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Slingshot Entertainment!

slingshot2 Sunday, March 13, 4-7pm

Join us for an afternoon of fun at Slingshot Entertainment! They have “the Largest Indoor Ninja Obstacle Course In The United States!” Meet us there at 3:45, bring $20 & a friend!

Cost: $20/person (includes pizza dinner)

6344 Cash Court Northwest
Norcross, GA 30071

*go to their website to sign their waiver: slingshotplay.com

Questions? call us! 404-591-2470

 


Walk Thru The Bible

walk-thru-the-bible-350x300Take A Walk. Change The World.

Take a walk with us as Walk Thru The Bible Ministries leads us in walking through the Old Testament. Yes, it is possible to learn the unfolding story of the Old Testament in one day! This interactive experience for the whole family, grade 3 and above, will ignite a fresh passion for the Scriptures throughout the church! Steve Keyes, Aaron Keyes’ father, will be the presenter.

Saturday, March 5th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$20 per person; $50 max per family (Includes all day seminar and lunch)

REGISTER HERE


Football & Froo Froo: STS Super Bowl Party

superbowl promo Football & Froo Froo

Sunday, February 7: 6pm-3rd quarter

All 5th-12th grade families: join us for an awesome night together in STS.

Bring your favorite appetizer & join us for a SuperBowl Party. We’ll watch the game in The Loft. For anyone who does not want to watch the game, we’ll have “Froo Froo” fun setup in The Den (girly movie, nails, etc.).

Parents, if you’re dropping your kids off, please pick up at the end of the 3rd quarter.

We can’t wait to see you!

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

 


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Made New

2016 has gotten off to a GREAT start in STS. As we continue in our focus on being INTENTIONAL, we are doing a series on Sunday mornings called “Made New.”

7th-12th graders, join us Sunday mornings, Jan. 24 – Feb. 21, for this special series!

Pancakes 8:45-9:10/Worship 9:15-9:30/Teaching & Groups 9:30-10:20


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Winter Conference – Strength to Stand

Strength to Stand

Winter Conference for 7-12 grade students

Saturday, January 16 – Monday, January 18, 2016

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the price for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 3:13-14

We’re so excited to be going to Strength to Stand in Sevierville, TN! The theme of this year’s conference is DON’T LOOK BACK. The conference speakers will be Scott Dawson, Rick Burgess, Ed Newton, and David Nasser with worship leaders such as Rush of Fools, JJ Weeks Band, Bethany Barr Phillips, and Bellarive. Sunday night there will be a special session with a TobyMac concert!

Cost: $175/person

(Includes transportation, hotel, etc.)

SIGN ME UP!

Schedule:

Saturday, Jan. 16

  • Early afternoon – registration in STS (exact time TBD)
  • Depart for Tennessee
  • Registration and Dinner at hotel
  • 6:30 pm – Session 1

Sunday, Jan. 17

  • 8:00 am – Session 2
  • Lunch, group time, free time
  • 6:30 pm – Session 3

Monday, Jan. 18

  • Morning – Session 4
  • Depart Sevierville – lunch on the road
  • Afternoon – arrive at COTA

STS Christmas Parties!

Every small group is going to have a Christmas party either Sunday, December 6 or 13.

Our table group leaders have organized some awesome parties for our students.

  • All 5th & 6th grade groups will have their Christmas parties in their classes Sunday morning, December 6
  • 7th & 8th grade girls: meet your leaders at the Marietta Square December 6 at 2pm for ice skating and Christmas fun.
    • Bring $12 for the ice skating and personal money for treats.
    • Adult Leaders: Virginia Harvin, Christy Grauley, Ruth Little, Mary Madison Jones, Gracie Earnest
  • 7th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec 6, 12-2pm, STS Café & Gym
    • Bring $5 for pizza lunch
    • Bring a gift ($5)
    • Adult leaders: Mark Huffman, Charlie Baxter, Joey Witt
  • 8th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec. 13, 5:30 pm, Tomana’s home (1144 Ives Court NE, Atlanta, GA 30319)
    • Adult Leaders: Merik Tomana, Shawn Smith, Daniel Lavori
  • 9th Grade Girls: Sun. Dec 6, 5 pm, Yogurtland, W. Paces Ferry
    • Bring a white elephant gift ($5 limit)
    • Adult leaders: Miriam Camp, Sara Valencia, Ashley Wille
  • 9th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec 13, 6:30 pm. Mullen’s home (1 Qant Quarters Terrace, Marietta, GA 30068)
    • Pizza, popcorn, games and a Christmas classic- Elf!
    • Adult leaders: Tripp Mullen, Charles Heydt
  • 10th Grade Girls: Sun. Dec 6, 12:30 pm, Newton’s home (4605 Brook Hollow Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327)
    • Lunch provided
    • Bring your Bible & a wrapped ornament for a gift game
    • Adult leaders: Dawn Newton, Mary Lyn Huffman, Paige Farley
  • 10th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec 13, 5pm, Waffle House & ELF
    • Drop Off 5pm @ West Village Waffle House: 4458 Atlanta Rd Smyrna, GA 30080
    • Pick Up between 8-9pm at Settembrini’s: 2045 Village Station Xing SE Smyrna, GA 30080
    • Adult Leaders: Nathan Settembrini
  • 11th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec 13, 12:15-2pm, lunch at Flying Biscuit
    • Adult Leaders: Mark Newton, Jonathan Youssef
  • 11-12 Grade Girls: Sun. Dec 6, 6pm Tacos & Tequilas
    • Bring $ for dinner & a plate of your favorite cookies for a cookie swap!
    • Adult Leaders: Andrea Shelton, Ellen Hill, Kristin Waites
  • 12th Grade Guys: Sun. Dec 13, 6pm, Houston’s, P’tree St.
    • Dress up & bring $ for dinner
    • Adult Leaders: Jay Moore, Ryan Garrett

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This Week in STS {9.6.15 – 9.13.15}

Sunday, September 6:

5th – 12th graders, join us in The Gym for worship and large group teaching with Ryan.

