Spiritual Emphasis Week

Overview

The mission of Legacy Christian Academy is to equip the mind and disciple the heart of each student for Christ-like living. Spiritual Emphasis Week is a Christ-centered, intentional, and purposeful opportunity for students’ minds to be enriched by God’s Word, for their hearts to grow in love for Jesus, and for them to put their faith into action. LCA brings in excellent, biblical, and trustworthy messengers of the Gospel to strategically impact students with the truth in God’s Word throughout this week. Every morning during Spiritual Emphasis Week, students gather together for 40 minutes to worship God and receive powerful, relevant, and meaningful teachings from our speakers.

This week culminates on Friday after Chapel with an exceptional opportunity for students to put their faith into action and apply what they’ve learned. “Service Day” is an opportunity for our students to be salt and light in the community and grow in their love for God’s children and creation. Hebrews 3:13 and Hebrews 10:25 give us compelling reasons to have Spiritual Emphasis Week and to consistently and intentionally gather to worship, love, and learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 3:13, “But encourage one another every day, as long as it is called ‘today,’ that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.”

Hebrews 10:25, “And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.”

 

October 1-5, 2018 Speaker

Kirsten King

Our middle and high school speaker will be Kirsten King. Kirsten has been a dynamic and engaging breakout speaker for LCA’s Leaving a Legacy Parenting Conferences, with a passion for God’s Word and the way it can transform lives in order to bring God glory.

Kirsten grew up in the Twin Cities and graduated from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. She holds a Masters of Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. She lives with her husband, Kenny, in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Kirsten is currently serving as the Director of Youth Discipleship and Training at First Evangelical Free Church in Maplewood, MN. She is also the author and host of the Good Story Podcast.

Kirsten is an active Bible teacher and speaker for various conferences, camps, churches, schools, and events. She has a passion for God’s Word and the way it can transform lives in order to bring God glory.

In her spare time, Kirsten is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with her family, going out for lunch, reading, running, and shoes! 

Service Day Projects 2018

PreK – Food Drive for Anoka County Mission

Kindergarten – Collecting food for the Meadow Creek Church Food Shelf – learning about what a food shelf is and why it is needed in our community

1st Grade – Bring Me Hope – Helping students have an awareness of orphans in China and praying for them

2nd Grade – Learning about jobs of service and praying for police officers and firefighters

3rd Grade – Ebenezer Grace Children’s Home – Africa

4th Grade – Operation Christmas Child

5th Grade – Farmstead – Encouraging the residents by painting pumpkins with them

6th Grade – Feed My Starving Children

7th Grade – 2nd Chance Youth Ranch – Raking, weed whipping, storing items for winter, working with the horses

8th Grade – Landscaping at Como Zoo; Mural Painting on Fence at Paradigm Residential Services; Making Pet Toys for Animal Humane Society

Freshmen – Anoka County Mission

Sophomores – Loaves and Fishes – Fall Harvest and Spring Prep

Juniors – City Vision Tour

Seniors – Nowthen Alliance Church – Helping out at the church and with needs of single parents and elderly; Bibles for Missions Thrift Store (cleaning, sorting donations, setting up displays)