We are having a great time with our Kids On a Mission group this summer. We have been meeting every other Sunday evening from 6-7pm with the 1st-5th graders and have been doing various mission activities.
Most recently, we weeded a garden for an elderly lady. All the kids jumped right in and pulled weeds, raked, and then bagged the weeds. The kids really surprised me at how hard they worked. We only had about 40 minutes to work on our task but they attacked those weeds with a vengeance and we were pleased with the finished product.
Normally I despise pulling weeds as my own flower beds are testimony to, but the time flew by and the task which I often avoided was completed. It was actually quite enjoyable and we found ourselves visiting, joking and encouraging each other during the process. When our time was up, we all were dirty, bug bit and sweaty but each of us had a smile on our faces.
I'm so glad for those of you that have been joining us and for those of you that haven't yet, there is plenty more activities to come!