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Lutheran Youth Fellowship and Junior Youth Members

The purpose of the youth ministry programs at Faith is to:
  • Strengthen, build up, and encourage one another in the Body of Christ.
  • Recognize and nurture God-given gifts and abilities.
  • Foster Christian stewardship of time, talents, and resources in all areas of ministry.
  • Foster fellowship and community with others, and to develop an attitude of service to and caring for all humanity.
  • Deepen our relationship in the Triune God, and to examine and apply that relationship as it relates to our daily lives.
Junior Youth Members - This group is made up youth in grades 6 through 8. JYM meets at least once a month for events consisting of fun nights, lock-ins, bible studies, hay rides, ski trips and other fun fellowship activities.

Lutheran Youth Fellowship - This group is made up of all confirmed youth in grades 9 through 12. LYF meets at least twice a month for events consisting of retreats, athletic events, service projects, and several major outings.

September 2011 Meetings
Note one change
September 7 6:30
September 14 8:00
September 21 8:00
September 28 8:00

What’s with the 6:30 on the7th? Well, join us for dinner—pulled pork sandwiches, chips, and build your own sundae.

Then—we will elect officers for 2011-2012.
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary

And a class Representative from each class.

It is a journey to Embassy Suites—
What?! Get out of town! The Embassy Suites?! - Yes indeed, Omaha, NE. November 18-20
Cost—The LYF will pay for the rooms. The church will provide the Church vans and gas.
Your only cost is the $115.00 registration and two meals.
Great speakers, an illusionist, and “211” will be the Gathering band.

What about a Christmas Ski trip with an overnighter in the Black Hills in December?
Twin Cities Trip
It was a great trip to the Twin Cities, Concordia University, The Mall of the World, and Valley Fair. What fun!

Concordia University is Pastor Urbach’s Alma Mater. While not a huge campus, it was pretty cool.

THANK YOU!
A huge LYF thanks to Mike Shoup and Jodi Hartmann for being the leaders on the trip. The LYF has given them both a gift to View 34 as a way to say thanks.

LYF - Looking Ahead

We will take a short summer trip in the summer of 2012 which would include a day at the water park in Rapid and a trip to Rushmore for the Lighting Ceremony and a night in Rapid.

But—starting in Lent with a little matching gift from our Thrivent For Lutherans Choice Fund, we are setting out sights on a huge group attending our Synod’s 2013 San Antonio Youth Gathering

“Live Love(d)”
July 1-5, 2013
The theme is based on

1 John 4:9

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