Thursday, February 15, 2018

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During the season of Lent, we challenge you to follow us on Instagram so you can learn about all the extra activities and opportunities going on. 

www.instagram.com/graceridgecrest


Students sell Jelly Bellies

Sell sweets, turn in order form, and then deliver before Easter!

Each person earns 40% from their sales toward their youth accounts. 
Sales started March 8. Pick up your selling packet today from the Youth Director. 
Sales end March 8.
Packets and money must be turned in by March 8. 

Monday, February 5, 2018

Get ready for Summer!

Confirmation Camp For 7th - 9th grade students (your fall 2018 grade)


Lutheran Retreats, Camps and
Conferences (LRCC)
Sunday, July 8-Friday, July 13.
$ First non-refundable deposit $ 100 due May 30 (this includes a $25 registration fee) must be paid when you register online. Call the youth director for help with registration. 760-375-9768. 

What is it: The Christian community comes alive at El Camino Pines! Pastors, youth workers, camp staff and confirmands come together for a week of study and goofing around in the great outdoors of the Los Padres National Forest. The former campers have told me they want to return every year, and many of them want to return as camp counselors.



Youth & Family Mission Trip For 7th grade students-High School graduates and families (your fall 2018 grade)
 Sunday, June 24– Saturday, June 30
In Los Angeles, CA, lodging in
Sylmar, CA

$ First non-refundable deposit $100 due March 15

What is it: Grace Lutheran has taken a team of youth and adults in 2015-2017. Half of the week is spent at the Union Rescue Mission, working in kitchen, making relationships, cleaning walls and major projects. The second half of week is spent outdoors, working in gardens, playing with children, and cleaning a facility. Participants learn so much about LA culture, the state of homelessness, and how to make a difference. 




Friday, February 2, 2018

MIddle School Winter Camp

Sign-ups for Middle School Camp is still OPEN. But spots are LIMITED and after Feb 8 price goes up. 


If you are signed up: here is Packing List and Info:
We will be meeting on Friday, February 23 at 3:30pm from Grace Lutheran parking lot and driving together to camp promptly. We will stop at In-N-Out in Lancaster for dinner and arrive at camp at 7pm.
We will be returning from camp on Sunday, February 25 around 3:30pm

Please know your student will be asked to turn in their phones during the time at camp, except during travel. Reception is limited due to the area camp is located. If an emergency occurs, you can reach the office and the camp staff will deliver the message to your student and church leader.

Packing List:
·        Clothes suitable for cool days and cold nights (layers work best)
·        Jacket for outdoors
·        Shoes and sandals (sandals for shower and closed toed shoes for everything else)
·        Water bottle required
·        Mittens or gloves and a warm hat.
·        Snacks (these will need to sealed in zip lock bags due to bears)
·        Sleeping bag and pillow or bedding for a twin sized bed (if your sleeping bag is light you may want to bring an extra blanket)
·        Ear plugs (in case you have neighbors who snore)
·        Personal items (soap, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrush, bath towels, etc.)
·        1 Towel
·        Flashlight
·        Bible
·        Optionals:
Ø  Paper and pencil or pen
Ø  Camp Store money. You may already have camp store money in your acct, ask Andi.
Ø  Camera
Ø  Chapstick and bug repellent

NOTE: Please do not bring pocketknives, personal sports equipment, tobacco products, alcohol or drugs, animals (no pets allowed) or firearms. We want the camp to remain a safe and fun environment for everyone. The camp cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items so remember to leave valuables at home.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fundraising Dates for Pizza Factory

Fundraising for Youth

Dine-in or take-out to Pizza Factory or Beansters and mention The Youth Group at Grace Lutheran Church 
and 30% of proceeds will be donated. 

Friday, January 26
Sunday, February 18
Friday, March 23
Saturday, April 21

Located: 1601 N Triangle Drive 
By the movie theater

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Middle School Winter Camp

When: Feb 23-25. We will be leaving right after school and returning Sunday evening.
Theme: Engage. Titus 3:14 Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives.
Cost: $140
Location: El Camino Pines Camp
11900 Frontier Road, Frazier Park, CA 93225
Activities: if snow, there will sledding, if no snow, rock wall, archery wall, hiking.

How to sign up: Bring the deposit of $100 and have your medical release form completed.


Youth Ministry Break Dec 24-Jan 13

Youth Ministry Break Dec 24-Jan 13
See you at Youth Group on Thursday Jan 18 5:30-7pm
& High School hour at 7-8pm