Monday, August 5, 2019

The Blessing of the Backpacks

Sunday, August 4, 2019

"Today, we have before us backpacks to be carried to and from school by the children and youth gathered here.


These backpacks will contain work to be done, work that's been returned, books to be studied, tools to complete homework. Notebooks, pencils, pens, protractors, compasses, crayons, rules, scissors, glue sticks and other items used for school work will find their way in and out of these backpacks.

Some days, so much stuff will fill these backpacks that the student may find it difficult to walk. Other days, they will be light and nearly empty. But on each and every day, these backpacks represent work required of the students gathered here. And, as in every aspect of our life, we bring these before God for blessing at this time."

---Disciple Ministries - United Methodist Church



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Video - Blessing of the Backpacks
The Rev. Amy Dills-Moore
Tevon Betts



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