Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Cookout & Bonfire for Smiths: This Saturday!
Hey gang - Kish is hosting an open house to serve as my going-away party, and I’d love for you to join us.  
-5:30: Dinner 
-7:30: Bonfire & S’mores  
All food & beverages are provided.  Stop on in anytime; it’d mean the world to Jen and I if you can come! 

Fall Ministry: Volunteers Needed 
As our Fall ministry season begins, we have a few more openings for the following adult leadership positions: 

-Youth Council: Admin, Fundraising, and more.  See attachment, and contact Michael for more information.
-Guys’ Breakout Group Leader, Jr. High 
-Girls’ Breakout Group Leader, High School 
-Kitchen prep, High School 
-Meal purchase/pickup: 1-2 leaders needed, 1x/month.
Message back if you are interested.

2017 Camp Ministries: Save the Date! 
Great Escape - Jr. High Camp Ministry
Green Lake WI
10-15 July 
Cost: Starting at $430 + transportation  
Early-bird deadline: 15 January 2017.  Price increases to $460 afterwards.

WorkCamp - High School Camp Ministry 
Cairo IL 
23-28 July 
Cost: $269 + transportation (est. total $381)
Kish will reserve 25 spots for our students.  The deadline to register is 29 January 2017, or until spots are full.

Note: Deep Freeze registration plans have not been made at this time.

8th Grade Confirmation: Coming Soon.
As our junior high students approach 8th grade, we seek to develop spiritual maturity, a desire for ministry, and an opportunity for church membership.  Confirmation is designed to guide students into each of these aims.   
8th Graders: Class will meet in Room 2 starting Sunday 8.28,10:30a.  We look forward to seeing you! 
Parents: Visit the Confirmation page of to download the Class Packet.

Group: Starting Soon!  
High School: Starts Sunday August 28th.  Group will meet most Sundays from 6-7:45p.
Jr. High: Starts August 31st.  Group will meet most Wednesdays from 5:30-7:15p.

The Fall Ministry calendar will be mailed later this month.
Our Group ministry is open to all 6th-12th grade students: First-timers, regulars, and everyone in between.  It’s a great way for your child to keep growing, long after Great Escape or WorkCamp is done.   

High School Small Group: Starting Soon.
SVHS Students: We’re leading a small group at school, in Mr. Mullikin’s classroom, this Fall.  Our aim: To read scripture during the week, meet together each week, and share what we learned.  Details: 
1: Begins Tuesday Aug 30th, 7:30-8a.
2: Reading plan begins Wednesday, August 31st
3: Group will meet most Tuesdays, 7-7:45a
4: Led by Caden Wiehle, SVHS Senior, and other student leaders.
Message back if your child is interested.

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)