Heavenly Connections 2019 - Mt. Calvary, Waukesha, Wis., Vacation Bible School
As part of their annual Vacation Bible School, Mount Calvary Lutheran in Waukesha, Wis., wanted to make real connections with kids in the India Children's Homes and Schools, Sunday schools students from Russia, and students from St. John's Lutheran School in Antigua. To do so, the 140 VBS kids learned "Jesus Loves Me" and sang it on the final day of VBS while the children from the three different countries joined in on the screens behind them.Posted by WELS Missions on Thursday, September 12, 2019
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My husband recently returned home from a year-long deployment and our little family (us and our two little girls) spent a week at an Amish farm in Lancaster County, Penn.
While we were there, we had the opportunity to read through several Amish and Mennonite magazines. I was so encouraged by the advice and topics discussed for the stay-at-home mother, a topic rarely discussed in my years of reading Forward in Christ.
I am writing this letter because I would like to see a “Christian home” series of articles within your publication. This would not only benefit fellow homemakers within the synod but also encourage a new generation of fathers as spiritual leaders.
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NEW FORMAT OF FIC
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