SUMMIT ROCKS CAMPUS
More than 400 teen-agers
descended onto Trinity's campus last weekend for four days of spiritual
refreshment during the Summit conference sponsored by Youth Unlimited.
The contingent of high school
and college students, many of whom came from the Midwest, attended seminars,
workshops, and worship after arriving Friday. The highlight of the weekend's
agenda was an excursion to downtown Chicago Saturday afternoon, which featured
a photo scavenger hunt that covered almost three miles. The evening climaxed
with a Peter Eide concert and a spectacular fireworks show at Navy Pier
on the lakefront.
"The kids were great all
weekend," said Amy Strong '86, who served on the host committee. "They
had a fantastic time downtown, and the scavenger hunt was a terrific way
for them to see the city and take home some lasting memories of their trip."
Musician Peder Eide and his
band energized the group during the weekend's worship services while speakers
Jolene DeHeer and Tessie Etie-Baehr challenged the youth to grow in their
relationships with God and celebrate their lives in Him.
Youth Unlimited conducts
Summit conferences every even-numbered summer and chooses smaller sites
like Trinity to encourage a more intimate setting for fellowship.
"I had a lot of fun here,"
said Andrea Hamstra, a Lafayette, Indiana, resident who will enter her
senior year in high school. "It's good to be on a college campus for Summit
because there are more options for activities, and going to Chicago for
the day was cool."
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