Bowling 11.18.12

Hello Friends,
  This Sunday, November 18, for EYC we will be attending the Fort Jackson Century Bowling Lanes from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  We will be meeting at St. John's at 1:45 pm.  The cost will be $4 per person -  this will include one game of bowling and shoe rentals, St. John's will cover additional games.  A snack will be provided at the bowling  alley.  The website for Fort Jackson Century Bowling Lanes is http://fortjacksonmwr.com/bowling/.  Please, remember to bring friends!


I would like to meet you

Hello All,
  I would love to get to know the EYC family.  I'd love to be able to be welcomed into your homes, and meet you and your families.  This would be a relaxed time of fellowship where I could better understand what you and your families need from our joint ministry.  It would also be a time to just get to know you.  Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays would best for me, but my schedule is flexible.

Tuesdays at Panera canceled

Hello Friends,
 I'm sorry to announce that due to a lack of interest Tuesdays at Panera will be canceled for the rest of the year.



EYC Calendar until 1/1/13

Below is the calendar for the rest of the year:

Sunday, November 11 - EYC Paintball Trip 2 pm to 6 pm

Sunday, November 18 - EYC Bowling Trip

Sunday, November 25 - No EYC because of Thanksgiving break

Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1 - Icon Writing Class

Sunday, December 2 - EYC regular time

Saturday, December 8 - EYC Harvest Hope event for 8th - 12th grade, 9 am - 1 pm.  Great Wolf Lodge Trip - leave after Harvest Hope

Sunday, December 9 - EYC regular time

Sunday, December 16 - EYC Advent party/White elephant gift exchange

Sunday, December 23 - No EYC because of Christmas upcoming

Sunday, December 30 - No EYC because of Christmas upcoming

Paintball 11/11/12

Hello All,
  For EYC this week we will be going paintballing.  The Cost is $25 per person, which includes cost of rentals and 500 paintballs.  More paintballs run by the 500 at $15.  We will meet at 1:30 at St. John's and head over to Ballbuster's paintball in West Columbia for a 2 pm appointment.  The event goes on until 6 pm, and we will then return to St. John's where you can be picked up.  Chaperones are needed.  We appreciate your ministry.  Please, dress appropriately for the weather and outdoors.  Friends are invited and encouraged to come!  Do not let the cost deter you - Scholarships are available.


The address is:
227 Super Dr.
West Columbia, SC 29172

St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk.

Hello Friends,
  On Saturday, November 17, St. Jude supporters in 90 communities across the country will join together as teams and individuals to participate in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk  This exciting family-friendly event helps raise money to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.   I am writing to you today to remind you that there are people within our St. John's family who have been affected by childhood cancer.  I'm asking you fervently that, if you have the time, you participate in this event and support those people within our community.  
  I invite you to visit http://gtw.stjude.org/Evan and please join our team or make a donation.  Invite family, friends, co-workers and neighbors to walk with you.  Celebrate with your team at the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. on November 17.

The Walk will be happening at Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel St. Columbia, SC 29201.  Registration begins at 7:15 am, and the Walk Starts at 9:00 am.  

Ski Trip

Hello Friends,
  I have the final figures on the Ski Trip.  It will be $200 per person for the ski trip, and we will be going to Sugar Mountain, NC.  Ski Lessons will be an extra $15.  The drive is about 4 hours.  We will be leaving at 5:30 pm on Friday night, January 18, 2013.  We will check in Friday night at 10 pm at Sugar Mountain, and then head back to our accommodations at the Best Western near Sugar.  We will hit the slopes at exactly 8:30 am on Saturday, January 19, 2012, for ski lessons and skiing.  All meals will need to be paid out of pocket.  We will leave Sunday Morning, January 20, 2013, after Eucharist at a local Episcopal parish.  Scholarships are available upon request.  

Friday, January 18 - Sunday, January 20
Cost: $200, plus $15 for lessons
All food will be paid out of pocket
Scholarships are available

  Please, have a $100 dollar deposit to me by Nov. 30, and the full cost paid by January 10.  Please, checks only -- make them payable to "St. John's Episcopal Church."