Youth Group is Reviving (June 22)!
The Governor put us into stage two a couple of weeks ago, the deacons have met,, and we are ready to get Youth Group going again! Woot Woot!! Youth Group will “Revive” on Wednesday, June 24th at 7pm! For now, the plan is to have Youth Group weekly on Wednesdays for both middle and high school students from 7-8:30pm. Although I am going to be in Philadelphia for a few months, Hugh E Williams and the Team of other adult leaders will be leading youth group.
A few things we will do differently during this time are:
- Grub will be individualized packages/drinks
- We will stay out of congregating in the kitchen
- The church will be locked up at 9:15pm
- Seating during teaching time will be spaced out
Although I will be away for the next little while, I am still available so please do not hesitate to call, text, email, or send a telegram, carrier pigeon, or one of those ancient “emails on paper.” Danielle and I will continue to be in touch with students, and praying for them and for you (parents!) during our time in Philadelphia. We are sad to not be able to get back together with the students, but happy nonetheless that Youth Group is reviving! The Team of Youth Leaders is amazing, they love the students, and they will do an awesome job leading Youth Group!
Fuge Camp Update
Parents and Students,
Early this month, I sent a Parent Newsletter to parents explaining that we were potentially going to go to Fuge, in South Carolina, the last week of July – but that we would need to wait and see what happens before we will know for sure. Well, now we know.
Yesterday, Fuge Camps regrettably announced that they were cancelling all camps for 2020. You can see the 2 minute announcement here. Many of you may have been expecting this to occur, but still, it comes as sad news that we will for sure not participate in Fuge Camp this summer. This is most especially sad news for all of the seniors. ☹
Even in the midst of disappointment, we find comfort knowing that Jesus is good, His plans prevail, and we will seek to follow in faithful obedience, no matter what. We will choose to find our joy, not in events or activities (or lack thereof), but in the gospel of Jesus Christ! We do not live for what is temporary, but for what is eternal.
You Parents are probably already asking some questions in your mind so I will try to answer those here. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to reach out.
When will we go to Fuge in 2021?
The plan is to go to Fuge Camp at Ridgecrest from June 14-18, 2021.
What happens to the money I have already paid toward Fuge for 2020?
There are two options for what happens to the money you have already given for Fuge 2020.
- The simplest thing may just be for us to issue you a refund. However, if you greatly prefer, we can just hold onto it as your deposit for Fuge in 2021. Just notify me (John) about your preference. 🙂
I am already looking forward to next year!!
Much love in Christ Jesus,
Rev. John Puig
MBC Student Ministry
Midway Baptist Church is passionate about partnering with parents to disciple students to follow Jesus and to live out their faith every day while also intentionally making disciples of others within their sphere of influence. We do this in two ways – we strive to create opportunities for students to be a part of the larger body of Midway and to connect them with their own peer group in age-relevant environments. This means that on Sunday mornings, our students meet for Sunday school classes at 10:00am and then worship together with their families and the larger body of Christ in the 11:00am worship service. We also create a fun bi-weekly environment just for middle and high school students on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for worship, teaching, small groups, and community outreach. This is an incredible way to get connected to our student ministry! We also have events throughout the year that are designed just for students.
If you have questions or want to learn more about an event or youth group, contact Pastor John at [email protected].
The regular schedule for youth group – outside of the COVID19 shutdown is as follows:
Middle School – 5:00-6:15 PM
High School – 6:15-7:30 PM
Middle and High School – 7:00-8:30pm
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