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On Ash Wednesday Night, February 14th, PG gave some advice on some things you can do during the Season of Lent.  Read More…


It’s on Saturday, February 24th.  (Note:  This is a different date that previously announced.)  Put this date on your calendars for our day trip to Ski Liberty near Gettysburg, PA.  This trip is for both High School and Middle School.  We will leave at 6:30am, and return around 9pm.

  • Here are the options to choose from. Cost for all includes Skiing/Boarding/Tubing (based on your selection), equipment rental (unless you choose lift only), and lunch and dinner on Saturday.
    • Ski/board rental, all mountain lift ticket and lesson….….$135
      • Based on group discount of $25.  If we have less than 15 who rent equipment, the total cost will increase to $160.
    • Lift ticket only……$105 (If you have your own equipment)
    • Snow tubing 2 hrs/4 hrs)…..$65/$95
  • Sign up online by Sunday, February 18th
  • CLICK HERE to register for the trip online.
  • Payment for trip due no later than Wednesday, February 21st
  • CLICK HERE to pay online.
  • CLICK HERE to view our Guidelines for Conduct.
  • CLICK HERE to download a flyer for the trip.
  • You will want to have proper clothing for this outdoor event. Snow worthy, water repellent clothing, hat and GLOVES!!!



◊District FOL is done.  Bring on Field FOL, March 15-18!  

TO SEE RESULTS FRO M DISTRICT Festival of Life on Jan 26-27, CLICK HERE.

PUT FRIDAY NIGHT, MARCH 9th on your calendar!  We will have a special BISTRO that night, and we will feature the sights and sounds of FOL!


Online Registration for FIELD FOL is up and running!  If you qualified to go, then CLICK HERE to register.

Registration will close on February 22nd.  Payment is due by March 7th, turned in and payable to “Bel Air Nazarene”. 

The total cost is $325.  Our church provides a scholarship for teens going to FOL, so the total cost after the scholarship is as follows:  Seniors – $150; Juniors – $200; All Others – $250.

One thing to note when you register.. there is a space to select an MTO, or Ministry to Others project time.  This is optional, but please note the following:

  • Friday’s time slot is ONLY for those not involved in a sport.
  • Saturday’s time slot will be at the same time that you have the opportunity to go into Boston.  If you choose this slot, please make sure that your youth leader knows because an adult must stay back with you.


From August 7th through August 16th, BACON Teens will be traveling to Honduras for the 5th time on our summer mission trip!  Tentatively, the plan is to do mission work in La Ceiba, where we will be partnering with a Nazarene church there to complete a soccer field, as well as do VBS programs in the area.  We also hope to connect again with the organization ‘Helping Honduras Kids’, who operates a Children’s Home and Jungle School outside of La Ceiba.

As with all our other trips to Hondurast, we will be led by Tom & Amy Hanes!  Note:  You will need a passport that will not expire before the end of this year to go on this mission trip!

We will have an information meeting about the trip following church services and small groups on Sunday, March 4th.

We estimate the cost of this trip will be $1350.  Registration should go live towards the end of February, and we will ask everyone to fully register by March 25th, along with providing an initial payment of $200.  A payment plan will setup for the remainder of the amount due.

Full registration will be available soon.  However, we are waiting until later in February to get final details on our trip.  We would like to go ahead and find out who is interested in going.  We will be able to take around 20 people on this trip. If the demand is high, then we will select those who are older first.  This team will include teens, parents, and youth workers.

Let us know you want to go!  Go to this link.



The Quest is Eastern USA youth leadership event held every other year at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA on Memorial Day Weekend.   It is for students who are currently in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade, who are leaders and desire to have their skills developed.  The Mid-Atlantic District will send a team of 10 students to this event.  To apply to attend The Quest, download the information and application packet, complete it, and turn it in by February 15th.


Midweek is back on for 2018!  Our normal schedule is:

  • Hangout, from 6 to 7:  A variety of activities including 9 Square, Giant, Jenga, Basketball and board games.
  • Service, from 7 to 8:  The service can include worship, games, a devo, and small group breakouts.



Middle School and High School typically meet in small groups at 11am on Sundays.  Teens are encouraged to attend the 9:30 all-church worship service! Please note:  Small groups will not meet on December 17, 24, or 31.  They will resume in the new year on Sunday, January 7th.




THE JANUARY ISSUE IS OUT!  We subscribe to a parent page created monthly by Walt Mueller and CPYU (the Center for Parent and Youth Understanding).  Paper copies are available at Communication Central at the church, across from the Teen Suite.  You can request it via email (  You can also elect to receive it monthly by email.  You can do so by subscribing:

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