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Serving Together

Earlier this week we talked about why kids need to see their parents serve. Having positive role models is the best way for kids to learn the importance of serving.

Later I came across an article about a Pennsylvania church group that spends a week each summer serving together. While it is meant as a youth program, many adults come and serve with the youth. 

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In the News: Cleaning Up Detroit

I recently came across a news article about 30.000 Lutheran youth who met for a week-long service project cleaning up neighborhoods in Detroit.

What struck me most about this article was not the work the teens did (though that was very admirable), it was the way the teens talked about it. These teens clearly had a learning experience on the project. They learned about the existence of poverty, the dangers of racial discrimination and the importance of love. 

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