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Monday, December 28, 2009

Happy Last Monday of 2009!


NO Wednesday night youth group! Youth group will resume with the New Year, starting on January 6th.

- GOD ROCKS - Sunday January 3rd. Grades K-12 spend Sunday together, singing songs, playing games, and learning about how God ROCKS. 9:59 - 10:59am. 6th-12th graders meet at 10:40!


- Make sure to get your forms and $ into Heather or Mike! Spots are filling up fast. Scholarships are also available.


- Our first Panama team meeting is coming up on January 10th from 1-3:00pm. Be sure to mark this on your calendars!

FORGETTABLE FACT: No one knows where Mozart is buried.

PARTING SHOT: The Spanish ritual on New Year's Eve is to eat twelve grapes at Midnight.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Merry Christmas!


Happy Christmas break! Wednesday night youth group and 9:59 Sunday School will be on break until January 3rd! No youth group this Wednesday.


We are still accepting applications! Turn in your money and form to the lockbox outside of the youth pod at church.

FORGETTABLE FACT: Turkey's often look up at the sky during a rainstorm. Unfortunetly some have been known to drown as a result.

PARTING SHOT: "Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas." Dale Evan Rogers

Monday, December 14, 2009

11 Days Until Christmas!


Wednesday - Advent Experience 7 :30pm in the Sanctuary. Ever wonder if there is more to Christmas than we think about? Come experience Advent in a unique way this Wednesday!

Sunday - Church 8:30 & 11:00 am


Registration is still open! Turn in your forms and money to the lockbox right outisde of the youth pod at church! If money is tight for you this season, talk to Mike, Jen, or Heather for scholarship opportunites. We never want money to be the reason stopping you from coming on a trip!

FORGETTABLE FACT: A microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball.
PARTING SHOT: A Christmas shopper's complaint is one of long-standing. - Unknown.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell BLOG!


Wednesday - Praise and Worship Night 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.
Sunday - Church 8:30 or 11:00. No 9:59!

M.A.D. Opportunities:

- The Christmas tree in the back of the Sanctuary has lists of needs for the NW Furniture Bank and for students in Alaska who need our help. Pick up a card with needs on it to help make a difference in someone's life.
- Youth for Christer Foster Care Drive - Donate canned food and children-sized clothes to the bin right outside the church office. Your donations could make a difference in a child's life this season!
- Be Creative! If YOU have ideas of ways to help someone and make a difference in a person's life, go out and DO it! If you would like help doing so, let Heather, Mike, or Jen know!

BEACH FREEZE: January 15th-18th 2010

- Registration has opened! Turn in your registration card and money to the lockbox right outside the youth pod at church.
- If money is tight for you right now, come talk to Mike or Heather or Jen for scholarship opportunies. We never want money to be the reason stopping you from being part of this trip!

FORGETTABLE FACT: A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, I will be there in a jiffy!

PARTING SHOT: Is bottled water worth it? "Evian" spelled backwards is "naive"

Monday, November 30, 2009

It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas...

Happy last Monday of November! (Only 26 days til Christmas!)

Wednesday - M.A.D. (Make a Difference) Night - 7:30 in the sanctuary
Saturday - M.A.D. Op - To Be Announced, stay tuned
Sunday - 9:59 (Sunday School) in the youth pod. At. 9:59 am

Wednesday - Turn in your Poinsettia money and forms! DO NOT TURN THESE IN LATE.
Thursday - Pick up your Poinsettias between 2:00-4:00 pm in room 101 at church.

- Make sure to be working on your "homework"! Turn in to Mike, Jen, or Heather

FORGETTABLE FACT: Dueling is legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

PARTING SHOT: "I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph." - Shirley Temple

Monday, November 16, 2009

"D" Challenge - One Week of Prayer

This Wednesday night we will issue our second "D" challenge (D is for discipline in case you missed our first D Nite)...can we commit to praying for one week? Can we carve out time and space to be in intentional conversation with the Living God? Each day there will be specific prayer opportunities to help guide our week of prayer.
If you were unable to attend D Nite you can download and print the prayer guide below.
Please take some time to comment so others can hear how your week of prayer is going

D Nite - Prayer 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

Desperate People

With there being no school this Wednesday, we'll be joining up with Young Life and the youth groups from Believers Fellowship and Chapel Hill to SERVE (1-6pm, meet at Believers Fellowship) and WORSHIP GOD (6-8pm, dinner and worship at Believers Fellowship).

Come for one, come for both!

PS, this is the last week to sell poinsettias for our Mission Trip fundraiser!

Monday, November 2, 2009

It's November!


Wednesday: When Nature Calls! What exotic animal will Mike choose this week? Come and find out!

Sunday: 9:59 in the Youth Pod. This week we'll be studying Samson!
Comfirmation - 9:45 in the Portables in the back of the church parking lot!

Forgettable Fact: The average housefly weighs 10-15 millionths of a pound!

