Friday evening, the Berea group led VBS for the last night. The story was about Saul on the road to Damascus. The painted frames turned out great! I don’t know how well you can read the text, but a child wrote “Gesus [heart] me.” Sunday morning, the Bereans headed home to Indiana. Thanks so much…

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Thursday was Crazy Hair Night. You might see a few evidences of that fact below! I was told that the offsite location went “all out” with crazy hair, but unfortunately I don’t have any photos of that. Even the littlest VBS’er had some spiked hair action! Classes began work on their craft project — painting…

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Children are learning the songs that go with the VBS curriculum and enjoy singing during opening and closing each evening.Wade Winnalot #1 came back as game show host, for a toilet paper wrap game.Attendance bounced over 55 children, so everyone got an ice pop as a treat in addition to the planned snack. Each evening,…

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The Berea group is also coordinating VBS for Phoenix Inner-City Kids (PICK) this week. Here are a few photos from yesterday evening: And VBS Tuesday evening at Aim Right:

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It’s VBS week #1! On Sunday afternoon, the auditorium underwent transformation into Studio Go! Game Show. Sunday evening, Aim Right hosted a cookout for VBS volunteers, including a great bunch of folks (52, in fact!) from Indiana who have joined us to lead VBS.Berea Mennonite youth… The Sanctum band led in a time of worship…

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“I put my finger down my throat, but I couldn’t throw up.” – Said by a 9-year-old boy in the backseat of my car, enroute from Picacho to Phoenix in a spur-of-the-moment trip. He and two other children (his cousins) had managed one night at Youth Haven Ranch, but on day #2, their homesick feelings…

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This is a week of preparation for our two weeks of VBS, which begins June 20. The Berea Mennonite youth group from Indiana will be arriving on Saturday, June 18, and plan to lead the first week of VBS, which is primarily for children who live in a nearby public housing complex. In researching the…

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So far this week…. Teens met on Monday evening to pray together and discuss Bible study options for the summer. A.J., Jewel, & Seth took 9 children to Picacho, AZ, to Youth Haven Ranch bright and early Monday morning. A free breakfast and lunch program began on Monday. The meals are provided by a local…

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