Hi Reign Forest Friends,
We will have our Bible Memory Celebration on Sunday, Aug 14, in Reign Forest during the Worship service!
We are very proud of ALL the children and their efforts to memorize God's Word!!! If your child has not met the goal yet, they can feel free to keep working on memorizing verses, and we would love to hear them on or before Sunday, Aug 7. Aug 7 will be the last Sunday for the kids to say Bible verses to a Reign Forest leader to count towards this year's challenge.
If your child has met the 30 Verse Challenge, he/she will be awarded a gift card to their choice of place during our celebration. Please let Anita know your child's choice of gift card by Sunday Aug 7. If your child does not reach the goal but has completed a set of 5 verses (5, 10, 15, 20, or 25), he/she will be able to pick a small prize from the treasure box on the morning of our celebration.
Thank you! We look forward to the celebration!
The Reign Forest Leaders
Hi Reign Forest Friends,
In week three, we jump back to 1 Samuel 18-20 and 2 Samuel 9. We dive deeper into the amazing friendship between David and Jonathan. Jonathan was a faithful friend to David when King Saul chased David and tried to kill him. David was faithful to Jonathan and kept an important promise to care for Jonathan’s family.
Bottom Line: Be faithful so others can count on you. Faithfulness will look different for each of us. Some of us will be faithful to family members who need encouragement. Others will faithfully help friends who struggle a bit. We hope kids learn that God can do some amazing things through them when they are faithful to others.
Memory verse: There is no NEW memory verse. But please encourage your children to work on memorizing and reciting their verses if they still have ones left to say from the 30 verse Bible Memory Challenge here at Reign Forest.
Have a great week!
The Reign Forest team
Last Sunday in Week 4, we spent time discovering more about Proverbs 15:18. Waiting can be the worst! But something Solomon wrote in Proverbs can help us remember why patience is so important. A person with a bad temper stirs up conflict. But a person who is patient calms things down. When we have to wait, it’s important not to let impatience get the best of us. We can trust God to give us the strength to have patience and keep our cool.
Bottom Line: Be patient with each other. We all face moments where we’ll find it difficult to have patience. From waiting in line to get a seat at your favorite restaurant to sitting in construction traffic on your way to vacation, how can you have patience when you want to get a move on? We pray that kids will start with prayer and ask God for help. God can give us patience in any situation!
Tomorrow we will be at Woodcrest Retreat Center for our annual church picnic. We hope to see you all there!
The Reign Forest Team,
Cheryl, Anita, Angie, Christine and Val
Reign Forest Team
1st Sunday- Anita
2nd Sunday- Val
3rd Sunday- Christina
4th Sunday- Cheryl
5th Sunday- Angie