Chrysalis Aug 2016

Kim Smith EmmausWhew! It’s been hot, hasn’t it? I’m so thankful it is only temporary, just like things of this world. So much is going on in the world today, it is easy to become anxious and worried about the future. As I read in my devotional book Jesus Calling, Jesus doesn’t just say do not worry, he commands us to not worry. As Corinthians 12:9 says,” But he said to me,’My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’  Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”  So as we finish out the summer of 2016, let’s remember to trust him one day at a time in our anxious moments.

We have some exciting events to look forward to; coming up next month, Yvonne Allred is gearing up for the Young Ladies Journey starting September 1-4. There is still room if you have a young lady between the ages of 18-25 wanting to be blessed. Applications can be downloaded from the Emmaus website and sent to Celia Miller. Likewise, Greg Schilling is preparing for the Young Men’s Journey starting September 15-18. There is room on that journey as well. Applications can be sent to Jonathan Bloxom. Please pray about those special young adults you can ask to go on these amazing journeys. All caterpillars are on scholarships, so money can’t be an issue.

Speaking of scholarships, please remember and mark your calendars for the annual Chrysalis fund raising dinner. It will be held on December 10, at the Bayer Crop Science Museum. Tickets are being printed as we speak. It is come and go from 5:00-8:30p.m. Tickets are $30 and you have a choice of Prime Rib, Pork Loin or Steak with all the fixings, drinks and entertainment. Please see any Chrysalis Board member more information. We can accommodate your office, family or reunion group Christmas party.   

NEW this year will be a raffle with lots and lots of great items. The raffle will benefit the scholarship fund. Some items will include: a Traeger Grill, 12-gauge shotgun, a big DeWalt tool set, 120 pounds of hamburger meat, 24 steaks, 1 cooked prime rib, $300 worth of gift cards from Cabela’s, $150. Gift cert. from carpet tech, housecleaning, just to name a few. Tickets will be just $5.00 and any board member will be glad to give you more information. The Chrysalis board would love to thank you in advance for supporting the Chrysalis scholarship fund.

Please don’t hesitate to call me if you have any questions about any of this events.


Kim Smith