Little Lights Urban Ministries

2008 Winter Newsletter

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alive 2007 Thanks to the Marcie Arnold Scholarship Fund, we were blessed to take 10 childrento the Metro Maryland Youth for Christ Alive 2007 Conference in November. Our children enjoyed praise and Travon Avent, left, and Chrisworship bands like Pocket Full topher Liggins enjoy some time on the beach during the of Rocks and Big Daddy Weave Alive Conference. and Jeff Deyo who sang with Sonic Flood. They enjoyed Dave the Horn Guy, who entertained the kids with 25 or more horns attached to his body. There were several motivational speakers like Joel Sonnenberg, Cynthia Tobias, and Darryl Scott, a parent of Columbine that really drew our children to tears and challenged them in life. All of the kids were moved by the testimony and the story about his daughter Rachel's life and dedication to taking a bold stand for God even if it meant death. Johnathan Hewitt, one of our kids, said, "whenever it was time for praise and worship and I hear Jeff Deyo sing 'Surrender', it makes me think deeply and appreciate life more." Travon Avent said "after going to the Alive conference, I am learning to be calm and try to pray before always getting upset or fighting." Group Opportunities Looking for an opportunity to serve with people you know? Interested in learning more about urban ministry and experiencing it first hand? Spring break is a great opportunity for college groups to come and serve in Washington DC with Little Lights. Groups explore issues affecting the inner city and interact with children and youth who participate in Little Lights' programs. Opportunities for groups interested in volunteering are also available during Camp Heaven, June 23-August 8, 2008. Housing can be provided for a fee. For more information contact Mijin Paik, mijin@littlelights.org or 202-548-4021. Mark Your Calendars March 21-28: Camp Hope May 21: Last Day of After-School Programs June 9-22: Camp Heaven Training June 23-Aug 8: Camp Heaven 760 7th St. SE Washington DC 20003 Phone: 202-548-4021 U Fax: 202-544-7508 R B A N M I N I S T R I E S Email: littlelights@yahoo.com Website: http://www.littlelights.org Li le Lights´┐Ż thank you fall 2007 volunteers!! Thank you for all your hard work that makes Little Lights possible. Phillip Ahn Stephanie Alsides Brooklie Benson Emily Brown Ian Butler Stephanie Chacra Nabby Cheung Anne Choi Betsy Christian Dmitriy Chukhin Jessica Chung Jimin Chung Emily Crawford Laura Culver Cat Currie Casey Czerw Ruth Dawson Justin Dede Jennifer Dibrell Angie Dunlevy Sam Edelstein Francsisco Espaillat Catherine Finn Patti Fitzgibbon David Flanders Edward Francis Hallene Gabel Ashley Getz Javier Gonzalez Lauren Grady Kim Graham Abraham Han Justin Holman Crystal Hsiung Matt Jacoby Emily Johnson Marsha Johnson Cedric Jones Laura Keith Christine Kim Ethan Kim Eun Koh Karen Kunze Danielle Lama Donna Lambert Jillian Lee Rachel Lipner Francis Lira Jonathan Liu Patty Look Kelli Lozier David Marcovitz Audrey McDowell Ashleigh McFadden Katie McFaddin Jennifer Mikhail John Moh Laura Mszar Julia Nguyen Katherine Pace Trinity Park Andrea Peimer David Pham Craig Plunkett Amarely Quintanilla John Ramsey Giovanna Rojas Josie Rote Jae Shin Laurie Shoemaker Wanda Simmons Linda Solomon Daniel Son Deborah Stern Erica Swisher Stefanie Szczepaniak Susy Tekunan Matt Toigo Sheena Tomar Danh Tran Robert Tsai Jeremy Tseng Itoroborg Udofia Akin Utku Daniel Van Balen Marisol Ventura Melissa Voorhees Ted Voorhees Gilbert Wang

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