October 13: Youth will lead Sunday morning's worship service. This is a chance for youth to get involved in worship while building relationships with congregation members. The youth will be discussing their experiences with their 2019 mission trip to St. Louis.
After church, youth will gather together for an afternoon of volunteering. Youth will travel in adult volunteer vehicles to a food location close to the church and get a free meal provided by the church. Then the youth will head to a church member's house to help paint her deck. Please bring a change of clothes if you are worried about getting paint on your church clothes.
October 16: Center Grove Orchard Retreat- For this [email protected], everyone will be hopping in adult vehicles, and we will spend the evening at Center Grove Orchard! The church will pay for your child's admission into Center Grove Orchard, but please bring extra money for them to enjoy snacks, beverages, and any souvenirs they might find. Vehicles leave at 5:30 p.m. and will return at 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Laura Lane by October 11th so we know how many drivers we need. Laura's email is [email protected]
October 27 Trunk-or-Treat: The church will be hosting its annual Trunk-or-Treat from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Cars wanting to participate should begin arriving at 4:00 p.m. for decorating and set-up. This year we will be serving walking tacos, so come hungry!
NO [email protected] October 30. Enjoy Beggars night with your family and friends!
Next Youth Leadership Team Meeting: TBD
November 1-3 Chi-Rho Upper Midwest Youth Retreat: This retreat is for Chi-Rho youth in 6-8th grades. The theme will be the Greatest Commandment. Youth will gather at the Christian Conference Center at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and will leave at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Please consider signing your youth up for this faith enriching event!
November 6, 13, and 20 Mental Health Series at [email protected]: Our Chi Rho and CYF groups will be exploring mental health in connection to faith. On November 13th, we will here mental health stories in connection with faith from Mara Bailey, pastor at Simpson College and a student from Simpson College. Mental health matters at Wakonda Christian Church!
November 22-24 CYF Upper Midwest Youth Retreat: This retreat is for CYF youth in 9-12th grades. The theme will be the Greatest Commandment. Youth will gather at the Christian Conference Center at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and will leave at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Please consider signing your youth up for this faith enriching event!
NO [email protected] November 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.