October 11 Home Communicator – Continuing to Serve and Celebrate “The One”
This past Thursday and Friday the middle school students and staff had opportunities to serve and celebrate “The One’. All the middle school students had the privilege of working at the Feed My Starving Children mobile pack event sponsored by Hudsonville Reformed Church held at DC Storage.
Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization that is committed to feeding God’s children who are hungry in body and spirit. At a mobile pack event, children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and then ship those meal packs to nearly 70 countries around the world. The meals are called “Manna Pack Rice” and consist of minerals, vitamins, dehydrated vegetables, extruded soybean nuggets, and rice. The formula was designed to save the lives of malnourished and starving children. It also improves the health and growth of children who are no longer in immediate danger of starvation. Each pack/pouch provides highly nutritious meals for six children.
In the 90 minutes that we worked, we were able to provide enough meals to feed 126 children a meal each day for one year. At the end of the work session we gathered around the pallet of filled boxes and prayed over them. The time working and praying was a holy moment. We left that day with a little better understanding of God’s desire for we who are blessed to be a blessing to others.
The middle school students and staff also spent a day in downtown Grand Rapids taking in ArtPrize. What a tremendously diverse display of art! What an overwhelming collection of artistic gifts and talents. God has truly blessed many people with creativity and imagination. We had a great time viewing the many entries, and left appreciating the gifts that these artists blessed us with by sharing their talents. We also left knowing that, as incredible as these art pieces are, we serve the most awesome and creative Artist!
Thank you for your support of these experiences for our students. We are truly blessed!
Serving “The One”,
Mary Broene, Middle School Principal