He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt. (Deuteronomy 10:18-19)
Here are a couple of reports on the Karen VBS. Lots of pictures follow. You may see the backpack you gave on one of these kids.
First, from Kristen Bryant, the prime force behind this every year:
We had 95 kids tonight, which was the biggest night this week. We passed out 80 back packs and 24 draw string bags for the younger kids. This week 119 different kids attended, they just didn't all come the same night. There were 19 first time decisions.
I also like this Facebook post by Kathryn Nash:
My sister-in-law, Kristen Bryant, organizes this vbs ministry year after year. Endless hours of planning and preparing Bible lessons, snacks, crafts, and recruiting volunteers. Thank you for your leadership! So many lives impacted! It's such a great opportunity for our small group, church, friends and family to serve right here in the twin cities. Consider joining us next year!