Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is an interdenominational, evangelical mission committed to reaching elementary and middle school aged children with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Catawba River Chapter humbly serves Chester, Lancaster, and York Counties, reaching unchurched children through the Good News Clubs (after-school program) and 5-Day Clubs (summer program
The Annual Fund Gathering Banquet is held to offer the community an opportunity to join in God's work. We would be honored to have you as a vital partner of His work through CEF. There is a great deal of thought and effort that goes into these banquets to ensure the urgency of the mission of Child Evangelism is understood - To evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in the local church for Christian living. It is our hope that those we invite find them both enjoyable and valuable.
Many contacts have been made to our office concerning Good News Clubs starting in our tri-county area. The interest is high; but without the support staff required at the chapter level, it will be nearly impossible to start more than three new clubs per year. With only eleven clubs in our fifty-nine elementary schools and without the finances to support purchasing material and more staff to maintain the office and train volunteers, it could take more than ten years to achieve our goal of having a Good News Club in every elementary school in our district. But we REFUSE to limit what God can do!! The time is now to get into the elementary schools with the Good News of Jesus Christ then expand to the middle schools.
We are asking that you prayerfully consider asking God what you can do to help supply the necessary funds required to reach more children with the Good News of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. There are those who have not heard of the need. Will you be willing to share the need with those in your reach? How sad it will be to see a whole generation of children in an area of our district graduate elementary school without ever hearing about the hope that can only be found in Jesus.
The Annual Fund Gathering Banquet will be held Virtually via ZOOM Webinar on October 26, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The link will be available on our website, www.cefcrc.org.
We do understand that everyone cannot participate in our banquet, however, you can support your local chapter as a Banquet Sponsor. The attached sheet gives detailed information on responsibilities of a Banquet Sponsor.
Thank you in advance for supporting Child Evangelism Fellowship and "Reaching the Heart of a Child".
Vanessa McLamb, Ministry Coordinator and Banquet Chair Albert Crawford, Committee Chair Child Evangelism Fellowship, Catawba River Chapter