Student Fellowship Activities

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Get Ready for Great Escape!

Join FPC Middle School Ministry on a summer adventure to the Great Escape! We will leave from the church on Sunday, June 11, and head to Lee University in Cleveland, TN. We’ll join middle school students from all over the country for a wild ‘n’ crazy week of incredible music, captivating speakers, engaging entertainment, and the messiest games you can imagine! Before we return to the church, around noon on Friday, June 16, we will also have spent a day whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River!

We will do our best to offset the cost and make camp available for the lowest price possible. Scholarships are available but must be requested. The price of $445 includes:

• Transportation to and from camp
• Camp programming
• 5 nights of lodging
• 13 meals
• T-shirt
• Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River
• An amazing week!

This is an event you won’t want to miss! Start inviting your friends now!

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Students: Apply for Great Escape Work Crew 2017!

If you’re in high school, consider spending a week of your summer with us at Work Crew for The Great Escape at Lee University. From June 8 to 17, you will partner with high schoolers from all over as we seek to serve Jesus Christ and minister to middle school students. The Work Crew experience truly enriches those who willingly engage. This is an opportunity for you to come and experience the personal benefits of serving others. Please carefully and prayerfully consider your involvement in this ministry. Find the app here. For more information, contact Katie Arnold at karnold@fpcbristol.org.

Faith Statements of Spring Confirmands Available

Our Spring 2016 confirmands, AnnaLee Adams, Alie Bassett, Gracie Brooks, Gracie Buckles, Hope Godsey, Madyson Kent, Riley McCracken, Rose Rosser, and Lance Tudor, have written faith statements and made them available for the congregation to read here.

Sunday School

Youth Wing, 9:45 a.m.−10:45 a.m.
Middle school and high school classes meet to study scripture together and discuss its personal application. Our confirmation course for seventh and eighth graders began September 21.

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Sunday Night Student Fellowship

Youth Wing & Fellowship Hall
6:00 p.m.
Sunday Night Student Fellowship kicks off again August 21! This group meets on most Sunday evenings during the program year. All students in seventh through twelfth grades are invited to the Youth Wing and Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m. for dinner, games, worship, learning, and fellowship. Bring a friend!

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Wednesday Evening Small Groups

Downstairs classrooms, 6:00 p.m.−7:00 p.m.

Except during school breaks or on special occasions, such as our intergenerational All Saints worship or Holy Week, Student Ministries Small Groups meet on Wednesday evenings. These same-age, same-gender groups meet once a week for fun, sharing, and a devotion. They are intended for relationship building and walking together through life’s ups and downs. These small groups meet at the church from 6:00 to 7:00, after the fellowship dinner. Join us!

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Working Community

Our mission team in Natal, Brazil, worked and played in the heightened communication zone between languages May 29 through June 6. Lacking a human interpreter, students and their counterparts got to know each other through improvised sign language, a bit of English, and Google Translator on their hosts’ iPhones. Our team sanded and repainted all the fences on the property of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Felipe Camarão and its preschool. They whitewashed walls, and adults helped fix electrical problems. Our kids introduced their kids to paddleboards at the beach, which made waves of fun for everyone. The final report from adults and students is that they “really felt community.” You will find other photos of their joyful, productive week here.

Click here for the Great Escape brochure: Download file

Click here for the High School Summer Trip brochure: Download file

Click here to download the Look Up Lodge Health Liability Form: Download file

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