On Sunday (June 4), I will be leaving to help as a counselor at Maywood Christian Camp. This is always an uplifting week and one that always seems to help our young people grow closer to God and to each other.
I have been honored by being asked to help out in several ways at Maywood. I am the sports director, a class teacher and one of the evening speakers. Due to these responsibilities, I am not going to post anything on this blog for a couple of weeks. The earliest anything else will appear on here will be Saturday, June 10. I wanted to let you know so you would not wonder why I wasn’t posting anything. Let me thank you once again for coming and reading the posts and for offering your perspective.
But, before I stop posting, let me share this with you…
On Sunday, June 11, the 9th Avenue congregation is going to begin an interesting and uplifting time of singing. Each Sunday evening for nearly the past five years, several brothers and sisters have met to sing at 5:30. During this time we have learned many new songs and “brushed up” on a few older songs as well. In fact, we know about 3/4 of all the songs in our books well enough to sing them in worship, and we are very proud of that!
However, on June 11, we are going to take a break from learning all those new songs. For the past several weeks (and, in fact, up until June 4) members of the 9th Avenue family have been “voting” for their favorite songs. They have listed their 15 favorite, and brother Ricky McCreless and I have been calculating the votes. Starting on June 11, we are going to sing the 99 top voted songs. Many ballots have been turned in and many more are coming. Members are excited to see where their favorites “rank.”
I hope to share the list with you as we sing them (no previews, sorry!). Be looking for that when we begin posting again.