Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Just under a dozen young men and their families meet at our facility weekly. They started this Fall. We, also have a Cub Scout Unit that meets here too, and about to be re-chartered here as well. So once a week - we have near a 100 people come to our facility that might not do so otherwise.
Needless to say, people would think this would be a challenge. Not so. We been trying to be the hands and feet of Jesus to our community; and this helped us to do so. We've had several people help make anonymous donations to the troop to make sure they had the equipment they needed to do their trips etc. (Most Troops would already have this and their fundraising would go to support their Children's activities and not the equipment needed for these events (Because most troops have had them for years and even decades)). It indeed has been a good thing.
Last night, I had the honour (along with my family) to be at their end of the year Court of Honor. It feels like they are family. We're still getting to know one another, support one another, and our church - well Be the Church and example to these young men. We've had several families come to our congregation as a result.
Continue to pray for these families.
Scouting is a good thing. My son looks forward to the time - He can join scouts, and my girls enjoy the time they have in Girl Scouts. Look for ways you can be involved. I received last night (on behalf of the church) the Charter that was granted to the church. It was a Great moment.