New Year, New Possibilities – The First 2017 Semester Is here!
The start of the semester is here! Like kids on the first day of school, we are eager to jump into a new year with new possibilities!
But we approach these semesters with so much more anticipation than simply the start of new academic calendar. We know semesters at Metro mean lives changed, the Gospel shared, children shown hope, love and purpose. They mean Metro staff out knocking on doors, loving families, church buildings full, Sunday School happening all around the world.
Our staff has been hard at work prepping for an amazing semester to come. From the Sunday School teams planning incredible lessons to our procurement teams making sure we have all the snacks, pizza and gifts a kid could ask for, we are so excited about what God plans to do over the next few months!
Here are a few things we’re looking forward to:
- The start of a new Sunday School season: Bringing kids together in safe, loving environments, sharing the Gospel and building relationships with the families we serve is the heartbeat of what we do.
- Easter Basket Outreach: What better way to spread the message of new life than with Easter baskets filled with treats from generous donors and sponsors. It’s such a joy to see festive baskets all throughout New York and the joy on children’s faces as we share the love of Christ.
- Camp: During the summer, kids at Metro have the opportunity to get away from the chaos of the streets and play, grow and learn about Christ in the safe environment of our camps. It’s one of our favorite weeks of the year!
In all of this, we know programs are just tools – avenues to help us reach vulnerable children with the Gospel, providing hope and building futures. THAT is what gets us so jazzed about the start of the new semester; we’d love to have you follow along in this journey!
Will you join us in prayer as we start this new semester? Please pray for safety and strength for our staff and for God to work in the hearts of the children and family we serve. To receive more specific and up-to-date prayer requests, you can sign up for our prayer network to get updates and requests sent straight to your email. Thank you for partnering with us in the ministry!