When I was hungry, you gave me something to eat, and when I was thirsty, you gave me something to drink. When I was a stranger, you welcomed me - Matthew 25:31
November 7th through November 9th 2014
Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren, Elgin Illinois 60123
When: Registration will begin at 7 pm on Friday Night. Retreat participants will be dismissed on Sunday around 11:45 AM. Note that District Conference will end on Saturday – please indicate if you will be picking up your youth on Saturday evening or on Sunday.
Who: Everyone currently in 9th through 12th grades during the 2014-2015 school year. Friends and advisors are welcome.
Where: The Church of the Brethren is located at 783 West Highland Avenue in Elgin Illinois. http://www.hacob.org/
Cost: $40 for youth – no charge for advisors. Make checks payable to “Illinois/Wisconsin District Youth” Please also bring a food donation for the Illinois Food Bank. Please check that the food has not expired as the food bank will not accept old food.
What to Bring: Bible, Games, Sleeping Bag, Snacks to share, Towel, and Work clothes.
Service Project Information - Northern Illinois Food Bank:
We recommend dressing comfortably and in layers – the warehouse can be chill. A T-Shirt with a Sweatshirt is a great combination. You will need close-toed shoes – sneakers or work boots work great. Long shorts or pants are part of the warehouse dress code.
You must have your parent sign the separate consent form for the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
Registration Deadline: October 26th, 2014