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July 1, 2015
 

SUMMER FUN

KIDS KAMP   Kids's Kamp is for those children who have completed Third through Sixth grade.  Kids Kamp is held at Tulakogee Conference Center located on Lake Ft. Gibson near Wagoner, Oklahoma.  Each day the schedule includes activity classes, swimming, missions, recreation, Bible Study and evening worship.  Kids Kamp is scheduled for July 13 - 16.  The cost is $165.

1st and 2nd Grade Day Camp   1st and 2nd grade Day Camp is for those children who have completed 1st and 2nd grade.  the children and sponsors leave the church each morning, drive to Tulakogee and return each evening.  The schedule includes activity classes, swimming, music and Bible study.  Day Camp is scheduled for July 27 - 29.  The cost is $75.

Enrollment is open online for Kids Kamp and 1st and 2nd Day Camp!
 
THE GOSPEL PROJECT
Over the next six weeks, kids will learn about Paul's life-changing encounter with Jesus.  Saul was a devout Jew who was born in Tarsus and inherited his Roman citizenship from his father.  So when people began talking about this man named Jesus and claiming that He was the promised Messiah, Saul took notice.

Saul believed strongly in the Jewish faith of his ancestors.  He violently persecuted God's church and tried to destroy it.  He dragged believers from their houses and put them in prison.  He approved of the stoning of Stephen, the first Christian martyr. Saul thought he was doing the right thing by defending Judaism, but God's purposes could not be stopped.
 
As Saul was on his way to arrest believers in Damascus, the Lord stopped him in his tracks.  Jesus revealed Himself to Saul, and Saul was never the same.  Saul was convinced that Jesus is Lord.  Saul later described the experience as being like dying and receiving a new life.  God had a purpose and a plan for Saul.  He had set Saul apart before Saul was even born.  God said, "This man is My chosen instrument to take My name to the Gentiles".
 
Salvation, sometimes called conversion, happens when a person recognizes his sin, repents, believes in Jesus, and confesses Jesus as Savior and Lord.  Jesus changes a person's heart, and as a result, his or her life is changed too.  Jesus appeared to Saul and changed him inside and out.  Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners.  Jesus called Saul, who was once an enemy of Christians, to spend the rest of his life telling people the gospel and leading them to trust Jesus as Lord and Savior.

COMING SOON

July 5          Paul's First Journey
July 12        Paul's Second Journey

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

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