Archive for July 2016

Alabama – Bayou La Batre Day 5

Alabama Blog Day 5:(Sorry for the late post – we lost wifi access! Better late than never though!) “Today I worked on painting houses and cleaning an old food pantry, the work was very fun and interesting because of the conversations we had to get to know one another more. While we were painting an…

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Alabama – Bayou La Batre Day 4

Alabama Blog Day 4: “Today we went out and did work projects and we worked on two houses and we painted both of them and scraped the second house and then painted over it. Then we went out tonight and go ice cream and drove around and we just had a good time and had…

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Alabama – Bayou La Batre Day 3

Alabama Blog Day 3: “The past two days we have been working at a church up the road painting and cleaning the church rooms. The hosts were so nice and welcoming to us that they invited us back today. They made and served us a huge lunch. In the end, everyone there was so thankful…

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Alabama – Bayou La Batre Day 2

Alabama Blog Day 2: “Today was awesome! After our service projects we went to Dauphin Island. We had so much fun swimming in the ocean and we just had a great time messing around. Today I saw God at the beach while being surrounded by his lovely creation and being with my friends.” Julie Kenny…

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Alabama – Bayou La Batre Day 1

Alabama Blog Day 1: Because it was primarily a travel day, we wanted to do a group post for tonight. Today we had a great trip down to Bayou La Batre even though we all had to get up super early. Some of us slept while others of us watched movies/videos; others ate a lot…

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Knoxville Wrap-Up

Well it’s been a few days since we returned from Knoxville and our mission trip with WOW Urban Ministries.  Even though it’s been a few days, my thoughts are commonly returning to our time serving our neighbors there.  This was my first experience with WOW Urban Ministries, and I can say that I am very…

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Knoxville Day 4

Knoxville Day 4 “Today I went to 2 mission sites called The VMC and Serene Manor. The VMC is a place where the homeless can go to get back on their feet. They help with things like permanent housing and a stable job. Serene Manor is a home for those who might be suffering mental…

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Knoxville Day 2 & 3

Hello! It’s good to be able to post these awesome blog posts from our youth tonight.  Apologies to everyone about missing a post last night.  We had a thunderstorm roll through Knoxville yesterday afternoon which knocked out the wifi here at the church we’re staying at.  So here are the posts from yesterday and today!…

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Knoxville Day 1

“Wow! (Pun intended) This is fun! Here in Knoxville, we have a wonderful group of middle school youth who are learning about God’s Love this week at WOW Urban Ministries.  It’s been a joy to see our group interacting with other congregations that are here for the same week that we are.  It’s also been…

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