Lent is a time for intentional prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Deepen your faith on the journey to the cross this year, by focusing your spirit life on kids.
□Pray for Deaconess Emma Cantor and her work with women and children in the Philippines. Pray that our congregation commits $420 to be in covenant relationship with Deaconess Emma. □Fast from fast food restaurants and/or caffeine. □Give $5 or more to support her work with victims of prostitution and human trafficking.
□Pray for adults in our congregation to go to Safe Sanctuaries Training on March 18, 9a-3p at FUMC Porterville, 344 E. Morton Ave. □Fast from sweets. □Give $20 or more to sponsor an adult’s background check to be cleared to work with kids and vulnerable adults.
□Pray for foster kids, their families, and the support programs of Koinonia Tehachapi. □Fast from meat. □Give $5 for writing supplies or $25 to support a child in the horse therapy program or up to $1000 for the Christmas Party to celebrate the work of foster families.
□Pray for at-risk kids in Tehachapi Unified School District, their teachers, and Safe and Inclusive Schools efforts. □Fast from bread. □Give $20 to sponsor a student in an October field trip to Santa Monica where they will participate in Nothin’ But Sand Beach Clean-up. Cost to fund the transportation, lunch, and supplies is estimated at $1200.
□Pray for a family in our congregation with kids at home or away at school.