The Foundation Session One During the Gather, the 8th-grade youth will be given an introduction to the retreat as well as challenged to see who can build the longest standing human pyramid. The teaching introduces to the youth the importance of building a strong foundation in Christ. The Break gives them an opportunity to reflect on the teaching, and the session ends with a prayerful Send during which the youth journal about the different foundations in their lives. Goal of This Night The goal of this session is for the 8th-grade youth to realize the importance of having a firm foundation in Christ. Scripture Matthew 7:24 -27 Key Concepts – There are transitions coming in your lives as you move onto high school that many of you may be excited for, may be uncertain of, or you might just be scared about. But you must never forget that through it all you are not alone. – Jesus Christ is the strongest, most sure, never moving foundation upon which we should build our lives. – This retreat is focused on giving you tools to build the foundation of your life in Christ so that when the storms come, you will not crumble but you will be able to stand tall and strong in Christ. End of Free Preview Thanks for reviewing this Edge Night! If you would like the full verison of this resource please sign in. If you are signed in and still can't download this resource, please contact parish support in the chat below.