Reflections

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The last few days we have taken some time as family groups and as a large group to reflect on what God has done this week. We asked the students and leaders to answer a few questions for us. Stay tuned for some of their responses. Student Story: Ella M What did God teach you […]

Wrapping Up

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This morning was our final opportunity to serve with the Dream Center. Our team was split up across five neighborhoods. We got to hand out food, clothes and toys for the kids. We got to play with kids in the playgrounds and clean up garbage. Some of the groups helped lead Easter egg hunts. It […]

Wrapping up Serving

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After dinner Thursday night we went to church at Angelus Temple – the church associated with the Dream Center. It was a different experience than some of our students have seen before so it brought about good conversations about what they liked, what they didn’t prefer and what is important to look for in a […]

Skid Row Pt. 2

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Walking through a heavily homeless populated area with essentials brings out many people with innumerable needs. Each story complex, each person unique, each conversation meaningful. We are undoubtedly discovering more than we could have imagined. We are learning that no project is done at a particular site until we are in the van and headed […]

Skid Row Pt. 1

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With service projects in full swing, several students had the opportunity to experience Skid Row today. This was an extremely eye-opening experience for many students and leaders as they entered a 55-block community that has an overwhelming homeless population. It is hard for the city to take a count of how many people live there […]

Day One of Ministry

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Today was our first full day at the Dream Center. After breakfast this morning our teams started their first ministry assignments. Half of our team went to the Angleus Temple (the church associated with the Dream Center) where they did a morning of prayer. The team was reminded of the importance of surrounding everything in […]