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Annual Swinkey Days leads 165 kids to let their light shine

Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10:39 am

Swinkey Days for Kids was held July 9-11. The annual event hosted 165 participating kids ages 4 and older. Each child received a blue t-shirt with the verse Matthew 5:16 Let Your Light Shine, the theme for the week printed on the back.

Swinkey days for kids was held July 9-11. The annual event hosted 165 participating kids ages 4 and older. Each child received a blue t-shirt that had the theme printed on the back with the verse Matthew 5:16 Let Your Light Shine.
Each day was filled with a schedule using the simple rural setting and rich parish heritage of St. Stephen’s Church to provide an opportunity for the area children to experience God’s goodness and care in recreational, educational and worship activities. This year the Swinkey Days leader was Nancy Shively.
The children sang praise songs, did crafts and played various games. Shively stated, “This year I was very pleased to see the amount of youth who came back to volunteer as group leaders and let their light shine to the younger kids.”

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