**We apologize for this blog being late due to some technical difficulties. 


What are we learning at CHAOS?

  • THIS WEEK // We will continue our series called “B.L.E.S.S.”  as Sarri Happel teaches on the first letter “S” which stands for Serve. We are also continuing to raise money for the Never Thirst Campaign -- the small group the raises the most money gets a Mcdonald’s or pizza party. (Students may also donate online -- just write the small group leader’s name in the “note” section -- http://www.cedarvalleystudents.org/never-thirst
  • NEXT WEEK // Colleen Matos will wrap up our “B.L.E.S.S” series as she shares her own personal Story. #thesecondS Due to it being Holy Week -- this is a perfect time to stop and listen to a story of God’s transformation in one of our small group leader’s life!!

Upcoming Events

  • Junior High Gal & Guy Bible Study // 4:30pm // Sundays // Naz
    • It’s not too late to join us!! All are welcome!
      • Gals: We will be doing Jennie Allen’s “Dream Big” study on RightNow Media. Interested?  Text Kristin Sauerbrei at 641.640.0679. (ps: Jennie is coming to Naz on April 13th!! More info below!)
      • Guys: Payson Vandelune and Ben Fienup will be leading you in a study in the book of Mark. Interested? Text Payson at 641.780.3905.
  • 6th Grade / 9th Grade Night // CHAOS & BIGhouse (Learn more below)
  • 9th Grade Gospel Mime // 6:30pm // Wednesday, May 1st // Worship Center at Naz
    • ALL are welcome for this community-wide event!
    • Click HERE for the Facebook Event.
    • Doors open at 6:30pm. Mime will begin at 6:45pm.
    • The Gospel Mime is a visual recreation of the Greatest Love Story ever told. This is put on by some of the CHAOS 9th graders and the story will be told through music, facepaint, and actions. This is a community event -- so invite your familiies, friends, and neighbors to join us. :)

Follow Us on Social Media:

Instagram: @chaosatnaz

Facebook: CHAOS


What are we learning at BIGhouse?

  • THIS WEEK // Alice Shirey will be teaching on “The Parable of the Wedding Banquet.”
  • NEXT WEEK // No BIGhouse! We will see you at the Student Led Good Friday Services

Trip Opportunities

  • Caravan 2019 // Caravan 2019 is headed to Pensacola, FL and the WhiteWater Express Camp in TN! The trip is July 20-28 for all 9th-12th graders.  Registration is online at http://www.cedarvalleystudents.org/caravan. Contact Kristina McBurney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions!

Upcoming Events

  • The Freedom Project Tour with Jennie Allen and Christy Nockels. Saturday, April 13th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls
  • Student Led Good Friday Services, April 19th, 7:00 and 9:00 pm at Nazareth Lutheran Church.  All are invited!
  • 6th Grade / 9th Grade Night // CHAOS & BIGhouse (Learn more below)

6th Grade / 9th Grade Night

  • Any and all 6th graders are invited to join us for 6th grade night at CHAOS.
      • 6:15 -- Open Gym
      • 6:30 -- Large Group (Games, Worship, Teaching)
      • 7:15 -- Small Groups
        • 6th graders will meet together with staff to talk more about what CHAOS is and how to get involved!
  • Any and all 9th graders are invited to join us for 9th grade night at BIGhouse
      • 7:00 - 8:00 -- Large Group (Worship, Teaching)

The Freedom Project Tour

with Jennie Allen (founder of the IF: Gathering) and Christy Nockels

THIS, Saturday, April 13th, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls

Tickets STILL Available:

Adult tickets $20 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/freedom-tour-with-jennie-allen-christy-nockels-cedar-falls-ia-tickets-55424511205

Student tickets $15 at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7s3uxumCSa21Ed686GmHt7nnqPDisdDT7pkHKb0D5figR6A/viewform

Our goal is for 100+ young women (junior high through college age) to attend this event. Have a fun evening out with your daughter or niece or with a group of friends and their daughters!

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6th grade night Date


2019 Good Friday Slide

CHAOS Gospel Mime.Natural slide 2

Caravan 2019 1






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