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Christian Ed Director’s Newsletter Article – September 2015

Director of Christian Ed

Marla Kemmler –

Sunday school kicks off on September 13. Preschool to 4th grade are invited after the Children’s Sermon to attend Children’s Worship. Children will meet their parents in Fellowship Hall after worship.

Grades 5 and up will attend worship at 9:30 a.m. with their families.

Sunday Morning Wrap-Up

Beginning September 13 after worship and during coffee hour, grades five and up are invited for a short time (15-20 minutes) to room 203 to discuss various aspects of the worship service. This will be a time of reflection on the sermon and prayer, and a look at the scriptures and music used in the worship service. It will be led by a core group of the Youth Ministries Committee. Youth are welcome to bring their snacks during the short discussion.


Eat and Meet:

2nd Sunday evening of each month, September—May

The second Sunday evening of each month, 5th -8th graders are invited to gather in Fellowship Hall for a traditional youth group meeting. This meeting will include dinner, games and Bible study. The first Eat and Meet will take place September 13 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Parents please be sure at least one parent can attend the first gathering with your child.

Day Camp Wrap Up

The week of July 13-17, Bower Hill hosted Power-Up Day Camp. The week was filled with laughter, games, Bible study, freeze pops and SUNSHINE! We had 15 Junior Day campers and 18 regular campers for a grand total of 33 campers.

A huge thank you goes out to all the Junior Camp volunteers who made this week so delightful:

Dawn Kane, Betsy Hohlfelder, Kiri Rising, Amy Grella, Cynthia Gissin, Ruth Robbins, Val Watterson, Anne Smith, Bethany Gibbs, Carolyn Westerhoff.

An even bigger thank you goes out to Crestfield staff Tylor, Jessica, Kayla, Anthony and Jack who made the all-day camp so much fun the campers did not want the week to end.

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