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Monday, 18 November 2019

18th - 24th November

Coming up next week... 
Roll up, roll up and witness the greatest blog on earth. If you're a year 7 or year 8 this blog is particularly important for you as your cells have moved!! Year 9 and above should read on too as reading is fun and good for your brain! Here's what's coming up this week


Cell Groups
Cell groups are finishing the storylines plans this week!

Year 7 -  Monday 7:15 - 8:30, usual place
Year 8 Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm at the vicarage
Year 9 - Thursday 7:30 - 8:45 at the church
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm 
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm 
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm 
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm 




Its hard to do the storylines plan without the DVD isn't it Olly?

Cell Social

We can now announce that out cell Christmas social is on Thursday 19th December at 7pm. A night where we all dress in our finest clobber and dine like kings on Domino's pizza (other pizzas are available just not on the night for us!). We will play games, eat together and celebrate Christmas in style. There is a slight cost for this event, but it is certainly worth it. Please use this link to purchase your ticket


Younger Pathfinders
22nd of November is classic games night. We have loads of games that we play every year,  and having been to a variety of youth clubs, our games are by far the best around. Come along and see if you can beat the old school games!

Next week isn't confirmed yet, but I assure you, it will be packed full of fun!




What does this have to do with pathfinders? Come along and defeat the table!





Older Pathfinders
22nd of November is classic games night. We have loads of games that we play every year,  and having been to a variety of youth clubs, our games are by far the best around. Come along and see if you can beat the old school games!

Next week isn't confirmed yet, but I assure you, it will be packed full of fun!


Sunday Pathfinders
There is no Sunday Pathfinders this week due to it being an all in service

CYFA 
There is no CYFA this week, but its an all in service so come along!


Weekend Away

The weekend away deadline was the 31st October, so if you haven't signed up yet, please do so quickly. To access the forms, please use the link below. 

Please click Here



Consent forms 
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link


Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 


Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 11 November 2019

11th November - 17th November

Coming up next week... 
Hello...different term, same old blog. We have been rushed off our feet today so this blog will be short and to the point! Read on!


Cell Groups
Cell groups are back this week and continuing with the storylines plan. 

Year 7 - This week cell is on Tuesday at the usual place, 5:30 - 6:30pm 
Year 8 Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm (at Olly's house)
Year 9 - Thursday 7:30 - 8:45 at the church
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm 
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm 
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm 
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm 






Younger Pathfinders
This week, 15th November, is Night Night. This is the new Dark Games night, so come dressed in dark clothing as this will help you in the games.

Next week is still be confirmed, but it will be epic! 








Older Pathfinders
This week, 15th November, is Night Night. This is the new Dark Games night, so come dressed in dark clothing as this will help you in the games.

Next week is still be confirmed, but it will be epic! 



Sunday Pathfinders
Sunday Pathfinders is back on this week and is being led by myself and Ruth!

CYFA 
CYFA is on this week and is being run by Olly and Nick

Weekend Away

The weekend away deadline was the 31st October, so if you haven't signed up yet, please do so quickly. To access the forms, please use the link below. 


Please click Here

Moldova trip
Last week we had a meeting about a mission trip to Moldova for people aged 15 and over. It looks like a great opportunity but the deadline is the 15th November, and there is no wriggle room on this deadline. If you would like more information on how to sign up or what the trip entails please contact myself or Olly

Consent forms 
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link


Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 


Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 4 November 2019

4th Nov Blog

Coming up next week... 
Half term is over, and we apologise for the lack of communication last week, but whilst we are awesome, us youth workers need a break too, but don't worry we are refreshed and ready and have got a lot planned for the next term! This week is a reduced programme with no cell groups or Sunday groups, so please read to find out when they start and about other exciting events coming up soon...

Cell Groups
There are no cell groups this week as our army of cell leaders have a training on Wednesday evening. Don't worry, we will back next week!


Cell Social
We can now announce that out cell Christmas social is on Thursday 19th December at 7pm. A night where we all dress in our finest clobber and dine like kings on Domino's pizza (other pizzas are available just not on the night for us!). We will play games, eat together and celebrate Christmas in style. There is a slight cost for this event, but it is certainly worth it. Please use this link to purchase your ticket


Younger Pathfinders
Friday pathfinders is another joint session this week (8th Nov), but you will get half an hour to yourselves. Its bonfire, so come dressed to keep warm as we go outside and toast marshmallows and use sparklers (safely) to light the night sky. There will be hot dogs and hot chocolate too! Please arrive at 6:30 and get collected at 7:45


We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!

Older Pathfinders
Friday pathfinders is another joint session this week (8th Nov), but you will get half an hour to yourselves. Its bonfire, so come dressed to keep warm as we go outside and toast marshmallows and use sparklers (safely) to light the night sky. There will be hot dogs and hot chocolate too! Please arrive at 7:00 and we will finish at 8:30


We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!


