Summer is here! Let’s make the most of it!

These Summer Holidays we’re going to have a series of amaaazing events designed to extend you in your areas of interest. Our church is chock-a-block full of people who are gifted in different areas from art to justice, theology to cooking, you name it.

All the Workshops, Lifestyle Streams and Big Day Out’s are listed below so check ‘em out, decide what you’re interested and register NOW. More information on each activity is below.

This summer is going to be an adventure. Join us for the ride.

All 20/20 events will be running from 13th-27th January 2019.

Sunday Sesh No. 1

20/20 BEGINS!

Join us the celebrate the beginning of summer and the beginning of our 20 days of fun! We'll enjoy our first Sunday session at Dixon Park Beach. We’ll be kicking off at 12:30pm after church so come to church first, THEN come for hangs! teehee ;)

NOTE: Dixon Park Beach is a patrolled beach and so is completely safe for swimmers. If the beach is closed or the flags aren’t up, we will not be entering the water.

Date: Sunday 13th | Drop off: 12:30pm | Pick up: 3:30pm | Location: Dixon Park Beach

What to bring:
- Swimmers
- Towel
- Hat
- Sunscreen
- Water
- Lunch/snack

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer - 0424919929

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Civic Creations: Art in the Park

Do you fancy yourself an artiste? Are you good with the brush? A pencil? Another type of painting apparatus? This workshop is made for you. Tara Ainsworth, an incredibly gifted artist in our Young Adults, is leading a workshop in Civic Park on botanical illustration.

Gather inspiration from the natural and learn how to put it onto paper.

Date: Monday 14th | Drop off: 10am | Pick up: 1pm | Location: Civic Park Fountain

What to bring:
- Lunch
- Hat
- Water
- Any materials you would like to use – pencils, paint, paint brushes, watercolours etc. (paper and some materials will be provided)

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On the Defence: Apologetics with Theo Rule

World renowned Author, Playwright, TED talks speaker, Father to the fatherless, hope to the hopeless… Pastor, Rev. Theo Rule is once again laying down da TRUTH. Are you on the fence about the facts of Christianity? Do you want to lwarn how to defend your faith? Then come along to this exciting, humbling session with the astonishing THEO RULE.

Date: Tuesday 15th | Drop off: 10am | Pick up: 12pm | Location: The Grainery Church, 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield East

What to bring:
- Pen
- Notepad
- Your brain - this is gonna be a big one

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Everyday Ethical with Keira Spencer

Ever wondered how you could live more sustainably? Be kinder to the Earth? Just be less of a bad person? Yeah, me too. Keira is our in-house advisor for all things ethical. If this type of living catches your attention, then it’s time to become informed! Learn how to become ethical in the everyday. Do it. The hole in the Ozone will love you for it.

Date: Wednesday 16th | Drop off: 10am | Pick up: 1pm | Location: The Spencer Residence, 6 Durham St, Mayfield

What to bring:
- Pen
- Notepad
- Ears to listen

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Pizza Party Pyjama Game Night with The Spencer's

GET YOUR PJ’S ON, GET YOUR TUMMIES READY AND GET YOUR STRATEGISING HATS OUT OF THE CLOSET. IT’S TIME FOR PIZZA AND GAMES! Starting at 5pm we’ll be making homemade pizza’s and hanging with each other as the sun dips behind the horizon. We’ll be pulling out the board games so get ready to own that monopoly board (quite literally).

Date: Tuesday 15th | Drop off: 5pm | Pick up: 8pm | Location: The Spencer Garden, 6 Durham St, Mayfield | Cost: $5 to cover cost of homemade pizzas

What to bring:
- Yo PJ's

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer - 0424919929

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WET 'N' WILD!!!!!!!!

IT'S BACK! We are very excited about heading down to Wet’n’Wild, Sydney (427 Reservoir Rd, Prospect NSW 2148 ) for the best day ever! Grainery Youth will be travelling via coach and mini buses (to ensure the risks involved are kept to a minimum, we’re only allowing fully licensed drivers to drive the mini buses for the journey)

Date: Thursday 17th | Drop off: 7am | Pick up: approx. 9pm | Location: The Grainery Church - 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield West

Cost: $70 per child - this will include your child's entry into the water park, transport, and lunch for the day. Your child will also need some money for dinner on the way home (Thornleigh McDonalds).

What to bring:
- Small backpack
- Swimmers/towel
- Sunscreen
- Hat/Sunglasses
- Money for dinner
- Thongs/Crocs
- Mobile Phone
- Summer clothing
- Water bottle

Contact details during the day:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer - 0424919929
Church Office - (02) 4969 5557

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So You Think You Can Preach? with Kieran Bridger

Are you the next Carl Lentz? Can you bring heaven to earth like Bill Johnson? Do you feel led to be the next Bobbi Houston? Join speaking expert Kieran Bridger as he teaches you the all the in and outs of how to share your faith and truth from the platform.

Date: Friday 18th | Drop off: 2pm | Pick up: 5pm| Location: The Grainery Church, 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield East

What to bring:
- The Word
- The Fire
- & all things JESUS
- Also a pen and probs a notebook

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HOWZAT!

Do you think you've got what it takes to out 'sport' your mates? Are you the next a-league SUPERSTAR? Can you shoot a three pointer with your eyes closed? Join us for an evening of ‘healthy’ food and exercise to DIE for. Meet from 10am at HOWZAT for TWO HOURS of madness and fun. Then, we’ll head Centennial Park, Cooks Hill from 12pm for pizza and all things greasy. Pick up is then 1pm from the park!

