October Memory Verse: Look at how good and pleasing it is when families live together as one! (Psalm 133:1)
October 28: Sisters: Balancing work and meditating on God’s Word can sometimes be tricky. Often our schedules are full of good activities that need to be done. So, we must prioritize the things on our list to do what is most important. The story of the two sisters, Mary and Martha, is about deciding what is the most important activity.
November Memory Verse: But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to abandon you, to turn back from following after you. Wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God.” (Ruth 1:16)
November 4: Naomi and Ruth: Naomi and her husband, Elimelech, decided to move during the great famine. The drought was severe in Israel, so they took their two sons and moved to Moab. For ten years they lived as immigrants in a foreign land. Both sons married Moabite women. Through a series of unexplained tragedies, Elimelech and both sons died, leaving Naomi, Ruth and Orpah widows.
November 11: Hannah, Samuel, and Eli: Hannah, Samuel, and Eli are the main characters in our Scripture passage. Hannah was the wife of Elkanah, but she didn’t have any children. Peninnah, another wife, had several children and continually belittled Hannah for being barren. Join us to learn about Hanna’s miracle, Samuel, who continued to serve God all of his days.
November 18: The Widow and Her Sons: Elisha was the successor of Elijah, and he became the chief prophet in the northern kingdom of Israel. In his travels, he became known for his miracles. In one of the towns he visited, he was approached by a poor widow. Join us and explore the true friendship that grew from the widow and the Elisha in a time of need.
November 25: No Discovery Dunes: Hanging of the Greens Family Service