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5-6 Grade Spring Retreat
Apr
27
to Apr 29

5-6 Grade Spring Retreat

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5-6 graders, join Mark, Rachael, and adult volunteers for a very exciting trip this spring!  We are heading to the incredible Whitewater express camp in Ocoee, Tennessee! We are planning a weekend full of teaching, worship, fellowship with friends, a variety of activities to choose from including rafting down the wonderful Nantahala River!

We will be studying Joshua 1:9 and what it means to be strong and courageous followers of Christ.

Important Info

Students need to arrive at COTA by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27.  Students will need to be picked up by12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29.  Students need to bring clothes for two days in the outdoors, plus one set of clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (especially if you choose to play paintball). Please pack lightly (no large suitcases, please). Keep in mind that it will get cold at nights. Also, bring rain gear, sleeping bag or linens, pillow, towel, toiletries, flashlight, Bible and journal!

 

Total Cost $130.00 (Includes food, transportation, activities, materials and a T-shirt)

*Students will need to bring money to purchase lunch on the way back to COTA Sunday afternoon

After registration you will be e-mailed release forms, packing list, and arrival/departure time.

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Mar
18
5:00 PM17:00

Community Groups

The heart behind Community Groups is to build community where we live. We meet on the third Sunday of the month from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. We have food, fellowship & games, as well as Bible study and discussion time. 

This year, we are using selected topics from David Platt's CounterCulture for the Bible Study & discussion time. Each topic is relevant to issues we face in our daily lives.

So spread the word - invite your friends & neighbors!

  • Please email STS team if you need addresses/directions.
  • Upcoming Community Group dates: April 15

Let us know if you have any questions!

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Hawks Game
Mar
4
3:30 PM15:30

Hawks Game

STS, join us for a fun afternoon cheering on the Hawks! We have a limited number of tickets, so save yours today! We'll meet, as a group, at the Lindbergh MARTA station at 2:00 pm.

Tickets: $30/person [includes unlimited drinks & popcorn from Philips Arena concessions]

Reserve your tickets here:

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Feb
18
5:00 PM17:00

Community Groups

The heart behind Community Groups is to build community where we live. We meet on the third Sunday of the month from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. We have food, fellowship & games, as well as Bible study and discussion time. 

This year, we are using selected topics from David Platt's CounterCulture for the Bible Study & discussion time. Each topic is relevant to issues we face in our daily lives.

So spread the word - invite your friends & neighbors!

  • Please email STS team if you need addresses/directions.
  • Upcoming Community Group dates: March 18, April 15

Let us know if you have any questions!

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Feb
9
to Feb 10

STS Girls Galentine's Bash

We are so excited about our first big Girls Ministry event coming up February 9-10.

We want to be very intentional about creating an event and an environment where we can come together as girls to have FUN, build unity, and discuss the joys and struggles that we face on a daily basis. Our heart is to foster Godly, healthy relationships with our sisters in Christ.

The topics we'll be discussing are: our identity in Christ, what it meant to live for Him with consistency (in all areas of our lives), and what it looks like to have Godly, healthy friendships.

  • 5th Grade Girls - parents pickup after Friday evening sessions (approx. 9:30/9:45 pm)
  • 6th Grade Girls - staying overnight at the Church is optional. If they are not spending the night at the church, parents must pickup after Friday evening sessions (approx. 9:30/9:45pm)
  • 7th-12th Grade girls - staying the night at Apostles, parents picking up at 9:00am on Saturday

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COST: $20/girl. We are offering a multi-child discount: second daughter $15, third daughter $10. For your second daughter enter promotional/discount code "second". For your third daughter enter promotional/discount code "third".

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Nov
4
8:30 AM08:30

RADIATE

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5-6 Graders, Mark & Rachael are SO EXCITED about spending time with you for RADIATE17. It is going to be an awesome day of Bible study, fellowship, and fun activities.

On Saturday, November 4, we'll come together in STS for a light breakfast, Bible studies, and activities. We want this to be a time where we get to know each other better and spend time in God's Word together. We'll be focusing on what true JOY is, looking at Romans 15:13, "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace, in believing so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope."

Sign up & invite your friends!

Cost: $25.00/person

Sign your SKYZONE WAIVER online before arrival!

Online registration will close Wed. November 1!

