Hello Youth Family!
We are hitting a high season in the Youth Ministry starting this weekend! We have Lock-in, Winter Retreat, meetings, multiple trainings, and also Baptism Classes in March! There will also be multiple celebrations coming up such as Chinese New Year.
This morning in our Time with Abba, Jesus reminds us that in our burdens and heaviness we can find rest in God. In our overwhelmed state, we can learn from God. God’s burden is easy and light.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matt 11:28-30)
Take this opportunity and read this passage a few times over:
What is tiring you, making you weary? What are those items burdening your thoughts?
Take a moment to listen to God this morning. Are his words gentle to you?
I bless you SJCAC Youth family to find your rest in God and the revelation of the hidden things to be revealed in Jesus.
E2 NEWS overview
- E2 Lock-In Info
- Youth Winter Retreat
- Vision Prayer Summit Childcare Scholarship Opportunity
- E2 Hoodie Orders Due 1/18
- Volleyball League Signup Link
- Save the Date: Screenagers Movie 2/29
1/18 E2 JH & HS Small Groups
1/19-20 |Sun.-Mon.|E2 Lock-In
1/25 E2 Large Group
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2/1 E2 JH & HS Small Groups
2/8 E2 JH & HS Small Groups
2/15 No E2: Winter Retreat
2/22 E2 Large Group
2/29 No E2: Screenagers Movie
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3/7 No E2: Deeper Life Conference
3/14 E2 JH Small Groups / HS Talk
3/21 E2 JH Talk / HS Small Groups
3/28 E2 Large Group
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MEETINGS THIS WEEK:
• Prayer Frontline Meeting
TIME: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
ROOM: A103/104 (Youth Wing)
Contact: Hannah, Ellie
• Retreat Worship Team Practice
TIME: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Abigail, Gabriel, Joe
E2 Youth Lock-In INFO
Jan. 19 (7pm) – Jan. 20 (11am)
For those attending, remember to bring:
 Registration Fee
 Signed Waiver Form >bit.ly/1UA0N5b
 Bible, journal and pens
 Sleeping bag + Pillow
 Sleepwear, change of clothes
**NO cell phone use for duration of Lock-In
You may bring all LABELED personal belongings to SJCAC campus on Sunday morning before services and we will store your items for you in A101.
**Cell Phone Policy for Lock-In
The Youth Ministry staff and Torchbearers believe it is best to have a no cell phone policy throughout the Lock-In. If a student brings a phone, we will have a check in station to store phones until the time for parent pick up. If a student is observed using a phone at the Lock-In, we will ask the student to turn in the phone. If the issue becomes persistent and the student refuses to cooperate, we will ask parents to come and pick up the student regardless of the time of the incident. If you have any questions, please come talk to Pastor David or Sam. Thank you for your understanding and support on this matter.
Youth Winter Retreat
@ Zephyr Point Conference Center in Lake Tahoe
We have 83 students registered so far! There is still room for more. Don’t miss out on this once a year opportunity to do a getaway with God surrounded by your friends! Registration is now $295.
Remember, registration is complete only when:
1. online form submitted
2. payment is received
3. waiver form is received
Submit payment and waiver forms to the mailboxes of David, Sam or Audrey, in the church office.
Vision Prayer Summit Childcare
Winter Retreat Scholarship Opportunity
Our Children’s Ministry needs 1 more youth to help serve with childcare during the Vision & Prayer Summit THIS Saturday, Jan. 18th.
Helpers, please arrive at 8:45am to help set up and stay until 1pm or when the summit ends.
E2 Hoodie Orders DUE 1/18
Volleyball League Signup Link
The Youth team is full with 10 people signed up: 6 full-time and 4 part-time. Part-time players: fill in your names on the roster for the dates you can play.
The Intermediate-Lower team still has room for more players. Sign-up on the form at https://forms.gle/RJaxWoUV8n7CFG6u8. For more information, talk to Uncle Nate or Pastor Dave.
Save the Date: Screenagers Movie
Feb. 29, 2020 @ SJCAC Sanctuary, 7pm-9pm
Mark your calendars now! SJCAC is hosting a screening of the movie SCREENAGERS: GROWING UP IN THE DIGITAL AGE
SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in The Digital Age has been screened more than 8,000 times to four million people in more than 70 countries around the world. With multiple screenings happening daily in communities across the globe, SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and offer parents and families proven solutions that work. What started out as a personal story for one has grown into a national movement, helping millions of teens and their families navigate growing up in a world with instant access to screens.