Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Saturday Food Bank: 2 spots left!
6th-12th grade students are invited to serve this Saturday, January 30th at the 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 to church by 11:45.
Child interested?  We have 2 spots left; let us know if your child wants to attend!  

Trampoline Park: A 6th/7th Grade Activity 
Group tonight is just for our 6th/7th Grade students!   We’re headed to GAR Trampoline Park near CherryVale Mall for air dodgeball, open court jumping, and much more. 
-Wednesday February 3rd, 5:15-8:15p
-Pickup/Dropoff at church 
-Transportation is provided
-$10/person (75 minutes jump time)
-$3 for Subway (all students wanting dinner are asked to pay; this activity is not included in the meal plan)
-1 more adult chaperone needed!  Contact Michael if you can come! 
-IMPORTANT: Parents must complete a Waiver online on the GAR website.  Students cannot attend without it.  Here’s the link:

Only 20 spots available! Message back if your child is interested.

High School Workcamp: Registration Deadline.
The registration deadline for our WorkCamp trip to Minneapolis is Sunday, January 31st .  
Child not signed up yet?  Please consider registering before this date.  Spots may be available after the 31st, but are limited.  We encourage registration before the 31st to ensure your child will be attending.
Child signed up yet?  After this date, you are financially committed for your child’s camp registration ($279; by this time, $60 of this expense has been paid as a deposit) and transportation expense. 

Join us for the Sr. High Dinner Theatre!
The Senior High are your hosts at this year’s Dinner Theatre Fundraiser on Saturday, February 13th,  from 6-8pm.  Please mark your calendars; we’d love for you to join us!   You can email Michael with a list of who’s attending, and what main course you prefer; choose from Chicken, Ham, or meatless Lasagna. 

Great Escape WorkCrew News 
The WorkCrew team is comprised of dozens of high school and college students who run The Great Escape, our summer camp for Jr High students.  Applications will go out later this week, and we’d love to have your child consider. 
Students must have completed at least their Sophomore year of High School, and exhibit strong Christian leadership skills.  Contact Michael if your child is interested!

High School Super Bowl Party 
Super Bowl turns the big 5-0 on Sunday!  Even though your team’s not in it (*sigh*), it’s still worth watching together as Breakout Groups!  Details: 
-5p ’til end of game
-@ the Peterson’s (6794 N. Summit Drive, Byron) 
-Dinner’s on us.  Snacks & dessert provided by Breakout Groups. 
-All invited!  

High School Group: Parent Meal Assistants Needed.
Would you consider helping our High School Ministry?  We need: 
-1-2 parents to pick up our meal for us (1x/month approx., total of 3 trips per person this semester) 
-3 parents to make one main course for us.
Message back if you’d like more information.  Thank you for considering!

Junior High Youth Group News  
1.27: Group @ Church, 5:30-7:15p.   
1.31: Confirmation @ Room 2, 10:30a

Senior High Youth Group News 
1.31: Group @ Church, 6-7:45p. 
2.2: Bible Reading Small Group @ SVHS, 7-8a

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)