Upward Sunday Volunteers
February 25th, 2018
“Upward Sunday Funday!”
On Sunday, February 25th, We will celebrate our Upward Season thru awards, give-aways, lunch and a roller skating party. We are inviting our Church family to take this opportunity to begin relationships with hundreds of people that have joined us on this special Sunday.
This is a chance to be Missional and Take The City right here at BDCC. We will need plenty of volunteers to make this event run smoothly.
Please be praying for your part in this ministry.
Upward Sunday Funday
February 25th, 2018
Please make sure to go through the registration process for everyone who is attending!
You are invited to a celebration of our Upward Season through awards, give-aways, lunch and a skating party. Sunday, February 25 beginning at the 11:00 a..m. Worship Service. Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to Check in your child(ren).
After service we will proceed to the Activity Center for lunch and awards. Lunch is FREE for all who attend, but we need to know who is coming so we can prepare enough food.
Please make sure you go to the add ons and order your skating tickets. Extra tickets will not be available on the day of the event.
Sign up Deadline is February 21.
All Upward participants will receive a ticket for free roller skating, skates and miniature golf. Any additional children or adults who want to skate will need to pay $4 each. There are also video games available from $.50 - $1.00. You will be responsible for those if you want to play.
Any adults "just watching" will not be charged, but must have a ticket to get in. (All tickets must be picked up at the lunch).
CIY - Superstart
March 2nd - March 3rd, 2018
ABOUT THE EVENT
Ben Davis Christian Church preteens will travel to Traders Point Christian Church in Whitestown, Indiana to participate in SuperStart! – a weekend-long, worship event geared for pre-teens in motion. At SuperStart! pre-teens learn and grow as they build relationships with friends, kids ministry leaders and – most importantly – Jesus. The 2018 theme for SuperStart! is Power UP.
The $80 cost is all-inclusive, including: dinner Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, two snacks, transportation, event t-shirt and accommodations. A $25 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due at registration.
ABOUT THE THEME
Luke 11:28 “But (Jesus) said, ‘Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!’”
Imagine your favorite video game. You’re at the moment where everything hangs in the balance. One wrong move and your player could die, but if you play the game just right you’ll make it to the next level and eventually win the game. It’s the perfect time for a “Power Up” – that critical gift or ability that you didn’t have before, but it helped you advance and win.
Young Disciples - Children's Baptism Class
March 4th - March 11th, 2018
This class is for any child that is questioning baptism and how to start their faith journey. As always, we want to partner with parents in their child’s growth, so we ask that an adult attend the class with their child. This class discusses, Who God Is, Who Jesus Is, What Jesus did for us, communion, baptism and discipleship.
When registering, you will need to register each child and adult.
Elevate 912 Spring Retreat
April 6th - April 8th, 2018
This Spring Retreat at Johnson University provides a weekend of compelling messages, high energy worship, and great fellowship. This event offers high school youth an opportunity to grow their relationship with God on a beautiful college campus surrounded by other young people who share their passion for Christ. This year promises to be a thought-provoking one for students, as our Spring Retreat theme is “Enough” based on the life of David. We will explore David’s life and see that no matter our upbringing, status, or others’ opinions of us...we are ENOUGH to be used by God.
Please register no later than March 11. The $80 registration includes the retreat, meals, lodging and transportation.
We will be leaving at 12:30 Friday, April 6. This retreat will count as a college visit. Letters will be provided by the college to excuse the absence on Friday.
Haiti Mission Trip
June 9th - June 15th, 2018
Through our strategic partnerships, Ben Davis Christian Church hosts short-term mission trips and service projects for individuals, families and Missional Communities. While we believe the mission field is all around us, short-term mission trips and service projects challenge us to live on mission abroad and in our own backyards. Join us in 2018 as we parter with Christianville Foundation in Gressier, Haiti to serve an orphanage and dedicate a school in TiBoucan.
The Haiti Mission trip is for everyone 16 & older and will be facilitated by Ryan Heathco and Sarah Kennedy. An exception to age restrictions will be made for high school students accompanied by a custodial parent. For more information please contact Ryan Heathco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us in Gressier, Haiti and surrounding communities as we serve in a children’s home, evangelize local villages, provide nourishment and enrichment to the elderly, and perform light construction. There will be safe transport, working environments and lodging at the Christianville guesthouse will be provided by experienced ministry professionals.
REGISTRATION AND FEES
The cost of the trip is $1,250.00. The cost is all-inclusive, and includes: airfare, travel expenses while in Haiti, lodging at the Christianville guesthouse, travel insurance, food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), translators, project supplies, and a t-shirt. Final payments are due by team members in May.
There will be multiple opportunities to learn more about the trip before the sign-up deadline, including information meetings after the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services on December 10 and 17 and January 14 and 21.
To sign-up, please register at this site. In addition, registration packets will be provided at the information meetings. If you are unable to attend a meeting, you may e-mail Ryan Heathco at email@example.com to receive an electronic copy or a mailed packet.
If you would like to support the team or someone on the team download instructions for support and turn in the form with your payment. There will also be an opportunity to donate needed items in May.
CIY - Move
June 11th - June 16th, 2018
MOVE IS A 5-DAY, HIGH SCHOOL ONLY EVENT, DESIGNED TO AMPLIFY CHRIST’S CALL ON STUDENTS’ LIVES TO BECOME KINGDOM WORKERS.
Registration and $50 deposit deadline is January 26. Remaining balance will be due May 7.
2018 Theme - CONTRAST
Kingdom workers are called to stand out; to be different and make a difference. There is a stark contrast between a life lived for the King and one lived for anyone or anything else. What are those differences? How should our lives be distinct? Join us summer of 2018 as we look at John's first letter.