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Talking to God (4:30-5:35pm)

February 28th - March 25th, 2018

The "Talking to God" benchmark will consist of the following:

1.) Doing a 40-Day Lenten Devotional by reading the book "Why Pray" at home each day. (Note, this means you would need to start on Ash Wednesday and finish on Palm Sunday, OR you could start the first night of class and finish on Easter Sunday.)

2.) In class, learning and discussing the Lord's Prayer.

3.) Participating in an hour-long prayer walk with the group on Palm Sunday, March 25th from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Campomegaconfirmationretreat

Camp Omega Confirmation Retreat

April 6th - April 7th, 2018

$0 - $35

At Camp Omega, Waterville MN

Join other confirmation groups for a fun-filled weekend of Christian growth, songs, group building and games. Camp Omega staff will lead two Bible Studies, evening and closing service, and morning devotions. Outside activities include fun games and service projects. Come for fellowship, fun, and time to praise God. Event runs from Friday 6:30pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday.

Dates: April 6-7, 2018

Cost: $35 per participant, includes transportation to and from, programing, lodging, and two meals (breakfast and lunch). (*Note: Actual cost of event is $65, but the Board of Education is covering $30/participant.)

Say live summer2018

Say what you Walk, Live what you Talk

June 12th - July 24th, 2018

$100

Give your middle school aged youth a fun opportunity this summer to live out his/her faith. Sharing, caring and growing -- are all a part of our “Say what you Walk, Live what you Talk” Summer program. Open to all youth entering grades 6-8 in the fall of 2018. We meet tuesdays as scheduled below from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Each day – your child will be engaged in a service opportunity in the Twin Cities, a Bible study and an opportunity to build relationships as we play in the afternoon at water parks, state parks, and other fun venues. See Schedule below.

Open to all youth in community.

SST Youth will earn 1 Learning and 2 Community Service Confirmation Benchmarks upon completion.

Schedule: The following schedule is subject to change based on weather and other circumstances that we don’t foresee now. For example if there is a thunderstorm, we wouldn’t head to a waterpark. Changes would be communicated to parents by text and emails.

WEEK ONE – June 12 2nd Harvest Food Bank/Willow River State Park

WEEK TWO – June 26 Feed My Starving Children/Cascade Bay Water Park

WEEK THREE – July 10 Union Gospel MIssion/Como Regional Swimming Pool

WEEK FOUR – July 17 Habitat for Humanity/PINZ, Oakdale MN

WEEK FIVE – July 24 Clean SST/Wild Mountain-Taylor Falls

Drop off time: 8 a.m. Pick up time: 6 p.m.

Registration fee: $100 (includes all activity fees and T-Shirt)

Bring your own bag lunch and Bible.

Please complete the code of conduct. Participation waivers for the places we will visit and serve, will be sent after registration.

Questions, contact: jill@sstwbl.org