OutReach is ReachingOut

Tuesday we completed our spring after school ministry in Gorham.
Let me tell you about it.

First, let’s back up a little bit. In November, we returned to Gorham and held 6 sessions on Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. from November 13 through December 18. We paused for a few weeks for the holidays and winter. We returned in February and held 11 sessions through the end of April.

In the fall session, we averaged 22 each week, including 15 students and 7 assistants. Our spring session averaged 18, including 12 students and 6 assistants.

While we initially prepared for children in grades 1–6, we had children from preschool through 9th grade attend. As you might imagine this scenario resulted in many challenges. However, our team met and exceeded each challenge and our love for the children and their families has grown.

Our Gorham team this year included, Avis Barrett, Wes Henson, Lisa Hottensen, Allie Hottensen, Dennis Howell, Angie James, and Matt Phillips.

Join me in thanking them for their weekly commitment to sharing God’s love and Gospel in Gorham. Also, I would like to thank everyone who provided snacks each week. They were an essential part of our weekly plan.

Our next scheduled Gorham event is for Vacation Bible School July 8- 12, 6-8 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30.

We are in need of happy volunteers to assist in this ministry for VBS and in reaching this community. As you pray for happy volunteers, will you be an answer to your prayer and volunteer? Let me know how the Lord is leading you to ReachOut.

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