Posts from October 2017

Posts from October 2017

Youth Event: Epic Board Games

G’day parents, We’ve got our final Friday night event coming up in just under two weeks. Here’s the details: Board games are fun but not always epic. Forget Snakes and Ladders, forget Monoply, we’re going way more hardcore than that. Plus: food and friendly people! This event will run from 6-10pm on Friday the 10th of November. We’ll confirm the location closer to the date when we have a good idea of numbers. It will be in Diamond Creek or…

Can you help out a Youth Leader?

G’day Parents, Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a youth ministry conference called NYMC. I took with me three of our volunteer Youth Life Group leaders. Put simply, it was great. Some of it was inspiring. Some was super practical. 98% of it was great. Our church, and specifically our youth ministry, will be better because of what the four of us learned at NYMC. Now, here’s the thing: these leaders paid their way to NYMC themselves.…

The PONG approaches

G’day Parents, I’ve written about the Youth Unite ping-pong-a-thon previously. If you missed that post, please do have a read. I received an update on the campaign from the organisers and wanted to share some of the details with you here. GIGANTIC. WEEK. OF. PONG. Team Pong, this week you: – Broke the All-time School Venue Record – Recruited another 250 Pongers to the team – Had a 14 year old event organiser raise more than $3,000 – Had your…

Why our next Youth Unite is so important

[vimeo 77140285 w=640 h=360] Tony Talks about the anti-slavery movement from Destiny Rescue on Vimeo. G’day Parents, Last week I wrote about our upcoming Youth Unite event. This video is from one of the organisations we’ll be supporting through this event. It’s a small snapshot into what these groups are doing on the front line. I recommend having a watch and maybe watching it with your kids as well. There is more reading and videos on the Destiny Rescue website…