Doing Church through Candies, Coffee, Cocoa, and Colouring Countenances

“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” – Acts 20:35

I remember how the observance of Halloween around our Castlebridge community was so different this year than it was last year. First of all, the preparations we made last year were just phenomenal. I recall how we went all out decorating the gym at the school like it was a one-day VBS. We led everyone in singing and played games where prizes were given out to the winners. Our church members heartily donated chocolates, candies, and even little toys imagining what it would be like for even the kid at heart to receive such treats.

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Every now and then it’s important for us to hear from other church members and contributors to enhance various Christian perspectives that this blog means to be a channel of.  It is our pleasure this week to welcome our first guest blogger, from our youth, Maria Isabel Opiniano, as she takes us through a glimpse of the re-starting of our youth ministry.  Thanks, Isabel!

Written by Maria Isabel Opiniano (guest blogger of the week)

“‘Do not say, I am only a youth; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall speak. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, declares the Lord.’“ – Jeremiah 1:7-8 Continue reading