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Camilla youth ministry spreads the word

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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Young people at a South Georgia church came together today to spread their message to other youth.

The youth ministry at Camilla United Methodist Church Hosted Thrive ‘09 it's their outreach project for this summer.

About three hundred young people from churches in Georgia and north Florida took part in the fun and fellowship.

"We have a key verse that's been our theme for and it was 1st Timothy 4-12, It says don't let anyone look down on you because you're young, instead set the example for others in you life, and your faith, and you love and your purity," Stephen Carter, Youth Director.

Blood Water Mission is a non-profit organization that builds wells for communities in Africa and helps with immunizations.

Camilla native and double amputee Scott Rigsby who completed an ironman competition in Hawaii was the inspirational speaker.

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