Den Update & Helping teens navigate the internet

Our goal is to keep you in the know with Middle School in the Den.

Our teaching series this month is titled The Power of a Summer Same.


You have to follow Jesus for yourself but can't follow Jesus by yourself.


John 15:1-6, Galatians 5:22


  1. Early-bird deadline for Summer Camp registration: June 6
    Any middle school or high school student is invited to attend. Visit for information and to sign-up. Summer Camp will be July 10-16, 2016 in Glorieta, New Mexico.

  2. Tonight is the FINAL NIGHT of "School Year" programming.
    Summer Wednesdays begin on June 1 at 6:30-8

    On that night we'll have an event at Challenger Park. The calendar of summer events is located here.

  3. Rockies Day Game on June 29
    We're taking a day trip to the Rockies game vs. Toronto! Cost is $15, please register online.

  4. Water World Adventure on July 20
    Grab sunscreen and sunglasses, we're headed to Water World! Cost is $55 per student.  This will include transportation, ticket into the park and all you can eat/drink at the Water World buffet.  Register online.


What IS a big deal online for teenagers?
Understandably, adults are concerned about the online behavior of teenagers, specifically with social media. When I’m out talking to youth workers and hosting parent workshops I find most adults fall into one of two categories:

  1. Completely uninvolved.
  2. Completely over-involved.

As the parent of teenagers and also a youth worker who reads/studies/talks a whole lot about the online lives of teenagers I’m empathetic to both parties. 
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