Youth Ministry News: This Week.

5th Grade Students: You’re Invited! 
Parents of 5th graders: Your child can catch a sneak peek of Group before they hop on this fall!  Join us for a 4-week series with rec, worship, breakout groups, and more.  Details: 
-Wednesdays, 5:30-7:15p
-Dates: Starts April 8th; ends May 6th.  No Group April 29th.
-$3/week for dinner  
-Open to all 5th grade (soon-to-be 6th grade!) students.
Message back if you are interested.

Workcamp: 4 more spots left!
Child not signed up for our mission trip to Cincinnati yet?  We have just 4 more spots available.   Message back for more information: Current roster, pricing, and more.

The Flower Sale Fundraiser: Under Way!
The Flower Sale is our last High School fundraiser before the upcoming WorkCamp trip.  The sale has begun, and will continue through Sunday, April 26th.  Each year, several of our students pay off their remaining camp balance through the sale, so we encourage your child to participate.  Didn’t get a selling packet?  Message back and we can set one aside for you.

Junior High News
4.1: No Group; Spring Break.
4.5: No 6th-8th Discipleship Ministries; Easter Sunday.

Senior High News 
4.5: No Sunday School or Group; Easter Sunday.
4.7: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Food Bank Project: Final Details, Chaperones & Students Needed
This Saturday!  Meet us at Church by 8:30; we’ll leave by 8:45a sharp.  From 9-11:30 we'll be labeling and boxing canned goods at Northern Illinois Food Bank.   We’ll be back at 11:45.
Please bring:
Old clothes to wear.  
Closed-toe shoes.
Water Bottle.
Parents, there are 10 more student spots left; message back if your child hasn’t signed up yet.

Workcamp: 4 more spots left!
Child not signed up for our mission trip to Cincinnati yet?  We have just 4 more spots available.   Message back for more information: Current roster, pricing, and more.

The Flower Sale Fundraiser: Under Way!
The Flower Sale is our last High School fundraiser before the upcoming WorkCamp trip.  The sale has begun, and will continue through Sunday, April 26th.  Each year, several of our students pay off their remaining camp balance through the sale, so we encourage your child to participate.  Didn’t get a selling packet?  Message back and we can set one aside for you.

Junior High News
3.25: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.   
3.29: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
3.29: Confirmation, @ Room 2, 10:30a. 

Senior High News 
3.29: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
3.29: Group @ Church, 6-7:15p.
3.31: No Small Group; SVHS Spring Break.

 

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Important: Food Bank Information, Consent Form.

Hello Parents!  

You are receiving this email because your child has signed up for Saturday's volunteering event at Northern Illinois Food Bank.  Here's what the day will look like: 
8:30: Leaders & students arrive @ Church. We will discuss the day’s layout and pray together.   
9:00: Shift begins. 
11:30: Shift ends, head back to Church. 
11:45: Arrive at Church, students depart.

Students are to wear closed-toe shoes, and bring a water bottle.  No lunch stop this time.
  • If your child cannot attend, please let me know immediately;  we are required to maintain our numbers with the Food Bank.  
  • If your child is attending: Please complete the attached Volunteer Consent Form.  Students and Chaperones must have a completed Form to turn in Saturday morning before leaving. 
Note: We have 20 spots available still, and need a few more drivers.  If you know of someone who’d like to attend, please message back! 

Thanks,
MS

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Workcamp: 5 more spots left!
Child not signed up for our mission trip to Cincinnati yet?  We have just 5 more spots available.   Message back for more information: Current roster, pricing, and more.

6th-12th Grade Food Bank Project
Give a Saturday to serve needy families in Northern Illinois:  Join us on Saturday, March 28th as we serve at Northern Illinois Food Bank! Meet us at Church by 8:30a; we’ll leave by 8:45a sharp.  From 9-11:30 we'll be labeling and boxing canned goods at Northern Illinois Food Bank.   We’ll be back by 11:45.
Students are to bring:
Closed-toe shoes.
Water Bottle.
Child interested?  Message back, and we will sign them up.  Interested in chaperoning?  It’s a great way to serve and spend time with your child.  Let me know!

Church Bowling Event: This Saturday! 
Have some ‘spare’ time on Saturday March 21st? Then join your Kish family from 1-3p at the Cherry Bowl!  $7.50 gets you shoes, 2 games of bowling, and a ton of fun. 
Everyone is invited: From children to adults, from seniors to senior citizens!  Message back if your family or children are interested.

Flower Sale Informational Meeting 
Parents: Our Flower Sale Fundraiser begins this Sunday, March 22nd.  Before your child sells, make sure they attend our flower sale meeting, which will be held in room 2 at 10:15a.  We will give students their selling folders, order forms, and a timeline of the fundraiser. 

Junior High News
3.18: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.   
3.22: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
3.22: Confirmation, @ Room 2, 10:30a. 

Senior High News 
3.22: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
3.22 Group @ Church, 6-7:15p.
3.17: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Workcamp: 6 more spots left!
Child not signed up for our mission trip to Cincinnati yet?  We have just 6 more spots available.   Message back for more information: Current roster, pricing, and more.

Flower Sale Fundraiser: Coming Soon. 
For our High School Students!  The Flower Sale is our most successful fundraiser; many students can pay off their remaining camp balance through it.  Students can pick up a packet starting March 22nd.

