Good News from Mighty Rivers
is the time for laying a foundation for life in terms of habits,
hopes, and faith. Youth is the opportunity to do something and to
become somebody. That is the path our church teens are on.
of them are working in Upward as coaches and referees. Some are seen
at the score table or in the concession stand.
Super Bowl Sunday they put together wonderful baskets for more than
twenty of our elderly people. In each basket was the following note:
“Today, many people are celebrating the Super Bowl, snacking on
foods and watching the game. A lot of buildup went into the event,
and in a matter of hours, it was over. We are celebrating a Souper
Bowl with some super people in mind. In your basket you will find
many items, some that may only last a day (soup) and others a lot
longer (devotional books), and all a lifetime (the love and thought
that is shown).
hope that as you use these items to stay warm on these cold winter
days, your Spirit is also warmed and filled with joy, love, and
peace. Know that we who worked on this mission, love and care for
you and want to honor you today. Thank you for blessing our lives.
We hope, in return, to be a blessing to you. Thank you for being a
player in our Souper Bowl. ‘Beloved, let us love one another, for
love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows
God.’ 1 John 4:7
Lovingly, Mighty Rivers Youth Sunday School Class, 2019”
past Sunday night, fifteen youths served the Valentine Banquet to a
packed house in JC’s Hall, a meal prepared by their sponsors, and it
made for a beautiful evening.
teens will be raising funds for a three day trip to the Ark
Encounter and to the Creation Museum in June.
activities are all part of God’s plan for us to raise up a child in
the way he or she should go, and when they are older, they will know
what to do and how to live.
best youth program is not the one that separates young people from
the church family, but one that incorporates youth into the church
body. Then the older generations can support and encourage the young
as all worship together, walk together, play together, and know each
Youth time is a valuable time in life. Like
their Lord, these young people are growing in wisdom, and in
stature, and in favor with God and man.