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Alberta Conference
Youth Department

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This special edition NewsBlast is being sent to you to promote our Conference-wide mission trip to Belize.  Our conference has a long history of short-term mission trips as our members have a desire to serve in our local communities, as well as internationally.  Our hope is that you help find young people that want to serve and that a mission experience would be beneficial for.  We have seen so many lives changed because of mission experiences.  

We also want to get groups to help finalize the assistance that we began with the Fort McMurry fire.  Help is desperately needed at the Edmonton Warehouse to finish by the end of November.  Please consider bringing your youth groups, young adult groups, pathfinder clubs, school groups, or any other group you can empower.  Together we can get this important work completed.  May God continue to bless you as we strive to put our hands and feet to work, serving others.

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The ADRA Warehouse in Edmonton are needing volunteers to help sort items to be sent to Fort McMurray. They have invited all the Adventist Churches in the Edmonton area to volunteer on Saturday October 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and are also inviting you.

Hours of Operation: Sunday to Thursday, 10 AM to 5 PM with extended hours on Tuesday by appointment
Sign up link: http://bttr.im/cmdah
Please sign up online in order to reserve a plate for lunch
They can write letters of recommendation or verification for students in need of volunteer hours.
For more information, email ymm.volunteercoordinator@adra.ca or call (780) 394-8212.

Belize Mission Trip 2017

The Alberta Conference Youth Department is excited about our 2017 Mission Trip to Belize on April 12-19, 2017.  This trip  will focus on constructing a new school in the village of Billy White.  Mission trips can be a life-changing activity as participants focus on serving others.  If you are interested . . .

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Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples. Psalm 96:3 (NIV)

Kevin Kiers - Youth Ministries Director

Lyle Notice - Associate Youth Director

David Benjamin - Assistant Youth Director

Upcoming Events

Be sure to keep up-to-date on upcoming events by regularly visiting our website www.freshalbertyouth.ca

2016
Oct 14-16        Global Public Campus Ministry Weekend
Oct 28-30        Pathfinder Survival Training
Nov 5               Master Guide Sabbath
Nov 11             Edmonton Post Secondary Student Get Together
Nov 18-20        NAD Missions Conference, San Diego, California
Nov 18-19        Young Adult Empowerment Weekend
Dec 19-Jan 1    Conference Office Closed

2017
Jan 2-Feb 20    Camp Staff Applications Due for summer 2017
Jan 13              Edmonton Post Secondary Student Get Together
Jan 21              Calgary Post Secondary Student Get Together
Feb 4               Pathfinder Winter Extravaganza
Feb 17-18        Calgary Area Teen Youth Rally
Mar 3-4           Edmonton Area Teen Youth Rally
Apr 12-19       Conference Youth Mission Trip
May 19-22      Adventurer/Pathfinder Joint Camporee (tentative)
May 21-28      NAD Adventist Christian Fellowship Institute
May 28-31      Grade 5-6 Outdoor School
Jun 25-Jul 2    Camp Staff Orientation
Jul 2-9             Blind Camp
Jul 9-12           Specialty Horsemanship/Water Sports Camp
Jul 14-22         Camp Meeting
Jul 23-30         Adventurer Camp/Sherwood Forest 1 Camp
Jul 30-Aug 6   Junior Camp/Sherwood Forest 2 Camp
Aug 6-13        Teen Camp/Sherwood Forest 3 Camp
Aug 14-20       Family Camp
Sep 9               Edmonton Post Secondary Student Get Together

Sep 16            Calgary Post Secondary Student Get Together
Sep 22-24       Pathfinder/Adventurer Basic Staff Training
Oct 1              Adventurer Family Fun Day
Oct 14            #REACH1 outreach event
Nov 3-4          Young Adult Empowerment Weekend

Cruise With A Mission
Cruise with a Mission exists as a catalyst for young adults to cultivate a transformative lifestyle of connecting with God and others, in the context of Christian community. Our goal is that young adults will renew their spiritual journeys during meaningful on-board presentations, discover meaningful community through group interactions, and explore the joy of helping others during our service projects . . .
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Mission Lifeguard
Mission Lifeguard is a resource re-launched by the North American Division Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership to save lives. It's one of the North American Division Building Blocks for LIFE.
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YOUTH DEPARTMENT TRAVELS

The Youth Department is making efforts to visit our members. Here is the travel schedule of the youth department for the upcoming months: 

Kevin Kiers
Oct 11-14                Beisiker Camping Trip
Nov 3                      Educators' Guild at Burman University
Nov 4-6                   Alberta Schools Volleyball Tournament
Nov 14-17               M.A.N.S. Week of Prayer
Nov 18-20               NAD Missions Conference
Dec 1-6                   Adventist Assoc. of Camping Professionals

Lyle Notice
Oct 8                      Pathfinder Induction
Oct 15                    Preaching at Ryley Church
Oct 28-30               Pathfinder Survival Training
Nov 5                     Master Guide Sabbath
Nov 18-20              NAD MIssions Conference

David Benjamin
Nov 5                     Master Guide Sabbath
Nov 11                   Edmonton University & College Student Hangout
Nov 18-20              NAD Missions Conference
Dec 10                   Preaching at Hanna Church
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