2018 Thanksgiving Retreat

This weekend, every ministry from our church, from our Joyland children’s ministry to the Elderly Care Ministry, gathered to share and appreciate how God has been working in us this year!

Middle School debuted our middle school praise band before the congregation, playing, jumping, and singing our hearts out to “This is Living”. The whole church joined us in being Young and Free!

HS, MS, and AYM, sang to our rendition of “You will be Found” expressing our gratitude that God has found us, and proclaiming our faith in God who can also find the many youth in our generation who feel lost and alone.

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Pumpkin Time!

This week Jacob, Jacob, and Jesse (J cubed) addressed the question, “Why would a good God send people to Hell?”

Afterwards we had our very first Element MS Pumpkin Derby!

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Sleepover & Saturday Outings

This Saturday we decided to get out and have some fun!

The boys made their own bows and went to the archery range, and the girls had a dessert potluck and went to Montara Beach in SF!

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Dare 2 Share

On Saturday Oct 13th, some of us attended the Dare2Share Live event for a day of inspiring, equipping, praying, and sharing!

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On the following Sunday, we had a chance to think, journal, and share about the many things we experienced and were thankful for from D2S.

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Sunday Element Ops Begin!

We launched Element Ops, a 4 week training session on playing keys, guitar, operating the sound system, or editing videos! Taught by our Element MS staff!

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Ice Skating!

On a fairly warm Friday night of Oct 5th, our youth group took an excursion to Oakland for ice skating!! Check it out!

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Room Makeover, Part 1

We’ve been wanting to liven up the room with new decor, and this Sunday we had an opportunity to add a new addition to the wall!

Triangle + Pictures +MS students & staff + Scissors + Tape + Tippy-toes =

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Alpha Youth: Week 1 & Minute-To-Win-It

This Friday we began the Alpha Youth series (whahoo!)

For week 1, we discussed various questions about life and heard different answers from people all around the world!

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Afterwards, we competed in a series of minute-to-win-it games!

“Please send one representative from your team upfront!”

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The games were led, for the first time, by our very own… MEG!

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To top off the night we made funnel cakes!

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