May 24

Vacation Bible School is almost here.  In a little over a week the church will be overrun by children and excitement will be at a fevered pitch.  Our mascot for the week will be superhero Flame, who will help us learn our theme for the week - Our strength comes from God.  We will learn about Bible heroes such as Samuel and David, Abigail, and Jesus.
How can you help make this an unforgettable week?  First, help share the word to your friends and family. There are several ways you can do this: take one of our publicity postcards and share them. Encourage everyone to pre-register on line. Though social media, Facebook and Instagram, Flame will be making appearances every day. Please share these posts on your personal pages and encourage your friends to go to our church website to look for Flame.
We also need some extra help with decorations this year. Next Wednesday, May 31, at 10:00, you are invited to come and help prepare some of the decorations. We will be painting some props, so wear your "grungy" clothes.
Then on Saturday morning, June 3, we will be setting up rooms and preparing for the beginning of a great week the next day. We will especially need some strong people who can help move furniture.
Why do we put all this effort into Vacation Bible School?  During this week of focused learning, our children receive more biblical teaching than they do in an entire year of Sunday School. It is a chance to teach our own children, but also to reach into our community with the good news of Jesus.
There is nothing better!

~Pastor Jane