Winter VBS provides supplies, gospel – Newnan Times

December 31, 2016 - School Supplies

Winston Skinner / The Newnan Times-Herald

Dr. Angela Brown, one of a crew leaders during a Bible Boot Camp during Clark Chapel, creates a indicate during a dermatitis eventuality on Friday morning.

Vacation Bible School – it’s not only for summer anymore.

There was lots of camo during Clark Chapel United Methodist Church on Friday morning. Using a thesis “The Armor of God – The Belt of Truth,” a Bible Boot Camp was hold during a church.

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“The purpose of this is to sight all children to be warriors for God,” pronounced Melissa Martin, a event’s director.

Because of a theme, common Bible propagandize titles were transposed with troops designations. Martin was a staff sergeant, and Alphonso Smith, a pastor, was a cavalcade sergeant. In further to pastoring, Smith is also a Coweta County commissioner.

Teachers of a graded classes – platoons – were crew leaders. 
“We need to be lerned in a truth, and a belt of law helps us mount opposite Satan’s lies,” pronounced Kesavia Smith, a pastor’s mother and one of a crew leaders.

The mini-vacation Bible propagandize during a church in Luthersville was an tusk of a longtime plan by Clark’s United Methodist Women. Gwen Brown pronounced a United Methodist Women have been distributing propagandize reserve during a start of propagandize for some-more than 10 years.

Methodist Women member Johnsie Reeves pronounced members of a missions organisation satisfied final year that there was a need for a change. She described altogether efforts to get propagandize reserve to students in Aug as “saturated.”

Lots of opposite groups give reserve in August, though Clark members became wakeful there was a need when a second division got underway. 
“They would be starting over in January,” Reeves reflected.

The women looked for a approach to feed dull bookbags as a new year began, Reeves said. The Bible Boot Camp brought children together for a morning of fun and training during their mangle from unchanging school. The eventuality finished with placement of bags with age-appropriate reserve in them.

The Methodist Women during Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church in Lone Oak helped with a bookbag effort, and a Allen-Lee assemblage was represented during Friday’s wintertime Bible school.

“It is a lot in a hours we have, though we’re going to try to fist it all in,” Martin pronounced as a Bible Boot Camp got underway. 
She told a youngsters there would be a time for Bingo and for humanities and crafts.

She also urged recruits to listen to a crew leaders as Bible truths were taught. 
“We’re going to ask some questions, and we competence win a prize,” she said.

The module enclosed breakfast and lunch. Jaelin Bussie, 4, let out an contingent “mmmm” during breakfast as he enjoyed a pancake with syrup. 
“That’s really, unequivocally good,” he said.

While winter Vacation Bible Schools are a new thing in this area, they are not totally new. A Lutheran method in Texas has offering a winter VBS for a integrate of years, reaching out to Chinese-Americans during a Chinese New Year.

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