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December 9th

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We're having a Christmas Party!!! :) Instead of just wearing an ugly Christmas sweater, wear an ugly Christmas "outfit", we're going all out! We will be at Freedom House, 7pm-10pm. Bake or bring a snack to share! We will also be doing a gift exchange, in order to participate, please buy a $5 gift.



This will be our last official youth night until after Christmas. Next week, make sure you go out to the Living Nativity to support Freedom House. It's on the 16th, 17th & 18th at 7pm & 8pm.

December 2nd

This Friday we are going to be having a game night at Freedom House from 7-10pm! Hope you can come, and remember to start looking for your cheesy Christmas sweater for the Christmas party!! Here's a memory verse, the first THREE people to come up to the leader at tuck at or after 7pm will get a free tuck buck if they know the verse! The Lord is my strength and my shield psalm 28:7

November 25th

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Hey everyone!! This week we are having a service at freedom house from 7-10pm. Youth band will be practicing from 6-645pm.



See ya there!!

Friday 18th

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This Friday we are RAK-ing the parents of Freedom House!! Parents, drop off your kids to be babysat for FREE at Freesom House any time after 645pm and pick them up before 10pm. It will be an awesome night of fun!


Youth, please be at the church at 645pm and be picked up at 10pm.


November 11th

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FUN NIGHT!!!


Hey! This week we are going to have a game night and a sundae party!


Be at the church from 7-10pm.


See you all there!!


November 4th

Hey everyone! We're having a service this Friday 7-10pm. Youth band practice before hand from 6-645pm.

As we continue to encourage you to read the blog, if you are one of the first three youth at or after 7 to come in and tell the youth leader AT THE TUCK COUNTER the bible verse below you will get a free tuck buck!!!

Love your neighbour as yourself - Matthew 22:39

Retreat Weekend!!

Hey Everyone!!! For those of you who are coming to the retreat, here is the info:
Please meet at the Nelson's house (4 Tanglewood Terrace) at 5:30 sharp on Friday evening ALREADY FED!!!
Bring: bible, notebook, pen, clothes for the weekend, toiletries, towel, snack food, sleeping bag, and pillow. If you want to bring extra money for Saturday you can. And as always, bring a positive attitude!
Pick up time on Sunday is TBA, we will let you know when you drop them off on Friday. We are still working out some details.
Emergency contact number for the weekend is 519-209-2537

If you aren't coming to the retreat, we will miss you, and there is NO YOUTH GROUP on Friday. See you next week!!

October 21st

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COME ON DOWN!! this Friday we are having a game show night! Be at the church at 7pm, pick up at 10pm.



Youth band practice from 6pm-645.


As we continue to encourage you to read the blog, if you are one of the first three youth at or after 7 to come in and tell the youth leader AT THE TUCK COUNTER the bible verse below you will get a free tuck buck!!!


John 11:35 - Jesus wept.



See you all on Friday!

October 14th

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It's movie night at the Nelsons this Friday! Please bring your own snack to share, we will supply drinks. Be at the Nelsons (4 Tanglewood Terrace) at 7pm, and arrange for pick up at 10pm.


October 7th

Hey everyone! This week we will have youth band practice from 6-645pm.
Then we will have a service, with our very own youth band playing, and Trevor will be speaking!

Reminder that the youth retreat money is due by Sunday October 9th! So if you aren't coming to church on Sunday, you may want to bring it to youth on Friday!

The retreat is October 28th-30th at Calvary church in Cambridge, and it will be $65 for the entire weekend! We will be sending home a permission form on Friday.

September 30th

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Hey!! This week we are doing a RAK for the University students! So make sure to bring your non-perishable food and dress to be walking to deliver food ie. if it's raining bring an umbrella ;) Usual time, 7pm-10pm, at the church.




We also need to know if you are coming to the retreat the last weekend of October. Your $65 for the retreat is due BEFORE the 9th of October.

See you Friday! Remember to collect lots of food!

