Youth Ministry News: This Week.

Deep Freeze: Success! 
Deep Freeze 2016 is in the books, and we had an awesome time diving into our theme, REMADE, and discovering how God shapes us for his best.  Pictures are now available on our Flickr page.

This Weekend: Meet our Pastoral Candidate! 
Saturday, 2-4p: Meet Eric Tonjes, Pastoral Candidate, as well as his wife Elizabeth and their three children. 
Sunday, 9a: Join us for Worship, and hear Eric preach.  A Congregational Meeting to call Pastor Eric Tonjes will follow the service.  All are invited; members are encouraged to attend and vote.

High School Dinner Theatre: RSVP Today!
Our High School students are your hosts at this year’s Dinner Theatre Fundraiser on Saturday, February 13th, 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. 
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.

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! 

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 are going out in early February, 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!

Food Bank Volunteering: Jr. High & High School!
Our favorite service activity is coming up! Join us on Saturday, January 30th as we sort, label, and pack canned goods at Northern Illinois Food Bank.  Details: 
-Arrive @ Church by 8:30a. 
-Volunteering from 9-11:30a 
-Back @ Church by 11:45a. 
-Please bring closed-toe shoes, and a water bottle.
The deadline to sign up is January 24th.  Only 6 student spots left, so message back if your child is interested.

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

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

Michael Smith
Youth Director, Kishwaukee Church
815.218.3958 (C)