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The STARS ministry offers many special activities and events throughout the year. There are adult and family retreats, square dances, baseball games and many other fun activities. Be sure to check back here regularly to see what is coming up next!

 

Upcoming

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

                                                                                                                                              • BUDDY BREAK 

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Buddy Break (BB) is a free respite program provided by College Church in partnership with Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break. Kids with special needs (ages 14 and under) and their siblings (ages 2-12) make new friends and enjoy all kinds of activities while their caregivers get a break. The first hour includes group activities in the gym, snacks from home and puppet Bible Stories. During the second hour, kids can choose from four different stations/rooms: music activities, table-top games/puzzles/crafts, large motor skill physical games (ie. beach balls) and a quiet sensory room. Every child with special needs has their own buddy for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register beginning November 15.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Sunday, November 26, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Shelley Swanson.

                                                                                                                                              • STARS CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Meet us in the College Church Sanctuary to celebrate the newborn King with music and drama. A Cookie and punch reception follows. Invite your family, friends and neighbors.

                                                                                                                                              • STARS DADS 

                                                                                                                                                THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                STARS Dads meet for dinner, activities and prayer.
                                                                                                                                                Contact Doug Linhardt for location details.

                                                                                                                                              • STARS DADS 

                                                                                                                                                THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                STARS Dads meet for dinner, activities and prayer.
                                                                                                                                                Contact Doug Linhardt for location details.

                                                                                                                                              • BUDDY BREAK 

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, January 19, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Buddy Break (BB) is a free respite program provided by College Church in partnership with Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break. Kids with special needs (ages 14 and under) and their siblings (ages 2-12) make new friends and enjoy all kinds of activities while their caregivers get a break. The first hour includes group activities in the gym, snacks from home and puppet Bible Stories. During the second hour, kids can choose from four different stations/rooms: music activities, table-top games/puzzles/crafts, large motor skill physical games (ie. beach balls) and a quiet sensory room. Every child with special needs has their own buddy for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register beginning January 3.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Sunday, January 14, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Shelley Swanson.

                                                                                                                                              • FRIDAY NIGHT FUN 

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Friday Night Fun (FNF) is a free respite program offered by College Church for teens and adults with special needs (ages 15 and older). FNF always lives up to it's name! Participants choose between recreation in the gym, crafts, table games and activities like Karaoke and Bingo. The evening closes with Bible skits, singing and prayer. If this is your STAR's first visit to FNF, we request a parent or guardian stay with their STAR for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register beginning January 3.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Wednesday, January 17, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Beth Gunther.

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