England 2013

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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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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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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