APPS during the pandemic: Monthly "drive-thru". Since they were not able to meet in person, the APPS After School Program held “drive-thru APPS” for the children and their families. The families drove -thru the parking lot in the rear of the church to receive a box filled with a home-cooked meal, a Bible story, treats and goodies for the kids and a coupon for a free pizza from Papa John’s. It was so wonderful to have an opportunity for a brief visit with the kids as they drive-thru with their parents!
We are hoping APPS will return to in-person normal activities in the fall!
During normal times: APPS (A Place People Share) is a Wednesday after-school program that ministers to the youth of Saint Paul’s and other youth from local Elementary schools. The program is for children Kindergarten through Fifth Grade, and is staffed by a committed group of volunteers. Our church bus picks up at local schools. All children of the appropriate age are welcome.
The program includes the following:
A healthy snack
Supervised physical activities and games
A Christian lesson
Homework time with adult assistance
A nutritious meal freshly prepared in our kitchen and served in a family-style setting