Parting Shot: Q - How many cranberries grow on a bush?
A - All of them.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

This Week!

6:30 Panama Parent Info Meeting - Come hear information about our summer mission trip to Panama.
7:30 Praise and Worship Night - Meet in the Sanctuary for some time together and with God.

5:00 Pumpkin Patch - Halloween fun and games in the Sanctuary! You might even win a cupcake!
7:00 Movie Night @ the Graffe's - Costume required. Come for food and a scary movie!


9:59am - Sunday School - Rahab

Monday, October 19, 2009

Monday Update

This Week:

          Wednesday: Our first M.A.D. (Make A Difference) night! Ever wonder how YOU can make a difference in the world? Come this Wednesday to hear stories about students who have taken a leap and weren't afraid to make a change. 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.

          Sunday: 9:59 in the Youth Pod! 9:59 am

          Forgettable Fact - Nearly 10% of American households dress their pets in Halloween costumes.

          Parting Shot - Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.

Monday, October 12, 2009

LIP SYNC + Panama!

THIS WEDNESDAY is our annual LIP SYNC! Come for a night of hilarious acts and to watch your friends lip sync like they've never lip sync-ed before!
IF YOU ARE A LIP SYNCER - You need to be at the Santuary by 6:30 WITH YOUR MUSIC.
If you are an audience member - The show starts at 7:30!

PANAMA - Registration opens THIS WEDNESDAY. Forms will be available at the Lip Sync. Hurry and get your forms and money turned in.... only the first 25 students will go!!

Forgettable Fact: Why do puppies lick your face? They're instinctively looking for scraps of food.

Parting Shot: Do you brighten a room when you enter it or leave it?

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Are You Fasting?

Our high school group has been fasting this past week.
  • Thursday we has an entertainment fast (no TV, music, etc)
  • Friday was a sweets fast (ice cream, soda, coffee, etc)
  • Saturday was a technology fast (no computers or cell phones)
  • Sunday is the food fast (no meals until dinner)
  • Monday is a "speak first" fast (never be the first to speak)
  • Tuesday is a re-do fast (retry one of the fasts you struggled with).

Our hope is that we would be able to create some space in our lives to see and hear God. I'm is the fasting going?

Monday, October 5, 2009

It's October!

Hey Everyone!

It is officially Fall! I drove to church this morning and could see my breath. Wahoo!

This Wednesday is our first "D" - Disciplines night. We are going to be talking about the discipline of fasting. Come check it out, Mike has some awesome things planned for it! 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.

Also, the LIP SYNC is next Wednesday the 14th. Anyone who has not signed up yet NEEDS TO CONTACT MIKE OR HEATHER. Make sure to be practicing your songs!

PARENTS - This Wednesday is the first Wednesday of the month. Come and be part of our "First and Third" parents group, where parents of students in the youth group can come and learn about what your students are learning in youth group. It's the same time as youth group - 7:30 pm. Meet at church.

FORGETTABLE FACT: Babies are born without knee caps.

PARTING SHOT: Do you find it strange that lemon juice is made with artificial flavor but dishwashing liquid is made with real lemons?

Monday, September 28, 2009

It's Monday!

Hey Everyone! 

        Happy Monday! Jen, Mike, and Rachel and I are back from our trip to LA and we are SO excited to see you all again. Seriously. Like, we really missed you all.

       THIS WEDNESDAY - The first praise and worship night! Come at 7:30 in the sanctuary to take a break from "business" and spend time together worshipping God. It's going to be awesome.
       ALSO - 9:59 is meeting again this Sunday in the youth pod. This Sunday we will be studying Esther and what she can teach us about being a person of character.

      You guys rock. See you soon!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Monday Update

Hello all!

      This Wednesday is our first "When Nature Calls"! Come here how crazy animals (this week is the cone snail!) can actually teach us really cool stories about life! Come at 7:30 in the sanctuary.

      PARENTS! This week is also our first 1st/3rd night. This is a bible study FOR PARENTS at the same time as youth group. Meet at church at 7:30pm.

     Sunday School, a.k.a 9:59, has also started up. Come learn awesome lessons about how to be a person of character from different characters in the Bible! It starts 9:59am in the youth pod at church.

    Have a great Monday! 

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


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Welcome Movie TONIGHT!

Hey guys!

Come and see the most HILARIOUS Welcome Movie, TONIGHT @ 7:30 in the sanctuary! All of your favorite movie clips slpiced together making one fantastically funny movie. See you all there!

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Parent Info Night!


    Come to church tonight to hear what to expect from your student ministries this year! Meet in room 101 at 6:30. We are looking forward to seeing you! 

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Summer Dessert!

Tomorrow night is the student ministries Summer Dessert! Come for fun, games, dessert, and hear about student's experiences from this summer's camp and mission trips. 7:00 in the church sanctuary! 

