Category Archives: 2014 – Washington DC

Vacation Bible Zoo

Today was crazy fun, crazy toasty, and full of crazy children led by crazier leaders. Our first surprise of the day was when we realized that we were unable to display lyrics for the kids during worship. A group of … Continue reading

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Drenched in Sweat

On the second to last day of our mission trip, we spent our time painting a house being rebuilt for a man whose trailer had been damaged in the 2013 tornado. ┬áKent, his son Bobby, his girlfriend and their dog … Continue reading

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A Moore Eventful Night

Since the last blog post, some exciting events have occurred. After dinner and journal time, we headed outside to the courtyard for extended worship, seeing as it was Sarah’s last night before she had to leave early this morning. Following … Continue reading

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Grande Finale

The day started off as work group 2 left The Pilgrimage for another round of D.C. Central Kitchen volunteering. They were outfitted one last time in the popular plastic aprons, hairnets, and gloves. Half of the group worked slicing a … Continue reading

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July 3rd- Work Day

Today our group went to Seabury Age-In-Place and we did yard work for a really amazing woman named Ms.Boone: she has 2 kids, 4 grandkids, 4 great grandkids and 1 great great grandchild. She’s 99 and still moving around in … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful Day

What. A. Day. Let me tell you, there are just some days where you want to hit the snooze button. Over and over and over again. Today was certainly one of those days! 5 days in and our energy is … Continue reading

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The Beeeeeeest Dayyyyyyy Eeeeeeeeverrrrrrrrrrrrr

We woke up at four in the AM. Jus’ jokin’. The day started at 6:50 in the AM. We woke up to a beautiful breakfast by the amazing Mary Mattie. It consisted of pancakes, berries, BACON, and butter. We were … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Monday, June 30

This morning we woke up to a beautiful blue sky and a breakfast of various cold cereals, bagels, fruit, yogurt, and toast prepared by family group 2 – those of us who showed up, anyway… Afterwards we packed lunches consisting … Continue reading

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June 29th Sightseeing

Today, was our first full day in D.C. (Obviously). But boy, did we make the very most of every minute, mile, brain capacity, and even heel skin that we could. We woke up to a nice breakfast of bagels, yogurt, … Continue reading

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June 28th

Yesterday was the start of our adventure to the capital of our great nation, which we all expressed with joy by showing up at the airport at 5:20 in the morning. At 7 o’clock, we took a 3 hour flight … Continue reading

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