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"A Support and Educational Development Group for those in Children's Ministry"

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DeDe Reilly
Children's Ministry Rep. for the NGC
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Rock Solid

   

 

2018 Rock Solid Retreat Schedule:

Saturday
10 - 10:45 AM – Registration and getting settled
11 - 11:50 – Opening Worship
Noon - 12:30 – Lunch
12:45 - 2 PM – Workshop 1
2:15 - 3:30 PM – Workshop 2
Snacks will be available on the porch of the Moor Center – Grab and Go
3:45 - 5 PM – Workshop 3
5 - 5:30 – Free time with group
5:30 - 6 PM – Dinner
6:30 - 7:45 – Workshop 4
8 – 8:45 PM – Cabin Chats
9-10 PM – Worship
10:30 – Lights Out

Sunday
8 - 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 AM – Clean up and load
9 – 9:40 – Pictures at Cane Creek Falls
9:45 - 10:45 AM –Worship and Communion
11:00 AM – Homeward Bound

 

Opportunities & Resources

 

 

5th Graders Winter Retreat 

(To be held at Camp Glisson)

February 3-4, 2018

Scripture verse:  

Matthew 7: 24-25: "Everybody who hears these words and puts them into practice is like a wise builder who built a house on bedrock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the wind blew and beat against the house. It didn't fall because it was firmly set on bedrock." (CEB)

Purpose:

The purpose of this retreat is to give children in fifth grade who will be transitioning from elementary school to middle school – from children’s ministry to youth an opportunity explore their faith foundation.

Goals:

Participants will leave the 24 hour experience with:

  • Sense of community
  • Confidence that they are not alone as they encounter the unknowns before them
  • Practical tools to strengthen their faith.
Cost:  $98.00/participant

 Click Here to Register

Registration Closes:  January 19 – @ 11:45 p.m.

(No refunds after January 5th)
 

Important Paperwork:

Safe Sanctuary Form (1 per church - turned in at registration)

Permission & Covenant Form (1 per participant - turned in at registration)

Medical Release  (1 per participant - to be kept by adult chaperone)

Packing List

2018 Rock Solid Leaders

 

Chuck Bell has served in United Methodist churches full time as a music director and worship designer since 1996, and served in worship ministries in other denominations since 1988. Currently serving as an independent consultant, he is nationally known as a clinician, arranger and musician. He has partnered with the North Georgia Conference in leading worship at the ALIVE and Rock On children’s retreats, as well as the Rooted and Spiritual Life Retreats for youth.  Chuck was worked with many churches from the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church, as well as in other states, assisting worship and arts ministries with planning, organizing and the redesigning of traditional and contemporary services and the exploration of new opportunities in a wide variety of denominational and nondenominational churches. You can find his musical arrangements, original music and consulting information at www.chuckbellmusic.com or at chuck@chuckbellmusic.com.

 

 

Charlie Conder is a student specialist for the Rethink Group. She lives with her wildly talented husband Eric, her sometimes snarky but lovable daughter Hadley and her three super cute pups. Swedish fish and animal crackers are a staple food in her life. Charlie has been working with students for nearly 20 years in educational and ministry settings. 

 


   

 

 Kim Reindl is the Director of Inter-generational Discipleship, Children’s and Youth Ministries at Cokes Chapel UMC in Sharpsburg, GA.  Kim is also the founder of Pomegranate Christian Education & Formation.  Kim believes that as we come to know God, we are naturally inspired to love God and love others.  It is for this reason that she focuses on offering educational environments where people of all ages are invited to learn about God’s character through study, as well as formational environments where people are invited to open themselves up to God’s presence through spiritual practices.  Kim has a Master’s of Divinity Degree from Emory’s Candler School of Theology, as well as a Master’s degree in Communication, and undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Communication from the University of Georgia.  She has worked and served in a diverse number of educational settings over the past 30 years, receiving both local and international awards for teaching.  In her spare time Kim enjoys travel and learning new things.  She lives in Peachtree City, GA with her husband and is the mother of two college aged sons.

 

Blair Setnor arrived at Glenn Memorial in 2009 as a youth director during her studies at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She completed her Master of Divinity in 2010 and was ordained a Deacon in 2016. Blair grew up in Kentucky and Indiana and attended the University of Evansville as a competitive collegiate swimmer, where she met her husband, Shane. Shane, Blair, their two sons and their pups love having friends and family visit.