#GodworksWM

Here’s the talk from Steubenville San Diego 2014 that inspired the instagram/hashtag “challenge” I proposed at the last Boom Sizzle:

Basically, the idea is for us to take photos of ordinary things in our daily lives (don’t even have to be explicitly religious things) that remind us that God is with us and working in our lives, that remind us of His joy, peace, goodness, love. Then we can post them and use the hashtag #GodworksWM to share about God in our lives :)

Excited to see how God works in your lives!

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Exciting News About Gene Yang!

For those of you who don’t know of Gene Yang, he, along with Hank Lee, are the founders of Watermark. And some of you may be aware that over the last few years Gene has been the writer for the Avatar: The Last Airbender comics.

But more recently…

– Gene has been nominated for 2 Eisner Awards!
The Eisner Award is basically the “Oscar” of the comics world. And Gene has been nominated for two! One for his most recent graphic novel, The Shadown Hero, which is about the first Asian American superhero, and one for his work on the Avatar: The Last Airbender comics and The Shadow Hero.

– Gene has been brought on by DC Comics to be the new writer of the Superman comics!
And as proof, here is a photo of Gene credited as the writer in the Superman story given out on Free Comic Book Day this past Saturday, 5/2:

 Superman by Gene Yang

CRAZY, right? Exciting to see a Watermarker go on to such big and fun things!

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2015 Walk for Life

 2014 Walk for Life

Walk for Life is coming up next Saturday (1/24)! Here are the event details:

Who: You, your family, your friends
When: Saturday, Jan. 24, 12:30pm-3pm (meet at Fremont BART at 10am)
Where: Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco

Remember that permission slips are due this Sunday (1/18).

We’ll be heading over to San Francisco together by BART, so make sure to arrive at the Fremont BART station by 10am and to bring enough money for a round-trip ticket (~$12) and for lunch.

Also, if you plan on going to Boom Sizzle that night, know that there will be an option to get dinner together near St. Clare’s after Walk for Life. However, you’ll have to plan your own way to get from Fremont to church.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gather  with thousands to learn about and walk for the value of human life! See you there!

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 New Year 2015

The New Year is almost here, which means so is our annual New Year’s Party!

Here are the details:

Who: Watermark high schoolers and college YAGs
When: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 6pm – Thursday, Jan. 1, 12:30am
Where: Matthew Chu’s house (44176 Ibero Way, Fremont, CA 94539)

If you’re coming, please…

  1. RSVP by sending an email to watermark.youth@gmail.com ASAP.
  2. Print, fill out, and bring the New Year’s Party Permission Slip (if you’re a high schooler) or the New Year’s Party Adult Waiver (if you’re a college YAG) on the day of the event.
    You MUST bring your form or else we cannot let you attend.
  3. Sign up to bring some food on the New Year’s Potluck Sign-up Sheet, since we’ll be doing dinner potluck-style.

Hope to see you soon!

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2014 Watermark Broomball!

 broomball logo 2

It’s almost time for our annual BROOMBALL!

Broomball is going to be on Saturday, Dec. 20, 10:30pm-12:30am at Vallco Ice Center (10123 North Wolfe Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014).

For high schoolers:
To participate, please print, fill out, and turn in the Broomball Permission Slip along with $10 by Sunday, Dec. 14.

For YAGs not in the area:
To participate, please print, fill out, and turn in the Broomball Adult Waiver along with $10 by the day of the event.

Also, know that we’re inviting the Korean community this year, so come have fun with Watermarkers, current and past, and the Korean community!

Don’t miss out!

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