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Guatemala Christmas

October 22, 2018
By LPA staff

Who: All elementary students and secondary students and parents are invited to come.

What: Elementary and Secondary Students will participate in the yearly Guatemala Christmas /pack-the bag event where Elementary and Secondary students will partner together to fill up bags (Cheer packs) full of goodies, Salvation inserts, and the gospel of John that will be sent to children in Guatemala.

Mike Parker, the Director at Clubhouse Guatemala will speak during connections assembly on Nov 16th about the ministry and will then help with the pack-the-bag activity that afternoon and will take the completed and filled bags to Tennessee that afternoon.

When:  Friday, November 16th, 1:15-3:30 is our pack-the-bag day!! 

Elementary students will join secondary students to pack and pray over these packages going to Guatemala. We are asking for specific items to be donated in the weeks leading up to our packing day. (Our goal is to fill and ship 100 bags)

Oct 22 - Nov 12: Send in donations! (These will be collected in boxes in Lake Pointe’s main lobby by grade level) 

Nov 12th : We will reassess to see what items we still need

Nov 16th : All final donations will be turned in to the lobby or at the pack-the-bag event  (including checks written out to Clubhouse Ministries ($5 shipping or $20 shipping and shoes) )

Donations: Please help us by bringing in

-supplies needed (listed below) to fill the bags AND

-$5 to ship each bag or $20 for a child to receive a new pair of shoes

(Checks can be made out to Clubhouse Ministries)

Grade Specific Donation List : (Please bring in enough items for 5 kids: specific items are requested from each grade level but please feel free to add items to the other boxes too)

-(K-1st grade) – candy (hard candy- no chocolate) and extra toys (jacks, dice, bouncy balls, deck of cards, harmonica, etch a sketch,  hot wheels, flashlight with batteries, hair bows, hair bands, necklaces, bracelets, bookmarks)

-(2nd- 3rd  grade)- coloring books/ notebooks 

-(4th- 5th grade)- crayons, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, markers 

-(6th grade)- stuffed animals/dolls

-(7th-8th grade)-socks, jump ropes

-(9th- 10th grade)- toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, brush

-(11th-12th grade)- soap and washcloth 

Some helpful suggestions for where to get things:

- Amazon.com sell  many of these items below in bulk. If you order form Amazon Smile and choose Lake Pointe Academy then Lake Pointe can get credit from your purchase. (it has 30 packs of Craytastic 8 pack crayons for $12.99)

-Dollar Tree sells all of these items for a dollar (It has Bible coloring books , sets of toothpaste and toothbrushes and combs and hairbrushes, bulk sets of pencils, sharpeners and erasers  and 3 packs of soap all for a dollar)

-Carnivalsource.com sells a 50 piece car set for $12.70 

-Oriental Trading sells decks of cards $9.19 per dozen, small notebooks with crosses on them 24 for $6.19, and cuddly stuffed bears $19.99 per dozen

-Christianbooks.com has Spanish coloring books .

-Walmart sells Hanes cushion crew socks  12 pair for $8.64, 18 packs of washcloths

- Partycity.com sells jump ropes 18 for $8.99.

Where: Items can be brought to LPA’s main building and can be placed in the various boxes by item and grade level and will be stored in the boxes until Friday, November 16th.

Dress: Dress code for this event will be following NORMAL LPA DRESS. Shorts must come down to the knees, and shirts must have sleeves covering the shoulder.

Parent/Chaperone roles? Help pair up students to make bags, distribute items at the various tables, and ensure bags have all the necessary items and are ready for shipping.

Learn More!

What is Club House Ministries?

Clubhouse is now a registered Non-Profit in Guatemala and in the United States who partners with church from all over the United States.

According to the ministry's web site, Clubhouse Guatemala is "sharing, serving, and growing the harvest of Jesus Christ." Clubhouse Ministries is a Christ-centered ministry working to reach the lost of Guatemala and other areas of the world. Their desire is to show the love of Christ by ministering to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the people of Guatemala. 

Clubhouse Ministries is currently serving Guatemalan families in 22 different communities throughout Guatemala, with Student Development Centers working with over 1000 kids and their families on a weekly basis. The organization impacts thousands of lives with ministries such as VBS, Block Parties, Medical Clinics, Home Construction, Water Filter Systems, Chicken Coops, and Feeding Centers. Two church plants are in process, and a seminary is now open.

Today, Clubhouse is making a huge impact in thousands of lives with ministries such as VBS, Block Parties, Medical Clinics, Home Construction, Water Filter Systems, Chicken Coops, and many other ways.

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