January 28, 2018

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND:

Sunday School:
FAITH & POVERTY

Our next four weeks of Sunday School will focus on God's love for the poor and how we might take action to help reduce and respond to poverty and hunger in Utah. We will join Utah churches in these efforts, with a special focus on child homelessness.
https://www.crossroadsurbancenter.org/news/ending-child-homelessness-sabbath-2018 
https://allevents.in/salt%20lake%20city/faith-and-poverty-day-at-the-utah-capitol/139945963290459

Saturday, January 20th:

YOUTH ICE SKATING - Gallivan Center, 5-8PM Drop off & Pick up at church
Bring $5 (plus $ for snacks if desired).  RSVP to Dawn by Friday.

Sunday, January 21st:
FAMILIES' OUTING - Fairmont Aquatic Center, 4-6PM
For families with children birth - 18 years old.  RSVP to Dawn or Hilary by Friday.

LATER THIS MONTH: 

Sunday, January 28th:
SERVICE PROJECT, 10:10AM
MINUTE FOR MISSION during both services.
***LUNCH AT MAUD'S CAFE, 12:30PM***
Youth will provide the Minute for Mission (for Souper Bowl of Caring) during both 9am and 11:15am services. During Sunday School, youth will help ready the rooms for Family Promise guests. At 12:30pm, Youth will head over to Maud's Cafe for lunch where all profits support Utah's Homeless Youth Resource Center. Maud's Cafe is a newly opened cafe which offers 8-12 weeks of employment training for homeless youth.

Tuesday, January 30th: 
SERVICE PROJECT - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Youth will cook dinner for the Family Promise families/guests and play games with their children.

COMING UP IN FEBRUARY:

Thursday, February 1st:
YOUTH COMMITTEE MEETING - 5PM at my house

Friday, February 2nd:
FAMILY FUN NIGHT 6-8PM - Youth Loft
We will divide into age groups and bake goodies for Sunday's fellowship hour.  Parents can choose to help or socialize.  Bring a side dish to share.

Sunday, February 4:
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING
This is a national effort to utilize Super Bowl weekend to mobilize young people to fight hunger and poverty in our local communities. Our youth will collect cash before and after worship services which will then be 100% distributed to the Utah Homeless Youth Resource Center.

Sunday, February 11th:
FAMILIES' OUTING - Ice Skating at Gallivan Center
For families with children, birth to 18.

Tuesday, February 13th:
MARDI GRAS PARTY
Youth will host an all ages dance party in the Loft.

Wednesday, February 14th:
ASH WEDNESDAY
Soup Dinner & Service

Saturday, February 24th, 8am - Sunday, February 25th, 2pm:
PRESBYTERY YOUTH WINTER WEEKEND
We will spend Saturday night at the Presbyterian church in Ogden after two hours of snow tubing plus games, music, and fun with other youth in the Presbytery of Utah. We already have six youth signed up from Wasatch Presbyterian Church... will your youth join us?

SAVE THE DATE:

***ICE FISHING***
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH, 8AM TO 3PM

FAMILY MINISTRIES
We are putting together a Moms' Book Club (novels) which will meet one evening each month at my house, beginning in late February. Please let me know if you are interested in more information and what night of the week works best for you.

Let me know what ideas you have for future outings! Please watch for an email later this week with a link to fill out a Family Ministry survey.

***Watch for Stars and Italics***
Stars and italics indicate that this particular youth activity is a new addition to the Youth calendar.

Thank you!

Dawn
dfleishman@wpcslc.org