Category Archives: Red Lake Nation

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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Completion!

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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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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The Projects Begin!

So today started out with breakfast and out morning program that consisted of a lot of safety information. From there we all loaded up into our crew’s vehicles and headed out to our individual worksites (remember from yesterday’s post that we are all split up). I headed out with Chris from Florida, Leah and Megan [...]

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We Have Arrived in Red Lake!

We have arrived and we quickly learned that this would be a week of becoming flexible. We arrived at the site around 1:00, met the staff got a group picture and unloaded all of our luggage from the vans. The guys went to their room and the girls to theirs and then met up for [...]

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Day Two Of Fun In A Van

Today was the second half of our travel to Minnesota. It was another 10 hours (including stops) with 19 of us crammed in three vans. It included everything from talks about the week’s expectations to talks about flatulence, hugs that turned into tackles (which is what the picture below is from), Disney princess song sing-a-longs [...]

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Red Lake Mission Trip

I am currently traveling to Red Lake Minnesota with 15 youth and 3 other adults from Freshwater Church for a week long mission trip. This is a work camp trip where we will be serving by doing home improvement jobs for members of the local Chippewa tribe. My hope is to be able to post [...]

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