Category Archives: missions

A View From The Youth – Leah Maher

First day in the school was amazing. It was so great to meet the kids and teach them. It was really fun hanging out with the kids too. It was weird yet cool to see what a thing of bubbles, chalk, or chocolate could do for the kids, it made their day! They were so [...]

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And We’re Off…

An alarm going off at 3:00 AM is not always the most enjoyable sound but this morning it was a very welcome sound. After a quick shower and a stop at Starbucks (gotta get our fuel for the day) we met the rest of the crew in the church parking lot, got our last minute [...]

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Guatemala Bound

In less than twelve hours I will be boarding a plan with twenty other students and leaders from Freshwater Church heading for the Amigos School in Guatemala! I figured that was a pretty good reason the get back into blogging so here I am! So, the details are this: Six leaders and fifteen teenagers from [...]

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Mission Trip Video Slideshow

Here is the video slideshow that we will be showing tomorrow morning as part of our time of sharing about the mission trip. The song is “Proof of Your Love” by For King and Country

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Pictures from the week

Here is the gallery of pictures that I took this week. These are also on my Facebook page – feel free to check them out there as well and tag yourself if you would like.

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Well – it’s time for my final update for the week with the exception of a bunch of pictures that I will post when I get home (though i may have some more thoughts in the future). I realize this is being posted a few days after Friday – but Internet connectivity was non-existent all [...]

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He Did It!

He actually went through with it! Here is the proof! Update: embedded the video

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The End Is In Site

What a difference a day makes! Today was beautiful! We woke up to a beautiful blue cloudless sky. Before we left we had to load up 30 2x6x8 boards to try and finish up the project. As we are driving to the site this morning talking through how we are going to finish the project [...]

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Half-day Wednesday

Wednesday is here – halfway through the week! Most of us are at the midpoint in our projects and binding with our crews, digging into what God has to say to us and just enjoying everything going on. It’s also a half-day of work for all of the crews. The morning is spent at the [...]

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The Job Is A Big One

Day two of our week of serving began with a pleasant morning with overcast skies and slightly cooler temperatures. After breakfast and a brief morning devotion time we headed out to our site. We let Ted know that we were there and invited him to enjoy lunch with us. He seemed to indicate that he [...]

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