Hillyer Youth News: October 6

Hillyer Youth News: October 6

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  • Friday, October 10-Sunday, October 12 is the All-Church Retreat. Registration is closed and there will be no youth that Sunday evening
  • T-shirts can be picked up from Catherine’s office NOW!
  • The Snack Supper Sign-up Genius is up and running! Please take a look to remember what you signed up for or to sign-up for a slot. Do not forget to call Ms. Polly by the Wednesday night before your supper night. Contact Susan Gray for questions.
  • Sunday, October 19, there will be Regular Youth (Hillyer Live! at 4:00pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, Youth at 6:30pm).
  • Sunday, October 26, Hillyer Youth will participate in the CROP Walk downtown Raleigh. WE ARE CHANGING THE YOUTH CALENDAR! Youth with gather at HMCC at 2:00pm, where we will walk down to  the CROP Walk site. They will have face painting, a drum circle, a costume contest, MLK youth choir, educational activities, etc. The walk begins at 3:00pm. following the walk, stay tuned for the hand bells practice schedule. Hillyer has been a steadfast supporter of CROP Walk since the first Raleigh walk sponsored by Church World Service in 1975. It has been an important outreach effort for our youth and congregation ever since. In honor of the Centennial, we have set a goal of 100 participants (walkers/donors). Our theme for this year is “Stop Hunger Cold.” If we meet our goal, the top adult fundraiser will have the opportunity to douse Rev. Mallory with a bucket of ice. The top youth fundraiser will be able to douse Rev. Campbell. Forms will be available Sundays following 11:00 a.m. worship beginning September 21. For more information, contact Scott Gray, Scott Dickinson or Courtney Biedell. After the walk, Hillyer Live! Handbells will practice. 
  • Sunday, November 2, there will be Regular Youth (Hillyer Live! at 4:00pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, Youth at 6:30pm).
  • Saturday, November 8-Sunday, November 9, Chi-Rho and CYF Hillyer Youth will participate in the Wake County Disciples Youth Justice Lock-In, to be held at St. Paul’s Christian Church! Our theme this year is Hunger & Advocacy. We will have a speaker from Bread for the World who will train us to be advocates for addressing hunger in our community. We’ll begin at 5pm Saturday night, and end at 8am Sunday morning (though you are welcome to stay for 9am worship at St. Paul’s if you choose). This event is organized by St. Paul’s, Hillyer, & Covenant Christian Churches, Raleigh Youth Mission, and Barton Disciples students will also be helping lead. We hope Wake Forest CC, Wilson’s Mills CC, and maybe our Disciples friends from Rocky Mount and Greensboro can join us, too. The registration fee for youth is $10. Dinner on Saturday and breakfast Sunday morning will be provided. Please bring a sleeping bag & pillow (& air mattress if you choose), pajamas, toiletries, etc. There will not be showers available. Forms should be turned in by Sunday, November 2 and your should get your money to Donna.

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