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Upcoming Events and Activities

High School Beach Retreat

Where: Ocean Isle Beach, NC
When:
April 21st – 23rd
Cost: $195

The beach retreat is this weekend and it is looking like the weather is going to be perfect.  If you haven’t signed up to go on the retreat yet you still have a little time.  SIGN UP!!   The cut off is Wednesday at midnight.  After that we will be adjusting the transportation and meal prep so we don’t waste money.  If you have any questions or need help going on the trip, please contact George at (704) 293-3141.

Trip Information Sheet
HSBR 2017 Trip Info

Chaperones needed for HS Beach Retreat

We only have a couple of chaperones signed up and need 5 to make the trip a success.  As a chaperone you will help supervise activities and lead a small group with a partner.  We ask that chaperones pay $95 to help cover some of the cost of the trip.

SIGN UP HERE

MS Madness – Charlotte Knights Game

Who: Middle School Students
When: April 23rd – 12:15pm to 5:00pm
Cost: $18 (ticket includes $2 credit to use on food or merchandise)

It’s the start of spring and that means it will be a perfect time to sit out on a sunny (hopefully) afternoon and watch some baseball.  Join us as we head up town to watch the Charlotte Knights take on the Rochester Red Wings.

We will leave from the Activity Side Parking Lot after late service and return by 5:00pm.  Please bring money for lunch at the stadium.

SIGN UP online to reserve your spot!

We need adults to make the sacrifice to go along as well – SIGN UP.

Fusion

Who: High & Middle School Students
When: Wednesday, April 19th @ 6:00pm

This week we will wrap up our spring study on Famous: Leaving a Legacy that Matters. Be ready to talk about what kind of legacy you might want to leave behind!

Also make sure you are there next week as we will be volunteering our time to help the church out with an upcoming mission project.

Autobell Fundraising Opportunity

Who: High and Middle School Students
When: April 19 – May 17

The Autobell Fundraiser is a chance for you to earn money to help pay for your summer mission trip.  Starting this Wednesday, you can pick up Autobell Gift Cards worth $20 to sell.  This makes it an easy sell to potential customers because each card is worth $20 for them to use at any Autobell Car Wash on any service.  For each gift card that you sell, you earn $10 off your mission trip cost.  We will be signing people up before Fusion this week or you can email George Mulley or Kelly Perrone to make arrangements or to get more information.

I long for you to enter this WIDE OPEN, spacious life …

2 Corinthians 6: 11-13

Weekly Events

On Sundays
Sunday School

Every Sunday at 9:45am

Grab your donut, then head to class for some fun, fellowship and study!
6th Grade – Room 2335
7th & 8th Grade – Room 2333
9th & 10th Grade – Room 2323
11th Grade – Room 2329
12th Grade – Room 2317

On Wednesdays
High & Middle School Fusion

Every Wednesday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the Chapman Youth Room

This is a fun and interactive look at the bible for High & Middle School Students.  We will gather together to start Fusion in the Chapmen Youth Room and then will break into small groups to discuss.  The focus for Fusion this spring will be:

FAMOUS: How to Leave a Legacy that Matters

In 1968, artist Andy Warhol wrote, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” With the explosion of the Internet and social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook (Live!), his prediction seems to becoming a reality.  Do we seek to be famous?  If so, what do we want to be known for?  What will be our personal legacy?  How do we know what God would have us do?

In 2017, Fusion will focus on twelve “random” men and women from the Bible that left a legacy that has lasted over 2000 years.  By learning more about these individuals, we hope to understand more about how God has given us special talents and gifts that we, too, can use to create a lasting legacy in God’s kingdom.  We also will be learning about spiritual disciplines and how they apply to our lives. Here are some of the upcoming topics!

Looking Ahead

Here are some of the events and activities that we have planned for this school year.  As we get closer to the events, they will move up to the Upcoming Events and Activities section and have all the details about how to get involved.

Mission Days

Mission Days is a way for students to get involved in mission work locally to earn credit towards their 2017 summer mission trip.  They will be volunteering with local agencies on projects within our community, or helping out with PBC mission activities.  Each activity will be initiated and led by one of (or a small group of) our high school students. The students will serve as the main point of contact for the project and will work with the Student Ministry Office to facilitate each event.  Students, if you have an idea for a mission project that you would like to suggest and lead, please reach out to GEORGE or SHEILA to discuss.

In order to receive any PBC funding for mission trips, students must complete at least 3 of the 7 Mission Days activities from now until May 2017.  Once they have completed at least 3 of the 4 hour Mission Days, they will receive a $500 credit towards their 2017 Mission Trip cost.  Here are the MissionDays scheduled this Spring:

March 12th – Chapman Youth Room Renovation
April 29th – Annual Spring Refugee Store
May 20th – Ronald McDonald House

High School Beach Retreat

April 21st – 23rd, 2017 (Dates changed due to AP Exams)

The High School Students  will be traveling to Ocean Isle Beach for a weekend of reflection, rest and retreat.  We have rented two ocean front beach houses for the weekend, written some great small group material and are brining along a chef and a musician or two.  We will have a mix of group worship, small group dialogue and fun beach time!  All the details will be revealed under Upcoming Events and Activities when we get closer to the trip.

Middle School Madness

Middle School students plan on joining us for a variety activities and events following the 11:00am service on Sundays.  This is a chance to for you to get together with your fellow students and get out and have a little fun.  We will spending Sunday afternoons throughout the year doing everything from having games of dodgeball in the gym to catching a Checkers game to laser tag.  Here are the plans for this Spring:

February 12th – Bowling
March 26th – Charlotte Checkers game
April 23rd – Charlotte Knights game
May – To be determined

High School Hoorah

We are starting a new activity for High School students which gives them a chance to come together and have fun.  Much like the Middle School Madness you took part in, the events will follow the late service through out the Spring.  Here are the events we have scheduled:

March 26th – Charlotte Checkers game
May 20th – Escape Room

Middle School Mission Trip

JUNE 11 – 16, 2017
Our Middle School Mission trip will be to Nashville, TN.  We have partnered with CSM before in this city and look forward to going back.  Check out the video to get an overview of CSM in Nashville.

High School Mission Trip

July 16 – 22, 2017
Our High School Mission Trip will be to Smyrna, TN.  The High School Mission trips are powerful, hands-on experiences for our students designed to give real-world insight while helping local communities.  We will be partnering with COMMUNITY SERVANTS renovating low income housing for Burmese refugees.

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