Sunday Pathfinders
There is no Sunday Pathfinders this week due to it being Remembrance Sunday

CYFA 
There is no CYFA this week due to it being Remembrance Sunday

Consent forms
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link


Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 
Weekend Away 
The weekend away is only 22 weekends away. For those who don't wish to work that it, its on the 20th - 22nd March. I have sent an email with the information to all those who I have received consent forms from. If you haven't received that email, please follow the link below. Activities and spaces are on a first come first serve basis for this trip!

Please click Here



For any questions regarding the weekend away please contact myself rather than Olly, on s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com

Moldova Trip
Some of you may already know, but we are hoping to lead a mission trip to Moldova in February half term. We are going with a company called Reign ministries. The company are coming to lead an evening telling us all about the trip on Thursday evening (7th Nov) at 7pm. If you are interested in coming, please come along to the meeting where you can ask any questions. The meeting is for parents and young people. We can only offer the trip to the those 15 years old and older, but don't worry, we are working on another mission trip for the summer!







Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 21 October 2019

Monday 21st Oct

Coming up next week... 
The end of term is in sight, hurahhh. The cell celebration was fantastic last night, well done to all those involved and we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. Despite it being the last week of term, we have a full programme of youth work this week, so read on to find out what's going on! 

Cell Groups
Cell groups are on this, except year 13+. I am not sure what each cell is doing this week, but I believe most are doing a debrief on the celebration, followed by some prayer and some games. 

Year 7 - Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30pm 
Year 8 Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm 
Year 9 - Monday 7:00 - 8:15pm
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm 
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm 
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm 
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm 


Younger Pathfinders
This week (25th Oct) is a joint cafe night. The older pathfinders will join us for one of the best evenings of the term. For those who haven't been before, we will have a few different video games out, some board games, the table tennis table, nail varnish maybe even some make up, you name it and if we have got it (and its suitable) you can have it! There may even be some additional cakes on offer! If you have any board games you would particularly like to play, please feel free to bring them along! This week it will run 6:30 - 8:00 











We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!

Older Pathfinders
This week (25th Oct) is a joint cafe night. You guys will join the Younger Pathfinders for one of the best evenings of the term. For those who haven't been before, we will have a few differenct video games out, some board games, the table tennis table, nail varnish maybe even some make up, you name it and if we have got it (and its suitable) you can have it! There may even be some additional cakes on offer! If there are any board games you have which you would like to play please feel free to bring them along. This week it will run 6:30 - 8:00 


We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!


Sunday Pathfinders
There is no Sunday Pathfinders this week due to it being an all in service.

CYFA 
There is no CYFA this week due it being an all in service

Consent forms
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link


Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 
Weekend Away
The weekend away is only 22 weekends away. For those who don't wish to work that it, its on the 20th - 22nd March. I have sent an email with the information to all those who I have received consent forms from. If you haven't received that email, please follow the link below. Activities and spaces are on a first come first serve basis for this trip!

Please click Here




Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 14 October 2019

14th - 21st October

Coming up next week... 
Not much time for this bit this week as I'm late for a meeting... just read the stuff below! 

Cell Groups
This week at cell, we are finishing planning our parts for the cell celebration (see more below) 

Year 7 - Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30pm are planning the game
Year 8 - Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm are planning 2 prayer stations 
Year 9 - Monday 7:00 - 8:15pm are planning 1 prayer station
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm are planning 1 prayer station
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm are planning music and the layout of the church
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm are planning refreshments and welcome 
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm are planning the talk


Cell Celebration! 
The cell celebration is this Sunday (20th October) at 6pm - 8pm. Unless your cell leaders have told you otherwise, please can all cell members arrive at 5.30pm at the latest.

The theme is The Bible (so nice and broad, easy). If you have never been before, a cell celebration is an informal church service that is run by members of the cell groups, but that is open to everyone. 


Younger Pathfinders
This week (18th October) is School night. It will be just like school, only with more running around, throwing things and making Dobbo look silly. 




Next week (26th October), we are having a joint cafe night with the Older Pathfinders 6.30-8pm in the Church Hall, there will be games, board games food and lots of other things that come you would expect from a brilliant evening. 

We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!

Older Pathfinders
This week (18th October) at Older Friday Pathfinders, animal night. No description necessary here I think but rest assured there will be no geography round...   






Next week (26th October), we are having a joint cafe night with the Younger Pathfinders 6.30-8pm in the Church Hall, there will be games, board games food and lots of other things that come you would expect from a brilliant evening. 


We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!


Sunday Pathfinders
Sunday Pathfinders is on this week. Topic to be confirmed...  

