Christmas Brunch and “A Christmas Carol”
Saturday, December 6, 2014
5th-12th Grade Ladies and Moms
All STS Girls (5th-12th Grade) and their moms are invited to join the ladies of STS for our 5th Annual Mother-Daughter Christmas brunch and hot chocolate followed by going to see “A Christmas Carol” at Alliance Theatre at the Woodruff.
Brunch will begin at 11:00 am in STS.
Cost: $35.00 / person
Want to come? SIGN UP HERE!
Questions? Call STS at (404) 591-2470
5th & 6th Graders, save the date:
November 7 – 8, 2014,
for our Annual Radiate Weekend!
Join Mark, Anna and our volunteers for an exciting time of fellowship and discipleship designed for 5th-6th grade students. We will kick off the weekend with dinner, games, and large group teaching. Friday night, after teaching, STS students will stay the night at The Church of The Apostles. Our guest speaker, Chad Cannon, will be teaching from Matthew 4:18-22.
Students should arrive at COTA between 5:00 – 6:00 pm on Friday, November 7th. Students should be picked up from COTA after our teaching time on Saturday evening at 8:15 pm.
Cost: $50/student (includes all food, transportation, activities and a t-shirt)Malibu Grand Prix 5:30 pm: Dinner in STS 6:30 pm: Games & recreation 7:15 pm: Teaching time 8:15 pm: Parents pick up at COTA
The Church of The Apostles is partnering with Operation Christmas Child this year as a part of Apostles’ “Big Give.”
On Sunday, November 16th, during STS, we will be packing shoe-boxes for Operation Christmas Child.
We will provide the shoeboxes if you bring the supplies!
Starting October 19th, we will have collection bins in the STS gym for collecting supplies.
BELOW is a breakdown of what each grade should bring.
Also, please take into consideration that O.C.C. requests that $7.00 be included for shipping costs.
We hope you will join us in helping to make someone’s Christmas extra special.
~Your STS Staff
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD DONATION SUPPLY BREAKDOWN
These are suggestions of types of items to bring:
Toys: Small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch®, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky®, etc…
Hygiene: Toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc…
School supplies: Pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc…
Miscellaneous / Other: Hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
Do Not Include: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; out- of-date candy; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers; aerosol cans.STS Students – each grade will be responsible for bringing different types of supplies:
The Braves may have lost to the Mets on Sunday, but we had tons of fun with our STS students & parents!
STS Fall Retreat
Friday, October 10 – Sunday, October 12, 2014
Ocoee Retreat Center, Ocoee, TN
Join our STS staff and volunteers for this year’s Fall Retreat! We’re looking forward to a great weekend of worship, teaching, and activities. This year we’re going to Ocoee Retreat Center in Ocoee, TN. This retreat is open to current 7th-12th grade students. The teaching time will be focused on how the Gospel influences community and our relationships.Cost: $100.00 (COTA students) $50.00 (Guests of COTA students) *Price includes lodging, transportation, meals, activities, and a tshirt. **Signup and cancellation deadline: Sunday, October 5th
COTA Students, sign up HERE
Guests of COTA Students, sign up HERESchedule: Registration at COTA at 5:00 pm, Friday, Oct. 10th Return to COTA at 5:00 pm, Sunday, Oct. 12th *Students will need personal money for meals to & from location.
Got Questions? Please call the STS Office with any questions: (404) 591-2470
Sunday, September 7th we had an amazing morning! We’re back to our school-year format with a pancake breakfast and discussion groups after the worship and teaching time.
One of our students, Carl, helped us to put together a fun video to kick off the new year. Enjoy!
3rd Annual Kickball Tournament
October 5, 2014 at Brinkley Park, Smyrna
Join us for lunch at Brinkley Park immediately after Church.
Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic as we have our 3rd Annual Kickball Tournament. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun, fellowship, and competition.
The park’s concession stand will be open for purchases, as this is a way we can support them for allowing us the use of their fields (CASH ONLY). The concession stand offers hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, nachos, chips, sunflower seeds, popcorn, candy, Coke products, bottled water and Powerade.
Pets are allowed – owners MUST monitor & pick up after them. No wheeled toys allowed (scooters, skateboards, roller blades, etc…).
We hope to see you there!
Sign up for the Kickball Tournament HERE. (Open to high school & college students, Impact, Young Families, and Small Groups)
Cost: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students
Register by October 1st.
Once you register you will be placed on a team, which will be a mix of the ministries.
We had an incredible morning in STS Sunday, August 17! We hope you were as blessed as we were to hear all the Lord did in and through this team in Guatemala.
Please begin praying if God would have you go next summer!
In June, we took a group of 22 students to the Lake Atitlan Region of Guatemala. It was an amazing trip; we’re so grateful for all that God did in and through our group! Please enjoy the video below, created by one of our students, Sam Flagg!