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Last Week to Register for Armour Up!!!!

Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2018

We have extended the deadline to register for Armour Up, Crew In Training or AU CREW in order to have your son’s name on the summer t-shirt to April 1st (no joke)!  We have a great group of boys on our summer roster, and hope yours will be a part of the fun!

Incoming 3rd-7th graders = Armour Up

Incoming 8th graders = Crew in Training

Incoming 9th-12th graders = AU CREW

Our program runs every Wednesday night from June 6th – August 15th at PCBC.  Incoming 3rd-4th graders will meet from 5:30-6:30pm and incoming 5th-7th graders will meet from 6:45-7:45pm.  

Click here to register.


We have partnered with Arise Africa, a non-profit organization who helps vulnerable children in Zambia, for the past few years by providing school supplies.  This year, they have expressed a need for backpacks for their children.  Part of Armour Up’s mission statement is to ‘demonstrate love to others’, and we feel that this is a great way to do that.  Please send a gently used or new backpack (in any size) with your child during the month of June.  If you have time, please have your child write a note or even just send his name and age in the backpack so that there is a personal connection with the child who receives it.  Thank you for giving to those in need, and for teaching our children to do the same.

FATHER/SON NIGHT with Guest Speaker Coach Randy Allen on 8/8/18

We have the privilege of hearing from Coach Randy Allen (who just recently announced his retirement from the Highland Park football program) on August 8th this summer.  In light of that, we would like to invite all dads to join their sons for an evening of fun and to hear a meaningful message from Coach Allen.  Can’t make it, dads?  That’s okay – send your son anyway!  Either way, mark your calendars now.  This is sure to be a special event for all.  

And speaking of Coach Randy Allen, click here to listen to a recent interview of Coach Allen on the podcast, Insignificant Others (two hilarious and talented HP dads – Brett Featherston & Robb Flint).  Or search for it on iTunes.  You won’t regret it!!  


Weekly themes for this summer will include:

6/6 – AU T-shirt Night

6/13 – Sock it to Me (crazy socks): Click here for socks (even Fortnite socks!!!)

6/20 – College Gameday (please wear jersey OVER Armour Up t-shirt for safety reasons)

6/27 – Red, White & AU: Click here for shirts

7/11 – Calling All Superheroes: Click here for shirt

7/18 -AU X-Games: Click here for shirt

7/25 – Christmas in July: Click here for shirt

8/1 – Don’t Mess with Texas: Click here for shirts

8/8 – Rep Your Squad (HP gear, etc.): Click here for shirts (this is the night Coach Allen is speaking, so it’s a great time to sport HP TOOK STATE shirts or any HP gear)

8/15 – Surf’s Up: Click here for shirts

**All shirts need to be ordered by May 1st so please email us at info@armourupdallas if your son would like to order**

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are so grateful for your support of our ministry and would love to have your family or business sponsor us in the following ways if you are able.

Newsetters $45:  Each week we print out newsletters to hand out to kids and families as they leave the building.  These are filled with the message recap, Bible verse of the week, birthdays of the week, happenings around town, announcements, etc.  The cost to print is appoximately $45 each week.  If you are interested, please email us at info@armourupdallas.com.  We are happy to include your logo (for businesses) as well. Please click here to sign up.

Feeding our AU CREW $100: Each week we feed our hardworking teenagers who assist Josh Barnard in running Armour Up.  It is no easy task to reign in 300 kids, so these boys are hungry when dinnertime rolls around.  Would you or your family please consider sponsoring one week this summer (approximately $100 depending on what you order) to help feed our AU CREW?  Click here to sign up if so, and we will contact you with further information.  

Spread the Word

We would appreciate you forwarding this email to your friends to make sure they hear about Armour Up before it’s too late!  Thank you for helping us spread the word!  They can also follow us on twitter & instagram (@armourupdallas) and on facebook: facebook.com/armourupdallas to stay updated on the latest information.

See you June 6th!


I Corinthians 15:57 “But thanks be to God!  He give us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”