Signal Mountain Presbyterian Hosts FISH Feb. 21-23

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

FISH will be Feb.21-23 at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd. Fish is a powerful weekend gathering designed to provoke new perspective, spur spiritual growth, and inspire all middle & high school students to embrace Jesus through his transforming love. Our 2014 Theme is Matthew 14. It will be in the SMPC Warehouse. FISH has four parts (students come for these but stay at their own homes). Program Friday and night open at 5:30 and last until 10:30 p.

m. Saturday, Middle School program will be from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and High School from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Speakers will be Nate Stratman, who is on staff at First Pres in Colorado Springs. He writes, dreams, thinks, speaks, loves, and farms in his backyard. Aaron Arnold comes from sunny southwest Florida where he founded and directs Youthhope International – meeting students and leading outreach to youth all over the world. Trenton Mueller is guest worshjip leader and Phil Wickham will be in concert.

Sunday morning Students lead our 8:15 and 10:40 a.m. worship services and share testimonies from the weekend.

Sunday from 9:15-10:30 a.m. parents are invited to join us for a special seminar for parents of teenagers & elementary schoolers, "Risk and Raising Kids with Aaron Arnold and Nate Stratman. Each speaker will take a few minutes to share the heart o their weekend message in a way that connects with the practical challenge as parents. The meeting will be in the Warehouse. Use the Youth parking lot and the Café entrance. Coffee and light breakfast provided. Feel free to stay for worship at 10:40.


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