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Ministry to Youth and Their Families

(Please also check out the Children's Ministry for children up to 6th grade)
 

What We're About

 

Winter/Spring 2012

 

 

 

What We're About

Our Goal:  To come alongside youth and their families so that they may know, love and serve Jesus Christ.

Our Staff:  In addition to Junior High Youth Pastor Clay Brisbois, High School Youth Pastor Allie Brisbois, and College Intern Kevin Coogan, we are blessed with a team of loving adults who offer their time and talents in service to youth: Alice, Charlie, Christine, Dave, Jess and Lisa.

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Current Events

Summer Missions Survey

Interested in Summer Service Trips with NPC?  We want to hear from you!  If you could please take 3 minutes to fill out this survey, it would really help us as we plan for this summer and beyond.  Thank you!

Friday Recreation Night for Teens

Starting Friday, October 10 at 7pm, we are opening the doors of our church to all of our youth and teenagers in the community to play games and have fun.  Whether you enjoy sports or board games, you can enjoy a safe evening of fun among friends.

(No more Recreation Nights for 2012, but we will be starting up again January 11, 2013)

 

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Fall 2012

High School Reality Conference

We partnered with the Donegal Prebytery joined over a hundred high school students from a dozen local churches to Refreshing Mountain in Stephens, PA for a weekend of crazy games, funny skits, worship music, and engaging speakers.  Students had several interesting workshops to choose from to discuss redemptive themes in the TV show "The Walking Dead", "The Hunger Games" trilogy, and the music of Mumford and Sons.  And the zip line tour was amazing!

Check out the video below for a 7 minute glimpse into "Reality"...

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Junior High BREAKAWAY Retreat

Sixteen 7th-8th grade students and six leaders headed to NorthBay Adventure Camp in Maryland for the Breakaway retreat on the weekend of September 28. The camp is in Maryland on the Chesapeake with some wonderful views of the bay - especially as you are zooming down a zip line! Many of our students starred in a talent show, showing off their comedic and acting skills. We overcame our fears on an alpine swing, roasted marshmallows over a bonfire, and sang praises to our Lord with hundreds of students from all over the Philadelphia area. We were challenged by our speaker to live "recklessly" for Jesus, just like the disciples who left their nets behind and walked on water. It was a great weekend of growing closer to each other and growing closer to Christ.

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Summer 2012

Weekly Schedule:

TUESDAY SPORTS NIGHTS in July (7:00-8:30pm)

Pastor Steve held open court for all rising 7th grade students and above, including grads, to come play basketball, kickball, volleyball, and more in the church Gym on Tuesday nights from 7:00pm-8:30pm. This was open to everyone in the church and our community.

WEDNESDAY YOUTH NIGHTS (6:00-9:00pm)

Every Wednesday this summer (except for July 4 and Aug 1) all rising 7th-12th grade students and graduates are invited to times of fellowship and play!  There will be something for the athlete, the music lover, the swimmer and the thespian!  We will meet from 6-9pm unless noted otherwise.  Every Sunday you can check the bulletin, Facebook, email, text message or this website to see the plan for that Wednesday.  CLICK HERE to sign up for Text Alerts.

June 27 (6-9pm): Bring a blanket or chair and your dinner and meet at the Narberth Park for dinner, games and a concert in the park with Craig Bickhardt.

July 11 (6-9pm): Bring a blanket or chair and your dinner and meet at the Narberth Park for dinner, games and a concert in the park with Matt Santry.

July 18 (4-8pm): All youth and their families are invited for a Family Pool Party.  Please bring dinner or money for food at the snack bar.  Other than that there is no charge!  We do ask that girls wear one piece bathing suits or modest tankinis, and if you would like to play tennis bring your racket and be sure to wear non-marking-soled sneakers.  If you are a youth and are coming without your parents that is fine.  If you have come to a retreat this school year, you are all set.  If you did not, you will need to fill out our release form.  Younger siblings need to be accompanied by a parent.

July 25 (6-9pm): Doctor Who Night!  Experts and novices alike are invited to come for dessert and to experience the "Who-ness" at the Sun's House.

August 1 (6-9pm): Philly Project – You are invited to join our church in serving a Mexican feast to the students, volunteers, and staff serving with the Philadelphia Project this week.

August 8 (6-9pm): Pool Party!  Bring your suit, towel and money or food for dinner to our house (1364 Harrington Rd in Havertown) so we can go crazy in the kiddie pool! JK!  We will be-heading from there to the Hilltop Swim Club (90 Hilltop Rd.) where you can be retrieved by a parent at 9:00 PM.

August 15 (6-9pm): Movie Night!  Bring your Snuggie and room for some junk food and enjoy a good old fashioned movie night at Christine McKay's house.

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High School Service Plunge

Service Plunge Week: Sunday, July 29 - Friday, August 3

Service Plunge Partner: The Philadelphia Project

Important Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25: Service Day with The Philadelphia Project
  • Wednesday, February 29: High School Service Plunge Informational Meeting (Youth Room, 5-6pm)
  • Sunday, March 11: Early Bird Discount deadline ($75 deposit)
  • Sunday, April 15: Sign-up deadline ($100 deposit)
  • Sunday, April 15: Meeting #1 (Youth Room, 4-5pm)
  • Sunday, May 6: Meeting #2 (Youth Room, 4-5pm)
  • Wednesday, May 23: Fundraising Dinner (Gym, 4-7pm)
  • Sunday, July 29 - Friday, August 3: Service Plunge Week!

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Innabah Retreat

What do we do with our failures?

With whom do we share about our suffering?

Where do we go with our longings?

At our spring retreat we took all these things to our Lord for healing, restoration, and hope as we remembered the promises of God.  He FORGIVES our failings.  He SUPPORTS us in our sufferings.  He LISTENS to our longings.

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