The Loft will be closed for a surprise to be unveiled for Promotion Sunday, Sept. 13!

Wednesday, September 9:

5th-12th graders, join us in The Den for worship and large group teaching!

Sunday, September 13:

This Sunday is going to be AWESOME!

Pancakes are back. {Served at 8:45 am in The Cafe}

The surprise in The Loft is going to be unveiled.

Classes are officially promoting.

After worship and teaching in The Loft, we’re back to our table groups led by adult volunteers.

9-13-15

We can’t wait to see you!

Also, you and your family are invited to join us from 5:00 – 6:30 pm in The Loft for dinner and a “Meet the Garretts” evening.


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This Week in STS {8.30.15 – 9.6.15}

Sunday, August 30:

We invite you, STS Families, to join us for a joint Family Service for Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry families. This gives us the opportunity to worship together at the beginning of the school year, introduce key ministry staff, set the vision for the coming year, and pray together as families.

We’ll gather in the STS Gym from 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.. Light refreshments and coffee will be available. Starting at 9:15, worship will be led by our STS band, then Zack Carden, Director of Family Ministries, will share the vision for Family Ministries at The Church of The Apostles. He will also introduce our new Director of Student Ministries. We’ll close the service by praying together for our families and the coming year.

*Children’s Ministry (elementary age) will be watching Pilgrim’s Progress in room 420.

**All STS students (5th-12th grade) will be in the Family Service.

Braves

STS Families, we’re going to the Braves vs. Yankees game on Sunday, August 30 @ 1:35 pm!

Please contact the STS Office to reserve your tickets! (404) 591-2470 or jsessoms@apostles.org

Tickets: As of Thurs. 8/27/15 all tickets have been reserved. If you’d still like to join us for the Braves Game please email Jenny!

No Basketball

Wednesday, September 2:

Join us for family dinner in The Commons from 5:00 – 6:00 pm followed by fellowship, games, worship and Bible study in STS from 6:00 – 7:15 pm.

All 5th-12th graders will be in The Loft. After worship, Ryan will be teaching!

Sunday, September 6:

5th – 12th graders, join us in The Gym for worship and large group teaching with Ryan.

The Loft will be closed for a surprise to be unveiled for Promotion Sunday, Sept. 13!


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Unite Weekend 2015

7th-12th Grade Fall Retreat

October 9 – 11, 2015

Join us for an awesome weekend together! We’ll be focusing on Acts 2:42-47. We’re going to Camp Highland in Elijay, GA.

Cost: (multi-child discounts applied in registration form)

LATE Registration (Oct. 1 – Oct. 9): $185

*This cost covers all lodging, food, transportation, activities at Camp Highland, and a tshirt*

*Online Registration has closed. Please call the STS Office (404) 591-2470 with questions*

Schedule:
Friday, October 9

5:00-6:30 pm – Registration & Dinner in STS

6:30 – pm – Depart STS; arrive at Camp Highland around 8:00 pm

8:30 pm – Evening worship followed by activity

Saturday, October 10

Morning – breakfast, morning worship and teaching, followed by activities

Afternoon – lunch, activities, and free time

Evening – dinner, worship and teaching, bonfire

Sunday, October 11

Morning – breakfast, morning worship and teaching

*Depart Camp Highland to be back at The Church of The Apostles for parent pick up at 12:30 pm*

 


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This Week in STS {8/23/15 – 8/30/15}

Sunday, August 23:

Donuts served in the cafe at 8:45 am!

5th-12th grade students: after worship in The Loft, Zack Carden will be leading a Q&A Session with our new Director of Student Ministries, Ryan Garrett! We’d love for you to come meet him and hear his heart for STS!

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High school guys, join David Nicholas for a fun afternoon of basketball!

4:30 – 6:00 pm in the STS Gym

Wednesday, August 26:

Marist School students – we’re praying for you on your first day of school!

Join us for family dinner in The Commons from 5:00 – 6:00 pm followed by fellowship, games, worship and Bible study in STS from 6:00 – 7:15 pm.

Sunday, August 30:

We invite you, STS Families, to join us for a joint Family Service for Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry families. This gives us the opportunity to worship together at the beginning of the school year, introduce key ministry staff, set the vision for the coming year, and pray together as families.

We’ll gather in the STS Gym from 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.. Light refreshments and coffee will be available. Starting at 9:15, worship will be led by our STS band, then Zack Carden, Director of Family Ministries, will share the vision for Family Ministries at The Church of The Apostles. He will also introduce our new Director of Student Ministries. We’ll close the service by praying together for our families and the coming year.

*Children’s Ministry (elementary age) will be watching Pilgrim’s Progress in room 420.

**All STS students (5th-12th grade) will be in the Family Service.

Braves

STS Families, we’re going to the Braves vs. Yankees game on Sunday, August 30 @ 1:35 pm!

Please contact the STS Office to reserve your tickets! (404) 591-2470 or jsessoms@apostles.org

Tickets: $10/each (we have Gen. Adm section)