Youth Ministry

Youth Parent Forum — Sunday 30 November 15h00-17h00 in the ACP Library

Family Annual Review
with Denise Dampierre

A Parent's Guide to Social Media This is a FREE event, open to the public and we hope will help educate and encourage parents, and continue to develop a strong parental resource network here in Paris.

Please RSVP to Pastor Dan Haugh to reserve your spot.

Family Annual Review

Do you ever feel like communication between you and your child just does not connect? You say something and ... nothing. Zero response. Aggggh! Might your teens think the same thing about communicating with you?!

Many times when we "converse" with our children, parents do most of the talking. The Family Annual Review from Home Is Fun provides a positive moment when children express sensitive topics in positive and encouraging ways. They share one appreciation about Mom and Dad and one idea about something new.

In our parent workshop, we will help you introduce this rich, meaningful, and vibrant discussion into your home in a simple and positive way. Background information here and here.

Having lived her childhood in Paris, Denise Dampierre returned to the City of Light after completing her MBA at Harvard to work for Lancôme in marketing. Eight years, a French husband, and two sons later she left the company to work on other interests. She now has 4 sons and is passionate about strengthening family relationships, having created her blog Home Is Fun (www.home-is-fun.com) to encourage parents.

Introducing our Youth Ministry Intern — Anastassia Sharpe

Anastassia Sharp Anastassia Sharpe has arrived and has already begun her year of work at ACP. Her experience, theological insight, gifts, skills, passion and presence will be a wonderful blessing to our ministries and our church community. It is our prayer as well that her time and experience with us will be transformative, as she is discerning God's calling

Anastassia Sharpe is a 27 year-old American, born outside of Philadelphia and raised in North Carolina. Growing up, she studied dance and French, focusing on modern dance choreography and becoming nearly fluent in French through 9 years of study. She left home to study Philosophy and Religious Studies at the College of Wooster, where she graduated with honors. That program required two theses, and she wrote her senior thesis on Kierkegaard’s philosophical defense of Jesus Christ.

Anna, or “stassi,” grew up going to a Methodist sailing camp and her home church, Westminster Presbyterian. She has attended Westminster since 3 years of age, and remains a member today. She attended Camp Don Lee for nine years, and later served as a youth counselor for three full summers as a lifeguard, a sailing/kayak instructor, a craft instructor, and a girl’s counselor.

After graduating college, Anastassia worked for her mom’s family law practice as a paralegal for three years. During that time, she discerned her call to Seminary. She is a student at Princeton Theological Seminary, where she serves as a deacon for the girls on her hall, and as the treasurer of the Women’s Center. She is thrilled about the opportunity to serve at the American Church in Paris, and cannot wait to meet you!

You can contact Anastassia by email : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Youth Activities 2014-2015 registration

Parents/guardians: Register your Youth for 2014-2015 Youth Activities here.

AICEME Youth Conference 2014 — Bonn, Germany — Weekend 6-9 November

Base Camp: Preparing for the Journey

AICEME Youth Conference 2014 All High School student are invited to a weekend retreat full of community, worship, and conversation hosted by your Association of International Churches of Europe and the Middle East (AICEME) youth pastors in Bonn, Germany. Whether you are new or you come every year, we hope you can join us for this transformative weekend!

Dates: 6-9 November 2014
Location: Bonn, Germany
Registration Fee: €135 (does not include transportation)
Registration Deadline: 5 October 2014

Please contact the Youth Intern for registration details.

Youth Events and Activities

Youth Group meets on Sundays from 15h00-17h00 for fun, fellowship and Bible study in the Catacombs.  Please feel free to bring friends along - they are always welcome at ACP events!

Save the Date(s)!!!
Upcoming Youth Group events

Nov. 21- LASER TAG 18h30 
Nov.23- Youth Group 15h00-17h00
Nov. 30- Youth Group 15h00-17h00

+Love in a Box due

Dec.6- College Ice Skating 18h00
Dec.7- Youth Group 15h00-17h00 (Advent Prayer Stations)

+Christmas Cards due 

Dec. 14-Youth Group Christmas Party 15h00-17h00
Dec.21- Jan. 4th: VACANCES; No Youth Group 

Contact Youth Intern for more information ;

Contact Rev. Dan Haugh ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for more information about youth events.  You can also follow us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/danhaugh) or connect on Facebook (www.facebook.com/haugh.dan).

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