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Say Hello to Kids for Christ!
The Kids for Christ ministry began 25 years ago here in southern Illinois. Now, they have 62 after school programs. This includes Sanibel Elementary School.
Kids for Christ is similar to a Vacation Bible School program with crafts, music, games, snacks, and a biblical lesson. Most of the children they serve do not have a Bible so it is a privilege to give them their own personal children’s Bible.
Kids for Christ has over 850 volunteers. They currently serve children in three states totaling over 8,000 children annually. Every year, 8,000 children are hearing about God‘s amazing love for them!
This is truly the great commission in the public school!
At Kids for Christ, we are ordinary people watching God do extraordinary things on behalf of children.
Most of the Kids for Christ children do not attend Sunday school, Church, or even vacation Bible school. So it is such a gift to share Jesus with them. For many of the children, they are hearing about Jesus for the first time.
There are so many wonderful ministries serving in other countries but there are also children in our own backyard - right down the street, who need to know and understand God‘s love for them.
During the summer months, Kids for Christ packs nutritional sack lunches for some of the schools and goes into the low income neighborhoods and feed the children.
Here is a quote from a Sanibel Elementary student after he attended Kids for Christ last year, “This program has changed my life. I feel strong now.”