Parent Letter - 7/8/22
Dear Parents and Families of RCS,
One of my favorite Old Testament stories of teamwork and God’s provision comes from the book of Nehemiah. As the personal cupbearer to King Artaxerxes of Persia, Nehemiah served the king faithfully while in exile from his homeland. Upon hearing of the broken condition of Jerusalem, Nehemiah was heartbroken. Try as he might, he could not keep his grief hidden from the king. When the king saw the brokenness on Nehemiah’s face, Nehemiah prayed and boldly told the king why he was downcast. Then, in a surprising turn of events, King Artaxerxes made provision for the return of Nehemiah to Jerusalem as well as providing money and resources to rebuild the city wall and refortify his homeland.
When we are faithful to God, he will open doors of opportunity for his people and their ministry to accomplish the tasks necessary to thrive in their ministry. RCS is no different, and God has provided. Through your prayers and partnership, laborers will be here on campus. On 17 July, a team of approximately 20 people will arrive on campus from Calvary Chapel in Quakertown, PA, to assist in a number of painting, electrical, and general maintenance tasks that need to be completed on campus. They will be on campus for a week, and we are already blessed by the number of families who have stepped forward to help provide meals for the team.
Then, on Saturday, 30 July, Village Church returns again this summer with another amazing team of folks to assist with painting, plumbing, and flooring projects. Please be in prayer for these teams for safety and strength to accomplish all that needs to be done.
For you medium to long-range planners, we are scheduling a Campus Cleanup Day on Saturday, 6 August. We will have more details regarding times and projects as we get closer to the date, so stay tuned. As we see in 1 Corinthians 12:12-13 – “For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, and all were made to drink of one Spirit.”
I hope to see many of you on campus that day to join in and help with tasks that need to be done for the coming school year. Have a great weekend!
Head of School