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Sep
17
5:00 PM17:00

Community Groups

We are so excited for our community groups to get started for the new school year! The heart behind these is to build community where we live. Community Groups meet on the Third Sunday of the month from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. There'll be food, fellowship & games, as well as Bible study and discussion time. 

So spread the word - invite your friends & neighbors!

  • Specific locations TBA - keep checking back for details!
  • Please email STS team if you need addresses/directions.
  • Upcoming Community Group dates: October 15, November 19

Let us know if you have any questions!

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Sep
10
5:00 PM17:00

AWAKEN17

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Students, grades 5-12, JOIN US for an awesome evening just for YOU: AWAKEN17!

We are honored to have special guests Tedashii and Mark Hall, lead singer of Casting Crowns, joining us for our 2nd AWAKEN event in STS.

  • 5:00 - PREPARTY: Food trucks, giant obstacle course, and more!
    • Willy's food truck accepts card only
  • 6:00-8:00 - AWAKEN17 [STS Gym]

This is FREE for you and your guests, so invite as many of your friends as you'd like!

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Jul
24
to Jul 27

5-6 Grade Atlanta Missions Project

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
— Acts 1:8

5-6 graders, we hope you'll join Mark, Rachael, adult leaders and your friends for our Atlanta Mission Project! For years, we have partnered with HopeWorks, an amazing ministry that helps local low-income senior adults. We are so excited for the opportunity to show the love of Christ to some of our neighbors.

We will work during the day on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday painting a home and doing yard work (Parents: students will never be asked to participate in anything that is beyond their skill level or that is dangerous). After serving all day Wednesday, we will return to COTA for STS Wednesday evening activities, then go to Stone Mountain for the laser show, and finally return to STS to spend the night. Parents will pick up Thursday morning.

Cost: $80.00/person (includes breakfast, transportation, Wed pm dinner, & Stone Mt laser show)


IMPORTANT INFO:

  • Students need to wear work clothes & shoes each day.
  • Students will need to bring a packed lunch each day.
  • If your child does not intend to stay the night at COTA, please make arrangements to pick them up when the group returns from Stone Mountain.
  • For planning purposes, we request that students participate in at least two days.
  • If your child does not plan on participating in the whole AMP, do not sign up online. Please contact one of our team to register.
  • Online registration will close at midnight, Wednesday, July 19.


SCHEDULE

Monday, July 24th & Tuesday, July 25th

  • 9:00 AM     Arrive at COTA
  • 10:00 AM    Depart for Project
  • 5:00 PM       Pick up at COTA

Wednesday, July 26th

  • 9:00 AM         Arrive at COTA
  • 10:00 AM       Depart for Project
  • 4:00 PM          Arrive at COTA
  • 5:00 PM          Dinner at COTA
  • 6:15 PM          STS Wednesday evening activities
  • 7:30 PM          Depart for Stone Mountain
  • 11:00 PM        Arrive at COTA—Sleep at COTA

Thursday, July 27th

  • 9:00 AM         Pick up at COTA
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SpringFest
Apr
30
4:00 PM16:00

SpringFest

We invite you to spend an afternoon with at Apostles’ SpringFest! There will be something for everyone to enjoy: live bluegrass music, time for extended conversation, and age-appropriate inflatables/activities for children and students. Feel free to pack a dinner or purchase one from the available food trucks—Patty Wagon, Yumbii, and King of Pops. There is no cost, except for any food you might purchase. Invite a friend or two and plan on spending time together as a church Sunday, April 30!

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5-6 Grade Spring Retreat
Apr
28
to Apr 30

5-6 Grade Spring Retreat

5-6 graders, join Mark, Rachael, and our adult leaders for an awesome discipleship weekend! Every year we go to the incredible Whitewater Express camp in Ocoee, Tennessee. We are planning a weekend full of teaching, worship, fellowship with friends, and a variety of activities including rafting down the gorgeous Nantahala River. We will be diving into 1 Timothy 4:12 and what it means to LEAD THE WAY in speech, conduct, love, faith, & purity.

