DISABILITIES

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The STARS ministry offers many special activities and events throughout the year. There are adult and family retreats, square dances, baseball games and many other fun activities. Be sure to check back here regularly to see what is coming up next!

 

Upcoming

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

                                                                                                                                              • BUDDY BREAK SQUARE DANCE

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Buddy Break (BB) is a free respite program provided by College Church in partnership with Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break. Kids with special needs (ages 14 and under) and their siblings (ages 2-12) make new friends and enjoy all kinds of activities while their caregivers get a break. This time, we have our annual STARS square dance. In addition to the usual Buddy Break activities, kids will be able to participate in square dancing with a live caller. Every child with special needs has their own buddy for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register in mid-February.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Sunday, February 25, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Shelley Swanson.

                                                                                                                                              • FRIDAY NIGHT FUN SQUARE DANCE

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Friday Night Fun (FNF) is a free respite program offered by College Church for teens and adults with special needs (ages 15 and older). This time, we have our annual STARS square dance. Fun activities include square dancing with a live caller, crafts and music. If this is your STAR's first visit to FNF, we request a parent or guardian stay with their STAR for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register in mid-February.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Wednesday, February 28, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Beth Gunther.

                                                                                                                                              • STARS DADS 

                                                                                                                                                THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                STARS Dads meet for dinner, activities and prayer.
                                                                                                                                                Contact Doug Linhardt for location details.

                                                                                                                                              • PARENT SUPPORT GROUP 

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                While Friday Night Fun is underway, we invite parents and caregivers to join us for dessert and enjoy a guest speaker followed by a time of Q & A and discussion. Register your attendance below when you sign up your STAR for Friday Night Fun or Buddy Break.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Julie Clemens.

                                                                                                                                              • BUDDY BREAK

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Buddy Break (BB) is a free respite program provided by College Church in partnership with Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break. Kids with special needs (ages 14 and under) and their siblings (ages 2-12) make new friends and enjoy all kinds of activities while their caregivers get a break. The first hour includes group activities in the gym, snacks from home and puppet Bible stories. During the second hour, kids can choose from four different stations/rooms: music activities, table-top games/puzzles/crafts, large motor skill physical games (ie. beach balls) and a quiet sensory room. Every child with special needs has their own buddy for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register in mid-March.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Sunday, April 1, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Shelley Swanson.

                                                                                                                                              • FRIDAY NIGHT FUN

                                                                                                                                                FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                Friday Night Fun (FNF) is a free respite program offered by College Church for teens and adults with special needs (ages 15 and older). FNF always lives up to it's name! Participants choose between recreation in the gym, crafts, table games and activities like Karaoke and Bingo. The evening closes with Bible skits, singing and prayer. If this is your STAR's first visit to FNF, we request a parent or guardian stay with their STAR for the evening.

                                                                                                                                                Click here to register in mid-March.
                                                                                                                                                Registration closes Wednesday, April 4, 5 p.m. or when full.
                                                                                                                                                Questions? Contact Beth Gunther.

                                                                                                                                              • STARS DADS 

                                                                                                                                                THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 6:30 P.M.


                                                                                                                                                STARS Dads meet for dinner, activities and prayer.
                                                                                                                                                Contact Doug Linhardt for location details.

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