By Andrew Mills TPC Student Ministry Director It is hard to believe that our week here is over. It seems like we just arrived. That is, until you take a look at the house. The wheelchair ramp is completed, the house is painted and the Dorners are thrilled with the results. The new ramp is […]
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Fort Blackmore Mission Trip: Team Experiences Ups and Downs
By Andrew Mills TPC Student Ministry Director We thought the rain was bad Wednesday; what greeted us Thursday morning was even worse. Some in our group continued to work on the wheelchair ramp. But it didn’t make sense to paint in the rain, so 10 of us took advantage of the unexpected break and […]
Fort Blackmore Mission Trip: Rain, Rain, Go Away
By Andrew Mills TPC Student Ministry Director Today’s workday began with some challenges. As soon as we got to the site, we resumed our painting from yesterday and made significant progress. However, before we had a chance to get too pleased with ourselves, it started to rain. We could do nothing but huddle in our […]
Fort Blackmore Mission: Ivy and Wasps and Spiders, Oh My!
By Andrew Mills TPC Student Ministry Director It is such a joy to watch our team serve one another. Karen Gray, Dawn Reed and Sundi Bales-Frank made sandwiches for everyone this morning while Brian Brown and the boys helped take out the trash and sweep the bathrooms. Our challenge for this week comes from Paul’s […]
Fort Blackmore Mission: We’re Here and Ready to Go!
By Andrew Mills TPC Student Ministry Director Our team safely arrived at our home for the next week: an old Methodist camp in Fort Blackmore, Va. It didn’t take long for us to bring our stuff into the cabins, claim beds and begin to relax after the long car ride from Florida. While many of […]