2010 March 05
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:13AM
John Joseph

The Sunday school teachers' appreciation dinner last night—Thursday, March 4—was fabulous. Phil’s BBQ provided the meat and I was able to do the rest. We sat at tables draped in red-and-white-checkered tablecloths. On each table were gerbera daisies in vases wrapped in colorful bandanas surrounded by Western décor under a canopy of gold stars. Everyone loved the food, served to them restaurant-style by Randy Hill (Coronado Island Florist) our church bookkeeper and me, so diners felt special and didn’t have to keep getting up out of their seats to get more.


My friends Mark and Ilona Jennings of Face 2 Face Theatre Company provided the entertainment. Mark is from the UK and both have been involved in ministry for years. Mark did a great rendition of a “bumbling regional Sunday school director” who continued to try to get his message across using at least two-to-three incorrect words before choosing the right one. It was hilarious. Following the laughter, Mark did a beautiful thought-provoking dance-and-sign language interpretation of Psalm 139, reminding us all that God has designed a future and purpose for each of us long before we were born. It left us all speechless.


Child care was provided for the teachers’/helpers’ children, who ate pizza, popcorn and cookies and had fun playing together. Everyone enjoyed the evening! We’ll be doing it all over again in April for all the Awana volunteer staff!


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