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Mission 2016: Stockton Countdown!

Mission 2016: Stockton Countdown!

Hello, Dear Reader! This week, I’m with Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church out in Stockton, California for our mission trip experience this year. I hope to sneak away here and there to write up blog posts to share about our service to God throughout the week. For new readers, welcome! For regular readers, enjoy / … Continue reading

The Iowa Mission Trip blog has moved.

I’d planned to blog about Excelsior United Methodist Church’s mission trip to Iowa here like I did last year, but instead I’ve been given the go-ahead to create a brand-new blog for the church: Faith Journey Life Journey. Read all about our 2010 Iowa mission trip there.

Mission: Iowa – Day 4

This was our last full day of work as we’ll head out after lunch on Monday. There’s more than a twinge of regret as we leave several work projects left unfinished. Yet that’s the nature of a mission trip; it’s rare to be the first ones on a job and even rarer to be the … Continue reading

Mission: Iowa – Day 3

Today started with something pretty important – acknowledging that today is Jake’s sixteenth birthday! I pulled him into the middle of our circle of thirty-four people and he spun around as we all sang happy birthday to him. We were soon joined by local help. Connie and Alex have family living in Cedar Rapids and … Continue reading