CYFA 
CYFA is back this Sunday (20th October), looking at how to listen to God! 

Consent forms
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link

Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 

Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 7 October 2019

7th Oct - 13th Oct

Coming up next week... 
"chair swivels" I've been expecting you...Welcome back to your weekly youth update. Normal service has been resumed so this blog will be simply factual and to the point. We have a few really exciting things in this blog to replace the jokes. We have information about the cell celebration and information about the weekend away. Do read on to find out more!

Cell Groups
Cell groups this week are planning for their part in the cell celebration. The theme of it is the bible and we are excited for it. There will be worship, food, prayer stations, games and it will be a fantastic place to praise God together!

Year 7 - Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30pm: Game 
Year 8 - Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm: 2 prayer stations
Year 9 - Monday 7:00 - 8:15pm: 1 prayer station 
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm: 1 prayer station 
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm: Music and general set up 
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm: Refreshments 
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm: Talk

Cell celebration date: Sunday 20th October 




Younger Pathfinders
This week (11th October) is Sports Day Night. All the old school classics are back, just don't make the same mistake the older pathfinders who dropped their egg, the clean up really slows your team down!


Next week (18th October), its school night. What could be better than after a long hard day at school, continuing school in the evening. Come prepared to test your knowledge of subjects, but don't worry, there is no homework!

We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!

Older Pathfinders
This week (11th October) at Older Friday Pathfinders, its school night. Bring your favourite textbook and your revision cards and be ready to test your intelligence against the second cleverest man to work in our office (don't worry, there will still be games)





Next week (18th October), its animal night. We will be having a moo off, so make sure you practice your best mooooooooooo.



We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!


Sunday Pathfinders
Sunday Pathfinders is on this week. Its all about crossing the Red Sea. Helping you make sense of it all are your two worst nightmares, its myself and Olly

CYFA 

There is no CYFA this week I'm afraid


Consent forms 
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link

Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 


Weekend Away
The weekend away is back. We are going away as a youth group to Viney Hill Adventure Centre in Gloucester. We are going Friday 20th March - Sunday 22nd March. Please find the link to the letter, the consent form and the medical form that all need to be completed. All the information will be on the letter, but if you need anything please don't hesitate to get in touch. 

Please use this link




Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham

Monday, 30 September 2019

30th Sept - 6th Oct

Coming up next week... 
Read all about it, read all about it. Have you been missing the old days of a hilarious jokes, absolutely 'on fleek' cultural references and general good speling in your weekly St. Leonard's blog? The miss no more because this exciting addition of the blog comes to you straight from the imaginative mind of the one and only Olly Shaw. Stand aside Steven... watch a master at work. If you preferred the way Steven writes it then you are entitled to be wrong, but he will be back next week so all will be well...  

Cell Groups
Cell groups this week are carrying on with our Storylines series. 

Year 7 - Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30pm (Steven will notify members of any change)
Year 8 - Monday 7:30 - 8:45pm
Year 9 - Monday 7:00 - 8:15pm (Steven will notify members of any change)
Year 10 - Thursday 7:30 - 9:00pm
Year 11 - Monday 5:30 - 6:45pm
Year 12 - Friday 5:00 - 6:15pm
Year 13+ - Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00pm



Younger Pathfinders
This week (4th October) is Summer Night! Come along to shake those rainy blues away and re-live the glory that was shorts and tee-shirt weather. 



Next week (11th October), its sports day night! No glueing eggs to the spoons, that's cheating. 

We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!

Older Pathfinders
This week (4th October) at Older Friday Pathfinders, its sports day. Come along and let Olly teach you all things sport...  




Spot the person we don't have photo permissions for


Next week (11th October), yo sound da bell, schools in sucker (click here if you don't get that reference, you're welcome), also, its school night.



We have introduced a payment scheme for Friday Pathfinders for this coming term, I have sent everybody who was involved in our Youthwork last year an email detailing what this will consist of, if you haven't received this email please let me know and I can send this to you!


Sunday Pathfinders
Sunday Pathfinders is on this week. It's all about God's presence in the Cloud and the Fire and is being led by Ruth and Olly  

CYFA 

CYFA is back this Sunday (6th October), with part 2 of 'how to sin a bit less...'

Consent forms
It is important for everybody who is attending our Youthwork to have a completed consent form each year. If you are under 18, a parent needs to complete the consent form. Please use this Link

Please note that we need these consent forms every year, so even if you filled one out last year, we still need another one). 

Contact
If you want to know what is happening week-to-week in the youth work, you are already in the right place. But, if you need to contact us about anything else, feel free to get in touch using these (we will try to respond within 48 hours):

Phone: 07539747237
Email: youth.stleonards@gmail.com
Email: s.dobsonyouth@gmail.com
Facebook page: @stleonardsyoutheynsham