For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

— Ephesians 2:10 (NIV)

Cross Challenge

Cross #1
Girls: Light Pink | Guys: Blue

This should be given for memorizing the group verse. If one of the other 5 verses is the same as your group verse, substitute this verse for memorization:

For God so loved the world that He gave His only and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will never perish, but have eternal life.

— John 3:16


Cross #2 
Purple

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and purify us from all our wrongdoing.

— 1 John 1:9


Cross #3
Yellow

Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’

— John 14:6


Cross #4
Orange

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise.

— Ephesians 6:1-2


Cross #5
Red

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

— Galatians 5:22-23


Cross #6
Green

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’

— Matthew 22:37-39

Gecko

Gecko is excited to be returning to Camp Thurman for her third summer! This will be her second year as a counselor! Gecko attended Abilene Christian University for the past two years, and is transferring to Concordia University at Austin in the fall where she will be pursuing her degree in elementary education. She looks forward to teaching students and helping them achieve their goals! Gecko went to Camp Thurman as a camper every summer twice a summer ages 5-13! As a camper she dreamed of being a counselor and feels so blessed to have this opportunity! She is excited to share the joy of the Lord with sweet campers this summer!