09
Oct
08

Friday Bible Study Back On and Updated Sierra Trip!!

WARNING: It is going to be very cold at the Sierras on Saturday (36-43 degrees F). Please dress warmly and layer. Don’t worry, we have backup plans if it’s too cold to go boating!!

Kairos 2 Bible study is back on Friday night!! We will meet at 6:30pm for dinner and then watch “Everything is Spiritual,” an awesome DVD by Rob Bell that talks about the consistency between the Genesis creation story and science, life, and reality. 

Rob Bell DVD on Genesis 1 during Kairos 2 Bible Study this week!

Rob Bell DVD on Genesis 1 during Kairos 2 Bible Study this week!

Afterwards, we will have a sleepover at Andy’s house for the guys and Michelle and Tracy’s house for the girls. We will gather at my house for a time of studying and Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream!! That’s right, you read this correctly, we will be studying since a bunch of us will be heading out for our Sierra Trip.

FINALLY, we will be leaving for our our Sierra Trip on Saturday morning and returning Sunday Morning! Our plan is to Kayak down the Truckee River, a smooth, safe, but exciting trek that includes small island stops, sandy beach fronts, and of course, some good water battles! We will also go hiking, flashlight trailblazing, star gazing, along with some archery, studying (that’s right!!), and great food! Somehow, we will squeeze all that in our trip so you won’t want to miss it!! Unlike previously stated, this will just be a Kairos 2 trip so it will be cozier.

I can't wait to get some fresh forest air, introduce everyone to our sierra lodge, and go kayaking down the Truckee River!!

I can't wait to get some fresh forest air, introduce everyone to our sierra lodge, and go kayaking down the Truckee River!!

For packing lists, costs, and other details, please check back on the comments as we will finalize everything tonight. See you all tomorrow.

Still need to signup? Well, since we changed the plans late, signups will be open until 11am Friday Morning.

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12 Responses to “Friday Bible Study Back On and Updated Sierra Trip!!”


  1. 1 andy
    October 9, 2008 at 6:12 pm

    We’ll keep updating this so please check back tomorrow afternoon.

    Items to Bring:
    – Water bottle (i.e. Nalgene)
    – Backpack (to carry lunch on the hike)
    – Flashlight
    – Sandals
    – Toiletries
    – Warm clothes (it will be very cold this weekend and esp. in the water)
    – Long Pants, Jacket, Sweaters, etc.
    – Hat / sunglasses / sunblock
    – Hiking or athletic shoes
    Sleeping bag (only if you have one. We have quite a few but a couple of ppl need to bring this)
    – A BIG SMILE!

    ** If you don’t have one of these, please ask one of the staff or your friends 🙂

    Weather: 44 Degrees (VERY COLD)

    Cost: $35 + money for breakfast at McDonalds

    We will return on Sunday at 1:15pm directly to Willard Junior High.

    Don’t need to bring Shampoo or toothpaste. We have that at the house.

  2. 2 Lin Ni
    October 9, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    lol i don’t have a smile, can i borrow one? 😛

  3. 3 robertkim
    October 9, 2008 at 10:09 pm

    err, Lin
    obviously you already have one right there…geez!
    hahaha, but I’m excited for this trip, doing stuff we’ve never done before. But I’m sad about this not being an all-Kairos trip 😦
    Bu hao.

  4. 4 Jacqueline Lu
    October 10, 2008 at 12:52 am

    I am so excited!!!!!! but are we really able to do everything during this trip? “sniff” “sniff”

  5. 5 andy
    October 10, 2008 at 1:10 am

    I hope so. The weather is starting to get really cold. There seems to be a “cold front” coming in this weekend, so there is the sad chance that we can’t go boating since the water will be freezing. If the weather holds up, we’ll definitely be able to do everything!

    Please remember to dress warmly!! Bring extra warm clothes. Maybe even a scarf and gloves. Who knows, if we get snow, we’ll have snow ball fights 🙂

  6. 6 peter
    October 10, 2008 at 1:15 am

    do we need sleeping bags?? for both sleep over and the trip?

  7. 7 andy
    October 10, 2008 at 10:23 am

    Great questions! We have sleeping bags up at the Sierra Lodge, however, I don’t have enough at my house. So, just bring your sleeping bag if you have one. If you don’t have one, there should be enough as longs as some of us bring it.

  8. 8 Alan
    October 10, 2008 at 1:12 pm

    does to toiletries include towel?

  9. 9 lin
    October 10, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    NOOOO!! i wanted to kayak down the river~~~~~~~~~ TT_TT tears. but snow ball fight would be fine too 😀

    o yea Alan, I think it’s everything you need including towels. but someone correct me if i’m wrong

  10. 10 adenosine3phosphate
    October 10, 2008 at 3:12 pm

    Hi, it’s Ann!
    this is raincheck (am i using this phrase correctly?) for myself, in case i forget to ask Amy tonight at bible study. i often do such things.
    Amy, would it be possible to borrow a warm windbreaker of some sort? maybe the one i used at Point Reyes? I really only have sweaters/sweatshirts. but i will try to bring as many warm things as possible. Thanks so much!!

  11. 11 Michelle
    October 10, 2008 at 3:34 pm

    yes, please bring your own towel.
    ANN- i think Amy wouldnt mind u borrowing her jacket again.
    see u guys tonite!

  12. 12 robertkim
    October 12, 2008 at 8:54 pm

    no you didn’t use “raincheck” correctly Ann,, but meh, you still got the jacket!

    THIS TRIP WAS FUN. I as productive as well as relaxed with archery, and hiking 😀


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