Young Life Capernaum will hold its first meeting on Friday September 28, 2012 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Libertyville United Methodist Church. Themed “Rockstar Club” night, there will be games and activities for teens and young adults with and without disabilities. The group plans to meet there on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from now until December.
Parents and guardians are also invited to attend a coffee during this meeting. Cam Traut, the school nurse at Libertyville High School will lead the parent meeting, and explain the program. She is also Chair of this Christian initiative in Lake County.
Young Life Capernaum began during the 1980′s in California and has grown nationwide since then. Their website is http://www.younglife.org/Capernaum/. A video describing the program can be found at http://vimeo.com/7422274
The purpose of the local group is:
YoungLife Capernaum exists for the special needs population to have leaders in the lives of all the teens and young adults in Lake County who have special needs (no matter how extreme) to show them Jesus’ love as well and to offer them meaningful relationships that surpass the limits of high school (or a specialized school) and also to offer fun events where they can feel safe, confident, enjoy their friends, and be themselves.
For more information about the program contact Tasha Taylor at 847-735-9595.