Middle Schoolers Serve

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Students in grades 6-8 worked with our partners in the northeast on June 17-19. Below, left to right, Kathy McDandel (chaperone), Duncan Bennett, Breck McGuire, Caroline Schopp, Elizabeth Crocker, Olivia Keller and Chuck Pickrel.

Students Recap Nicaragua Experience

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High school students who went on the mission trip to Nicaragua in June shared photos and talked with the congregation on Sun., July 10, about their experience. Pictured above, left to right, Chuck Pickrel, Taylor Corn, Sam Berry, Jackson Berry, Charlie Jensen, Wynne Reddin, MaKenna Lockhart.

6th and 7th Grade Mission Trip, Day 4

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We started off the day singing happy birthday to Zoë…the big 1-3!  We headed out to start our second day of work. We split up into two groups, one working in a park cleaning up the area and the other sorting food at a food pantry that served the community …

6th and 7th Grade Mission Trip, Day 3

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The morning started off with a breakfast (which included yet another air guitar lesson led by me).  Our work today was split between cleaning up a park, cleaning a roadside, and organizing a food pantry. The youth of Country Club Christian Church worked side by side with youth from a Hindu …

6th and 7th Grade Mission Trip, Day 2

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This morning we woke up and had a feast of bagels and yogurt (delicious…very much so!)  We drove to a church where we experienced a poverty simulation. In this simulation we were paired with other youth from different faith traditions and were given different family/economic/and life situations. We had to pay bills, …

6th and 7th Grade Mission Trip, Day 1

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Justin Zeigler, Director of Middle School Ministries, is leading a team of ten 6th/7th graders and adult sponsors on a mission trip to St. Louis this week. We started our journey leaving the church pretty close to our time. As we drove (and listened to 3 1/3 hours of music compiled …

CYF Mission Trip, June 18

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Cheyenne River Youth ProjectEagle Butte, South Dakota The last two days have been very busy as we have prepared to help with the shoe project, organize a book giveaway and continue to categorize and properly store personal items for families with special needs.  The shoe project began this morning with …