SoCal – July 11th

This morning we went to Grace Community Church – Seal Beach to help with their VBS. They provided lunch for us and then bought our team Cold Stone ice cream as a “thank you” for assisting with the VBS. Then we walked to the beach to strike up spiritual conversations with the people there. In the evening we went to an LA Angels baseball game! Tomorrow we are having team time in the morning and then heading to the beach in the afternoon....

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SoCal – July 10th

This morning we were able to sleep in a little bit and then cleaned up at Grace Fellowship Church in Cherry Valley. Then Parker Minnix gave his devotional and Max Olmedo taught on the character topic of being “thankful.” After those teaching times we headed to El Polo Loco for lunch on our way back to Norwalk GBC. In the afternoon we headed to the mall for a few hours to talk to people and look for opportunities to have spiritual conversations....

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NorCal- July 10th

Tuesday, July 10th Today was a hot one! We started the day with a preschool program followed by team time. We had an afternoon program at the park and then a NorCal Team pool party! The students spent the night in host homes. Tomorrow we are traveling to Bakersfield. Please pray that the team stays healthy for the last week of tour.

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SoCal – July 9th

The first thing we did this morning was clean up at Grace Church of Orange and then headed to Grace Fellowship Church in Cherry Valley. We blitzed the surrounding neighborhoods for their VBS and then went to McDonalds for lunch. The students had good conversations with the people there and then we broke up into two separate groups so one could go do laundry. The other group did manual labor at the church which included moving all of the books...

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NorCal- July 9th

Monday, July 9th The day started off with laundry and manual labor. After that, Ripon Grace Brethren blessed us with lunch. Team time filled most of the afternoon and we ended the night with a youth group pool party! Tomorrow we have two park programs. Please pray for all of us to take this last week seriously and finish strong

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SoCal – July 8th

This morning the students arrived back from their host homes all ready for church and we headed to Long Beach Community Grace Brethren Church. The students had a great service and then we were able to eat lunch with some of the church members. In the afternoon we had a little bit of rest time after the busy morning and then we went to the Holbrook’s home who graciously decided to make dinner for our team. After dinner we headed to the park to...

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NorCal- July 8th

Sunday, July 8th This morning we did two services at Auburn Grace Community Church. Afterwards, they blessed us with lunch before we hit the road. Later this afternoon, we arrived at Ripon Grace. We had dinner at the church and did a program. We ended the night with an ice cream social before the students went to host homes. Tomorrow the students will do manual labor for the church and then end the day with a pool party. Sometimes at pool...

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