Our meeting this Sunday was the Junior Soldiers Day of Renewal, and was led by the Junior Soldiers & YP sections. The theme of the morning was being Young & Brave.
Following some introductory music from the YP Band , the Junior Soldiers sang ” I am a Christian”
The next item on the agenda was called LEGO Masters , where two teams were selected. Ronnie & David Harrod against Sam & Chris Boughton
Grace introduced the first congregational song of the morning,” Lord I Lift up your Name”
The congregation sang Gentle Jesus Meek & Mild, and this led into the Dedication of Jackson, Son of Shannon .Who was supported by Friends and Family
introduced the Trio of singers , Isabella, Chantelle & Grace, singing “When its a Sunny Day”
and then we caught up with the two teams in the LEGO Masters Challenge
Sam & Chris Built a Model of Jesus, carrying the Cross, and being Brave for us ( at a youngish 33)
Ronnie & David built a Fire station , to represent the Young Brave Firefighters.
Junior Soldier awards were presented to Katelyn, Sam & Isaac
With Katelyn & Sam completing the Silver award , and now moving on to work for the Gold award. Isaac Completed his Platinum award and therefore his time as a Junior Soldier. Well done all three of you .
Katelyn read the Bible verse Isaiah 41 :10
We were then treated to a performance by Isaac & the Parables, Singing ” I’m a Believer” ( same tune as the Monkees if your old enough to remember that)
We had the great privilege during this meeting, of seeing TEN New Junior Soldiers being enrolled
Sam Wood gave a shortened message ( their had been a lot to fit in this morning) and she spoke on the Ten Commandments and about how important it is to keep promises to God.
introduced our final song of the morning, “I’ll go in the strength of the Lord ”
Chatham Corps Ten Newest Junior Soldiers
We didn’t have an afternoon meeting today , as everyone was invited to a Churches Together Picnic & Prayer Fellowship in Victoria Gardens . I have a couple of Photographs from the event