Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

— 2 Corinthians 5:17 (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 

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

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

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

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

‘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


Grande has been going to Camp Thurman ever since she was 4 years old. She started as a sunshine camper, going all the way up to 13 years old. During the summer of her 8th grade year she started CITIT camp and has been working ever since! Her love for the Lord is abundant and she loves to be able to express it at Camp. Grande graduated from Kennedale High School this June and will be attending the University of Arkansas this fall. She plans to follow the Lord’s plan and pursue a degree in Animal Science to become a Veterinarian. After college, she wishes to continue to spread our Father’s love by going on international mission trips around the world. Grande feels a call to be a light in camper lives at CT and make sure they go home knowing they are loved!!