Special Sermon at St. Martin's

St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Williamsburg holds "Youth Sunday" each month that has a 5th Sunday. The young people of the church have the responsibility for much of the service on those days. Churchgoers on July 30th were treated to a special sermon. Myrtle Engs, who just turned 100 years young on July 3, was asked by the youth to give the sermon. She delighted the congregation with a story of a little girl, born 100 years ago, who was given the name Myrtle. She told them how she learned to like her name when she learned about Crepe Myrtle flowers. She encouraged the children to look for the beauty in those flowers and to draw them when they got home. She gave each child a crayon, the color of their choosing, to carry home as a reminder. It was a beautiful sermon given by a wise and wonderful "young" lady.

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