Hillyer Youth News: February 8

Hillyer Youth News: February 8


This Weekend…

  • Saturday, February 11, our Hillyer Hoopsters play at 12:00pm at First Presbyterian!
  • Sunday, February 12, our Junior Youth Fellowship (3rd-5th grade) will host our Prime Timers for their annual luncheon. Everyone over the age of 55 is invited to attend February 12 at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to the church office.
    • Youth in grades 3rd-5th should meet in the Fellowship Hall at 9:45 a.m. on February 12 to prepare for the luncheon. 
  • Sunday, February 12, there will be youth for Chi Rho (middle school) and CYF (high school). There will be no youth for JYF (3rd-5th grade)

Catherine’s Ordination…

  • Catherine has recently received approval from the North Carolina Regional Committee on Ministry to be fully ordained as a pastor in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Her ordination ceremony will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, February 19 at Hillyer. Everyone is invited to attend.

Chi Rho Spring Retreat at Camp Caroline…

Busch Gardens Trip Scheduled…

  • Wednesday, April 12, we will load up the church van with 13 youth and a couple brave adults to tackle the rides at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. The cost is $20 and the trip is available to the first 13 middle or high school youth to pay and sign up! We will depart Raleigh at 7:00am and return around 8:00pm.

Summer 2017 Mission Trips…

  • Our middle school youth will travel to Lexington, Kentucky to join Maxwell Presbyterian for their Mission Immersion Project June 10-16, 2017. Thank you for providing feedback. We are going to keep our date and move forward. The total cost will be $150 and is first come, first serve. We need your deposits for this trip ASAP. The remaining $100 is due February 26.
  • Our high school  youth will travel to Chavies, Kentucky to join Appalachia Service Project July 23-29, 2017! The total cost for the trip is $150 and is first come, first serve. We need your deposits for this trip ASAP. The remaining $100 is due February 26.

Summer Camp Registration…

  • If you would like to register for summer camp, please click here: 2017 Summer Camp Registration. All forms can be returned to the church office.
  • We are encouraging all Hillyer youth to strive to register by the early bird date, March 15. Please remember that each youth receives a $100 scholarship each summer season (we cannot give the $100 scholarship if you register online through the region). Payment plans and additional scholarships are available as requested. Please contact Catherine or Donna Moore with questions!


  • Sunday, February 12: JYF/Prime Timers Lunch (grades 3-5)
  • Sunday, February 19: Catherine’s Ordination
  • Wednesday, March 1: Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper (grades 3-12)
  • Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5Chi Rho Spring Retreat (middle school)
  • Sunday, March 19: Youth Handbells Performance
    • Practices are February 19, 26, March 5, and 12 from 9:45-10:30am
  • Sunday, April 2: Faith in Action Sunday

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