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Guyton Christian Church VBS pitches in for Family Promise
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Ashley Moore, executive director of Family Promise of Effingham County, receives a check for $946 from the Guyton Christian Church vacation Bible school. - photo by Photo provided

Guyton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) recently held its annual vacation Bible school for kids aged preschool through grade 5. The theme this year was “Everest: Conquering Challenges through God.”

At the beginning, a challenge was issued to the boys and girls to see who could raise the most money for Family Promise, an outreach program for homeless families. Each evening, the competition surged forward with first the boys leading, then the girls leading the next night.

As the week was ending, both were pretty close to each other. If the boys won, an ice bucket bath would be given to VBS director, Nancy Summerour. If the girls won, an ice bucket bath would be given to the co-leader of music, Andrew Proctor.

As the money collected rose, so did additional ice bucket baths. In the end, five took the ice bucket challenge: Summerour, Andrew Proctor, Michael Bodner, Melissa Proctor and Pastor David Grandgeorge.