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Fun, Fun, Fun! - Summer Youth Trips

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It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean we can't be thinking about warm rays of sunshine, beautiful hikes in the Rockies, and all of the awesome trip offerings for youth this summer!

We're of course excited for Cathedral Camp(June 17 - 23) for all 3rd graders through High School Youth, a week long opportunity to craft, play camp games, form (and reform) new and old friendships, and grow closer to God in the beautiful outdoor Sanctuary that is Cathedral Ridge. We can't wait to see you at camp this summer! Registration begins THIS SUNDAY, January 15th! Sign up early because spaces go FAST!

In addition to camp, we are also extremely excited about 3 mission trip opportunities, including one hosted by the Cathedral! Last year we sent 3 youth who had a BLAST! All trips are hosted by Young Episcopalians in Service (YES!), led by Tina Clark, our incoming Christian Formation Director. I (John) am also on the planning team, and we are both very passionate about these fun and …

Good News & First Friday Youth Group!

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We're super excited about this upcoming weekend! Not only will we have our extended First Friday youth group for Middle School (6:30 - 9:00 PM, pick-up and drop-off in the Welcome Center) and our regular, Sunday youth group at 10:15 AM (Middle School – Room 300, High School – Room 209), but we also just got brand new sets of Bibles, Books of Common Prayer (BCPs), and games for Room 300!

Okay, I know what you’re thinking: what’s the big deal about books and shelving? One of the big things we want to do is show our youth how exciting our sacred stories can be and build on the work of Godly Play, by giving them the opportunity to open up the Bible to explore, question, and discuss for themselves. More importantly, scripture and prayer can be incredibly powerful resources for youth who are finding their voice and identity in the person God made them to be.

The Bibles and BCPs that we were using had been handed down from other ministries with a lot of wear and tear. Now, there is NOTHING…