Monday, June 27, 2011

through the eyes of a cowgirl: what life was like last week.


cowboy hats. scarves. boots. gold mines. 
ropes. prospectors. horses. sheriffs.

last week, our church hosted a Vacation Bible School and my mom, sister and i volunteered to help out. i've helped out in past VBS' before but didn't really know what to expect for this week, especially since i didn't know too many of the kids here. but it turned out to be a blaaaast! i also got to co-lead a team of the sweetest and smartest 5 year olds ever with my teen assistants, Ashley (my sister - who isn't in the pictures above 'cause she was sick the day i brought my camera - bummer) and Arianna. 

and i personally was refreshed about the week. it was a privilege to serve and to be reminded about what Christ did for us. and seriously, i totally get a kick out of hanging out with the kiddos and dressing up in cowboy attire. and i think i'm gonna have these VBS songs in my head for the rest of the summer, but the time with my Mavericks (the name of our team) was so worth it!

much love.
[happy monday, friend.]

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16 comments:

  1. How fun! I love that your family is so involved in your community. And those hats are just adorable!

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  2. how cute are all those kids!! looks like a fun time :) xoxo jillian:: stop by! i'm hosting a jewelry giveaway

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  3. Looks like you had a great time. :D

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  4. how fun!! i used to love going to VBS as a kid.. i still remember some of the songs :)

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  5. AAAAHH! This is so adorable!! I love the theme and how dressed up they are! :)
    michelleesque

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  6. Tooo cute!!! I'm sure you were an awesome leader. :)

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  7. that looks so fun!:) our church is doing a country theme this year for vbs, too!!...i think it is great you volunteered!


    xoxo

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  8. i helped out with our church VBS the 1st part of the week as well! that's kinda scary, haha! :D
    i loved it. even though I was the nursery worker, it was just the youth pastor's kid but we always went into the worship part to dance... ;)

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  9. soooo cute! I saw the first picture and I totally thought, that's got to be VBS!! lol

    Glad you had fun leading a group!!! You make a cute cowgirl

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  10. so much fun! love those pics! you make the best looking cowgirl ever! :)

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  11. Awww...VBS is so much fun! I love the Western theme...everything looks great!
    I've always helped my husband as the crafts coordinator, but this year, my work schedule didn't allow me to :-( Our church's VBS was last week, too, and I really feel like I missed out!

    Glad you had fun and got to know a lot of the kids at church better!

    ♥ Bethany

    www.happyhomemaker.me

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