., Sept. 27; 7:30-9pm

All high school youth are invited to join us for worship around the fire this month at the Outdoor Prayer and Reflection Center. We will begin with fellowship time and then share in the gift of sacred worship with scripture readings, reflections, and special music. Bring your own snack. Friends are welcome! Don’t miss it! 
Holy Yoga
Wed., Sept. 30; 7:30-8:30pm
Outdoor Amphitheater
Bring a scripture verse, yoga mat/towel, and mask


Maranda Hoefs will join us again to lead us through a Holy Yoga experience. Youth should bring along a towel or mat and a scripture verse that is meaningful/relevant to them. Dress for the weather.
Parking Lot Party
Sat., Oct. 3; 7-9pm
Park near Door 4
Bring a mask, chair, and something to drink

Join your youth group friends for a fun, outdoor, socially distant parking lot party. Pizza will be provided and safely served. We will have music, fun games, and glow sticks for everyone!
Save the Date: AGAPE* in Concert
Wed., Oct. 21; 7:30-8:30pm
On Facebook

Grab your youth group friends and get ready to praise God with music, storytelling, and tons of fun! AGAPE* has been touring full-time as a musician for the last twelve years, performing for hundreds of thousands of youth across the US, and in eight different countries. He has recorded six CDs and performed for hundreds of Lutheran congregations and several ELCA Youth Gatherings. Youth groups from other congregations will also be joining us! As AGAPE* would say, All are welcome!
2021 Youth Mission Trip Info Meetings
Sun., Sept. 27 | noon OR Wed., Oct. 7 | 8:30pm
On Zoom

Parents of youth and youth currently in grades 8-12 are invited to join us to learn more about the 2021 Youth Mission Trip to Atlanta, Georgia and Lutheranch Camp. Yes, that's the same location we were planning for 2020! :-)

Trip Dates: July 9 / 10-18, 2021. Registration and cost info will be announced very soon!

Information packets will be mailed ahead of time. Come and consider how your youth can participate in this life-changing mountain-top experience!
FYI
SAVE THE DATE

Roca Scary Farm: Sun., Oct. 18 | 5-10pm
Join us for a campfire and a fun night at the Scary Farm. We will announce more info including costs and registration soon.

Outdoor Movie Night: Wed., Oct. 28 | 7:30-10pm
We'll gather outside for a fun Halloween-themed movie. Youth should bring a snack and a chair. Dress for the weather.
View the Sheridan Youth Ministries Calendar below. 
We want to support your child in their activities! Complete this form to let us know what is coming up.
Ways to Stay Connected
Youth Ministry Social Media
Receive Youth Ministry info via text
 
We regularly send youth group information via text from 402-513-2305. To add your youth's number to our list, simply email Ian at i.hartfield@sheridanlutheran.org.
Also, please add this number to your contact list.

Please note: This is not Ian's personal cell phone number, it is just the number the church will use for Youth Group event reminders and announcements.
Join the Sheridan Youth Facebook Group for more event and ministry information. This group is also a great way to connect with other families with youth at Sheridan.
Blessings!
Ian Hartfield
Youth Ministry Coordinator
402-423-4769 ext. 115
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