Schedule:

  • Friday
    • 5:00 pm - Registration/Sign-In at Apostles [Dinner served in STS]
    • 6:15 pm - Depart Apostles
    • 8:00 pm - Worship/Teaching Session 1
    • 11:00 pm - Lights Out!
  • Saturday
    • 8:30 am - Breakfast
    • Morning Activities (Horseback Riding, Paintball, Ropes Course, etc.)
    • 12:00 pm - Lunch
    • 2:00 pm - Fully guided rafting trip - Nantahala River
    • 6:15 pm - Dinner
    • 8:00 pm - Worship/Teaching Session 2
    • 10:00 pm - Campfire
  • Sunday
    • 8:30 am - Breakfast
    • 9:00 am - Worship/Teaching Session 3
    • 9:30 am - Depart Camp [Lunch on the road]
    • 12:30 pm - Parent pick-up at Apostles

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • Total cost/person: $130.00 (this includes lodging, food, transportation, activities, & t-shirt)
  • Students will need to bring personal money for lunch on the way home Sunday
  • After you register you will be emailed all release forms, packing lists, etc.
  • Students need to plan to bring clothes for 2 days of outdoor activities
    • Include clothes you do not mind getting dirty (especially those who choose to play paintball)
    • Please plan to pack lightly (no large suitcases)
    • Keep in mind nights will be cold
    • Whitewater Express does not provide linens, towels, or sleeping bags - plan accordingly
    • DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Monday, April 24
  • For more information about our retreat location check out WHITEWATER EXPRESS

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS RETREAT HAS CLOSED

Please contact the STS Office with any questions: 404-591-2470

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Apr
9
5:00 PM17:00

Community Groups

We love our Community Groups! This Spring we really want to offer as many opportunities as possible for our students and families to spend time together. The heart behind these is to build community where we live. Our first group, in March, went so well & we cannot wait for our 2nd meeting. 

During groups, we'll provide food, have fellowship & games, as well as Bible study and discussion time. 

So spread the word - invite your friends & neighbors!

  • Buckhead/Atlanta - HIGH SCHOOL - Kristin Waites' & Jenny Sessoms' apartment
  • Buckhead/Atlanta - MIDDLE SCHOOL - Garrett's home (for month of April)
  • Marietta/Kennesaw - HIGH SCHOOL - Glass' home
  • Marietta/Kennesaw - MIDDLE SCHOOL - Akopov's home
  • Please email STS team if you need the address/directions.
  • Upcoming Community Group dates: May 7

Let us know if you have any questions!

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Mar
12
5:00 PM17:00

Community Groups

We are so excited to launch our community groups! This Spring we really want to offer as many opportunities as possible for our students and families to spend time together. The heart behind these is to build community where we live. There'll be food, fellowship & games, as well as Bible study and discussion time. 

So spread the word - invite your friends & neighbors!

  • Buckhead/Atlanta - HIGH SCHOOL - Kristin Waites' & Jenny Sessoms' apartment
  • Buckhead/Atlanta - MIDDLE SCHOOL - Morris' home
  • Marietta/Kennesaw - HIGH SCHOOL - Glass' home
  • Marietta/Kennesaw - MIDDLE SCHOOL - Akopov's home
  • Please email STS team if you need the address/directions.
  • Upcoming Community Group dates: April 9, May 7

Let us know if you have any questions!

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5-6 Grade Lunch & Ice Skating
Mar
5
1:00 PM13:00

5-6 Grade Lunch & Ice Skating

5-6 GRADERS, join Mark & Rachael for a fun afternoon ice skating at Center Ice Arena off Roswell Rd. from 1:00 - 3:45pm. 

Bring personal money for lunch (there is a concession stand there with pizza, hot dogs, nachos, & more) as well as ice skating ($10/person).

Mark & Rachael will be standing outside Center Ice Arena at 1:00 pm. Parents, please drop off here. The group will be ready for parent pickup at 3:45 pm.

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Best Phone to Reach You at:
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Or RSVP to: Mark Johnston or Rachael Kytle.

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Gift Wrapping Outreach Project
Dec
11
12:15 PM12:15

Gift Wrapping Outreach Project

Join us for an afternoon outreach project!

We'll meet for lunch in STS (Jason's Deli box lunches) then go to Walmart, Howell Mill and set up a gift-wrapping station. We want to bless our neighbors by wrapping their Christmas gifts, free of charge, as they finish shopping. 

Can't come but would love to help? Bring your old wrapping paper and gift bags to church Wednesday night!

We are excited to spend the afternoon with y'all. Please RSVP so we can plan food & drivers.

