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Fall Mozambique 2017: A Quick Update From Team Leader Mark

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

I wanted to give you the quick update I received from Team Leader Mark Kotlarczyk. He wrote, "Orientation to the village today went very well. We prayed for area churches and walked with the children. Unboxed our suitcases and such. All is well. Thanks for praying." Keep on praying for...

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Fall Mozambique Team - On The Ground

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

Fall Mozambique Team Supporters, Mark called and our team successfully made it to Johannesburg.  He said they were on their way to get their luggage and get some sleep!  Everyone is well although I was told turbulence was definitely a factor in the long flight.   Please pray they...

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Introducing your Fall Mozambique Team

Posted by Natalie Uecker on

Hello Calvary,     Mark Kotlarczyk wanted all of you to meet his team.  Mark is the team leader of our Fall 2017 Mozambique missions trip and below you will see their team picture.  They are asking for your prayers and donations (Africa.calvarygr.org) so they can follow God's...

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Grand Rapids 2017: Day Three

Posted by Emma Brainard on

Our last day went differently than planned. Because of the rain, we were not able to spend the morning downtown. Instead, we helped move the Calvary Kids things into their new space.   Once the rain stopped, we went downtown. While there we handed out bible verses and prayed over...

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Madison 2017: Wednesday

Posted by Josh Karhan on

Following a powerful evening discussion about suffering and God's presence, power, and grace with us in the midst of our suffering, the students were set to sleep till noon.... if we had let them. Their wake-up call yesterday morning was David Crowder's "My Beloved," complete with the room...

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Grand Rapids 2017: Day Two

Posted by Emma Brainard on

Today was spent mainly at Bridge Street House of Prayer (BSHOP). Along with hearing teaching from the director, the students participated in some activities before lunch. After lunch, we split into groups to serve BSHOP. Our projects included scrubbing floors, yard work, window washing, trash...

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Madison 2017: First Days Recap

Posted by Jackie Rice on

The Madison team has had some technical issues, but wanted to share that God is at work! Thank you for praying. Here is a short summary of the trip thus far. They will share a full recap on the blog when they return. On Sunday they had beautiful weather for traveling. The Next Steps staff...

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Grand Rapids 2017: Day One

Posted by Emma Brainard on

Today was a busy day! We worked pulling weeds, sorting clothing, playing with kids, painting, serving food, cleaning and passing out water.  During the debrief time tonight we discussed Matthew 20: 26- 28 (our team memory verse) and what it means to serve. Pastor Lee is doing a wonderful...

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Madison 2017: Monday - Serving Day 1

Posted by Josh Karhan on

Students were woken from their (deep) slumber Monday morning at 7am sharp by our worship leader for the week playing on his guitar before the Lord with all his might.   Thus began our first day of serving in Madison. I feel that the best way to describe the day's activities would be with...

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Madison 2017: Sunday - Arrival at Next Step Ministries

Posted by Josh Karhan on

We had a beautiful day of traveling on Sunday; plenty of sunshine, catchy music from multiple genres and eras, and good bonding time. Around 7 hours after we departed Calvary Church, we reached our destination: Sugar River Church in Verona, Wisconsin where we will be eating, sleeping...

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