Our CORE High School Students went to WinterBlast at Camp Orchard Hill for their winter retreat. The weekend’s theme was built around the understanding of “Living Proof” and how our lives should be a testimony to everyone around us about who we believe in. We had a “blast” throughout the weekend by competing as a team against other churches (and winning), engaging in a huge snowball fight,...
This class has not only provided its participants the opportunity to exercise, but it has also been a place for fellowship and encouragement.
I am convinced that God sovereignly orchestrated details of the trip on every scale, ranging from the persons he gathered together to go, the homeowners he arranged for us to befriend, the opportunities he brought about for building relationship, and even the weather itself!
When I heard that Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, I knew instantly that I would go and serve. I didn't know how or when, but I knew I would go.
While we did a variety of service opportunities like handing out meals and hygiene packets to homeless individuals and helping in a community garden, our time spent in DC was used as a training ground for when the girls would return home and how they can be gospel influencers in their daily spheres of influence by being relationally intentional.