September 23rd

This week we are going to be having a service at Freedom House (7pm-10pm) with special guest speaker Trevor Nelson! There will be NO youth band practice this week.

Please remember:
1. To bring non-perishable food for our RAK for the university students.
2. To figure out if your coming to the retreat the last weekend of October so you can let us know!
See ya Friday!

CHANGE!! September 16th

Welcome back!! Hope you all had a great summer. We are going to start off this year of fantastically fun youth with amazing race! We have changed the amazing race to September 16th due to too many conflicts, this will be our first youth night.

Meet at the church at 630 so we can be starting the race by 7, and pick up will be at 10 back at the church.

We are planning to go to a Starfield concert on the 30th of September, it is going to cost $15, please have your money to Sarah by the 16th of September! You can always give it to her before that at church too ;)

Also, we are going to be doing a RAK for the University Students in our area in a few weeks, and we need non-perishable food items (such as Kraft Dinner, Zoodles, Soup, etc). If you can start bringing some in ASAP that'd be great!! Ask everyone you know if they can spare a few cans :)

Pool Party and BBQ!

Hey everyone! We are going to have a pool party and BBQ at Hannah, Aleya and Noah's house on August 5th from 630-1030pm. They live at 17 Knightswood Cres, Brantford. Please remember to bring bathing suit, towel and a snack! Hope to see you all there!

CHANGE OF PLANS!!!

So apparently we're going to get some rain tonight, so we're changing our plans. We're going to have a movie night at the Nelson's (4 Tanglewood Terrace). Snacks will be provided! Please arrange for a ride to and from the Nelson's at 7pm and 10pm.
Thanks! Sorry about the late notice!

June 24th and WONDERJAM!

So this Friday we are going to the Vos's house in Burford for a campfire. If you need a ride, we will have a few seats for people and will be in the BMO parking lot at 7pm SHARP! Do not be late or we will be leaving without you. If you can get a ride out there, the address is 59 King Street, Burford, ON, drop off is 7, pick up is 10.

Saturday, we will be meeting at the Nelson's at 830am. We should be back around 1130pm, but we will have the youth text parents for exact pick up time at the Nelson's.

Make sure you bring, money or food for both lunch and dinner, sunblock, appropriate clothing for the weather, and your membership if you have one! Sarah will be bringing all the tickets.

June 17th

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So this Friday is on you guys! It's your night, hope your ready - it's finally here - the YOUTH RUN NIGHT!

Message Sarah if you need anything for it by THURSDAY or she won't have time to get it!

Also, remember to bring your money THIS FRIDAY- the 17th - for wonderland if your coming. So far Brayden Beattie is the only one that has told us he's coming!

It's $45 if you don't have a membership and $30 if you do!




June 10th

Hello All! This Friday we will be having a game night and service with some special guest artists!
We will be at the church from 7pm-10pm.
Hope to see you all there.

additional info for united way sale

Hey everyone, just wanted to remind you to get back to Sarah if you can help out at any time on Saturday for the sale - so far we have very few volunteers. Also, if you are volunteering, remember to bring snacks and drinks - it may be a hot day!

United Way Sale and June 3rd

Hey Everyone! This Saturday, the 4th of June the youth are going to be running the concession for the United Way Sale. It is from 730am-6pm and we need volunteers!! Hopefully, we will make a bunch of money and it will go towards our Wonder Jam trip! Please call, text, facebook or email Sarah ASAP! We must know who can come to help out. We can do shifts, so let us know what times your available and we will work out a schedule.
Sarah's cell - 519-209-2537, email sarahmarienelson@gmail.com

This Friday, we will be doing a photo scavenger hunt!!! We will be meeting at the BMO parking lot, at 7pm SHARP!! Do not be late, or we will not be there. Pick up will be at the Williams entrance to the mall at 10pm - we will not be in the church because there is a wedding happening!

Reminder!

Please make sure you bring your information/permission form with you when you come on Friday!

May 27th-28th - CAMPING TRIP!!!

