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“Welcome Mat to My Heart!”

by Christy Cabe

Please join me and "welcome" Lori Clounie as one of our guest bloggers this summer.  Lori loves to entertain family and friends so we have asked her if we could peak into her thoughts on the subject of "hospitality!"  Lori also writes on her personal blog titled "Only God" which…

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2014 July Nicaragua Family Team Day #5

by Mission Team Member

Relationships Can’t believe we only have one day left!  This is Sarah’s second trip and Joe’s first trip to Nicaragua and what a week it has been.  The perception of the trip is that we’re helping the communities to build sustainable, prosperous, and working…

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2014 July Nicaragua Family Team Day #4

by Mission Team Member

Hola amigos y amigas!   Our second day in the communities began with a “side trip” to El Porvenir this morning.  Our visit to the school – and this will surprise no one who’s been here – turned into the inevitable impromptu soccer game.  From there…

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2014 July Nicaragua Family Team Day #3

by Mission Team Member

Hola amigos y amigas!   Our second day in the communities began with a “side trip” to El Porvenir this morning.  Our visit to the school – and this will surprise no one who’s been here – turned into the inevitable impromptu soccer game.  From there…

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2014 July Nicaragua Family Team Day #3

by Mission Team Member

A banner hung above the gate, "Bienvenidos y bienvenidas Iglesia Emanuel", Welcome Emmanuel Church. The excitement of the community on our arrival to Terencio was more than I had expected. A talented drum line accompanied us in and we were led to seats to start the ribbon cutting ceremony for the…

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When life takes us through the mud

by Sara Ward

Sara Ward, wife to worship pastor Sam Ward, recently returned from the ECC trip to England and Scotland.  She writes a blog called Poets and Saints, sharing stories of beauty and grace through hard days. It was by accident that we found the old stone bridge arching over the…

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High School Mission Trip Day #5

by Mission Team Member

Good Evening families and friends, we are settling down for the night and have had a pretty busy day. Serving group 1 went to the day camp this morning and then went to Seabury in the afternoon which is an organization that specializes in doing yardwork and housework for the elderly so that they…

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High School Mission Trip Day #4

by Mission Team Member

Well families and friends, we are on our fourth day of this mission trip and it keeps getting better and better.  Serving group 1 went out this morning and led a worship and devotional time for the kids at the day camp we have been at all week. After this they went to a church in Maryland to…

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High School Mission Trip Day #3

by Mission Team Member

Good Evening families and friends, we are winding down our third day in Washington D.C. Today serving group 1 went to work at a day camp and work in the classrooms to help the teachers in the morning. In the afternoon, they went to the Capitol Food Bank to sort, package, and distribute food for…

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High School Mission Trip Day #2

by Mission Team Member

Today was our first day of work projects and going to the local organizations. We were split into two serving groups to go to the different sites. Serving Group 1 went to work at a day camp and do activities and crafts with the kids at camp during the morning and Serving Group 2 came later in the…

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