I can't believe the end of the semester is already winding down!
Last night was our final RUF large-group meeting of the Spring 2013 semester and it's now tradition that the last RUF of each semester is "Senior Night."
The way it works is that each of our seniors shares a testimony to the group,
telling us what God has taught them in their time at college and at RUF,
passing down their wisdom to the underclassmen,
and then they pick their favorite "RUF" hymn for all of us to sing together.
It's also become our tradition to end each Senior Night singing the hymn "On Jordan's Stormy Banks" together. Very emotional for our group.
Senior Night is always bitter-sweet:
It's wonderful to see these students grow in grace and share what they have learned,
but oh, it's SOO sad to say goodbye and send them off to serve Jesus all around the world in many different capacities and careers.
We had a great group of seniors this year, and we will miss them so much.
But now it's time for the younger generations to catch the vision of RUF
and take ownership of the ministry!
Here are a few more pics from last night you might enjoy:
Marc gave a brief, final sermon from the series, "Redemption in a Rated R World" through the book of Judges and Ruth. In it was much encouragement and a particular charge to our seniors.
And what's there not to like about this???
Three of our senior gals who have blessed both us and our group.
Congratulations to our 2013 Seniors! We love you guys!