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Straight Up Knott's Berry Farm Trip

August 2nd, 2017

$40

All middle schoolers are invited to join us as we close out the summer in style with a trip to Knott's Berry Farm! Tickets are only $40 for the entire day and that includes lunch (students are on their own for dinner and other snacks). Register your student NOW for this awesome day with Straight Up!

If your student has a season pass to Knott's, please feel free to use the discount code seasonpass during registration to save on their entry fee

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Baptism

August 19th - August 20th, 2017

Our spiritual life involves constant progress. That progress is marked by transitions from one level of faith to another. Baptism is the mark of our most important transition. The ritual of baptism duplicates the model of Jesus Christ when He was crucified, buried, and returned to life. When Christ rose, His body was different than before. He was free from the limitations and pain of mortality. This is the transition from death to life. The Christian life follows His pattern. We "sacrifice" our lives by giving them to God. Our old lives, with their wrong actions and evil desires, are "buried." God then gives us a new life, inspired and energized by His Spirit.

Baptism represents this three stage process. We believe in Jesus and join Him in His death, burial, and resurrection. Baptism is our rite-of-passage into the Christian life. If you're ready to follow Jesus, you're ready to be baptized.

Pastor Sean Kappauf will be teaching on baptism the weekend of August 12th and 13th. Be sure to catch his message live or check it out online.

Baptisms will take the following weekend, August 19th and 20th, during each service. Please be sure to check in at the Prayer Room 15 minutes before the service you signed up for.

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Simon's Net Fishing Day

September 2nd, 2017

$30

No fishing license is required on this day!!

Simon’s Net Ministries is for everyone and provides our church family with another unique way to have a relationship with Christ, through the sport of fishing. Beside our church family we target disadvantaged youth in Orange County, as we want God’s love and joy filling the hearts of the young through this “hands on” fishing experience.

Fishing trips details During the summer months CBC/Simon’s Net Ministries charters the Clemente a 65’ sport fishing boat out of Dana Wharf Sportfishing and can take up to 55 people fishing. On these fishing trips, as we are traveling to the fishing grounds, we have a bible lesson for the kids and on the way back trophies are given out for the 3-biggest fish caught by a child under 16 years old. Via donations Simon’s Net has acquired fishing gear and can provide free loaner fishing rods, reels and fishing supplies to all the children and some adults on these trips.

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Russia Orphanage Trip 2017

September 17th - September 27th, 2017

$250

Every year for the past 17 years we have been committed to visiting orphans in the Kostroma region of Russia. Our presence in their lives is a tangible reminder that they are not forgotten nor abandoned by their heavenly Father.

Flights

Each traveler is responsible to book their own flight to match the itinerary of the rest of the team. We will fly non-stop from LAX to SVO airport on Aeroflot airlines. The exact itinerary will be provided to you once your application is approved and deposit is made. If you want to fly on another airline, your arrival and departure flights must be within a couple hours of the team.

Costs

Final ground fees may not be known until July. Ground fees cover all your ground travel, meals, hotels, translator's fees, visa processing fees, and any special activities with the kids. For a rough idea, last year's ground fees were $1700 for 11 days of travel.

Deadlines

Due by May 22nd, 2017

HopeChest Short Term Mission Application Paperwork Submitted

Scanned copy of Passport (clear, color copy of Passport Photo and signature page)

Passport must be signed, must contain at least two blank pages, and must not expire within 6 months of returning from Russia

First deposit: $250

Anyone signing up after May 22nd will incur an additional $200 late fee.

After June 10th, 2017, no new travelers will be accepted.

Cancellations

The Initial Trip Deposit of $250 is non-refundable/non-transferrable.

36-62 days from trip date: $250/person 2nd deposit can be applied towards future trips less expenses already incurred.

0-35 days from trip date: No refund/transfer is guaranteed. Our host organization, Children's Hopechest, reserves the right to evaluate the merits of each cancellation on an individual basis, including the burden and cost upon CHC.