Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

— 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (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


Magenta is beyond excited for an amazing summer ahead! This is Magenta’s first year as a Camp Thurman Counselor, but 4th year being a part of the Camp Thurman staff. Magenta spent 5 years enjoying and loving Camp Thurman as a camper. Magenta just graduated from Legacy High School and will be attending Dallas Baptist University this fall.

Right now in Magenta’s life, she feels that the Lord is leading her with a passionate heart to pursue a future career involving children. Magenta loves being a good example for kids, while helping to influence their actions for the greater good of others. That is one great reason why Magenta loves Camp Thurman so much! She loves being able to grow kids belief in the Lord and teaching them to love the Lord and others with a grateful heart. Magenta absolutely loves being a part Camp Thurman and sharing God’s word.