Faith Station & Kingdom Kids

God Speaks! Are you listening? We just finished our series on God Speaks, how He speaks and how to listen to His voice. The kids seemed to learn a lot as we spent time being quiet and listening to what he has to say to us. We are now starting a series on Deny Your Selfie – learning to be a true follower of Christ.

Easter Eggstravaganzas are all done for the year, and they were a great success! This is the 7th year for Gillett and the 6th year for Hillside North Campus! We had over 100 kids at Gillett’s and 66 at Pound’s, and many kids raised their hands to accept Jesus as their Savior at these! Thank you so very much to all who helped out at these two eggs hunt! Without you, this event could not happen! We appreciate all of your hard work and willingness to show God’s love to all of these children! Special thank you to Donna, Bonnie, Hannah and Brian for giving the Gospel Presentations.

Our next event coming up will be in July and it is our VBS! This year’s theme is MONUMENTAL and the students have been learning the songs in Children’s church and enjoying them. Gillett’s VBS is July 25th – 29th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. and we are looking for volunteers. You can pre-register at HillsideAssembly.com/VBS. Sign up sheets will be in the foyer and more information will be coming out in the next few months.

Have you noticed a new young coffee barista making delicious gourmet coffee one Sunday a month? His name is Emery Kostreva and he is working hard to raise money for BGMC (Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge)! Stop by and enjoy a delicious treat and support Missions as well! Our BGMC goal is $1,500 and we are well on our way to reaching that goal! So far, we have collected $866.50! The kids are excited to meet the goal and be rewarded by dying Brian Wilson’s hair a beautiful neon PINK! Thank you for supporting this ministry!

  As I think back on the eggs hunts and look forward to the VBS’s and what we are teaching the students in Kid’s Church on Sundays, I remind myself that the reason we are doing these outreaches and teachings is to share the Gospel with as many as we can, to raise our kids to be future leaders in the church, and do His work until he returns! We can get so busy in the summer, running to our children’s sports, activities, and events, it’s tempting to put Sunday worship and attendance on the back burner. I encourage you to remember that fewer than 2% of all NCAA student athletes go on to the pro level (kids who have achieved the highest level in their high schools), however, 100% of all kids will stand before God one day and give an account of their lives (as well as their parents!)  “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.” I Corinthians 9:25 Make church attendance a priority this summer – you won’t regret it!