oh, this is just so fantastic.
a youth worker emailed me earlier this week to share a funny story. i responded that i wished i could share it with everyone on my blog, but i didn’t want to get him in trouble. but, alas, he’s a youth worker, and a gutsy one at that, and he gave me the green light.
his message to me:
on the attached pictures you will see the hole in the wall that a 45 year old volunteer put there on accident when playing around with his senior boys. I won’t go as far as to say that this is what I would consider one of the youth ministries greatest accomplishments this year, but it’s close.
but the best part was the email he received from the church business manager:
I asked [the facilities guy] to take these pictures. This vandalism was discovered this morning upstairs by the youth and elementary wing. [the facilities guy] is certain it happened last evening or afternoon as he did not see it during his rounds to close after worship. Rambunctious play does not create a hole this size. Please help us make sure children and youth are supervised at all times.
and, here, in all their youth ministry glory (i LOVE that it was a 45 year-old volunteer!), are pics of the “vandalism”.
the email comment from the volunteer who created the hole:
Please – no comments about what might have caused a hole that big. Although, for about 10 minutes I had sort of a rock start status with the teenaged boys for being able to cause so much damage with my rear end.
what damage has your youth ministry caused?