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Middle School Mission Trip
June 6-13, 2020 | Location: Lexington, south carolina | Cost: TBD*
We are bussing to Lexington, South Carolina for our Mission Trip this summer! Students will have the opportunity to serve with Next Step Ministries. We'll team up with some local organizations that specialize in utilizing the gifts of our Middle School students to work with local children and on home repair projects. We'll wrap up the trip with a day on the lake! Your student will not want to miss this week filled with fellowship amongst friends!
*Due to the uncertainties of summer gatherings and travel, Lexington, SC is our tentative plan. We are very hopeful to make this trip happen! If your student is interested in joining us, go ahead and sign up and and submit the deposit. If we have to cancel altogether, you will be refunded in full. If you personally decide to cancel and the trip is still happening, that cancellation must be made by June 1st to receive a refund (less the deposit).
Middle School Adventure Trip
July 14-20, 2020 | Buena vista, colorado | Cost: $1,200*
Our Middle School Adventure Trip will take place in Buena Vista, Colorado! We are excited to be led by friends from Noah’s Ark, a local outdoor adventure trip company. Over the course of 5 days in one of the most beautiful parts of the country we will hike, raft, and spend time in their amazing adventure park. We can't wait to immerse ourselves in God’s beautiful creation, grow closer to one another through incredible adventures, and spend time in God’s word and worship as we draw near to Jesus. *Cost is $1,200 and includes flights, meals, housing, and activities. We ask for a 50% deposit ($550) upon registration. As always, financial aid is available.
Retreat: jan 31-feb 1 | other sessions: Feb 2, Mar 29, Apr 5, apr 19 | Confirmation Sunday: may 3
Confirmation is a one semester course open to any 8th grade student (or older) who is interested in learning more about what it means to be Christian, how to live out their faith, and would like to become a member of First Presbyterian Church. Confirmation will present the basics of the Christian faith to students so that it will be an effective time of learning, question asking, accountability and fellowship. The course will begin with a retreat January 31-February 1, and will end on Youth Sunday on May 3 (with 4 classes in between). Please read “Confirmation Requirements” and “Confirmation Parent Letter” below for more details before registering.
9:30-10:45am | Sunday Mornings | LC 080
Make new friends and learn more about the Lord every Sunday morning. Meet as a group each week to hang out together, then break up into grade and gender specific small groups to really dive into the Bible and grow closer to God.
RESOUND! Youth Choir
4:30-6pm | Sunday Afternoons | 6th Grade - 12th Grade | CE 240
Rehearsals begin on the Sunday after Labor Day, September 10, from 4:30-6pm in the big choir room, CE 240. Middle Schoolers may head to Momentum right after choir.
Questions may be directed to Leigh Shipman at 281.543.9562.
6-8pm | Sunday Evenings | LC 080
This is a time for all Middle School students to come together to play games and have a short devotional to help them gain momentum for the upcoming week of school!
Friday Night Out (FNO)
We meet up one Friday each month for a fun night out with all of your friends. FNO’s include a lock-in, broomball, and other great surprises.
Check the calendar for dates and keep your ears and eyes open for more details!
This is an awesome opportunity to serve other people within the community. A different project every month provides plenty of great opportunities to have fun and serve together.
Many other activities occur throughout the year, such a 6th-grade retreat in the fall, a 7th Grade 8th-grade retreat in the fall, a spring retreat (6th-8th grades) and various other activities. These are great opportunities for students to join in fellowship and get to know each other better! Stay tuned and continue to check the calendar for dates.