Hughesville Friends Church hosted their 5th annual High Power Soccer VBS Camp in July. Family Life
Pastor Matt McGovern shared this year was an amazing year for VBS that had several highlights:
1) First Time Commitments - Our volunteer coaches reported that there were several kids who made first time commitments to begin their journey with the Lord! In addition we have had a handful of coaches from the community who have started attending church!
2) Mission Balls - An anonymous donor bought 120 mission soccer balls for our campers. The balls have the gospel written on them and they are available in over 20 languages. For every ball purchased another ball is sent out into the mission field in the recipients native language!
3) Family Fundraiser - This is the 2nd year that we challenged the teams to bring in their "pocket change" to raise funds for a cause. This year we decided to raise money to help a local family who has a 7-year-old boy with a rare form of Leukemia. We were pleasantly surprised when the children brought in $2600! Then to be doubly blessed an anonymous donor stepped up and matched the $2600! God is so good!
4) Slime - The incentive for the children with the fundraiser was that the winning team would get to slime "Refy" (Pastor Matt), and our Head Coach George Walters. It's amazing what a little slime will do for the Kingdom!
5) Kids, Kids, Kids - We had 124 kids from pre-K through 6th grade come through the doors with an average attendance of 100 each night!