June 25, 2017
Matthew 10:24-39
Romans 6:1b-11
Genesis 21:8-21
Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17

A Little Child Shall Lead Them

from the book
Story Time At The Altar
86 Messages For Children

Elaine M. Ward

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During the winter months the church offered shelter for the homeless: dinner in the evening, sleep at night, and breakfast every morning. But by the third year it became harder and harder to find hosts.

The coordinator stood before the congregation asking for volunteers for three weeks in a row until at last a seven-year-old raised her hand and shouted, "I'll do it!"

Amanda's sign-up list to help filled up quickly, and when that night came, Amanda got there early, folded the napkins, set the tables, and greeted the guests at the door, welcoming them, the strangers, as a hostess to her home, telling them how glad she was that they had come, and asking their names.

When it was time to eat, Amanda invited all to stand and hold hands. Then she asked one of them to bless the food. One "stranger" volunteered.

Then Amanda requested, "Who would like to help serve the food?" and suddenly volunteers and guests...

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