Also, this Sunday is our Sunday School kick-off! Meet upstairs  in the church classrooms for "God Rocks!" Music, games, and a story. 1st-12th graders! 


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

All Area Youth Group BBQ!

Thanks everyone for coming to the Rainier's game last night! Guarenteed, Terry Evans will NEVER forget that game!

REMINDER: The All Area Youth Group BBQ is TOMORROW, Wednesday the 2nd 5:00-8:30 @ 6015 24th St. NW Gig Harbor. Come start off the school year with great food and good times with fellow Christians from different youth groups!

If you need a ride, call Heather @ 925-963-6656 or Mike at 253-241-6375

Monday, August 31, 2009


Hey Everyone!

The Rainier's game is TONIGHT!!!!
-Meet at church at 5:00pm.
-We're leaving at 5:10, if you're late you are left!
-We will be back no later than 10:00pm.
-Bring $10 for admission + dinner
-Be prepared to make some CRAZY noise for our beloved right fielder!!

Monday, August 24, 2009


Hey Girls!

Remember this Wednesday @ 7:00, sleepover at the Stelle's House. If you need a ride, call me and I can pick you up! (925) - 963 - 6656. If you need to leave early in the morning for sports, you can!


Thursday, August 20, 2009

Girls Sleepover/Hangout!!

High School Girls! (and leaders!) We' re having a girls sleepover/hangout at the Stelle's house next Wednesday the 26th @ 7:00pm. Bring your fav chick flicks, sleepover stuff, and chocolate chip cookie dough! If you need to leave for sports in the morning, you CAN! We'll go to bed somewhat early so you will be in top condition for the next day. BE THERE! :o)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Tonight is the last of our summer BBQs
We're meeting at the Amrines (13310 13th Ave Nw, 98332) from 6-8

Saturday, August 15, 2009

David Crowder Band Concert

If anyone is interested in going to the David Crowder Band concert on Oct 17 we've got good news...WE'VE GOT TICKETS!!! We currently have 13 tickets remaining so act quickly. Contact Mike if you're interested in buying one of the remaining tickets ($20.00 each)

Thursday, August 6, 2009

August BBQs

There are two more summer BBQs...don't miss them!!!
August 12 - Ruriks (6-9pm). We'll be doing a Q&A with Heather Marks so come with some good questions! Directions:

August 19 - Amrines (6-9) Directions:

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Mission Trip

Hey everyone! The Vancouver mission trip is blogging over at Check it out.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Bogus Ball Grand Prix

Bogus Ball Grand Prix is coming up! It is May 13th and the cost is $10. You must sign up in advance!

Monday, April 6, 2009

Free Movie Night!

We were given a bunch of free tickets to the Galaxy Theater so we're going!

Wednesday April 15 around 6pm.

We're seeing Monsters vs Aliens

We have limited spots so to get on the list you need $5. We will give your $5 back at the door when you show up.

Saturday, March 28, 2009


Some of you heard we were doing a movie night this Tuesday night. Jen and I pulled the plug on it because the theatre was not able to get back to us with a solid confirmation and we want to make sure we do it on a night when we'll get a huge turnout. So it is not really canceled, just postponed. We're rescheduling for a couple weeks from now.

This week:
Wednesday 6-9pm - Northwest Furniture Bank Service Projecct
I talked to Joelene today and they just got a ton of Ikea stuff and they totally need our help. We're meeting at the church at 5:45 so we can leave at 6 and we will be returning around 9pm.

Friday 9-4pm - Seattle Urban Excursion
The annual serve Seattle day is back! We will be going up to Pioneer Square again this year to serve food and hangout with those there. We will hopefully be bringing some games as well. Meet at the church and bring $10!

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

youth group tonight

We are doing a worship focused youth group tonight!

We're meeting at 7:30 in the Sanctuary, see you there!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Love, Sex, & Dating

February kicks off our month of Love, Sex, and Dating. For our first evening we are meeting at the Wesley Inn (Best Western) for an area wide event to hear Brad Henning give a talk about relationships. There will also be a cool band there.
It is Wednesday night from 7-9pm so be there! Bring some friends too!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Small Group Party

This Wednesday we are meeting at the church at 6pm and will return at 9pm.

We are going to Tacoma to the Northwest Furniture Bank to have some pizza, some fellowship, and assemble some furniture. Come join us!

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Beach Freeze

We leave tomorrow for Beach Freeze! Awesome!

Remember to bring:
Silly hat for the slick track, sleeping bag, Bible, warm clothes, money for dinner in Aberdeen on the way down and lunch on the way back. toiletries, towel, one piece swimsuit, journal, friends, camera, sleeping pad.

Don't bring:
personal electronic devices (no cell phones, ipods, mp3 players, cd players, etc), no weapons (knives, guns of any kind including paintball, airsoft, etc), drugs, alcohol, pets, expensive personal items.

Meeting at the church Friday at 3:30 and returning Monday at 4pm.