Category Archives: Mission Trips

Day #6 – Thursday

In the first part of our day we went near the Capitol and met with Nora Leccese, a political advocate for the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness. With her, we learned a little what she does with the Presbyterian Church (USA) … Continue reading

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Day #5 – Wednesday

Today our group went to Charlie’s Place, an establishment where homeless people can go to eat breakfast and get clothes that they need. All articles of clothing had been donated, and the food is prepared fresh daily. The establishment is … Continue reading

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Day #4 – Tuesday

One of our work groups got an early start on Tuesday, waking up at 5:15 in order to head over to Charlie’s Place – an organization which works to serve the homeless population of D.C. in a variety of different … Continue reading

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Day 1: Washington to Washington

Shoutout to all those awesome parents that dropped their kids off at the airport at 4 am this morning. You all rock! We are soooo happy that you got to go back to bed Meanwhile, we’ve been up and running… … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Week

Lying under and naming the gorgeous stars -Mallory Watching the sunsets -Ben Making relationships and goofing off with the kiddos -Abby Mini hike with pastor CJ -Henry Staying up late and playing games or pulling pranks -Weston (Churchill) Seeing all … Continue reading

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Leaving Ganado

We started off the day with a leisurely morning. Before heading out of Ganado we stopped at the Hubbell trading post and we looked at the items for sale that were made by Navajos. We departed Ganado shortly after. We … Continue reading

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Our final day of VBS and of Ganado 

We woke up tired from the previous night of having fun and looking at the stars. We were however ready to take on the last day of VBS and sports camp with enthusiasm and excitement. Even as we started our … Continue reading

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On Top of the World, Beneath the Stars

Today was by far the best day we’ve had with these kiddos. They’ve finally gotten comfortable with us: our leadership, our friendship and our piggybacking abilities. It’s cool to notice how each kid comes into the sanctuary remembering our names, … Continue reading

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Day 4

Another early morning- but absolutely worth the baked oatmeal! (Thanks Mary!) After breakfast we headed out to gather kids from Burnside and Kinlichee. The cars arrived to a sanctuary full of smiling faces, only to add more. Henry Jones was … Continue reading

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4th of July Post (out of order)

We started the day of with some fantastic pancakes. Soon after we had worship. Then we had VBS prep time, where we decorated the church and inflated all the sports balls. As part of the prep team we went out … Continue reading

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