Last Friday Recap and this Friday's BBQ Picnic (5/4)!

Last Friday's event was awesome! Johnny and Sammy delivered a powerful gospel message with personal stories of how the cross became personally relevant to them. Josephine, Daniel, and the band sang "Live it Well" (Switchfoot) and then we had an amazing time of fellowship afterwards playing sports, roasting marshmallows at the fire pit, and eating waffles (yes! we had a waffle bar!) 

Photos below!

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Missed last Friday? Or wanna come again? You're in luck! This Friday we're starting with BBQ picnic & sports @ Tillman Park in Alameda @ 6:30 PM followed by the talk "Do all roads lead to God?" Don't miss out!

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Car Wash Fundraiser!

What a day...from 10-5 pm today the students and staff were hard at work washing cars to fundraise for Mexico and Cambodia mission trips! We estimate about 80 cars vacuumed, washed, soaped, and dried :)

The lay of the land:

Lot of car keys:

Yes...even Brando helped :)

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Our lounge was playing the Warriors Game :)

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Lots of vacuums:

Teamwork!

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Bags of Love in SF Community Service 3/24/18

Yesterday Element HS did community service in San Francisco with City Team California to participate in their community service event "Bags of Love". On Saturday we passed out bagged lunches to homeless people in San Francisco, and made many new friendships with the people there!

 

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For more pictures check out our Element High School Flickr!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/gracepoint/collections/72157688119884175/

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HOTSpot Ice Skating

For our monthly Element hotspot last Friday (February 23, 2018), we first met separately by small groups for dinner. Afterwards, we all met together at the Oakland Ice Center for some ice skating! We have some pictures on our photostream on Flickr!

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Winter Retreat 2018

During the President's Day Weekend (2/16-18), Element had our winter retreat at Redwood Alliance. Our messages revolved around the book and character of Nehemiah, a man who had a lot of character, urgency, and ownership over the building of Jerusalem's wall. We learned that we are all builders of God's kingdom.

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Special thanks to our guest speakers Jeff and Kristen as well as our Element staff who all inspired many of our students, as well as Agape for the great games! Also a thank you for the Klesis helpers, as well as staff from our church plants from Washington, Virginia, and Irvine.

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For the rest of the retreat pictures, go to our Flickr through the link below:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/gracepoint/

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