Preschool and Elderberries Bridge Generations (11/18/15)

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Elderberries, EventReport, Friends & Fellowship, kids, Ministry: Community & Church, OFH, seniors | 0 comments

The Our Father’s House held our annual Thanksgiving Program on the morning of Wed. Nov.19.  The sanctuary was packed with proud parents and grandparents watching their children do… well…what kids do best: being kids!  After OFH Mural - Come and Play _IMG_0993a lot of rehearsal, the classes of our preschool pulled off a delightful selection of short songs (complete with motions, laughter, and even a few moments where the “performers” yelled out to get their parents’ attention).

About 40 youngsters filled our chancel area while about 200 adults filled the sanctuary.

 

After the program, the elderberries (our church’s “senior”  group) threw a big celebration with a Thanksgiving Feast.  turkey-145381_640The serving table was full of turkey, mashed potatoes, string beans, salads, corn, stuffing… anything that you could imagine being on your best Thanksgiving Dinner table.  The church provided the basics (including 4 tukeys!), while everyone else brought a covered dish.  And- of course- the desert table was filled with all kinds of pies, cakes, brownies, and cookies.

Nobody left without a full belly (and memories of the wonder of our children).

 

Here’s a taste- or a glimpse- of what happened….

 

 

 

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