Beach & BBQ Day

WaterSkiing & Boat

All youth (incoming 7th graders through just graduated) are invited to bring a friend and come enjoy a day at the lake, Wednesday, June 24th 3:00-9:00pm.  This is a FREE event!  Come learn how to waterski or kneeboard or enjoy tubing on the lake.  Volleyball, Nuke ‘Em, Soccer, or Ultimate Frisbee.  We will have food, land games and water sports to be enjoyed by all.  Or, just enjoy hanging out with friends. As always, wear modest swimwear.

This is the first of three Beach & BBQ Events for Summer 2015 at Silver Lake (4th Wednesday of each summer month).

In order to get to Grant County Park at Silver Lake from Maranatha click HERE.

Whatever your skill level, come enjoy the water.

Waterskiing Kid

Waterskiing Squirrel

Sawmill Camping & Canoeing Trip

Girls Canoeing

ATTENTION: Dates for the Sawmill Camping & Canoeing Trip have been modified.  The trip will now begin Tuesday, June 16 instead of Monday, June 15th. It will end Thursday, June 18th. All youth are invited to participate in the Sawmill Camping & Canoeing Trip, but space is limited by the number of adult leaders we have so sign up ASAP (Deadline for signing up is the end of the day Saturday, June 13th!).  Reserve a spot by texting Pastor Tony: 847.682.2405.

What to Expect: Sawmill Campground is a rustic campground north of Birchwood where we will be sleeping in tents and cooking over an open campfire.  Sawmill Lake is part of a non-motorized chain of lakes that we can explore together by canoe and portaging between the lakes.  Come learn the basics of canoeing and portaging.  Fishing is available as long as youth have the necessary licenses and follow all DNR regulations.

Cost: $30/person.  Checks can be written to Maranatha EFC.

Time:  Meet at the Soul Garage @ 2:00pm Tuesday, June 16th for loading and departure.  Return to the Soul Garage by 5:00pm Thursday, June 18th.

Forms: All youth participating must fill out an MEFC Permission Form.

Packing List: Click here for the Packing List

Summer Kickoff BBQ June 5th


School is wrapping up for the year.  The Soul Garage summer calendar of events is about to launch with our Summer Kickoff BBQ.  Come join us this Friday, June 5th between 5:00-10:00pm at the Gruber Farm in Barron for a night of food, games, hanging out with friends and enjoying summer together!  Bring some friends and clothes and shoes for night games.

All graduating seniors are invited to participate for one final summer of fun before you are too mature for hanging out with us crazy “youth”.  All incoming 7th graders are invited to get plugged in this summer with youth group starting NOW with the Summer Kickoff BBQ.  We are excited to have you join the Soul Garage youth group and want to welcome you into the group.

The address for the Gruber’s is 1479 17th Street, Barron.  The map below shows how to get there from the Rice Lake Walmart.  Or, you can click on this google maps link HERE.

Directions to Gruber Farm copy