Good Friday morning!

I hope that this email finds you having a fantastic day! It is Friday, which means the Grove update is coming your way. I hope that this simple newsletter will better connect with you with the Grove and its events.

Our featured Event: Team Jamaica! We will be leaving a week from today to fly to Jamaica on a mission trip. We will be ministering in the public school system, in the local church, and several other avenues there in the city of Montego Bay. Please join us in prayer for this trip, and if you would like to donate money to the team, you can respond to this email, and I can help you out with that. Above all, please pray for our team. Pray for safety, but also that God would use us greatly there, and that lives would be radically changed in Jamaica.

Our Featured Resource: Today’s resource is an article entitled, “Dad, can I download this song?” I am sure that in today’s culture, you and your teenager have been faced with some music questions and topics in the home. What is okay to listen too? What is not okay to listen too? Now, first, it should glorify God. That is music’s purpose. It does not take a rocket scientist to see this or the lack thereof in music. Parents, we must control and teach our students to discern what they listen too. I want you to read this article written from a parent about this subject. Hope this helps you. Click here to be linked to the article.

Here are our upcoming events that we feel you need to be aware of:

  • June 27 – Summer Sizzlers – Our summer sizzler program is our Wednesday night summer program. The Grove meets in the fellowship hall during the summer, and begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 8:00 pm. There will not be Summer Sizzlers this week due to VBS.
  • June 17-21 – VBS– There will not be Grove due to VBS on June 20th. If you have kids aged from 3 year olds to the 6th grade, you can register for VBS online here.
  • June 22-29 – Jamaica Mission Trip
  • July 2 – Chick Fil A Night for WOL Camp
  • July 6-14 – WOL Camp
  • July 19-20 – Operation Getaway – The price jumped from $85 to $100. This includes a cook out, Braves game, six flags pass, and a night in a nice hotel. You can still sign up. Please see Pastor Josh ASAP.
  • August 6 – Bowling– we are splitting Jr/Sr high for bowling this evening.
  • August 11 – Leadership Seminar – If you are interested in being a Grove leader for the 2012-2013 year, please make plans NOW to attend this meeting. This is for prospective student, college, and adult leaders. This will be an all day event for leaders. We will have fun, food, and sessions.

We are trying to keep you as informed as possible and keep the cost as low as possible. If you ever have questions or want quick information regarding the Grove, check out our facebook page or check out the website here. You can also follow us on twitter (@ugbcgrove) for instant information regarding the Grove. We love and appreciate you. We count it a privilege to partner with you this year. If you have any questions about our student ministry, please contact me anytime through any of the methods of contact below! We hope you enjoy your long weekend!!!!!!

In His Service,

Josh Evans

Student Pastor, Union Grove Baptist Church
Web: ugbconline.com Blog: joshhevans.wordpress.com
W: 336-764-2103 C: 336-953-6427 F: 336-764-8657
Email: jevans@ugbconline.com

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