“Kingdom Club Volunteers (Photo by I-Lee Millward)”
During Holy Week this year I had the privilege of being involved in the annual Bowdon Parish Easter Club. Over 100 children joined us each day to learn more about God, the Bible, Jesus, and how having a faith can help us to live our daily lives, happily and without fear. With the help of Disney’s Frozen, we looked at fear, strength, wisdom and love. Jonah, David and Goliath, and the wise man who built his house upon the rocks helped us to see how God speaks to us through scripture, helping us to overcome our fears, and giving us strength and wisdom.
The last day brought all those themes together when we learnt that God so loved the world that he sent his son to die for us. Who would have thought that Anna’s sacrifice for Elsa could be used to show in such a powerful way that the Easter message is as relevant today as it was 2,000 years ago? I loved every single millisecond of my time learning about God’s kingdom in the parish centre and I want to make a very special mention of the amazing team who made it all happen, pictured above. I think that teamwork has a very special place in God’s kingdom, as does the Cha-Cha Slide!
Kirsten Wood, Parish Development