All it takes is a challenge.
After children at Good Shepherd Lutheran, La Crosse, Wis., learned the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000, they challenged the congregation to collect 5,000 food items. They collected 5,008 items for the local pantry—and were amazed at what 5,008 pieces of food looked like stacked together.
Confirmation classes from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Marietta, Ga., have the right stuff when it comes to reaching out to those in need. One Sunday they met at Build-A-Bear and made 27 stuffed animals for patients of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
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