Based on themes by the beloved writer Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), our High School Youth led a wonderful worship service today! Do you remember The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, The Sneetches, Oh the Places You’ll Go? These “children’s stories” have timeless themes that are meaningful to adults. The best stories are ones adults like to read to their children. Eventually the kids grow old enough to read them back to us! Several Seuss were beautifully expressed and/or acted out by wonderful youth. Talented musicians played and sang the Prelude, Offertory, and Postlude, and led the hymns. Three shared reflections on their favorite Seuss stories and others participated in other ways. Great job! A treat every year!
During the Bridging Ceremony, graduating Seniors received a small Worship Box with a cloth, a small chalice, sacred objects, words to read for chalice lighting, and love from Live Oak as they move from High School into new ventures. We hope this will help them feel connected to their home church for years to come. We enjoyed hearing from their parents as they shared the joy of raising such amazing young people.
Here are some of them, and their advisors: