Small Group Leader Update for May 24

A DOG GAVE BIRTH TO PUPPIES ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD

and she was cited for littering.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

This is the final week of the school year, THANK YOU for serving as a small group leader. We will continue having youth group in The Den throughout the summer and you are invited to be there. We'll meet from 7-8 beginning June 7th.

During small group time, we'll have an ice cream social available for your group to enjoy. In large group, we'll have a time of open mic for students to share. It's fun when we get to experience this together.

We're looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

8TH GRADE PROMOTION EVENT
8th grade Small Group Leaders,

You're invited to join us at Boondocks on June 1 from 6p-9p for a time to celebrate the 8th grade students and their transition to high school. Please RSVP to let us know if you're able to attend.

YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE

  • May 24
    This is the final night of "regular" Youth Group for the school year. We appreciate your commitment through this date :)
  • May 31
    No Youth Group
  • June 7
    Summer! Our Summer Youth Group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8. We won't have small group time on Wednesdays during the Summer. You can take the summer off or you can show up as much as you'd like.

FAMILY GRILL OUT AT BEN'S HOUSE
Your whole family is invited to a grill out at Ben's house in the evening on Friday, June 23. Mark the calendar and we'll have more details to come.

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for May 17, 2017

WHAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF A COLD FRONT?

A warm back.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

We have two weeks before the close of the school year, this is one of them so let's finish strong!

For these next two weeks, Micah 6:8 will be our focus. This is a FANTASTIC verse to have on our minds as we head into the summer. Johanna Spille will share how justice and mercy go hand in hand.

We're looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

8TH GRADE PROMOTION EVENT
8th grade Small Group Leaders,

You're invited to join us at Boondocks on June 1 from 6p-9p for a time to celebrate the 8th grade students and their transition to high school. Please RSVP to let us know if you're able to attend.

YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE

  • May 24
    This is the final night of "regular" Youth Group for the school year. We appreciate your commitment through this date :)
  • May 31
    No Youth Group
  • June 7
    Summer! Our Summer Youth Group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8. We won't have small group time on Wednesdays during the Summer. You can take the summer off or you can show up as much as you'd like.

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for May 10, 2017

WHAT DID THE BABY CORN SAY TO THE MOMMA CORN?

Where is Pop Corn?

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

Our Storytellers series wraps up this week and Ryan Owens will share his narrative with us. Join is in praying forRyan as we are excited for him to share!

Have you enjoyed this series? Learned anything new about your students? Anything you'd like to share? Reply to this email and let us know. Thanks!

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

8TH GRADE PROMOTION EVENT
8th grade Small Group Leaders,

You're invited to join us at Boondocks on June 1 from 6p-9p for a time to celebrate the 8th grade students and their transition to high school. Please RSVP to let us know if you're able to attend.

YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE

  • May 24
    This is the final night of "regular" Youth Group for the school year. We appreciate your commitment through this date :)
  • May 31
    No Youth Group
  • June 7
    Summer! Our Summer Youth Group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8. We won't have small group time on Wednesdays during the Summer. You can take the summer off or you can show up as much as you'd like. 

PARENT & 5TH GRADE NIGHT NEXT WEEK!
Next week we’ve invited 5th grade students to experience a preview of youth group. We’re also inviting the parents of current youth group students. The schedule for the night will be “normal” for you, here is what will happen with the 5th graders and parents who attend:

6:15 - 5th Graders in Colorado Room, Parents in the Platte Room
7:00 - Parents and 5th graders transition to Large Group

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

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Small Group Leader Update for May 3, 2017

WHERE DO COWS GO ON THE WEEKEND?

To the moo-vies.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

Our Storytellers series continues this week and Samantha Reeser will share her narrative with us. Join is in praying for Samantha as we are excited for her  to share!

As we journey through this series, remember, we all have a story. Help the students reflect on their story and how God is at work in their lives.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

8TH GRADE PROMOTION EVENT
8th grade Small Group Leaders,

You're invited to join us at Boondocks on June 1 from 6p-9p for a time to celebrate the 8th grade students and their transition to high school. Please RSVP to let us know if you're able to attend.

YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE

  • May 24
    This is the final night of "regular" Youth Group for the school year. We appreciate your commitment through this date :)
  • May 31
    No Youth Group
  • June 7
    Summer! Our Summer Youth Group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8. We won't have small group time on Wednesdays during the Summer. You can take the summer off or you can show up as much as you'd like. 

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for Apr 26, 2017

WHY CANT YOU TRUST ATOMS?

They make up everything.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

Our Storytellers series continues this week and Dave Nagel will share his narrative with us. Dave is a 6th Grade Boys Small Group Leader and we are excited for him to share!

As we journey through this series, remember, we all have a story. Help the students reflect on their story and how God is at work in their lives.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

UPCOMING EVENTS

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE

  • May 24
    This is the final night of "regular" Youth Group for the school year. We appreciate your commitment through this date :)
  • May 31
    No Youth Group
  • June 7
    Summer! Our Summer Youth Group will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8. We won't have small group time on Wednesdays during the Summer. You can take the summer off or you can show up as much as you'd like. 

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for Apr 19, 2017

WHAT KIND OF KEYS CAN'T OPEN LOCKS?

Monkeys (or turkeys or donkeys).

