As one who has received a ream's worth of paper from kids in the pews, this one is the first to win a prize. Normally I get somewhat generic religious pictures. Often I get pictures of me. Some of them are regular theological tomes, with detailed imagery expressing rather sophisticated understandings of what happens here on a Sunday morning.
Our Concordia Seminary in St. Louis sponsored a national contest.
The Picture-Your-Pastor Contest asked kids to
let us know what makes their pastor wonderful —in their own drawings and
words. We received hundreds and hundreds of entries from all over the
Winners have been posted online below categorized by grade level K-8.
Five young artists from each grade (45 in total) have been selected for special recognition and prizes.
Prizes will be distributed via mail soon as well as a prize for the pastor(s). If you have a great pastor… let him know how you’ve been blessed by his ministry. And praise God!
Access all the pix here.
So, from my congregation, Colton won! And here is his winning picture of moi. Thanks, Colton. I pray I live up to your imagery (BTW don't I look young!!).