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We took the kids on the puppet team from our apartment complex ministry to One Way Street’s Montgomery, Al Puppet Festival this past weekend. The festival theme for 2009 is “Reflecting Christ.” The opening theme presentation was a well-done fairy tale. To introduce the tale, the beginning of the program featured narration as the pages of a giant pop-up book were turned by hooded and gloved puppeteers. The ensuing skit/story was enjoyable and kind of different for an opening presentation. I really liked it.

Can I say that traveling with 8 kids from the apartments has its challenges? Thank goodness for the GPS on Miss Melissa’s phone. Another huge blessing is Miss Julie’s patience with the kids themselves!

OWS kept me busy- taught in all three workshop sessions, brought the Saturday morning devotion to all the attendees, played some large group games before the devotion to somehow fill the big shoes left by Sandy Noe who regretfully broke her ankle earlier in the week and couldn’t attend. I also got to judge the song competition which was “decent to good!” My all-time favorite workshop to teach is what I call “Biblical Basis for Children’s Ministry”- and I got to teach it this weekend.


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