Ministry snapshot - Oak Park hosts young readers
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"Pageturners Reading Club" was the name chosen by the young people for their summer reading club at Oak Park UMC in Bartlesville.
A total of 13 youngsters attended the six-week program. Each meeting began with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Then they read for 30 minutes. Women of the church volunteered to read with them.
Each week included a special activity. Pastor Linda Lusnia read a silly story. Law officers and firefighters talked about safety and demonstrated their equipment, including the police car siren. A guest sang "Amazing Grace"; the youth read and staged "Little Red Riding Hood."
The children received school supplies and "Pageturners" bookmarks.
Each meeting ended with ice cream.