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BETHEL YOUTH
 events for 2021-2022 

Registration for the year 

We kindly ask that parents register all youth prior to joining us in-person. Youth from the same household can be registered under one form submission. Thank you!

Winter Retreat!

Camp Nakamun

Friday, January 7, 2022 @ 5:45 pm*

to Sunday, January 9, 2022 @ 4:00 pm*

* Estimated times leaving/arriving back in Edmonton - details about schedule will be emailed closer to the date.

Cost = $80

I am excited to announce Bethel Youth is going forward with our Winter Retreat! Start off 2022 on the right foot by connecting with God and with others! There will be a speaker and a band throughout the weekend. There will be time to connect with the youth group to reflect and chat about the sessions. Also, there will be lots of fun winter activities including skating (bring your skates/hockey stick), snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, campfire with hot chocolate, indoor pool, gym, games area as well as using the lodge for board game time. The camp also makes some great food! As this is a multi-church event, space is limited, so please take 3 minutes to sign up! A detailed schedule will be emailed to all who registered in mid-to-late December as well as a waiver from the camp.

BBQ Kick-Off!

Bethel Parking Lot

Friday, September 10

7:02 pm - 9:37 pm

 

We plan to kick off the 2021-2022 year here at the parking lot with a BBQ! Also, we'll have games set up for basketball, ball hockey, spikeball, and whatever else I dig out of the church basement!

No Youth

Friday, September 17

The leaders of our church have booked a retreat at the church so we are unable to have an event today. 

Catalyst # 1 - Confident and Humble

Friday, September 24

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

               

We plan on a time of worship & praise music and bible discussion with our Catalyst series. Today, When you think you know best, choose to be humble instead.

References: II Samuel 15:1-14; II Samuel 18:1-15, 31-33; Matthew 23:12; I Peter 5:5-6

Outlet

Kickball!

Friday, October 1

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

                              

We are planning to play Kickball, also known as soccer baseball. The plan is to meet at the church at 7:00pm, then walk over to Bannerman Park. If you are late, walk over to the park along 142 Avenue about two blocks away from the church and we will be at one of the baseball diamonds. Snacks to follow back at the church afterwards.

Catalyst # 2 - Watch Your Words

Friday, October 8

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

               

We plan on a time of worship & praise music and bible discussion with our Catalyst series. Today we are discussing to love God and others with the words that you say.

References: James 3:1-12; Mark 7:1-8; Luke 6:27-28

Outlet

Corn Maze!

Friday, October 15

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cost = $15

                              

We are joining some of the other CRC churches to go to the Edmonton Corn Maze! The bus is booked! The plan is meet at the Bethel parking lot at 6:00 pm for school bus transportation to the corn maze (don't be late). We plan on returning to the church by 10:00 pm (so it will leave the maze at about 9:15 pm). Masks are required on the bus. Hungry? You don't have to eat the gross corn in the maze since we will also provide pre-packaged chips & cookies, juice boxes or Kool-Aid Jammers, and water bottles at the fire pit! I previously had on here hot dogs & marshmallows, but due to covid, we decided to not have these this year.

No Youth

Friday, October 22

Your youth leaders will be taking a retreat to help plan the year, pray for the ministry, and pray for you, the students of Bethel Youth. As a result, we will not have youth this week.

Catalyst # 3 - Creation, Fall, Restoration, & Redemption

Friday, October 29

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We plan on a time of worship & praise music and bible discussion with our Catalyst series. Today we will be going over God's creation, the fall, God's plan for restoration, and redemption through Jesus.

References: Genesis 1; Genesis 3;Romans 3:22-26; Leviticus 16:20-23; John 3:16-17; Hebrews 10:1-18

Movie Night!

Friday, November 5

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Let's have a movie night at the church! There will be pizza & soda pop! It will be a great time to connect with friends too. See you there!

(Unfortunately, we didn't meet the minimum attendance requirement for Camp Nakamun this time around. I will discuss with the camp availability in the spring when the Covid situation is hopefully under better control. For those who signed up, sorry for the disappointing news.)  

Serve Night - Samaritan's Purse - Operation Christmas Child

Friday, November 12

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We have the opportunity to serve by putting together gift-filled shoe-boxes for Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child program. It is a night to give back with our time.

Optional: To assist with putting together the shoe-boxes this Friday, then please consider an offering by bringing some items to include with the shoe-boxes. Here are some suggestions from their website:

https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/what-goes-in-my-shoebox-suggestions/

https://www.samaritanspurse.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020_OCC_gift_suggestions_for_age__gender.pdf

Catalyst # 4 - Grieving

Friday, November 19

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We plan on a time bible discussion & fellowship with our Catalyst series. Today we will be going over being with people when they are grieving which includes actions like letting them know you're there, lending a listening ear, being patient, remembering important dates, and taking care of yourself too. We will go over & discuss the story of Job in the book of Job as well.

References: Job 2:11-13; Job 16:2; Psalm 34:18; Romans 8:1-39

Video & Board Game Night

Friday, November 26

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

This Friday we plan on having a game night! The Nintendo Wii will be available as well as a wide variety of board games!

Bring a friend!

Sports!

Trinity CRC Gym

Friday, December 3

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are planning a game of basketball and other games. Meet at the Trinity CRC gym.

We have the gym from 7pm to 9pm, so try not to be late (and then need to clean up and leave by 9:30pm).

Consider what shoes you are wearing so you don't mark up their floor. Be considerate of another church's space.

Pre-packaged snacks will be available. Bring a friend!

Trinity CRC

13427 57 Street

Edmonton, AB

Catalyst # 5 - Catalyst on the Road!

Friday, December 3

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We have been generously invited by Life Church to participate in a multi-church worship & word event! Before & after the event, there will be access to their gym and video games as well.

Life Church

4461 50 Street

Edmonton, AB

Christmas Party

Friday, December 17

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The exciting details of our Christmas Party will be posted soon! Basically show up, enjoy some time connecting with friends, have some snacks, and we'll try to make it as festive as the budget allows!

Additional dates & information will be added soon.

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