Guess what?!? We're going camping THIS FRIDAY!
You all need to meet at the Nelsons house (4 Tanglewood Terrace) at 5pm on Friday and HAVE ALREADY EATEN DINNER!
We will be arriving back at the Nelsons house at around noon on Saturday, we will have the youth call or text parents when we are on route to give a more accurate time for pick up at the Nelsons house.

What to Bring:
□ Sleeping Bag
□ Tent (if you have one)
□ Pillow(s)
□ Toiletries (including deodorant, tooth brush, tooth paste etc….)
□ Outdoor sport equipment
Bug spray
□ A fantastic ATTITUDE

What NOT to Bring:
□ Cell Phones
□ Electronic Devices
□ Anything that plugs in (there is no electricity on the camp site)
□ BAD ATTITUDES

What your $20.00 covers:
□ Campfire Snacks (smores, hotdogs, chips etc….)
□ Drinks for Friday night and Saturday morning
□ Breakfast Saturday morning (prepared by Distinct Youth Leaders)
□ Camp ground fee

** If you have any questions or need any further details please contact either Trevor or Sarah Nelson @ 519-209-2537 …

May 20th

Hey everyone, this Friday we will be having a service at the church from 7pm-10pm. Please remember to bring your $20 for our camping trip with you!
Reminder - camping trip is NEXT week, May 27th-28th.

Hello Kelly and Camping Trip

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Hello Kelly
This Wednesday (May 18th) Hello Kelly is playing at Freedom House! It will be $5 to get in, bring all your friends out to support this great event! The tuck shop will be open too! If you are volunteering at this event, please arrive by 6:15pm, if not, the show starts at 7.


Distinct Youth Camp Trip

The Distinct Youth Leaders are very excited to announce our very first Friday night camp out.

The details for the event are as follows:
□ When: Friday May 27th – Saturday May 28th
□ Where: Valens Family Campgrounds
□ Who: Distinct Youth Group and Leaders
□ Cost: $20.00 per Youth DUE FRIDAY MAY 20TH!!


What to Bring:
□ Sleeping Bag
□ Tent (if you have one)
□ Pillow(s)
□ Toiletries (including deodorant, tooth brush, tooth paste etc….)
□ Outdoor sport equipment
□ A fantastic ATTITUDE

What NOT to Bring:
□ Cell Phones
□ Electronic Devices
□ Anything that plugs in (there is no electricity on the camp site)
□ BAD ATTITUDES


What your $20.00 covers:
□ Campfire Snacks (smores, hotdogs, chips etc….)
□ Drinks for …

May 13th

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Hey!!! We are going bowling this Friday! Please bring $10 and that will cover your bowling and shoe rental. Meet at the church at 7pm we'll be done and back at the church by 10pm. We will be driving everyone to and from the bowling alley.





If you have a preference for 5 pin vs 10 pin bowling please comment on the blog and let us know!

May 6th

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Hey Everyone! This Friday we will be having a youth doing their testimony!! :) We will also be having band practice before hand from 530-7pm.See you all there!

April 29th

This Friday we will be having a service, from 7-10pm. The youth band will be practicing from 530-7pm.
The lovely Sarah Nelson out of the goodness of her heart has made all of you CD's of some of the music we enjoyed at Freshwind!

April 21st - FRESHWIND!

Guess what?!? It's almost Freshwind time!! :)

So just a few reminders, you MUST be at the Nelsons house at 415pm on Thursday, and you MUST have eaten when you get there!
Don't forget to bring money for your food for the weekend!
The emergency contact number for the weekend is Sarah's cell # 519-209-2537 - please make sure your parents have it before you leave.
See you all there!

PS - if you are not attending Freshwind, there is NO youth group on Friday as all the leaders are at Freshwind.

April 15th

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This Friday we will be having a service, and the one and only, Dave Carrol will be speaking! The youth band will be playing, so we will have a practice from 530pm-7pm.

There will also be more detailed information about Freshwind!

