Showing posts from May, 2013

Soccer Tournament

Last night our youth group hosted a soccer tournament as an outreach tool.  The idea was that the teenagers interested in playing would form their own teams with their friends who don't go to church.  It was a success and it didn't rain, thank God.  We had about 100 young people participate; around 9 guy teams and two girl teams.  I'm proud to say my team won second place....out of the two teams who played.  It was a lot of fun and hopefully there will be young people who will want to get involved with church and more importantly have a true relationship with Jesus.
 It was also a great opportunity for our youth to invite their friends that wouldn't typically be interested in church.  We didn't have a big service or anything because the atmosphere of a tournament isn't really the place to have that but Ruben gave a short reflection during the break on how much God values us, no matter what we do.  He used a $5.00 bill as an illustration and said whoever wants …