September is here, which means the new school year is in full swing! Thanks for doing ministry alongside us for another year. We can’t wait for what’s ahead!

Here’s a few things coming up in our ministry . . .

ADD THE DATE: Fall Retreat 
We’re kicking off this school year with a weekend retreat designed to help students connect with God and with their small group. Get the details on our website!

ADD THE DATE: Parent and Small Group Leader Breakfast
Next month, we’re creating an opportunity for you to connect with the parents of the students in your small group so you can better love, lead, and influence teenagers together. Don’t miss it! Get all the details on our website.

ADD THE DATE: Volunteer Meeting
Now that the school year is off to a great start, it’s time to learn and grow together at our very first volunteer meeting of the year! We hope to see you there as we learn about ADD THE TOPIC together.

HOW TO BE AWESOME: A 4-WEEK SERIES ON WISDOM
WEEK 1 BIG IDEA: If you want to be awesome at life, choose the narrow road.

SERIES OVERVIEW:
We all want to be awesome at life. For some of us, being awesome means getting famous, making money, or having power. God’s version of living an awesome life, though, is a little different. With God, an awesome life is a life of wisdom. In this 4-week series, you’ll help teenagers discover that the secret to living an awesome life is making wise choices. It’s about choosing the narrow road, following God’s lead, surrounding ourselves with wise people, and inviting others to do the same.

DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK’S CONVERSATION GUIDE

Are you still not sure how Snapchat works? Has your teenager been saying words you can’t quite define? Do you want to know the scoop on that new movie your kid is begging you to see? Check out the Culture Translator Podcast from our friends at Axis Ideas. It’s designed with parents of teenagers in mind! You can even sign up for their weekly Culture Translator emails

You’re probably pretty busy getting settled into the new school year, but don’t forget: this month, NAME and NAME were born! Yay!

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