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Blue Ridge Students Weekly Update | 12/2 - 12/8

Dec 04, 2019 | By Philip Black

Weekly Update

Hey Family,

The end of the semester is drawing near. Before we jump into the details of the week, I wanted to give you insight into why Elevate is ending earlier this year. As the year comes to a close we always see the attendance of our events drop dramatically due to projects, exams, vacations, etc. We also recognized that Awana ends a week or two before us and that can put some of our families in a bind. In an effort to avoid this, we are trying syncing up with Awana this year to take some strain of families and to give our High Schoolers some extra free time to finish their semester well. We don't want to discourage your students from hanging out though! We'd love to grab meals with your family or your students' friend groups. Just let us know! 

This Week

Let me know if you would like the parent guide for this week or the student devotional guide! Just email me at pblack@summitrdu.com.

Middle School Ministry

  • Saturday 4 p.m. | Middle School Room - Special End of Year Curriculum
  • Sunday 10:45 a.m. | Annex - Special End of Year Curriculum

Middle School Elevate 

  • Sunday 5 p.m.-6:45 p.m. | Annex - Christmas Party
  • There will be free food. The majority of it will be snacky and appetizers. We are asking everyone to bring at least one thing to share. It doesn't have to be big. Just a bag of chips or a sleeve of cookies would suffice.

High School Ministry

  • Sunday 5pm | Annex - Christmas Party
  • There will be free food. The majority of it will be snacky and appetizers. We are asking everyone to bring at least one thing to share. It doesn't have to be big. Just a bag of chips or a sleeve of cookies would suffice.

Upcoming Special Events

Middle School Center Church MIssions Trip

On February 21-23 we will be taking up to 15 Middle School Students on a trip to one of our Church Plants called Center Church in Charlottesville, VA. We will be visiting our church planters Josh Miller and Justin Leitch to help their church plant out that weekend with some special programming and to encourage them through serving them. If you are interested in your student going, feel free to reach out to Cory Pochon or Philip Black for details. The cost of the trip is $100 per student. Space is limited, so sign up soon!

Register for Weekend Missions

Next Semester

I wanted to go ahead and put the January Evening Programming Calendar in front of you as we go into the last month of 2019! We have some cool things planned for 2020, and I wanted to go ahead and give you a taste!

  • Jan 5 - No Meeting
  • Jan 12 - Parent Night
  • Jan 17 - Elevate United at Apex Campus
  • Jan 19 - No Elevate due to Elevate United
  • Jan 26 - Outreach Event (Glow Party and Laser Tag Night at BRC)

Let me know if you have any questions! We love you, Summit!

Blue Ridge Student Ministry Team

  • Philip Black
  • Vincent Stephens
  • Kenisha Mangum
  • Cory Pochon