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

We will wrap up our teaching series, Things I Wish Jesus Never Said, this week. Brad Sutton is our teacher and he will lead us through Matthew 10:34-39, Jesus' words about losing life to find it. Join us in praying this message will help every one of us in a friendship with Jesus.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE

5:45 - Doors Open
When you arrive, head to the Platte Room. Pizza will be waiting :)
***Note: The Platte Room is a new meeting location. Same hallway, first door on the right.

5:55 - Small Group Leader Huddle begins in Platte Room

6:15 - SPLIT #1

  • Middle School to Small Groups
  • High School to The Den for Large Group

7:05 - Transition Time

7:15 - SPLIT #2

  • Middle School to The Den for Large Group
  • High School to Small Groups

8:00 - End of night

  • Take your binder home with you :)
  • BUT! Be sure to return you attendance sheet.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WORTH IT: A MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS EXPERIENCE
WHEN: April 22, 2017 at 9a-2:30p
WHERE: The Den

Through active participation we will learn how to apply God’s truth about us in our daily routines and activities. We’ll look at how our value affects how we view ourselves, how we take care of ourselves inside and out and how that value affects our relationship with others. We’ll have special guests, worship, friends, fun and chances to let your creativity flow.

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for Apr 12, 2017

WHERE DO SHEEP GO TO GET THEIR HAIR CUT?

The baa baa shop.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

We will wrap up our teaching series, Things I Wish Jesus Never Said, this week. Brad Sutton is our teacher and he will lead us through Matthew 10:34-39, Jesus' words about losing life to find it. Join us in praying this message will help every one of us in a friendship with Jesus.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE

5:45 - Doors Open
When you arrive, head to the Platte Room. Pizza will be waiting :)
***Note: The Platte Room is a new meeting location. Same hallway, first door on the right.

5:55 - Small Group Leader Huddle begins in Platte Room

6:15 - SPLIT #1

  • Middle School to Small Groups
  • High School to The Den for Large Group

7:05 - Transition Time

7:15 - SPLIT #2

  • Middle School to The Den for Large Group
  • High School to Small Groups

8:00 - End of night

  • Take your binder home with you :)
  • BUT! Be sure to return you attendance sheet.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WORTH IT: A MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS EXPERIENCE
WHEN: April 22, 2017 at 9a-2:30p
WHERE: The Den

Through active participation we will learn how to apply God’s truth about us in our daily routines and activities. We’ll look at how our value affects how we view ourselves, how we take care of ourselves inside and out and how that value affects our relationship with others. We’ll have special guests, worship, friends, fun and chances to let your creativity flow.

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

LOVE AS I HAVE LOVED: A MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE
Thursday, April 16 at 7p in the Worship Center
We are partnering with 10 area churches to provide a COMMUNITY-WIDE service on Maundy Thursday. This will be a reflection on Jesus’ Last Supper in preparation for Easter. High school students will have prominent roles in the service. Will you put it on your calendar and plan to attend?

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben

Small Group Leader Update for Apr 5, 2017

WHO DOES EVERYONE LISTEN TO BUT NO ONE BELIEVES.

The weather reporter.

INFO FOR WEDNESDAY

Our teaching series, Things I Wish Jesus Never Said, continues this week. We will be anchored in Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus' words about The Final Judgment. Our hope is students can embrace this passage in a way that would spark their faith to walk the talk by serving the least of these.

YOUR SMALL GROUP PREP IS RIGHT HERE, ONE CLICK AWAY

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE

5:45 - Doors Open
When you arrive, head to the Platte Room. Pizza will be waiting :)
***Note: The Platte Room is a new meeting location. Same hallway, first door on the right.

5:55 - Small Group Leader Huddle begins in Platte Room

6:15 - SPLIT #1

  • Middle School to Small Groups
  • High School to The Den for Large Group

7:05 - Transition Time

7:15 - SPLIT #2

  • Middle School to The Den for Large Group
  • High School to Small Groups

8:00 - End of night

  • Take your binder home with you :)
  • BUT! Be sure to return you attendance sheet.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WORTH IT: A MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS EXPERIENCE
WHEN: April 22, 2017 at 9a-2:30p
WHERE: The Den

Through active participation we will learn how to apply God’s truth about us in our daily routines and activities. We’ll look at how our value affects how we view ourselves, how we take care of ourselves inside and out and how that value affects our relationship with others. We’ll have special guests, worship, friends, fun and chances to let your creativity flow.

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER CAMP
Would you like to be a volunteer for Summer Camp? We would LOVE it!
 Begin by completing this brief application.

  • Middle School Summer Camp - June 26-30, 2017 in Estes Park
  • High School Summer Camp - July 10-16 in Los Angeles

LOVE AS I HAVE LOVED: A MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE
Thursday, April 16 at 7p in the Worship Center
We are partnering with 10 area churches to provide a COMMUNITY-WIDE service on Maundy Thursday. This will be a reflection on Jesus’ Last Supper in preparation for Easter. High school students will have prominent roles in the service. Will you put it on your calendar and plan to attend?

YOU ARE A BLESSING

And, HEY!!!
We want to feature YOU! For real, what you do is the key to our ministry and we want to share your story. We know it sounds a bit awkward but your story is worth sharing! Please CLICK THIS LINK to fill out a brief form and tell us a bit of your story. Be bold! Thanks!

We appreciate your partnership with Student Ministry. We cannot do this without you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support you.

Blessings and fist-bumps,

Ben