The GMG Community Bible School was held the week of June 11-15. About 120 children attended and over 20 adults, junior high and high school students helped everyday. Students participated in an Opening and Closing by the music group, Go Fish; Songtime; Bible Study; Games; Craft; and Lunch. Each activity, even the food, matched the theme of the day. The week concluded with a powerful outreach program on Sunday, June 17, at the Garwin United Methodist Church at 9:15 am. Participants and leaders included: PRESCHOOL: Rider Kupka, Westin Deal, Sam Hass, Rhianna Murty, Jocie Parks, Avery Duden, Hadlee Hempy, Weston Hempy, Emmitt Petermeier, Macie Sanders, Olivia Siemens, Violet Jackson, Jay Bessman, Colin Teske, Abby Kemp, Gracie Deal, Grady Dieleman, Jacob Collins, Codi Hulin, Jacob Cornwell, Izzy Cobb, Vaeda Brian, Raegan Snyder, Jonas Hessenius, Chloe Van Huein & Jayden Sevilla LEADER: Lynne Bovenmyer HELPERS: Melisa Dieleman, Gail Hass, Summer Langenbau, Sam Aman; KINDERGARTEN: Devon Howell, Abby Parks, Haley Balmer, Shelby Bovenmyer, Emilie Claussen, Jabari Woodbury, Bryson Kriegel, Austin Vaverka, Matthew Deschamp, Reese Dieleman, Alivia Edens & Allison Vaverka, Ben Soy LEADER: Heidi Langenbau HELPERS: Nick Neiderman, Justin Welton; FIRST & SECOND GRADE: Brayden Duden, Lenah Hood, Lewis Hass, Owen Bovenmyer, Brenna Hempy, Jessica Johnson, Karsyn Broekemeier, Zachary Burgess, Gwen Schaffer, Desirae Baldazo, Wyatt Jackson, Carter Anderson, Owen Collins, Carter Kemp, Abe Dieleman, Bryce Edens, Noah Teske, Jenna Yilek, Emma Beeghly, JJ Hornburg, Kaylee Faircloth, Hannah Vaverka, Brayden Anderson, & Kaylea Duden LEADER: Lacy Starits HELPERS: Kali Derby, Chase Winters; THIRD & FOURTH GRADE: Layne Murty, Conner Murty, Zach Krull, Andrew Johnson, Jevan Stokley, Cooper Langenbau, Christian Deam, Saylor Hempy, Hallie Claussen, Stephenie Claussen, Kaci Krier, Reahana VanRees, Seth Burgess, Alli Schaffer, Ayden Kelley, Angel Schewe, Grace Schewe, Frances Jackson, Seth Derby, Brock Teske, Jackson Edens, Baliey Anderson, Ross Murty, Jordan Yilek, Nick Collins, Ashanti Johnson, Madisyn Anderson, Chole Cornwell, Jaydn Hessinius & Jace Hlas, Hunter Faircloth LEADER: Kari Hornburg HELPER: Sierra Winters, Darrin Anderson, Aaron Martin; FIFTH & SIXTH GRADE: Tory Novotny, Madison Krull, Isaac Neel, Kyla Krier, Brian Kriegel, Presley Bland, Kasey Winters, Kelsey Vaverka, Peyton Gallentine, Mable Dieleman, Andrew Collins, Cade Bovenmyer, Sidney Catherwood, Logan Anderson, JJ Wilson, Daniel Hughes & Jazmen Stokley LEADER: Ann Jackson. ?Other adult leaders included: VBS DIRECTOR: Larae Edens; MUSIC: Sue Koster; CRAFT: Megan Teske, Kelly Konicek, Lansana Moore, Emma Schaffer, Jeff Teske; LESSON: Jill Roberts, Bryce Anderson; GAMES: Christine Deam, Cole Langebau; SNACKS: Connie Jackson, Diana Collins, Kathleen Malkin, Virginia Eckhart, Winona Paustian; TRANSPORTATION: Curt Bacon, Greg Ochs. If anyone was overlooked, it was unintentional. Thank you to all who brought your children and donated food and other items to Bible School. It was a “Kickin It Old Time” Good Time by all, and we hope to see you again next year!
About 120 children from Garwin, Green Mountain, and Chapel attended Bible School June 11-15 at Garwin from 8:30-11:45 am. Several area churches participated. The week concluded with a “Kickin’ It Old School” program on Sunday, June 17, at the Garwin UM Church at 9:15 am.