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Phone *
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Sandwich Choice *
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Operation Christmas Child Packing Party!
Nov
13
12:00 PM12:00

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party!

We are so excited for this opportunity to join our whole Apostles family to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. 

  • 12:15 - Lunch [$5/person, max $15/family]
  • 12:45 - 2:00 - Pack & Pray for OCC & shoeboxes

STS, this year, we are having a big push to bring donations, specifically:

  • Colored Pencils
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Small Toys (such as stuffed animals, sports balls, cars, etc.)
  • Collection stations can be found around Apostles, look for the OCC Packing Party logo
  • All donations MUST be brought to the church, for sorting, BY Friday, Nov. 11
  • A full list of suggested/needed donations is available HERE
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Oct
29
9:00 AM09:00

5-6 Grade RADIATE!

5-6 Graders, we are SO EXCITED about spending time with you this weekend for Bible Study and a day full of fun activities!

On Saturday, October 29, we'll come together in STS for a light breakfast, Bible studies, and activities. It is going to be a great time to get to know each other better and dive into God's Word together. 

Sign up & invite your friends!

Cost: $25.00/person

Sign your SKYZONE WAIVER online before arrival!

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Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Back to School Party!

We want to celebrate an awesome summer and enjoy time together as we get into the swing of the school year. So, join us for a fun evening of volleyball & grilling out!

Meet us at the volleyball court behind the COTA parking deck & come ready to PLAY!

  • Guys bring drinks
  • Girls bring snacks
  • Prizes for the winning team!

Contact the staff with any questions!

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Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

CONCERT: Hillsong United!

We've got tickets to the Hillsong Concert at Lakewood Amphitheater! We are so excited to attend this amazing night of worship. 

We have limited tickets... to save yours please email Jenny: jsessoms@apostles.org.

  • Cost: $35/person (includes ticket & transportation)
  • Bring personal money for food/merchandise purchases

DAY OF: we will meet at Apostles and ride together: 5:00 pm

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Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

WATER DAY!

VBS teen volunteers, every year the Children's Ministry team allow us to enjoy the WATER DAY activities once VBS is done for the day. So, join us for a fun afternoon!

  • Pizza will be served in The Cafe area around 12:30. Please RSVP to jsessoms@apostles.org so we have enough! 
  • We will not be meeting that evening for Bible studies, so parents need to pick students up at church.
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Apr
22
to Apr 24

5th & 6th Grade Spring Retreat

Join our staff & volunteer team for a very exciting trip this spring!  We are heading to the incredible Whitewater express camp in Ocoee, Tennessee!  We will have a wonderful weekend filled with teaching, worship, and fellowship with friends, a selection of activities to choose from and the wonderful experience of rafting down the Nantahala River!

We will be studying Romans 12:1-2 and what it means to be “Transformed.”

Important Info

Students need to arrive at COTA by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22.  Students will need to be picked up by 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 24.  Students need to bring clothes for two days in the outdoors, plus one set of clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (especially if you choose to play paintball). Please pack lightly (no large suitcases, please). Keep in mind that it will get cold at nights. Also, bring rain gear, sleeping bag or linens, pillow, towel, toiletries, flashlight, Bible and journal!

Total Cost $130.00 (Includes food, transportation, activities, materials & T-shirt) *Students will need to bring money to purchase lunch on the way back to COTA Sunday afternoon.

SIGN UP HERE!

After registration you will be e-mailed a release form, your balance, packing list, and arrival/departure time.

For more information about our retreat location visit their website: Whitewater Express


RETREAT SCHEDULE:

Friday: 

  • 5:00 pm: Arrive at COTA [Eat Dinner at Church]
  • 6:15 pm: Depart COTA for Whitewater Express
  • 8:00 pm: Worship/Teaching Sessions
  • 11:00 pm: Lights Out

Saturday

  • 8:30 am: Breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Depart Camp
  • 10:00 am: Student Activities
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Fully Guided Rafting Trip
  • 6:15 pm: Return to Camp/ Dinner
  • 8:00 pm: Worship/ Teaching Session
  • 10:00 pm: Campfire

Sunday

  • 8:30 am: Breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Worship Session
  • 11:00 am: Depart Camp [Lunch on the road]
  • 3:30 pm: Parent Pick-up at COTA
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