Holy Spaghetti & Nice Pranks

The church where I grew up was in downtown Houston, a giant city with a slightly dangerous downtown area at the time. (Now, it’s full of expensive condos and fancy restaurants.) But when I was a youth, it was still not a great place to be wandering at night. On my church’s street (Main Street, obviously!),…

Campfire Tales

HELLO! I heard last Wednesday was super fun. Let’s keep the momentum going! Wednesday, Sept 21 (tomorrow) from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Youth House FOOD: Campfire dinner and chat, Bring $3 for food, Hot dogs over the fire (meat and veggie, glutenous and GF buns; salad; chips) PLUS A special dessert! IN THE BEGINNING: Introduce…

Chunky Monkey and Worldchangers

Hi, Valley Youth, Families and Adult Leaders! A new study came out (big deal..for real) saying that  TEENAGERS SERVE and do amazing things for our communities in the US. 17% of US teenagers volunteer weekly 42% of those teenagers serve with their church youth group or another religious group!  (Barna Group, 2016) What does this…