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,...
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.
With a trip like this we will not know of the full effect until years from now, but this was a necessary and spiritually strategic experience for the students and leaders. We thank you for your support in prayer and finances. We thank you for your encouragement along the way and for following our adventure on Facebook. What a thrill it is to be with believers seeking to serve our savior and be released from anything that hinders the work of God in our lives.
We spent time at the end of June praying for our students as they were preparing for two major events in July: the Challenge Conference and Camp Orchard Hill. Here are a couple of quick highlights from those events.