Parent Newsletter January 2019

Hello Parents!

Happy New Year! Our January 2019 Calendar is now available! Take a look at what is coming up as we enter into the new year!

Fine Arts

Registration Open

Fine Arts Registration is open for the whole month of January. Students will have opportunities to sign up every Wednesday at their campus.

Fine Arts Festival is a discipleship tool of AG Youth Ministries designed to help students discover, develop and deploy their ministry gifts.

Beginning in September each year, over 65,000 junior and senior high school students begin preparing their entries for the district and National Fine Arts Festivals. Students may enter as many as 75 categories offered in 9 main divisions:

Art. Communication. Dance. Drama. Enterprise. Exhibition. Instrumental. Vocal. Writing.

Everyone Nights

Join us as all 9 campuses gather under one roof to lift up the name of Jesus!

"Heaven Invade Earth"

January 18


Apple Valley Campus

Everyone Nights are opportunities your students don't want to miss. Everyone is encouraged to bring their friends and come ready for tons of fun, incredible worship and learning from God’s Word.

This event is open to all 6th-12th grade students; no registration required.

  • Pre-Party: 6:00PM
  • Service: 7:00-8:00PM
  • After-Party: 8:00-10:00PM

*Cafe and New Merchandise will be available for purchase.


Minnetrista | Faribault | Woodbury

The Minnetrista Campus, Faribault Campus and Woodbury Campus are providing FREE busing to and from the Apple Valley Campus for Everyone Nights.

Your students and your students' friends who wish to ride the bus from these select campuses MUST have a signed transportation form at the time of drop off.

*To find out bussing times please contact your youth pastor!

Upcoming Sermon Series

"Heaven Invade Earth"

Stay Connected

Follow our sermon series with your students on these following digital platforms!

Campus Specific News


Water Baptisms

Sunday, January 27

Water Baptism is a public declaration of your faith and an act of obedience in your walk with Jesus. If you have not yet taken this step in your faith journey, we would love to have the honor of baptizing you!

Pastor Drake Michaelson


Campus Worship Night & Water Baptisms

Sunday, January 27

Students who want to make a public declaration of their walk with Jesus, through water baptism, can do so at our campus worship night. We would love to have the honor of baptizing you!

Pastor Dave Olson

2019 YTH Global Teams

Registration Opens: Jan 28 @ 12PM

Click the links below to learn more about each Global Team!

Text Updates

You can now text YTHUPDATES to 41411 to receive River Valley YTH information from your campus youth pastors!


From your Campus YTH Pastors',

Anthony Cox & Lulu Murphy [Apple Valley]



Gabi O'Rourke & Jon Hansen [Shakopee]



Drake Michaelson [Crosstown]


Dave Olson [Minnetrista]


Matt Nylin [Woodbury]


Neil Turner [Eagan]


Alex Langer [Faribault]


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River Valley YTH

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