NorCal- July 14th :(

Saturday, July 14th As our last full day of tour, it was definitely a bittersweet one! We started the day at Kingdom Causes Bellflower. Then we had a pizza lunch provided by Bellflower Brethren. The rest of the day was spent in team time and doing exit interviews. After Sunday service tomorrow, our team will head back to The Grace Brethren Church of Norwalk for debriefing. Then the departures will begin. It was a wonderful summer and the Holy...

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So Cal – July 14th

This morning Nate St. Luise, Tyler McKenzie and Tommy Gordon shared their devotionals with the team then we did some exit interviews. Around 10:00 we headed to a park in Boyle Heights to have conversations and invite people to lunch. At 12:30 we had a program while church members grilled hot dogs and provided lunch for us as well as people in the park. We then went to pass out water bottles to homeless people who live under a bridge in the...

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NorCal- July 13th

Friday, July 13th This morning we did a program and served at the Union Mission in LA. We left there after lunch and headed to our next destination, Bellflower Brethren. Once we arrived, we joined the youth group for a beach day! When we returned to the church we had some team time. Tomorrow we are serving at Bellflower Brethren. Please pray for the students to finish strong these next couple...

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SoCal – July 13th

This morning Knox Johnson, Micah McCoy and Jillian Wagner shared their lessons for the team. Then TK did a teaching time on being an “initiator.” In the afternoon we helped with GBC Norwalk’s Vacation Bible Club Family Party. We did a program and then played some water games with the kids. Dinner was at Wendy’s and then we went to talk to people in the neighborhoods surrounding the church. Host Homes arrived around 8:30! Tomorrow we are going...

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SoCal – July 12th

This morning we had team time and heard lessons from the following people: Brylee Foster, Seth Wirt, Josh Kinyanjui and then Tristan Spuller gave a lesson on “Kindness.” We then went to In-N-Out and the company store for lunch and headed to Huntington Beach. In the evening we made dinner and ate with some prayer and financial partners of Operation Barnabas and the Kurtanecks. In the evening we met in Discipleship Groups and then the students...

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NorCal- July 12th

Thursday, July 12th This morning we had breakfast in Bakersfield before we hit the road. We took a quick stop in HOLLYWOOD for lunch and a little sightseeing. Then we made our way to the Union Rescue Mission in LA. We put on a program when we first arrived. Then we had dinner with the families staying here. After that we got to join a celebration another church was putting on for the mission. Tonight we are staying at the mission and tomorrow...

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NorCal- July 11th

Wednesday, July 11th This morning started off with a delicious breakfast proved by the Ripon Grace Brethren Church followed by quiet time. Then we traveled to Bakersfield. Once we arrived at Bakersfield, the team got set up for a children’s program. After the program we spent the evening just hanging out as a team. Tomorrow we are traveling back to LA. Pleas continue to pray for our travel safety and the health of our...

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