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JOY (Just Older Youth)

Our JOY (Just Older Youth) are an active, vital part of the church.  They are involved in several areas of ministry:

  • JOY Singers – Music:  We sing in church, in nursing homes and other locations.
  • Nursing Home Communion Ministry:  We lead monthly worship services at Hillside Retirement Community, Carillon, and Brookdale Retirement Community.
  • First Friday Fellowship, 11:30 a.m. at The Forks
  • Discipleship:  We encourage all of our seniors to attend Sunday school.
  • Connection Ministry to Seniors:  Our seniors have begun a care ministry to seniors in our church and in our community.

Upcoming JOY Trips

May 24-26, Sights & Sounds of Lancaster, PA

$496 per person for Double Occupancy, $650 per person for Single Occupancy

Package Includes: 

*2 Nights Lodging
*2 Breakfasts
*2 Dinners including a Family-style meal in an Amish Home
*Performance of “MOSES” at Sight & Sound Theatre
*Amish Craft & Bake Shop
*Tour of Hershey PA
*Hershey’s Chocolate World
*Turkey Hill Experience
*Turkey Hill Taste Lab
*Souvenir Gift
*Luggage Handling
*Taxes & Meal Gratuities
*Motorcoach Transportation

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July 19-21, Riding the Rails in West Virginia

$600 per person for Double Occupancy; $785 per person for Single Occupancy

Package Includes:

*2 Nights lodging
*2 Breakfasts
*1 Lunch
*2 Dinners, including an evening of entertainment
*Cass Scenic Railroad
*Seneca Caverns
*Blackwater Falls State Park
*Souvenir gift
*Luggage handling
*Taxes and meal gratuities
*Motorcoach transportation

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October 7-15, Canada & New England Cruise

Double Occupancy: (due by May 23)
$2,099 – Inside Cabin
$2,459 – Balcony Cabin

Single Occupancy: (due by May 23)
$2,649 – Inside Cabin
$3,429 – Balcony Cabin

Package Includes:

* Round trip air from Raleigh/Durham
* 1 Night’s lodging pre-cruise
* Air-conditioned cabin with private shower and toilet
* All meals on board the NORWEGIAN ESCAPE
* Morning & afternoon snacks
* Services of a cruise director
* Cabin steward
* Health & Fitness Center
* Nightly entertainment
* Las Vegas-style casino
* Swimming pool & sporting activities
* Room service available (limited hours)
* Port Taxes

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November 28-30, Holiday Sights & Sounds of Lancaster, PA

$517 per person for Double Occupancy; $708 per person for Single Occupancy

Package Includes:

*2 Nights Lodging
*2 Breakfasts
*2 Dinners including a family-style meal in an Amish home
*“The First Noel” at the American Music Theatre
*”Miracle of Christmas” at Sight & Sound
*Lantz Homestead Quilt Barn
*Bird-In-Hand Farmers Market
*Wilbur Chocolate
*Downtown Lititz PA
*Souvenir Gift
*Luggage Handling
*All Taxes & Meal Gratuities
*Motorcoach Transportation

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