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April 2022

Diocesan EYC

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 25, 2022

St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105 United States
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All 6-12th grade youth in the Diocese of West Tennessee are invited to Diocesan EYC on January 30, February 27, March 27, and April 24 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Diocesan EYC will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral, starting in Martyr's Hall for dinner and fellowship before ending our evening with Compline in Sister's Chapel. To help us prepare dinner for everyone, please RSVP to Gabbie Munn at gmunn@calvarymemphis.org.

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May 2022

Youth School Sunday Formation: Faith Lens

May 15 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Sunday, repeating until May 16, 2022

Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 North 2nd Street
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Students in grades 6-12 are invited to meet in the High School EYC Room (301) from 9:15-10:15 a.m. for Sunday Formation: Faith Lens. Faith Lens follows the lectionary readings each Sunday and connects world events with the Bible, faith, and everyday life.

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Farewell Reception for Gabbie Munn

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 North 2nd Street
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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After four years directing our youth ministry program, Gabbie Munn is headed to the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX this fall. Come celebrate her time with us and bid her a fond farewell at a festive reception following the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 22.

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June 2022

Sunday in the Park with EYC- Jeremy on the Hot Seat

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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Episcopal Youth Community (grades 6-12) are invited to Overton Park for our first Sunday in the park with EYC, and put your new Director of Youth Ministries Jeremy Demarest on the hot seat. Whether you've gotten to know him or not over the last year, you will be given the chance to ask him anything, silly, goofy, deep, or serious you want while he's on the hot seat. He just asks you don't hurt his soul. We will meet at…

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July 2022

Sunday in the Park with EYC: Painters Tag

July 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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Imagine a water gun filled with cool water on a hot summer day. Now imagine a perfect day of tie-dying. Now mix both of those ideas together, and you get Painters Tag! Come join the EYC on Sunday, July 10, at Overton Park to play a game of Painters Tag - where water guns are filled with non-toxic dye, and our shirts will be technicolor by the end. Be sure to wear clothes that can get wet and messy and…

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Emmanuel Center Carnival

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Calvary's Director of Youth Ministries, Jeremy Demarest, has organized a Carnival for the children at the Emmanuel Center on Thursday, July 14. We will meet at the Emmanuel Center, 604 St Paul Ave, Memphis, TN 38126, (901) 523-2617, and run and participate in a carnival including a petting zoo, hot dogs, and a water slide. We need help working the carnival from 10:30 AM -1 PM. Are you available? The Emmanuel Center supports kids and their families in the 38126 zip code…

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Sunday in the Park with EYC: Team Building Games

July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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Come join the final Sunday in the Park with EYC to play some team-building games. We will meet at Overton Park on Sunday, July 24 in the parking lot near Rainbow Lake at 5 p.m. and be ready for pickup at 6:45.

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Moses Goes to the Movies

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Hall, 102 N. Second Street
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Free

Join the Calvary community in the Great Hall on Wednesday, July 27, from 6-9 p.m. to watch DreamWorks Animation's The Prince of Egypt (rated PG). This is the culmination of our Sunday morning study of the Book of Exodus (but attendance at the Sunday morning class is not required!). All ages are welcome. Nursery will be available for ages 0-5 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. A dinner of hamburger and hot dog sliders, along with chips and lemonade, will be…

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Coffee Hours

Grades 6-12 | Tuesday mornings from 7-8 a.m. and Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5 p.m.

Coffee Hours are a great way for youth to start their day or get their dose of the Episcopal youth community in the middle of the week. Whether it’s sharing a topic heavy on their heart or sharing a new meme, it’s always a time of fellowship! Plus, Director of Youth Ministry Jeremy Demarest will buy your coffee. Email Jeremy for location.

Sundays

Formation: 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Grades 6-8 | Rite 13 | Third Floor Youth Rooms

6-8th grade students will meet in the Middle School EYC Room (302) from 9:15-10:15 a.m. for Sunday Formation: Rite 13. Rite 13 creates a safe space for middle school youth to explore new ideas and interests using thought-provoking, fun activities, reflection, and discussion. Youth will engage with Bible study, prayer, and service opportunities to explore their faith.

 

Grades 9-12 | Journey to Adulthood | Third Floor Youth Rooms

9-12th grade students are invited to meet in the High School EYC Room (301) from 9:15-10:15 a.m. for Sunday Formation: Journey to Adulthood (J2A). J2A focuses on critical thinking and responsibility while fostering a connection to the Christian community. During Sunday formation, youth will explore new ways of engaging with scripture and prayer.

Youth as Worship Leaders

There are many ways for Calvary’s youth to serve in Sunday morning worship. Youth are encouraged to acolyte, lector, sing in the choir, usher, and/or help in Children’s Chapel. Below is the list of ministry opportunities and volunteer age requirements. Please contact Jeremy Demarest for further information on how to get involved with these ministries.

Acolyte: 7th–12th grades

Lector: 5th–12th grades

Usher: 6th–12th grades

Music: 1st–12th grades

Children’s Chapel Helper: 5th–12th grades

 

Sunday Afternoon Episcopal Youth Community (EYC)

Grades 6-12

Following the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service, youth are invited to lunch in the Mural Room from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. before EYC from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Sunday Afternoon EYC is a fellowship time for youth to learn more about themselves, their relationship with Christ, and the ever-changing, messy world around them. Youth are invited to bring a change of clothes to church for EYC.

Wednesday Evenings

EYC

6th–12th Grades—6:15-7:15 p.m.
3rd floor Youth Room

Wednesday night Episcopal Youth Community will meet from 6:15–7:00 in the 3rd floor EYC room after dinner. Wednesday nights are for any youth in grades 6–12 to come together and participate in team-building activities, games, service projects, discussion, and prayer. At 6:55, we will walk together to the Sanctuary for music and Compline starting at 7 p.m. Any and all at Calvary are welcome to join us for Compline.

Parent Manual and Child Registration Form

Children and Youth Ministries Parent Manual

Calvary Episcopal Church’s mission is making God’s love visible in downtown Memphis. We encourage our children and youth to live into this mission as part of a safe and loving community. Contained within this manual, you will find information regarding the Children Ministry and the Youth Ministry’s guidelines, procedures, and code of conduct. The guidelines and procedures are in place to provide safety for all children and youth. Please take the time to read this manual and discuss it with your child. Expectations of parents/guardians, children, youth, and Calvary staff are outlined. Parents/guardians, children, youth, and Calvary staff are responsible for the information contained in this manual. Questions can be directed to the director of children and family ministries and/or the director of youth ministries, or a member of the clergy.

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Child Registration Form

Parents/guardians should complete a Child Registration Form for each child at the beginning of the school year. The program director will distribute and maintain forms. If any information changes during the school year, it is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to inform the program director.

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