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VBS Is For Adults Too!!

I love walking into the sanctuary this week and seeing the mountains on the stage with the huge Everest banner. I love seeing the bright eyes of each child as they look forward to meeting a new memory buddy animal and learn about how God has the power to provide, comfort, heal, forgive and love us forever. As adults, we have mountains…

Got Fruit?

A neat part of my job is organizing Youth Sunday, which will be May 3 at the 10:05 service this year. This special service gives the next generation of Christ followers the opportunity to serve and share their talents with the congregation.  Our youth have been learning the importance of producing spiritual fruit. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,…

The Amazing Easter Race

I am so excited for this upcoming Easter plan, the Amazing Easter Race, which the staff, elders and Outreach ministry group members have been plotting to create for the families in our church and community. Family teams of two people or more will face family-friendly challenges to earn clues for their next destination. I can’t wait to hear the laughter fill the…

The Benefits of Encouragement

Encouragement plays a vital role in the growth and development of a child. Children who grow up with consistent encouragement thrive; those who grow up with constant criticism shrivel. We never grow too old to need encouraging words. Ephesians 4:29 says: “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according…

Youth Groups are in Full Swing

I am excited to report that youth groups are off to a fantastic start! The valuable leaders and helpers that make the evening run smoothly are the secret to the success of our youth groups. Each age level needs a variety of loving adults who use their gifts to organize the lessons, lead discussions, communicate effectively with children and build one-on-one relationships…