Jasper’s Northside Baptist RAs minister to children in disasters with stuffed bears

20150318_190034RGBWhen Wes Lamon, Royal Ambassador (RA) leader at Northside Baptist Church, Jasper, was looking for a missions activity for his first through fifth grade RA boys, he decided to think beyond activities they had done in the past.

“We’d been trying to come up with something different and there’s a Woman’s Missionary Union leader at our church who’s very missions-minded, so I started bouncing ideas off of her,” Lamon said. “She suggested calling the state disaster relief agency, and since (our church’s Sunday to collect the) Disaster Relief offering was coming up, I thought it seemed like a good fit.”

Plus, he said, the organization’s logo was a hard hat, so he thought that might make the boys more interested.

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