Embracing Real Conversations

Posted on January 29, 2009 by Pastor Derick in Spiritual

Several of us are going online for the Online Missions Trip this week.  Are you ready to engage in “real life” conversations?  Greg Stier of Dare 2 Share shares some tips on how in this short 4-minute Video… ht source

Several of us are going online for the Online Missions Trip this week.  Are you ready to engage in “real life” conversations?  Greg Stier of Dare 2 Share shares some tips on how in this short 4-minute Video…

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Snow Play!

Posted on January 28, 2009 by Pastor Derick in Family Life

To all my friends who don’t know how to have fun in the snow… or who have yet to see it. 😉 video embedded: “Snow Play!“

To all my friends who don’t know how to have fun in the snow… or who have yet to see it. 😉

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Introducing Danielle Strickland

Posted on January 26, 2009 by Pastor Derick in Spiritual

I don’t usually share youth ministry podcasts on our student ministry blog, but this week’s YS Podcast was so good that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity  to share this with a larger audience.  During the 2nd half of the video, you’ll hear from Danielle Strickland, the social justice director of the Salvation Army in […]

I don’t usually share youth ministry podcasts on our student ministry blog, but this week’s YS Podcast was so good that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity  to share this with a larger audience.  During the 2nd half of the video, you’ll hear from Danielle Strickland, the social justice director of the Salvation Army in Australia.  She has a knack for grabbing your attention and calling forth your inner-man into action.  So good!  Deanna and I heard her at the Nashville NYWC and she blew us away there, too…

To hear the backstory on this video shoot, check out this blog post on AdamMcLane.com.

Valapalooza Event and Fundraiser

Posted on January 23, 2009 by Pastor Derick in Elevate Update

Date: Saturday, February 14th Place: St. Thomas More High School Time: Doors open at 5:45 pm and dinner is served 6:15 pm Price: Tickets are available for $15 (chicken meal) and $18 (seafood – salmon/shrimp – meal); childcare is available for $5-per-child at the church.  All proceeds benefit the students of Elevate Student Ministries. What: […]

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Date: Saturday, February 14th
Place: St. Thomas More High School
Time: Doors open at 5:45 pm and dinner is served 6:15 pm
Price: Tickets are available for $15 (chicken meal) and $18 (seafood – salmon/shrimp – meal); childcare is available for $5-per-child at the church.  All proceeds benefit the students of Elevate Student Ministries.
What: Valapalooza is an entertaining and fun evening with fabulous food, great music with a DJ and lighted dance floor, up-front entertainment and more.
Who: For anyone youth-group-age and up; singles or couples, all are welcome!

    You Go, Girl!

    Posted on January 20, 2009 by Pastor Derick in Movies

    A short video-story about two kids that I feel connected with somehow.  I think I relate to the girl more than the guy in this one (grin).  Anybody else out there feel like you had to chase down the one you love?  🙂  This is an award winning Australian film titled, “Marry Me”… ht neat0

    A short video-story about two kids that I feel connected with somehow.  I think I relate to the girl more than the guy in this one (grin).  Anybody else out there feel like you had to chase down the one you love?  🙂  This is an award winning Australian film titled, “Marry Me”…

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