Summertime is in full swing, and with it the tendency for families to drift from closeness within the church because of family travel and activities. Here are a few suggestions to help maintain that connec- tion. I will use the term “home church” for convenience and lack of a better one. Resolve that you will be present at assemblies when you are out of town. It is so easy to “take a vacation from the Lord.” The easiest thing to do is to do nothing. Tell someone your plans—preferably one of the preachers or elders. It will not be announced. This will…Log in or Register to save this content for later.