YouFO MEMBERS – 6th-8th Graders Get “CHARGED!” for our annual trip to Traverse City for the middle school youth group trip to the Great Wolf Lodge (former Youth Quake event). Dates are March 16-18, 2018. Contact Meagan Winkelman, 434.728.1427, BY JANUARY 14 to let her know you plan to take part. Registration fee, travel, and lodging will be covered with YouFO funds, so please do your best to support the fund raising efforts as the opportunities arise. We do need a deposit of $50 before the deadline. The deposit will be returned to church members when we arrive at the event. Friends are WELCOME to come so please invite them. The $50 deposit doesn’t get returned to non-members, but the rest of the registration fee will be paid!
Youth Nights will begin this month! YouFO Night is Friday, January 19, 6pm7:15pm KoK Night is Friday, January 26, 5:30-6:30 PM Both nights will include food/supper, games, discussions & more Friends are welcome! LYO Night will be in February, TBD Parents/youth are encouraged to contact Meagan with days/times that will work for them if you are interested.
A SUPER FUN EVENT IS IN THE WORKS!!! Saturday, March 24 Toledo Walleye Hockey Game Faith & Family Night! The event is for our youth – their families as well as the congregation are encouraged to save the date and plan to attend. We’ll get to meet some of the players and hear about their faith journey.
A group rate (25 or more attending) of $33 includes the game ticket, a food package, and a sectioned off area in the arena. Prince of Peace youth group members will receive a discounted rate. Watch for the sign up sheet in the narthex. Contact if you have any questions.
ALL POST HIGH SCHOOL… members and their invited friends should plan to join
us once a month to study and have open discussion about Christianity, college, the latest
trends, and temptations common to us today. We meet the first Friday of every month at 6:30 pm at Panera Bread in Monroe. Please contact Gina if you have any questions and/or to RSVP. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Text: (734) 777-4956 or Facebook message.
Prince of Peace offers many youth activities throughout the year for various age groups:
- LYO – Lutheran Youth Organization welcomes youth in high school (9th through 12th grade)
- YouFO – Youth Fellowship Organization welcomes youth in junior high (6th through 8th grade)
- KOK – Kids of the Kingdom welcomes youth in 3rd through 5th grade
Each of these groups have adult sponsors who plan and chaperone various activities throughout the year. Examples include roller skating, bowling, corn maze fun, mailing packages to college bound members, baking cookies for homebound members, etc. In addition, LYO attends “The Gathering” each year in Lansing and YouFO attends “YouthQuake” near Toledo each year.
“The Gathering” is an opportunity for groups of Lutheran youth with adult chaperones from all over Michigan and some from Ohio to gather in Christ at the Holiday Inn South in Lansing for three days of fun, worship, spiritual growth, and much more. The Gathering features worship time, key-note speakers, skill shops, small groups, and many recreational options. This event happens every year from December 27th through December 30th.
“YouthQuake” is an incredible Christian weekend retreat designed for middle school youth (grades 6-9) and run from Friday evening through Sunday morning. Quakes are held at hotels in over 40 locations for more than 15,000 people annually! At Quakes, God builds caring Christian community among youth and adults, personal faith in Jesus Christ, and positive relationships among peers through great music, motivational speakers, small group activities, lessons on life and exciting interaction between youth groups. Quakes also include leadership opportunities for students in grades 10-12.