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Middle School Gathering  Grades 6-8 // October 3, 2-4 PM //  Join us for a Pumpkin Spectacular filled with games, pumpkin guts, and snacks.  Bring a friend, dress to be outside, and be ready to have some pump-tacular fun!



Summer Fun  Grades 9-12 // July 14 and 21, 7 PM // Luverne City Park // Join us for volleyball and bring money for treats at JJ’s.

Middle School Gathering  Grades 6-8 // August 4, 6-8 PM // Parking Lot Party at ARC // fun and snacks provided!

Power Connection  Grades 6-8 // Central College – Pella, IA // June 25-27, 2021 // $100 per student // For additional information and to sign up visit March 24 deadline.

Middle School Gathering  Grades 6-8 // Sunday, April 18, 2-4 PM in the downstairs Kid Zone at ARC // Fear need not be a factor! Challenges, decisions, and teamwork… Fear Not, Only Believe. Fun and snacks provided; friends are welcome to join.

Middle School Gathering  Grades 6-8 // Sunday, March 14, 2-4 PM at ARC // Among Us Party // Complete tasks with your crewmates and be the first to the finish line, but be mindful of the Imposters who are lurking all around! Snacks will be provided and friends in grades 6-8 are welcome to join us.

Middle School Gathering  Grades 6-8 // Sunday, November 8, 2-4 PM at ARC // Outwit – Outplay – Outlast. Are you up for the challenge? All students and friends in Grades 6-8 are invited for an afternoon of fun, food, and games. Join in the fun as we determine who will be the Ultimate Survivor!

Rocky Mountain High  Questions, contact LaDonna or Darrel Van Aartsen. Rocky Mountain High will be July 31-August 4, 2021 at the YMCA Camp  in Estes Park, CO.  More information at Heartland Synod Youth Ministries.

Fall Cleanup  SR RCYF will host Fall Cleanup on Saturday, October 31 for anyone unable to do their own fall yard work. Youth should meet at the church at 9 AM.

Middle School Gathering Grades 6-8 // Sunday, October 4, 3-6 PM // Meet at the church and go to Ossefoort’s farm for a hayride, bonfire, and fun! Bring a lawn chair, and wear appropriate clothing. Students will return to church at 6 PM.

Food Drive  Sunday, October 4 // Sr RCYF Youth Group (Grades 9-12) will join Rock The Edge to canvas the town for donations for the Rock County Emergency Food Shelf. Meet at the Methodist Church at 2:50 PM. Dress according to the weather; we will be riding on trailers.

Sr High Youth Group Kickoff  Sunday, September 20, noon // Luverne City Park // Lunch will be served //  All students in Grades 9-12 are welcome

Camping – Canoe Trip  Friday, July 24-Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Inspiration Hills Retreat Center. Saturday morning work project for Inspiration Hills; Saturday afternoon canoeing. Cost is $25. Contact VanAartsen’s ( to register. Packing List  Consent Form  Volunteer Waiver Form

Youth Night  July 15, 6:30-9 PM // Inspiration Hills Camp is coming to ARC // Grades 7-12 // Come for a night of fun and inspiration.

Junior High Youth Group  Grades 7-8 // Sunday, July 8, 7-8:30 PM // Games, fun, bonfire. Bring a friend and a lawn chair.

Middle School Gathering Grades 6-8 // Sunday, March 15, 2-4 PM // Come help solve the mysterious disappearance of Mr. George with an adventure that is sure to unlock something sweet.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser SR RCYF will host a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Sunday, March 8, serving from 11 AM until 12:30 PM. Menu includes pancakes, a variety of toppings, eggs, sausage, milk, juice, and coffee. Freewill donation will support the 2020 youth trip to Rocky Mountain High.

Middle School Retreat Grades 6-8 // April 3-5 at Hidden Acres Christian Center in Dayton, Iowa // registration fee is $75 by January 26 // scholarships available // more information at Heartland Synod Youth Ministries.

Soup Fundraiser   SR RCYF will host a Souper Bowl Soup Luncheon on Sunday, February 2, serving from 11 until 12:30. Freewill donation will get you a choice of chili, chicken noodle, broccoli cheese, or potato soup, plus breads, desserts, and a drink.

Middle School Gathering  Sunday, January 12, 2-4 PM // Students in Grades 6-8 may be dropped off and picked up at Luverne Lanes // snacks, challenges, prizes, and more // no cost

Mexican Supper, Bake-Off, Auction  Tuesday, November 5 – SR RCYF members will serve a Mexican themed supper from 6-7:15 PM for a freewill donation. Youth will also challenge others to a bake-off and auction off those baked items. Proceeds  to benefit youth mission trips and other events.