Every Saturday at three o’clock the Lamp Post once again becomes alive with activity. It’s time for Kids Club! Eager children come pouring in the doors with anticipation of fun projects and spending time with their friends. Some recent Saturdays we have had up to 45 children attend! We do a variety of projects including painting, stringing beads, and seasonal crafts. Of course there’s bonus points if it includes candy or food, like making pancake rabbits! One fun winter project we did was making sock snowmen filled with rice. It’s so fun to see the personality of each child reflected in their creations! After the children have finished their projects it’s story time. We share a simple Bible story with them and sing songs together. Once we’ve finished with the prayer song the kids scramble to find a chair for snack time. This may possibly be their favorite part of the afternoon! Kids Club is a great way for us to invest in the children of our neighborhood. We can show God’s love to each child by spending time with them. It’s a way to build relationships and get to know the children on a personal level. It’s an opportunity for us to share God’s truth through Bible stories. We don’t know all the hard things these children may be facing or the confusion they may be feeling from the world around them. If we can provide a safe place for them to come and feel cared for, that makes it worth all the effort it takes!