There are a lot of different kinds of vessels. When you read the dictionary’s definition of “vessel,” you probably picture a vase, a bowl, a cup, a jar. But a vessel can be anything that be “used for the purpose of holding contents.” Like these rain boots. These boots were created with a specific purpose in mind. What is the purpose for this set of boots? To hold feet and to keep toes dry and warms when it rains. But what would… Read more »

VESSELS is a crafty club for Christian girls (grades 3rd -6th), created to explore what it means to be a woman of God. 2 Corinthians 4:7 tells us that we are God’s “vessels”–empty containers that can be filled. Our vessel is our life. We can fill it with things of this world–money, fame, friends, popularity, material things. Or, we can fill it with the things of God–treasure! When we are filled with God’s treasure (things of true value and significance), then… Read more »

Let’s celebrate Back-to-School with a movie night. Friday, August 26th at 7:30 pm at Teacher Janna’s house. Bring a sleeping bag or camp chair & a sweatshirt or blanket. It’s a great night to invite a friend. We will have popcorn & Dr. Pepper floats. (Bring an alternative snack if you have allergies.) We will watch the Nancy Drew Movie -2005 (PG). Pick up is at 9:30 pm. Call for questions 303.880.6568. Leave a comment and I will email you direction… Read more »

NEXT Wednesday (June 1) is our last night of VESSELS. We will celebrate with our annual garden party and shopping boutique. You’ll be able to shop with your points to purchase some fabulous prizes.  We still need a few items for our party, including some food. Please check out this sign up here. Remember, June 1 will be last night to earn your diamond and cross charms for you necklace. This will be our last night of VESSELS until the fall.   

image source Everyone loves a good chocolate chip cookie, right? These chocolate chip cookie bars make the classic snack even easier. Instead of spooning out individuals drops of batter, you just make one giant cookie using a 9 x 13 pan. Then, after baking, you cut bars to the desired size. Here’s a link to a full recipe, or use your own favorite recipe. You can even cheat and just buy the dough readymade! If you are making for Vessels,… Read more »

He has risen! and then you say, “He has risen INDEED!” I love Easter Sunday. So much to celebrate. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family. If you need to kill some time after lunch and before your egg hunt, print out this free printable–an awesome coloring page from U-Createcrafts.com.   

So what does it mean when we say, “Jesus is our Messiah?” This video does a great job explaining why Jesus had to come into the world to reconcile us to God.   

“The full force of the storm of God’s fierce anger at sin was coming down.  On his own son. Instead of his people. It was the only way God could destroy sin, and not destroy his children whose hearts were full of sin.” —The Jesus Storybook Bible, by Sally Lloyd-Jones   On Good Friday, we observe the day that Jesus died on the cross for our sins. Let me be a little more specific. For my sins. For your sins. If… Read more »

Around this time of year, coconut seems to move to the front of my baking supplies. Well, these coconut-almond macaroons are another perfect Easter recipe. They are great for Passover, too. I especially love making these for my friends who eat gluten-free. The recipe is simple. I’ve decided and that egg whites and sugar when correctly combined are magical!