Thursday, November 21, 2013

Thanksgiving Feast

“Cross Road Church enjoys a very special relationship with The ARC of Sedgwick County. When our church began in 2002, The ARC provided a space in their building for a fledgling church to have Sunday morning worship services and for Cross Road and The ARC, it was the beginning of a wonderful relationship.

The ARC, (formerly the Association for Retarded Citizens), is a not-for-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities including: Mental Retardation, Down syndrome, Autism, Epilepsy, and Cerebral Palsy. The ARC provides support and services to benefit the entire family. The ARC is often the first link to community services and one that can follow an individual throughout his/her life.

Cross Road is involved in several events with the ARC each year including an annual Thanksgiving Feast.”  Taken from the Cross Road Church Website H.E.R.E.

I have had the opportunity to help with the Thanksgiving Feast for the past 2 years. It is such a rewarding time. I love it! The husband and I get to help dish up the food and A gets to help, too! 

The Thankful Feast is held at The Cotillion. This year every family from our Life Group was represented and we all had such a great time.

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This gives you an idea of the size of The Cotillion.

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The beautiful tables and the entertainment!

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Diane, Randy & A plus many more, getting ready to serve.
Donna at the assignment table.

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Pete (on the left)                         Ellen

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              Sharon, Randy W and Judy with                   John
                 Rebecca, Bob and David    
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               A and Diane                  A, Randy, me and others

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                   One of the 4 serving lines.           The Coopers!

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  Boyce                               A and Caleb

20131119_175406These women did a FABULOUS job of being in charge!!

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One of the most joyous things I have ever seen in my life!

Happy people having a wonderful time!!

We LOVE The Thanksgiving Feast..

I apologize for the pictures. They turned out blurry. I hope you can tell how much fun we had anyway.

1 comment:

  1. "I talked with a student today, who told me about his dinner
    dance last night at the Cotillion. He ate three plates of food, and was
    asked to dance. He declined, and the girl had a seizure. He felt bad. He
    said that the decorations were nice. He danced with his girlfriend, who was
    He said the dance was a lot of fun, and that his friend ate six plates of
    food. He is a resident at Starkey, and is about to graduate from our high
    school program. I help him every day with diagramming sentences and other
    English studies. Thank you for giving him such a great evening!"