Date: Friday 18th | Drop off: 10am @ Howzat Indoor Sports Centre, Cooks Hill | Pick up: 1pm @ Centennial Park, Cooks Hill | Cost: $10 for pizzza and entry

What to bring:
- Sport/Exercise Clothes
- Water Bottle
- The Competition

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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Get Crafty with Claire

Claire Burgess is our DIY queen here a Grainery Youth and she wants to show you how to make things you never thought you could make. Sewing, crafting, everything in between. Pinterest who? That’s you now, you ARE Pinterest (or will be after this lifestyle stream).

Date: Saturday 19th | Drop off: 11am | Pick up: 2pm | Location: The Burgess', 28 Henry St, Tighes Hill | Cost: $5 to cover cost of materials

What to bring:
- Your sweet selves

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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Lights, Camera, Action! Behind the Lens with Jerre

Ever wanted to join in on the process of film making? This workshop is the one for you! Join Jerre & his friends as they unpack the video making process, from understanding the intent behind the video right through to how to make purposeful videos that are characterised by their interweaving of biblical meaning throughout.

Date: Sunday 20th | Location: King Edward Park | Drop off: 12:30pm | Pick up: 3:30pm

What to bring:
- Camera
- Phone
- Note Pad
- Pen

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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Sunday Sesh No. 2

Our second Sunday Sesh is going to be just as fun as the first. Again, it’ll be happening after Sunday morning church but this time we’ll be heading to King Edward Park for picnics and fun times. Note, lunch will not be provided so please eat beforehand or bring food.

Date: Sunday 20th | Drop off: 12:30pm | Pick up: 3:30pm | Location: King Edward Park

What to bring:
- Water
- Hat
- Picnic Rug
- Ball
- Lunch/snack

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A Night Under the Stars: Heddon Great Drive-In

An all time fav is returning. We are very excited about heading to Heddon Greta’s Drive In Cinema again in 2019! Like last year, we'll be travelling via mini buses and cars (to ensure the risks involved are kept to a minimum, we’re only allowing fully licensed drivers to drive for the journey). Join us for a cracking summer night!

Date: Monday 21st | Drop off: 5:30pm | Pick up: 11:30pm | Location: The Grainery Church, 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield East

Cost: $10 per child. This will include your child's entry into the drive-in, transport, dinner, and some movie snacks for the evening.

What to bring:
- Foldable chair/beanbag
- Blanket/pillow

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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A Day in the Bay

We are very excited about taking Grainery Youth up to Shoal Bay on Tuesday 22nd January, 2018. Grainery Youth will spend the morning walking up Mt Tomaree continued by lunch and then swimming, beach sports and jetty-jumping at Shoal Bay Beach!

Date: Tuesday 22nd | Drop off: 10am | Pick up: 4pm | Location: The Grainery Church – 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield East

Cost: $10 per child (includes transport and lunch)

What to bring:
- Sport/Exercise Clothes
- Hat
- Sunscreen
- Water Bottle
- Towel
- Swimmers
- Walking Shoes

Contact Details-
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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MasterChef with Maggie May

It's time to get your aprons on as our dearly beloved Maggie teaches you how to become a wizard in the kitchen. Maggie is well-known within our church as the creator of all things delicious. If you want to master the art of cooking like Maggie, this lifestyle stream is going to be right down your alley.

Date: Wednesday 23rd | Drop off: 10am | Pick up: 1pm | Location: The Burgess', 28 Henry St, Tighes Hill

Cost: $10 to cover the cost of ingredients

What to bring:
- An apron
- An appetite

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GraineryServe

Heard of CityServe? We’re proud to announce this unofficial, potentially illegal, definitely not approved partnership with “City Serve” as we launch, GraineryServe. This in-house day will involve getting our the kids ministry's outdoor area up to scratch. If you like to get your back into things, come along! There will be a range of things to do, from paving to painting and maybe even some gardening. HOW FUN!
Bring all your friends so we ‘GraineryServe’ like no one's watching.

Date: Thursday 24th | Drop off: 9am | Pick up: 2pm | Location: The Grainery Church, 11 Murray Dwyer Circuit, Mayfield East

Cost: Please bring $5 to cover the cost of lunch. Lunch will be provided.

What to bring/wear:
- Messy clothes
- Hat
- Closed in shoes
- Water bottle

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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Ice, Ice Baby: Getcha Skates On

ICE, ICE BABY. That's right, we thought there is no better way to escape the January heat then heading indoors to do some ICE SKATING! It'll be the coooolest event of your holiday season. Haha, get it?

Date: Friday 25th | Drop off: 11am | Pick up: 1pm | Location: Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, 230 Macquarie Rd, Warners Bay

Cost: $10 gets you in and skating with some of your favourite youth leaders. Bring extra money if you want to buy lunch from the canteen.

What to bring:
- Thick socks
- A jumper
- Water bottle
- Agility

Contact details:
Andrew Burgess – 0417 536 083
Rachael Meguyer – 0424 919 929

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AUSTRALIA DAY PARTAY - SUPERSIZED SATURDAY

THIS. IS. IT. The final hurrah. Before all the madness of the year truly begins. Join us for our FINAL 20/20 event. This Australia Day Partay is going to be a fun, fun time. Wild games & delicious food is just the beginning. BRING ALLL YOUR FRIENDS. THEY WON'T WANT TO MISS THE PARTYYYYY!

Date: Saturday, January 26th

Drop off: 12:00pm

Pick up: 3:30pm

Location: The Davies, 87 Queens Rd New Lambton

Cost: FREE

What to bring:
- Swimmers
- Towel
- Open hearts
- Empty stomachs

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