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DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT ~ Saturday, September 27

TJ & crew has planned a drive-in movie night for youth at the Silver Moon Drive-In located at 4100 New Tampa Highway (or 4100 US 92 W - about two blocks west of Publix warehouse) on Saturday, September 27th. Plan to arrive at 8 PM and look for the cars belonging to TJ, Andrea, Matt & Malinda. You can drive yourself OR your family is welcome to come and stay OR your parents can drop you off at the entrance at 8 PM and youth staff will be there to meet you. We will watch only the first movie, so pick-up time will be at 10:30 PM at the exit.

The cost is $5 per person. If families stay, children under age 10 get in for $1. If you are being dropped off, bring along a lawn chair. Bring extra money for the concession stand. The movie showing in that time slot will be announced closer to the event, so STAY TUNED!!

David Crowder Neon Steeple Tour ~ October 17th

Join us for a great night of music on Friday, October 17th as we travel to Northland Church for a concert featuring David Crowder, All Sons & Daughters and Capital Kings! Three years after the David Crowder Band went their separate ways, the talented front man has finally announced his solo project, "Neon Steeple."  It's a new sound but all Crowder. The concert takes place at Northland at Longwood in Longwood, FL (just north of Orlando).

The group will leave First UMC - Lakeland at 5 PM on charter bus. Either eat supper before you come or bring a sack supper with you to eat on the way. The group will return Lakeland by 11 PM.

Registration will begin SUNDAY, September 7th...And more details to be announced soon!! So stay tuned!

7/8 Grade Halloween Pumpkin Bash ~ Friday, October 24

Calling ALL 7th & 8th graders to a FANTABULOUS night of PUMPKIN BASHING!! Mark your calendars for Friday, October 17th from 6-9 PM when the festivity occurs in First UMC's F-Building! Entry fee is $3 per person, but bring extra $$ for the Youth Snack Bar and pizza supper.

Come prepared for a night of FUN!!! You never know what TJ and the crew have planned! Be prepared for crazy games, corny contests and all sorts of PUMPKIN related activities! Friends are always welcome!

IMPRINT LOVE RETREAT - Nov. 14-16


One United Youth Ministries announces the Imprint Love Retreat at Leesburg camp the weekend of November 14-16.  The cost is $100 per person.

Imprint Love is the fourth retreat in a series of five retreats that bring to life the issue of living outside our own desires and seeking the desires of Christ. The pathway to our mission is to show a world where justice is sought, where compassion isn't just a feeling but an action, and where the love of Christ is lived out by loving others.

WARNING: This retreat can change the world!

To particpate, complete the registration form & camp waiver form and turn them into the Youth Office along with your payment.  The group will leave on Friday, November 14th at 5:45 PM and will return on Sunday, November 16th at Noon.

Registration forms and waiver forms will soon be available. Registration will begin soon!

Youth Christmas Party ~ December 7th

The One United Youth Christmas Party is slated for Sunday, December 7th in the Fellowship Center from 5-7 PM. Plan to participate in the UGLY SWEATER Contest by making your own ugly sweater. Youth got creative making their ugly sweaters at the last party.....What can YOU come up with!

There will be a lot fun and games and dancing. More details will be announced in the near future. Go ahead and mark the date on your calendars!!