Junior High News
3.11: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.   
3.15: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
3.15: Confirmation, @ Room 2, 10:30a.  Students will begin working on their Faith Statement assignment.

Senior High News 
3.15: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
3.15: Group @ Church, 6-7:15p.
3.17: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

High School Soup & Bread Lunch: Thank you! 
Special thanks to the parents and students who made last Sunday’s Soup & Bread Lunch a success.  We received $358.77 in donations, and each student who participated will receive $14.68 towards their summer workcamp trip.
Missing a Crock Pot or Dessert Tray?  Message back; yours may be in the kitchen. 

Flower Sale Fundraiser: Coming Soon. 
For our High School Students!  The Flower Sale is our most successful fundraiser; many students can pay off their remaining camp balance through it.  Students can pick up a packet starting March 22nd.

Junior High News
3.4: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.   
3.8: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
3.8: Confirmation, @ Room 2, 10:30a

Senior High News 
3.8: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
3.8: No Group Tonight.  We’re back March 15th.
3.10: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

High School Soup & Bread Lunch: This Sunday!
Our first Soup & Bread Lunch of the year is this Sunday, March 1st.  Students are to arrive at 10:30a; Lunch is at 11:30a; Cleanup lasts until 1p or so.
Parents: We need your help.  Sign up to work a shift (set up, cleanup).  Donate soup, dessert, or both!  No master chefs required.  Let me know!

Junior High News
2.25: No Group; MJHS Band Concert. 
3.1 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
3.1: No Confirmation Class; YouLead Sunday.  All students (except ‘Offering’ and ‘Deacons’ volunteers) are free to leave after the 9a service, or attend the Sunday School class held in the sanctuary at 10:30a.
3.4: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.

Senior High News 
3.1: No Sunday School; Soup & Bread lunch setup.
3.1: Group @ Church House, 6-7:15p.
3.3: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.  Note: With many of our students being in the Musical, we may cancel small group to give students extra time to sleep.  If your child plans on attending, let me know.

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Dinner Theatre: Thanks for Supporting!
Thank you for being our guests at this year’s Dinner Theatre!  Your generosity helps our group of 34 high schoolers get to Cincinnati for this year’s workcamp trip.  Students who participated will received approximately $57.00.

8th Grade Girls Breakout Group Night!
-Saturday February 21st, 5:30-11:30p, @ Church House
-Led by Whitney Lewellen & Morgan Linscheid
-The girls will be creating/designing cards to encourage people on their heart, and invite friends to Group.
-$2 for Tacos, and create-a-card materials
-Message back if your daughter can attend!

Junior High News 
2.22: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
2.22: Confirmation @ Room 2, 10:30a
2.25: No Group; MJHS Band Concert.

Senior High News 
2.22: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
2.22: Group @ Church House, 6-7:15p.
2.24: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Dinner Theatre Fundraiser: This Saturday! 
We’re putting the finishing touches on this year’s Dinner Theatre, and we look forward to seeing you at 6:00 Saturday.  Haven’t signed up yet?  All of our food orders will be placed in just a couple of days, so there's still time.

Give me a call at church, or simply respond to this email.  When you do, let me know: 

*How many people you're bringing.
*What main course you wish: Choose from Chicken, Ham, or Lasagna.

Eat a great meal.  Have fun with your church family.  Support our High School mission trip to Cincinnati.  Join us for the Dinner Theatre!  

‘Sound Advice’ Series: Parent Input Needed.
Week 3 of our series ‘What I Wish I Knew in Jr. High’ returns on February 11th, and we need your input to share to the students.  Message back and share: What do you wish you would’ve known in Jr. High?  Our main message themes are on image, friendships, dating, adults in our lives, and understanding God’s plan.  Your responses will be shared anonymously in a few weeks.  Thanks for your help! 

National Honor Society: Signatures 
Many of our NHS applicants can include such activities as WorkCamp and the Food Bank on their form.  Those forms require my signature.  Please arrange a time for us to meet/sign no later than Sunday, February 15th.

8th Grade Girls Breakout Group Night!
-Saturday February 21st, 5:30-11:30p, @ Church House
-Led by Whitney Lewellen & Morgan Linscheid
-The girls will be creating/designing cards to encourage people on their heart, and invite friends to Group.
-$2 for Tacos, and create-a-card materials
-Message back if your daughter can attend!

Junior High News 
2.15: 6th/7th Sunday School @ Room 10, 10:30a
2.15: Confirmation @ Room 2, 10:30a
2.18: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15.

Senior High News 
2.15: Sunday School @ Church House, 10:30a
2.15: Group @ Church House, 6-7:15p.
2.17: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7a, room 123.   


Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com

The High School Dinner Theatre: Join Us!

Hello Church Family!  

The High School Dinner Theatre is Saturday, February 14th, 6:00, and we would love for you to join us!  Give me a call at church, or simply respond to this email.  When you do, let me know: 

*How many people you're bringing.
*What main course you wish: Choose from Parmesan Herb-Crusted Chicken, Pineapple Glazed Ham, or Meatless Lasagna.

Child Participating?  Check with me; we only have 20 students signed up.  

Our High School Dinner Theatre is the perfect place for you to celebrate Valentine's day, all while supporting our upcoming trip to Cincinnati. Join us! 

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.965.1940 (W)
815.218.3958 (C)
msmith@kishonline.org
www.kishwaukeeyouth.com