Come and join us!

Weekly Events:
Tuesday – High School Prayer Breakfast at 7:15 AM (Chick-fil-A West Hills)
Wednesday – Youth Band at 7:00 PM (Youth Area)
Sunday – Sunday school at 9:45 AM (Youth Area), Advent Missions Night at 5:00 (Youth Area)
Parents: please consider helping us with our Sunday breakfasts and dinners. We have lots of open dates this semester! Thanks for helping us serve your students well!

A Thanksgiving Practice

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. A time where we gather around the table, fill our plates and bellies, and give thanks for the abundance in our lives. Our challenge for tomorrow is simple: practice radical gratitude. Throughout the day, remind yourself of the things you are thankful for – both big and small. And offer a prayer of thanks to God for them in your life. God calls us to be thankful – and one of the best ways to do that is to pay attention to the good things around us.
We’re especially thankful for you!
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

November Dates

November 25 – Thanksgiving!
November 27 – UT vs. Vanderbilt (we need your help!!)
November 28 – Advent Missions Night

Advent Missions Night

This Sunday, we are hosting our annual Advent Missions Night during NightLife! Join us from 5:00-7:00 in the Youth Area as we wrap gifts for Wesley House kids & grannies, write notes to Church Street homebound members, and make care packages for the staff of the ER and PICU floors at Children’s Hospital.

We’re going to have a great time of fellowship and mission as we kick off the Christmas season focused on what matters most!

SLA Info

If you are attending SLA 2021, you most likely already received this in an email last week.  But here it is so you don’t forget!

Schedule
Friday
5:00-5:30 — Arrival at Church Street (Youth Area)
5:30 — Dinner in Gym
6:00 — Brief group meeting
6:15 — Departure for Doe River Gorge
Sunday
12:00 — Lunch at Doe River Gorge
12:30 — Pack & Clean Up
1:30 — Depart from Doe River Gorge
3:30 — Arrival at Church Street
Packing List
  • Sleeping bag or twin sized linens
  • pillow
  • Bible
  • Water bottle
  • Warm clothes
  • Pajamas  (we will wear Christmas PJs to one of our sessions — pack some if you have them!)
  • Shoes for walking & hiking
  • towel
  • Toiletries
  • Rain jacket
  • Coat, gloves, & hat
  • flashlight
  • Snack to share (individually packaged please!)
Health & Safety
  • Mask Policy — Masks will be required during our indoor sessions and while going through the food lines; masks will be optional during free time and while outside.
  • At Home Test Requirement — We are asking everyone to take an at home, rapid test prior to our departure.  Masks are provided and are available for pick-up in the youth are on Sunday, November 21 or Sunday, November 28.  We are asking folks to take the test at home on Tuesday afternoon/evening.  That way, if you test positive, you can schedule a more accurate PCR test and will have the results before our departure on Friday.
  • Sickness Policy — If a student becomes ill while we are at Doe River, we will contact parents and ask that you plan to come and pick them up.
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