NEW TOOLS FOR BIBLE CLASS KIDS PUT THEIR HANDS TO CHURCH BUILDING PROJECTS.Byline: Sandra sandra (sänˑ·dr),
adj J. Terrell Staff Writer
WESTLAKE VILLAGE - The yard of the Westminster Presbyterian Church Westminster Presbyterian Church can refer to:
With some help from professionals, the children attending the church's summer vacation Summer vacation (also called summer holidays or summer break) is a vacation in the summertime between school years in which students are off for 3 months, depending on the country and district. Bible school learned to build a playhouse with their own hands.
``The kids got so much out of this, it really made an impact,'' said Julie Sexton sex·ton
An employee or officer of a church who is responsible for the care and upkeep of church property and sometimes for ringing bells and digging graves. , the Christian education coordinator who organized the project.
``They made tool boxes that they took home. We called it 'Under Construction.' We had big signs all over. All the leaders were dressed in overalls and work boots. The kids did everything, wallpapered and floored. They even put in window boxes,'' Sexton said.
More than 150 youngsters, ages 4-11, participated in the project, with the help of congregation CONGREGATION. A society of a number of persons who compose an ecclesiastical body. In the ecclesiastical law this term is used to designate certain bureaux at Rome, where ecclesiastical matters are attended to. member Dick Martin and volunteers Lisa Phillips and Lauri Spear, she said.
This was the first year that the children of the summer vacation Bible school included the building project into their studies. The playhouse took a week to complete and was financed from Bible school registration fees.
The playhouse, which was constructed from a kit, was given to a family who will be living in one of the homes now being built in Piru by Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity, nonprofit ecumenical Christian organization that enables low-income people to own affordable, livable housing. Headquartered in Americus, Ga., it was founded in 1976 by businessman Millard Fuller and his wife. of Ventura County.
(1 --3) With some help from professionals, the children attending the church's summer vacation Bible school learned to build a playhouse with their own hands.