In Kids’ Church, we have taken a Road Trip without leaving the building! We witnessed Peter making a mad dash to the beach when he saw Jesus. A trip to the museum reminded us about the past and how we can learn from our mistakes, just like Saul. Outside play is always needed and got us up and running! We even went to summer school and learned how Jesus enjoyed going to temple to learn and teach. The last trip, we took, was to camp. It is a place that you can do crafts, sports, take hikes and make a true friend, even though it might only be for the summer. Join us to finish out the Road Trip as we go to the fair, the pool and then back home! Whew! We will need a rest after all of this!
I’ve been packing and unpacking a lot during the last several months for trips long and short as well as purposeful and fun. In July I jokingly said to my husband, “I’ve been dealing with a lot of baggage lately.” To which he gave me “that look.”
We often talk about the baggage we carry in life from various life experiences, some of our own making and some hoisted upon us by others. With growing wisdom and faith we learn to deal with that baggage because we all know that baggage weighs us down!
I always thought that dealing with my personal baggage was my burden and I had to work it out on my own. But faith has taught me that God not only cares about our baggage but God will also carry it if we are willing to give it up.
Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.
Matthew 11: 29
This fun day is on August 13! Wear casual clothes like t-shirts, shorts, and sandals to church at 9:30 a.m. After the service we’ll have sub sandwiches, chips, fruit, cookies, and beverages in Fellowship Hall. Then we’ll play games like Ladder Ball, Kan Toss with Frisbees, and cards inside. Outside we’ll play badminton. You can decide to participate or just chat at your table. In any case, come and have your spirit renewed and lifted! Sign up on the Message Board in the Narthex if you can bring in any food items. We welcome you and your friends to join us!