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England 2013

London Trip and Worship Service

We have had an extremely fabulous past couple of days in London and in Ashford! We were able to go to London for the day to do simply touristy things. Though, God always has a bigger purpose.  I, Savannah here, would love to share about how God moved. The city was extremely beautiful.
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Relay community festival

Thank you all for praying for the Relay community festival! It was great! Over 500 people attended! Relay was a collaboration of several groups (spearheaded by Ashford Baptist Church) to engage community relationships pre Olympics. There was face painting, food, music, group activitie
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House

Got to work with Ashford Baptist Church, other nonprofits and local government to clean House– a teen hangout by the local skatepark. House is an effort among nonprofits to be a safe place to meet, be creative and also get social guidance. We were able to reupholster, clean and
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Quick update

Hey friends! Loads going on. Will post photos later. Fun day yesterday working on service projects (painting, reupholstery, cleaning) for the community youth project House. Today will be another full day! Holiday Club (VBS), Relay (community event that segues to…), community Oly
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Hang 10

Holiday Club in the morning. Fantastic time! “The Americans” (team FBCSA) got to present Day 3 Bible story: The transfiguration. A very seemingly theological topic… that through the grace of the Holy Spirit, a child can understand. One Holiday Club student in small g
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Holiday Club in action

Just completed Day 2 of Holiday Club (Vacation Bible School). This was our first full day being with the age groups as a team. A typical Holiday Club includes a lot of the same VBS culture we share in the States: Large group, singing, interaction, Bible story, snack, recreation, craft
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Up in the air

And… we’re off! Flying out to Chicago then London. Appreciate your prayers and enthusiasm!  
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Community festival poster

Ashford Baptist Church’s community poster for the big July 27 Olympics Opening Ceremony event!  
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Daily prayer at 20:12 GMT

Let’s join in with Ashford Baptist Church friends as they pray daily for Olympic mission at 20:12 GMT, 2:12 p.m. CST. What an exciting challenge!                       England’s bells will ring 8:12 a.m. GMT July 27. N
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From the Holiday Club playlist

Here are some of the Holiday Club songs we will be doing while in England! Get excited! Royalty I’m Going to Jump Up and Down Lord You Are Good To find out the rest, you’ll just have to ask us for a concert when we come back!
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