Light Your World 5K 2018 Photos

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Great weather and great participation contributed to another successful 5K Light Your World in 2018!  Here are some photos of the event.

Light Your World 5K Registration Open

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Registration is open for the 2018 Light Your World 5K!  T-shirts are still available on a first come, first served basis. We hope you and your friends will join us again for an evening of music, food, fun and of course, running!  There is a $5 discount for teams of 4 or more so grab your friends and your glow gear and let’s light up the night.
FRIDAY NIGHT, APRIL 13

7:00PM    Music, Food, Glow Games
7:30PM    Kids Dash (12 and Under)
8:00PM    5K Run/Walk


Harrison Park
(Bridgewater Lawn Party Grounds)
Green Street, Bridgewater, VA

Registration Fee: $25
All You Can Play Wristbands: $5 (3 and under free)

REGISTER NOW
https://www.facebook.com/LightYourWorld5K/
http://bwcob.org/5k/

March 17-18, 2017 — “Peacebuilding in the Real World: A Retreat for Youth”

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Join Andy Murray (2016 Annual Conference Moderator) and Musa Mambula (EYN-COB Nigeria), along with faciltitators from On Earth Peace, who will lead us in learning about and discussing our biblical and Brethren peace foundations in the context of real-world peacemaking.  All youth grades 6-12 and advisors are welcome!  Cost is only $20, which covers Leadership & Saturday Breakfast & Lunch (Payable on arrival; Scholarships available). Register by March 12 by contacting Chris Zepp (czepp@bwcob.org). Please note any dietary restrictions or requests.  See the event flyer and a tentative schedule here: Youth Peace Retreat.2017

Summer 2015 Workcamps

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Our Youth participated in various workcamps this summer, including Louisiana and Georgia.

Read more about the locations and schedules for this year’s workcamps here.

Here’s a few photos from our youth, as they worked in Louisiana on Hurricane Katrina rebuilding projects this past summer, and in the Koinonia, GA Workcamp:

2015 Youth Summer Summary

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2015 BWCOB Youth Summer Faith Formation Experiences Summary

Download the 2015 Summer Faith Formation Summary in pdf format

Participation – 22 Total

 

Workcamp – 11 Youth, 3 Advisors

NJHC / Heritage Trip – 6 Youth, 2 Advisors

 

Total – 17 Youth, 5 Advisors

 

 

Expenses

 

Workcamp ‘

 

Registration –                                                             $5710.00

Travel Expenses (Air) –                                               $5608.56

Meals and Misc. Expenses –                                       $402.34

 

             Total Workcamp Expenses —                   $11,720.90

                                    14 Persons – 11 Youth, 3 Advisors = $838 / person

 

NJHC / Heritage Tour

Registration & T-shirts –                                             $1400.00

Transportation (Gas for Van)                                         $189.80

Meals and Misc. Expenses (3 Days)                             $535.99

Group Donations and Entrance Fees                           $242.00

 

       Total NJHC / Heritage Tour Expenses —          $2366.99

                                                               (8 Persons = ~$296/person)

 

 

Youth Summer Faith Formation Experience

2015 Total Expenses = $14,087.89

22 Persons (17 Youth, 5 Advisors) = $641 / person

 

 

 

Source of Funding

 

         General Budget (Registration and T-shirt Costs)                           $7110.00

         Youth / Family Deposits                                                                $1200.00

         Fundraising                                                                                    $5777.89

Youth Heritage Tour

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Download info on the Youth Heritage Tour

Youth Heritage Tour – June 17 – 19, 2015

Tentative Plan and Itinerary

June 17 9 am
Depart BWCOB (Wednesday)
Visit Antietam National Battlefield
Tour Dunker Church (http://www.nps.gov/resources/place.htm?id=57)
Dinner in MD?
Overnight in PA (with Nornholds?)

June 18 (Thursday)
Tour Germantown COB, surrounding area, and Wissahickon Creek
(Germantown was the first Brethren congregation in America;
the Wissahickon was the site of first COB baptisms in America.
Read about some of the history of the places we will visiting at
http://www.cob-net.org/america.htm)
Possible: 1 pm MLB Baseball Game Phillies v. Orioles
Tour Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc. Check it out at http://www.nps.gov/inde/)
Possible: 6:30 pm Minor League Baseball Game
York Revolution Overnight in PA (with Nornholds?)
June 19 (Friday)
Tour Ephrata Cloister, a monastic community founded in 1732 by an ex-Brethren minister. Check it out ahead of time at http://www.ephratacloister.org/
4 pm Depart for National Junior High Conference or Home for those continuing on to NJHC…
June 19 – 21 (Friday=-Sunday)
National Junior High Conference at Elizabethtown
5 pm Estimated return to Bridgewater on Sunday evening