June 2012 Lutheran Youth Organization News

April & May Highlights

Nine youth and 3 adults attend the All Georgia Youth Gathering in Covington. Everyone returned home Spirit filled and energized! The group enjoyed having youth and leaders from Jerusalem Lutheran join them on the journey.We had our last Wednesday night Bible study program for the school year. Thanks to all who supported our car wash fundraiser. We appreciate your support!

Daulton and Braden

Congratulations to Braden Thomas-Folmar and Daulton Harris who were confirmed on May 27th. We rejoice in your accomplishment!

Welcome New Youth

We are glad to officially welcome our new 6th graders, Stone Bennett, Lauren Conaway and Jeremy Smith, into the youth program. We look forward to getting to know you and growing in faith together.

June Events

Monday, June 11th 9:00am – 12:00pm: Vacation Bible School
Youth are encouraged to help with Bible School activities. Come join the fun!

Sunday, June 17th – Friday, June 22nd: AFFIRM @ Berry College– Rome, GA
The bus will leave Zion at 7:00am on Sunday, June 17th. Youth will need money for a meal on Sunday and a meal on Friday. Also, youth will need money for the key deposit at check in. If you don’t lose your key, this deposit will be returned to you at check out. Youth should pack the following; tennis shoes, bed linens (or sleeping bag), pillow, shampoo, soap, toothbrush/toothpaste, DEODORANT, bathing suit, shower shoes (to wear in the shower), towels, wash cloth, Bible, needed medications and sunscreen. The Zion bus will pick up youth at 12pm on Friday, June 22nd and return home. The group will call for pick up as they get close to home.

Sunday, June 17th 9:45am: Father’s Day Project
Join us in Sunday School to complete a special project for all the men in our congregation. Come lend a helping hand!

Plan Ahead

July 18th – 22nd: ELCA National Youth Gathering – New Orleans, LA

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

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