Wisdom for Life Ministries is holding a youth fishing derby May 31 at First Fruits Farm in Louisburg.
With declining attendance and aging populations, many churches have wondered what happened to those good ‘ole days when the pews were full, Sunday school classrooms were overrun with children and youth groups were vital energetic expressions of new faith. While some churches are enjoying these good ‘ole days now, others are wondering what happened to church life as we knew it.
On a recent Saturday in April, young people from six area churches gathered at Plank Chapel United Methodist Church to fight against world hunger.
“Pastor X” wrote a book a few years back entitled, “How to Murder Your Minister.” It was an insightful analysis of the predicament many ministers are placed in by unreasonable demands on their time, undefined position in society, robbed humanness and fish bowl living. While the book was definitely one-sided, written as it was from a hurting minister’s perspective, it was an eye-opener to many ministers and laypeople alike. It’s something all of us, on both sides of the pulpit, should be keenly aware of. There are hazards in ministry.
The prekindergarten class at Great Beginnings Christian Childcare participated in the annual St. Jude Trike-a-Thon on April 25.
Ronald McDonald recently visited with the prekindergarten class at Great Beginnings Christian Childcare during the “Week of the Young Child.”
The Plank Chapel United Methodist Church recently met in the fellowship hall of the church.
The children at Great Beginnings Christian Child Care Center recently celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
Joy Club members and leaders at E.M. Rollins Elementary School recently cleaned up fallen tree limbs and branches on the ground in front of the school as part of the club’s recent study about taking care of the world.
Guess what? You are creative. We all are, because we are made in the image of God, who is the original creative genius.