April 8th

This Friday we are going to have a game night at the church from 7-10pm. We will be having a youth band practice at 530pm. If you have not paid for the hotel portion of the Freshwind conference your money is due THIS Friday!! Make sure you have paid $35 total!

March 25th

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This week we will be attending a wireless youth rally at Cedarview church in Paris (20 Cedar St). It will go from 7-930pm.
Remember your first $10 is due for the hotel for Freshwind!

March 18th

Come celebrate the last weekday of March break hanging out with Distinct Youth Group! We have some great games planned!
We will also be chatting about the Murder Mystery. You don't want to miss this! 7-10pm at Freedom House.

Don't forget about your Freshwind payment, the first $50 is due by this Friday so Sarah can register us on Saturday morning!!

March 11th - revised

Band practice cancelled!!! Sorry guys, too many members couldn't come. We will have to reschedule.

March 12th

This Friday we are going to be hanging out and having a game night to kick off March break! 7pm-10pm at Freedom house. Tuck shop will be open :)
Youth Band will practice at 530. Make sure you practice Hosanna, The Stand, and All That Really Matters.

PS REMEMBER YOUR MONEY FOR FRESHWIND!!! See last weeks post for the breakdown.

March 4th & Freshwind Info!

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Freshwind Registration Money Needed ASAP
We will need the $50 registration money by March 18th. This is just to cover our registration cost for the conference.
We can break the cost down:
March 4th - $10
March 11th - $20
March 18th - $20
Or it can be paid in full.
This is to be paid to Sarah Nelson in the form of cash or cheque. If it is not in by the 18th the cost will go up to $70.
After the 18th of March we will do a breakdown/payment plan for hotel costs.
Freshwind is from April 21-23 and we will be staying in a hotel both nights. We hope you are all able to attend, if there is a financial need please contact Sarah Nelson by email at sarahmarienelson@gmail.com

Now, this Friday, we will be having a service at Freedom House starting at 7pm. We will have a youth band practice beforehand at 530pm. Pick up at 10pm!
See you all there! Don't forget your $10 for your first payment for Freshwind!!

February 25th

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This Friday is a wireless rally at Yes Church! It goes from 7pm-930pm, please be dropped off and picked up at Yes Church.
We are doing a bring your own desserts at this rally, so if you would like to partake in eating desserts, you need to bring a dessert to share!
Hope to see you there!

February 18th

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This week the guys and gals will be splitting up.
The ladies will be going to Jenean and Jim's house at 203 North Park St. We will be having a spa night! Please bring nail polish, makeup, hair stuff, and snacks and a drink to share with everyone!

Guys will be going to Sarah and Trevor's house at 4 Tanglewood Terrace. They will be having a fun filled video gaming night. Please bring video games (with your name on them) and a few extra Xbox controllers would be excellent! Remember to bring snacks and a drink to share.

See ya Friday!

February 11th

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Hey everyone! This Friday we will be having a youth band practice at 530pm. From 7-10pm we will be having a game night at the church.

Tuck shop will be open this week!

February 4th

Reminder: There is no youth tonight! Sam and Rhonda are getting married!!!See you next week!

January 28th, 2011

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Hello Everyone!! This week is Wireless, at Shenstone church (25 St. George St).
Please meet at Shenstone at 7pm, and pick up will be at Shenstone at 930pm.
See ya there!

January 21st

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Hey Everyone! We are going tobogganing/boatogganing this week! We will be meeting at Arrowdale Golf Course (282 Stanley St) at 7pm. Bring your toboggans, sleds, magic carpets, GTs, etc. and all your warm woollies. We will be going back to the church to warm up afterward, so pick up will be at the church at 10pm.
Hope to see you all there!

January 14th

Hey everyone! We're going to have a youth band practice before youth this Friday. So if you are in the band, meet at the church at 530pm. See ya there!

January 7th & 14th

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Hello all! This Friday (January 7th) we will NOT be having youth group, but we will be having youth band practice at 7 at the church. We will be starting up youth group again with a service on the 14th, 7-10pm at the church.