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Middle School Fall Retreat l Camp John Knox Center l September 23-25, 2022

Our annual middle school retreat is a weekend getaway at Camp John Knox with the other youth groups in the Presbytery of East Tennessee. Our weekend will be jam packed with group games, waterfront and ropes course activities, and all the campy fun you could want. We’ll also have program times with a special speaker and worship, along with small groups to grow in our faith and relationships with others. Any 6th through 8th grade youth is welcome! Sign up HERE!
More details including complete schedule, packing list, and necessary forms will follow registration.
Deadline to register is Thursday, September 8.


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Youth Summer Studies

Join us from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for food, fun, and fellowship on June 1, 22, 29; July 13 and 27! We will have a lesson and small group discussion about becoming resilient in our faith! All rising 6th-12th graders are invited to join us throughout the summer.

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Middle and High School Youth SNF

Sunday Night Fellowship is the front door to our ministry. If you want to connect and are wondering how to get involved, SNF is a great place to start! We hope you will join us and bring your friends along! Middle and High School Youth will meet every Sunday in the Loft from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for dinner, games, and a time of worship before separating into small groups.

Sunday Mornings in The Loft

Youth Sunday school this summer will meet in The Kingdom at 9:45 a.m.
Classes in The Loft will begin again in August.
Sunday school in The Loft begins with a time of fellowship (upstairs Spitzer Ed.) at 9:45 a.m. Middle and high school students will gather together with a team of adult leaders in an effort to help students know Christ, own their faith, and make their faith be known.
Confirmation Class is offered to students in eighth grade and above who, along with God and their parents, make the decision to join the church. Confirmands are paired with adult sponsors from the congregation, who serve as mentors throughout the school year. The year-long program begins with activities in the fall, classes in the winter, and Confirmands are confirmed as members of the church each spring on Palm Sunday.

High School Class | 9:45 a.m. | room 311   

Middle School Class | 9:45 a.m. | room 302

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The Loft’s
Monthly Outreach
Opportunities

Thrive Join SHPC Youth as we begin to cultivate a servant’s heart by helping prepare and serve dinner at THRIVE on the third Tuesday of each month. THRIVE exists to minister to at-risk youth in the Lonsdale and Parkridge communities by sharing the Gospel through relationships anchored in the love of Christ. Meet at THRIVE Parkridge, 2500 E. 5th Avenue at 4:30 p.m. Pick up is at THRIVE Parkridge by 6:00 p.m. Carpooling is recommended.

FISH Also, join SHPC Youth at the FISH Pantry (122 W. Scott Avenue) on the fourth Saturday morning of every month to help pack groceries and goods.

Youth Staff

Kenton Gullion

Kenton Gullion

Youth Director

Sarah Ashby

Sarah Ashby

Assistant Youth Director

Lauren Gahan

Lauren Gahan

Youth Intern

Questions?

Contact | kgullion@sequoyahchurch.org

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