Refuge Weekend 2019

January 25-27

About Refuge Weekend

This is a special weekend set apart in PaulAnn Student Ministry where students gather together in church members’ homes on a Friday night through a Sunday morning and spend time going through a study on a particular topic and scripture. Students are split up according to grade and gender and are led by small group leaders.

  • When

    January 25-27, 2019

  • Cost

    $50

Schedule for the Weekend

Friday

  • 5:00PM:  Leaders meeting – Student Center
  • 6:30PM: Leaders head to Host home   
  • 7:30-8:15PM: Students arrive at Host Homes (DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 7:30)
  • 8:30-11:00PM Get to know you, free time, Session 1 in the home          
  • 11:00PM: Would you Rather snack time
  • 12:15AM Lights Out

Saturday

  • 8:45AM: Breakfast in host home
  • 9:15AM: Quiet Time
  • 9:45AM: Session 2 in the home
  • 11:00AM: FREE TIME & Prepare for mission project and rec
  • 11:30AM: Lunch in home
  • 12:00PM: Leave for mission project
  • Middle School
    • 12:15PM: Begin Can Food Fight
    • 1:15PM: Head to Rust Street
    • 2:10PM: Leave for Rec
  • High School
    • 12:15PM: Mission Project
    • 2:15PM: Leave for Rec
  • 2:30PM: Pep-Rally (Lincoln Middle School)
  • 3:00PM: REC (wear rec shirt)
  • 4:30PM: Group Pic
  • 4:40PM: Free Time
  • 6:15PM: Supper at Host Home
  • 7:00PM Leave for Church
  • 7:15PM: Session 3 at PaulAnn w/parents (Worship Center)
  • 9:15PM: Return to homes
  • 9:30PM: One-on-Ones and free time
  • 11:30PM: ZZZZZZZZ!!!!

Sunday

Middle School

  • 8:00AM: Breakfast in the home
  • 8:30AM: Pack/Clean Up
  • 9:40AM: Head to the church
  • 10:00AM: Session 4 at PaulAnn
  • 11:30AM: Group Picture on turf field
  • 11:40AM: Free time in Student Center
  • 1:00PM: Parents pick up students at PaulAnn

High School

  • 8:30AM: Breakfast in the home
  • 9:15AM: Pack/Clean Up
  • 10:40AM: Head to the church
  • 11:00AM: Group Picture on turf
  • 11:30AM: Session 4 at PaulAnn       
  • 1:00PM Parents pick up students at PaulAnn

Leader lunch following Sunday worship services in the Student Center

Register for the Refuge

Volunteer at Refuge

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What do I bring with me?

  • Bible and pen (you will NOT be able to use your phone Bible app)
  • Change of clothes for Saturday and Sunday
  • Shoes/clothes for Rec and Mission Project (may get dirty)
  • Toiletries
  • TOWEL AND WASHCLOTHS (Don’t forget these)
  • Sleeping bag and PILLOW
  • No other money needed unless your group decides on a special activity
  • One large bag of snacks and a 2 liter soda
  • High School – any supplies/clothing needed for your mission project

What if I have to leave for part of the weekend?

Our hope is that you would be able to stay for the whole thing. If you must leave for a short time, your PARENTS must fill out a “Time Away Card”. You can download and print this card on our website, refugeweekend.com. This card allows you to leave for a period of time and then come back when done. It must be signed by a parent. (Example: basketball game)

When does Refuge BEGIN and END?

Students report to the HOME Friday night 7:30- 8:15 PM DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 7:30
AN address to the home will be provided at the Kick-Off. Refuge ends after the 11:30 service on Sunday morning. Parents are invited to attend. We will not have CLGs (small groups) that night, so you can go home and crash or do your homework.

Can I have my phone at Refuge?

No. We are collecting cell phones at the door this year! Students can check them out in the evening as directed by their leader.

What’s going on for Parents?

Parents join up with the students on Saturday night at 7:00 pm in the Worship Center and again on Sunday morning at 10:00 am for MS and parents or 11:30 for HS and parents. MS students will hang out in the student center during the 11:30 service. You will be able to take your MS student home after the group picture at 11:30 service if you have no activities during 11:30 service.

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