In League with Children
Mission Arlington®’s children’s basketball leagues begin tomorrow, and continue each Saturday in February from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In 2016, seventy (70) children played ball with us over four different Saturdays, adding up to a total attendance for the month of more than 400.
Bible study leaders drive mission vans out across our community to pick up children early on Saturday morning. The Bible study groups form the teams, and through the years, they have enjoyed playing half court games against each other.
A couple of years ago, Jerry McCullough, former Superintendent of the Arlington ISD, and currently a Bible study teacher and team leader at one of our apartment congregations, took the lead. The Lord led Dr. McCullough to enlist skilled volunteers from across the community, along with the Bible study teams, who would give their time and talent to coach the children.
When the leagues begin tomorrow, these volunteer coaches will lead a miniature basketball camp, teaching children the fundamentals of the game. These future basketball stars will learn how to dribble, pass, work on a team, all along getting great exercise and positive feedback from the coaches and their Bible study leaders.
Please pray with us as we gather the children through Saturdays in February. We are always thankful for your faithful support.