Dear Youth Leader or Pastor,
We are so excited that you are considering bringing your youth group to Summer Youth Celebration (SYC)! Our team continues to stand in awe of all God does at our Association's Youth Camp and are praying that you will consider sending your teenagers this summer. Here are some of the important stats:
Our Convention of Churches, the CNBC, is in a wonderful partnership with the Eastern Baptist Convention in Cuba. Some of our leaders and church members have had the chance to visit with the people in Cuba and have seen the Cubans hunger for the Gospel and for Discipleship. Their youth and young adults are desperate to go to a camp similar to SYC. For each student to attend, the cost is $5 Cdn. This is more money than many can afford. We are challenging the youth that attend SYC to consider giving $5 each to help send a Cuban youth to camp. After a presentation on what God is doing in Cuba, we will be taking an offering during the evening worship service for this special cause. Please encourage your youth to give to this offering. Scholarships Camp is a great experience for students. We want as many youth as possible to have the opportunity to attend SYC. But we also know that the cost of camp can be a burden for some families. If finances are a hurdle for your students to come to camp, we have scholarship opportunities available. Simply have parents fill out this form and we will get in touch regarding the various scholarships. Promotions To help you promote SYC to your students and parents, we have a created a few promotional items for your use. Feel free to print off posters, distribute postcards and share videos with your church. If you need any additional materials or resources, just let us know!
SYC Team The planning team for SYC 2018 consists of the following people: Mike Bogelund, Richmond Hill Baptist Church, Calgary; Ada & Derwin Buting, Calgary Chinese Baptist Church, Calgary; Katie Derkach, Jasper Place Baptist Church, Edmonton; Matt Ma, Calgary Chinese Baptist Church, Calgary; Sasha Miltreiger, Jasper Place Baptist Church, Edmonton; Brenda Peacock, Tapestry Baptist Church, Calgary; Rob & Sara Schmidtke, The Pathway, Calgary; Tim Wuthrich, Bow Valley Baptist Church, Cochrane. If you have any questions, these amazing people will gladly help you. Thank-you so much for your support of SYC and all God is going to do in the lives of all those who attend. To God Be The Glory!
In His Service,
Katie Derkach & Matt Ma
Directors, SYC Alberta 2018