News and Notes


October 11-18


October 15 – College Care Packages (6th-12th)

Our youth group will send care packages to all of our Crieve Hall college students on Sunday, Oct. 15. This will be our service project for the month of October. We will meet in the Activity Center at 10:30 right after Bible class for those who attend 1st service. Those who go to second service can help us finish as we assemble the boxes. If you have any goodies that will not melt, feel free to bring them along, but we will have plenty of snacks provided. After we finish, we will head to Nipper’s Corner to share lunch together.


October 15 – Bible Bowl Recognition Dinner

On Sunday, October 15, after evening services in the Activity Center we will have a recognition dinner for all who came to class and those who went to Cookeville. If you have not already RSVP’d, please do so to Colleen McAlister, [email protected].


October 19 – The Word with Friends (6th-12th)

On Thursday, October 19, at 7:00 PM our 6th-12th grades are invited to a special time where we try to reach out to friends that we have in our schools and neighborhoods and invite them to a special devotional time. We will have a Bible study together, as well as enjoy a fun activity/game and some refreshments. Please bring a finger food or dessert. Drinks will be provided. We will meet in the Gathering Room.


Special Song Leading Class (6th-12th boys)

A special elective song leading class will begin next Wednesday night, October 18, for all 6th-12th grade boys. We will spend four consecutive weeks working on song leading and any of our youth group age young men can attend. This will take place in the Youth Assembly Room (415).


November 3-5 – Fall Retreat @ Hickory Hills (6th-12th)

Our Fall Retreat is coming up on Nov. 3-5 at Camp Hickory Hills in Dickson, TN.  The address for the camp is 925 Wilson Hollow Rd, Dickson, TN 37055. This will be for all of the 6th-12th youth and the theme will be “Joy”, based on Habakkuk 3:17-19.  The speakers for the weekend will be Toby Sharpe and Darren Griffin. We will meet at 5:30 on Friday evening to depart. We are scheduled to return to Crieve Hall around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Eat supper before you come Friday. We will have an evening snack but not a meal. Be sure to bring your Bible and an attitude to grow spiritually. You can leave your phone at home because there will be no reception!

The cost is $35 per person. If you need to update your insurance information on your permission form, please do so.  Please sign up and turn in your $35 as soon as possible.


NACA Church League Basketball (6th-12th)

It is time to sign up to participate in church league basketball.  The sign-up sheets are at the Youth Corner. The league plans to start in November, but we want to go ahead and determine our teams. The regular season will end around the first of February. Registration fee is $35 per person. You can put this fee in Aaron’s box.