April 2011 Lutheran Youth Organization Update

Lutheran Youth Organization News
submitted by Dana Lee Smith

March Highlights
Eight youth and two adults enjoyed participating in the All Georgia Youth Event that was held at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center. We had a total of 173 youth and adults attending from all over Georgia and filled every bed at the center! We enjoyed our guest speaker, Pastor Jay Gamelin and his unique presentation of our theme “By Faith”. The weekend was full of fun and fellowship!

April Events
Wednesday, April 6th 6:00pm-7:30pm: Youth Bible Study Come join in the learning and fun!
Sunday, April 10th 12:15pm-1:30pm: Carwash Fundraiser We’ll wash cars immediately following the worship service. Wear something you don’t mind getting wet! Lunch will be provided. All donations will help to cover costs for attending AFFIRM & National Youth Gathering.
Sunday, April 17th: AFFIRM Registration Due See additional information below under “Summer Plan Ahead”.
Wednesday, April 20th: Youth Bible Study cancelled due to Holy Week activities.
Sunday, April 24th 5:30am: Easter Sunrise Breakfast Once again, Zion’s youth will sponsor breakfast following the Sunrise Service. Youth on the prep team need to be in the kitchen at 5:30am to help prepare breakfast and set the tables. Youth on the cleanup team will be responsible for cleaning the kitchen, washing dishes and setting up the education building for Sunday School. The Sunrise Service will be at 6:30am with breakfast immediately following.

Wednesday, May 4th 6:00pm-7:30pm: Youth Bible Study
Sunday, May 8th 9:45am: Mother’s Day Project (During Sunday School)
Wednesday, May 18th 6:00pm-7:30pm: Youth Bible Study Summer Plan Ahead
Saturday, June 19th-Friday, June 24th: AFFIRM at Berry College in Rome, GA See Dana Lee for registration forms. All completed forms must be returned by Sunday, April 17th with a $25 registration fee. Youth who have completed 6th grade are eligible to attend.

All youth in grades 6 – 12 are invited to participate in LYO activities. For additional information contact Dana Lee Smith at 728-3227 or 665-1377.

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