First Lutheran Youth Presents Science Night On Jan. 25

Friday, January 18, 2013

First Lutheran Youth will present Science Night, taking place at Belvoir Christian Academy, 800 Belvoir Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37412, on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., featuring Ben Roy.

FLY is bringing Science Night to BCA for the first time. Science Night will showcase Ben Roy of Science Zone.

Ticket prices:

0-3 and over 100, free

4-100 $3/person

Tickets are available at the door

Organizers said, "This amazing show will be captivating, motivating and inspiring as you learn how God created science phenomena. This educational show will be fun for all ages." 

Ben Roy was the director of the WTVC News Channel 9 Science Theater. He currently teaches science methods at UTC. Mr. Roy has been both a teacher and principal for elementary and middle schools. He was awarded "Teacher of the Year" for the Gordon County School System in Georgia. He currently holds teaching certifications in Georgia and Tennessee. 

"His shows implement state science objectives and are absolutely amazing."

All proceeds from this learning extravaganza will finance the FLY high school National Youth Gathering, which will take place July 1-5, in San Antonio, Texas. Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) youth and adult leaders will visit the city under the theme Live Love(d) based on I John 4:9"This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him." (NIV 1984).

FLY will join over 30,000 other high school Lutheran youth from around the world. Held every three years, LCMS Youth Gatherings provide young people an opportunity to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity. During the five days of the Gathering youth spend time together in worship, God’s Word, prayer, song and service.

For more information, contact Virginia McClary at First Lutheran Church  at office@first4u.org or 423 629-5990, or Corrie Thomas at tis.cathomas@gmail.com or 423 314-2477.


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