IGNITE: Middle School Gathering

Students in grades 6 through 8, and adult mentors, are invited to join us Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Waycross Conference Center and Camp in Morgantown, Indiana, to take part in this gathering which focuses on the Sacraments, helping students identify their unique gifts, faith formation, and building connections for middle school youth from across the synod.  There will be experiential learning sessions, a hands-on service project, and time for recreation and fun.  Worship will be held on Sunday morning.  We begin at 7:00 pm (Eastern) on Friday and finish at 10:00 am (Eastern) on Sunday.

The registration cost is $100 per person which includes lodging, food, and programming.

Contact Pastor Dan Fugate at dfugate@iksynod.org or 317.253.3522 for more information, to register, or to be part of the planning team.  The deadline to register is Friday, September 14, 2018.

Proposed Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, September 21, 2018

7:00 pm       Arrive at Waycross (check-in, move in)

7:30 pm       Welcoming – Relationship Building Games/Activities

8:30 pm       Session 1 Introduction to the Sacraments

9:30 pm       Snack and Fellowship Time

10:00 pm     Church Group Time (discussion guide will be provided)

11:00 pm      Lights Out

Saturday, September 22, 2018

8:00 am       Breakfast

8:45 am       Morning Devotions

9:00 am       Session 2 Baptism

10:00 am     Spark Discovery activities

11:00 am      Free Time

12:00 noon  Lunch

12:45 pm      Afternoon Devotions

1:00 pm       Session 3 Holy Communion

2:00 pm      You Choose Activities

4:30 pm       Hand On Service Projects

5:30 pm       Dinner

6:15 pm        Evening Devotions

7:30 pm       Spark Fair

9:00 pm       Camp Fire

10:00 pm     Church Group Time (discussion guide will be provided)

11:00 pm     Lights Out

Sunday, September 23, 2018

8:00 am      Breakfast

8:45 pm       Clean up, Pack, etc.

9:15 am       Worship

10:00 am    Depart from Waycross

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