At our annual North Grand Villas Christmas party yesterday, I met a new family. They moved in just a week ago. The kids saw the party going on and decided to check it out. After we handed out goodie bags to all the kids, their mom approached me. She told me “Thank you. This goodie […]
We’ve spent the month of October trying to memorize the books of the Bible in order. And the kids are getting close – even if only half of them can correctly pronounce Deuteronomy and more than one thinks Jackariah is a book in the Old Testament. We’ve tried to enjoy as many of the warm […]
The first full month of the school year is already coming to a close. A new school year typically means that we start seeing more kids come to our weekly activities – both old and new. Schedules have fallen into a routine, and new families have often moved in to start the year. And that’s […]
August started with our annual school supply outreach – we provided over 170 kids with backpacks filled with the supplies they needed – and ended with our annual Choice Media Golf Scramble. In between, we ended summer break started school, had a whole lot of fun at our weekly Bible studies.
The first few days of July, we headed to Hidden Falls Ranch with 40 kids and a host of great volunteers for one of the highlights of our year – Camp Awesome. We swam, hiked, rode horses, played games, sang songs, made crafts, climbed, zip-line, swam some more, and had an absolute blast. Our kids […]
Summer is in full swing around here. That means lots of water fun to cool off from the heat, as demonstrated by Mallory at Cypress Creek: The kids at Ridgecrest have discovered how much fun we can have with water balloons. Our wet and wild version of Duck, Duck, Goose has quickly become a favorite. […]
The month of May has come and gone, and with it another year of school. That means it’s time for a summer filled with fun and lots of water balloons! Read along to see some great pictures of all we did last month.
We held our big Feed, Clothe, Love (and Lift) fundraiser this month. But that didn’t stop us from continuing our regular, daily fun in our apartment communities!
We ended the month of March by surprising 20 of our families in need with Easter bags filled with goodies, and most importantly, a grocery card to provide and Easter meal. It’s always a special and unexpected thing for them. It’s a picture of Grace. Which is what Easter is all about. March is always […]
February has already come and gone. We started a study on the Beatitudes, made a bunch of cool stuff, and avoided the cold half the month and got out and enjoyed the sun the other half. The year is flying by, and we’re trying to enjoy every minute of it!