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Upcoming Events in STS

If you missed our parent meeting, Sunday, March 22nd, don’t worry!

We gave out a lot of information about upcoming events in STS. Below are snapshots of the information we gave out to parents.

If you have any questions, please contact the STS Office: 404-591-2470


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Train Up!

Train Up!

Coaching the Next Generation to Spiritual Maturity
Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14
Where?: The Commons, The Church of The Apostles

We’re excited to invite all 5th-12th grade guys and their dads to a special two-day event on Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14. The focus of this Father-Son “Stay-treat” (no over-night) will be “Coaching the next generation to spiritual maturity.”

The Friday night session with Matt Brinkley is open to fathers of STS-age daughters &/or children under 5th grade. This session will be only for fathers – nothing will be offered for STS-age girls or children under 5th grade.

Special guest speakers: Matt Brinkley & Ben Pollard

Matt Brinkley. A graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Covenant College, Matt has worked in student ministry since 1978 and currently coaches youth ministers through PACT Ministry. He has written numerous student discipleship manuals, student pastor training materials, books for student pastors, and training materials for parents. He has a great heart for youth pastors, students, and parents.

 

Ben Pollard. Ben and his wife are members of The Church of The Apostles. He has two sons, one who is playing college football and the other plays college baseball. Ben is a Master Strength Coach currently working for Georgia State Athletics. His coaching experience has included Sam Houston State, TCU, Alabama, Texas A&M, and Mississippi State. He has a passion for helping and training young men to focus on their character and goals in life.

Schedule:

Friday, 3/13:
7:00 pm – Dinner in The Commons
7:45 – 8:45 pm: Worship & Session 1
  • Matt will speak to fathers
  • Ben will speak to sons (The Loft)
Saturday, 3/14:
9:30 am – Breakfast in The Commons
10:15 – 11:15 am: Worship & Session 2 & 3
  • Matt will speak to fathers & sons (The Commons)
12:00 – 2:00 pm – Activities (STS area) – GameTruck, Bubble Soccer, Laser Tag
1:45 – 2:30 pm – Lunch (STS area)
 

Cost: $30/person (no more than $70/family)

Activities are optional and cost extra.

To sign up for the whole weekend: go here.
To Sign up for the Friday night session ONLY, please use this link. Cost: $10/person

Please contact the STS office  (404) 591-2470 with any questions.


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Asheville here we come… Girl’s Retreat 2015

April 10 – 12, 2015

All 7th-12th grade girls are invited to join the STS staff ladies for a weekend of discipleship, our annual Girl’s Retreat. We are excited to explore God’s Word with you. We are renting a home near Asheville, NC and will be exploring the Biltmore on Saturday. This retreat is such a unique chance for us to encourage each other in faith and to learn more about God. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Sign in: Friday, April 10, in STS, at 5:00 pm
Return: Sunday, April 12, in STS, 5:00 pm

COST: $125.00 / person (includes lodging, meals, transportation, and activities)

Deadline to sign up / cancel: Wednesday, April 8th

If you have questions, please call the STS Office: (404) 591-2470

Online registration for this event has closed

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Coming Up: 2015 Winter Mission Project!

Mark your Calendars: January 16-18, 2015 is our

Winter Mission Project

for 7th-12th Graders

All 7th-12th grade students are invited to join the STS staff and volunteers for our 2015 Winter Mission Project! Our group will be partnering with local Atlanta ministries for two days of service projects. We love this weekend because it is our chance to share the love of Christ with our community! We’d love for you to join us for this opportunity right in our own backyard.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.
Please call the STS Office if you would still like to register your child!
 
Cost: $75.00 / person
(Includes all meals, transportation, a t-shirt, and special Saturday night activity)
** For planning purposes we request that students participate in the entire weekend.

Call the STS Office with any questions: (404) 591-2470.

DROP OFF/PICK UP
Drop off at Church of the Apostles (STS) on Friday, January 16th at 5:00 pm
Pick up at Church of the Apostles (STS) on Sunday, January 18th at 4:00 pm
 
Schedule:
Friday, January 16th
 5:00 pm – Sign-in in STS
6:00 pm – Dinner & activities in STS
*Group will be spending the night in STS
Saturday, January 17th
Service projects
*Group will be spending the night in STS
Sunday, January 18th
Attend STS & 10:30 am Church service
Lunch in STS
Afternoon service project
4:00 pm – Parent Pickup

SUPERHERO Party!

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Love parties? Love getting dressed up?

All STS Families are invited to join us ON THE TOP of the Parking Deck for a Superhero Party! Come dressed as your favorite superhero. We’ll have prizes for the best costumes (guy & girl), inflatables, food, and FUN!

See you then!


STS Mother Daughter Christmas

5th Annual Mother-Daughter Christmas

Christmas Brunch and “A Christmas Carol”

Saturday, December 6, 2014

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

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED, BUT FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT TICKETS, PLEASE CALL (404) 591-2470

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7th-12th Grade FALL RETREAT!

STS Fall Retreat

7th-12th Grades

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
 

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED. Please call the STS Office with any questions: (404) 591-2470

Schedule:
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.
 

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3rd Annual Kickball Tournament

2013 Kickball Champions

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!

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED. Thank you!

Cost: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students (Open to high school & college students, Impact, Young Families, and Small Groups)

 

Once you register you will be placed on a team, which will be a mix of the ministries.

 

 


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Girl’s Summer Hangouts!

Girl’s Just Wanna Have Fun!

7th-12th grade ladies, join Kristin, Anna, and Jenny for fun and fellowship Thursday afternoons this summer!

Join us Thursdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
June 5 – Picnic at Piedmont Park (pack a lunch)
June 19 – Lunch at NY Pizza Exchange
July 3 – Pizza Party in STS (lunch provided)
July 17 – Movie Day (Movie & Location TBA)
August 7 – Bowling at Brunswick’s Marietta
*Meet the STS staff at locations
**Plan to bring money for meals and activities
***Carpool available upon request
 

Call the STS Office with any questions! (404) 591-2470


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Summer Trivia

STS Summer Trivia

Sunday Mornings, May 18 – August 31

Ever wonder what STS is like during the summer?

Come every Sunday morning and check it out!

All of us as Christians face a variety of tough questions and challenges to our faith. This summer we will be looking intently at some of those questions.

Mark Johnston will be teaching 5th & 6th grade students & Brian Skaggs will be teaching 7th-12th grades.

Donuts & Fellowship {8:45 – 9:15 am} The STS Cafe

Worship, Teaching, & Trivia {9:15 – 10:20 am} The STS Loft