Hey dads, step-dads, grandpas, brothers, and dad-figures. Happy Father’s Day! Thank you for all you do to love, guide, and father the teenagers in your life. You’re incredible.
Here are a few things coming up in our ministry . . .
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: PARENT EVENT
This month, we’re hosting an event for teenage girls and the dads (or father figures) who love them. We’d love to see you there!
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: END-OF-THE-YEAR PARTY
Let’s celebrate the end of an incredible school year with a little fun, food, and friends! Come hang with us. There will be games, presents, and a pretty incredible recap of the year of ministry we’ve had together.
BACK TO THE FUTURE: A 4-WEEK SERIES ON JUSTICE
WEEK 3 BIG IDEA: Jesus calls us to do justice.
Whether it’s to stop yourself from saying something stupid, or see where you’ll be in 10 years, or experience your favorite moment in history firsthand, we all wish we had a time machine sometimes, right? While time machines might not actually exist, the Bible can sometimes feel a little bit like a time machine. It’s the story of the God who exists outside of time and had a plan to save the world before time even existed. God’s plan was fulfilled through Jesus 2,000 years ago, but prophets like Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Amos left us hints about God’s plan hundreds of years before that. So what was that plan? In this 4-week series, we’ll discover that Jesus’ mission was to set people free and rebuild what has been destroyed — and we can join Him on that mission, in part, by doing justice and remembering all God has done.
Abuse is a form of injustice that is far too common, but how many of us have been taught how to identify or talk about it? We can help break the cycle of silence and complicity by helping teenagers (and ourselves) identify abusive relationships. Check out THIS TED Talk to help you identify abuse so you can help teenagers do the same.
At least once this month, choose a volunteer to celebrate. Add their picture and a few sentences about what makes them awesome!
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