Seven ABYouth went on this mission trip to Puerto Rico along with four chaperones. The group did a variety of things from teaching VBS to preparing food and delivering many bags containing needed item for the homeless. They also had prayer walks throughout the community and helped with a community project. Many hugs and tears were shed on the day of departure. The hand of God in Puerto Rico has forever touched our youth and has left a presence of a loving God on those who needed a little hope.
Seven members were part of this work group mission trip at the Green Lake Conference Center. First, they stopped in Minneapolis, MN to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children. Then they spent the rest of the week at Green Lake, WI painting bath houses. They even had some extra time for doing crafts. Green Lake Conference Center is an American Baptist resort used for meetings, conferences, retreats, and workshops. Click here to find out more about the Green Lake Conference Center.
Ten members went on this mission trip to Deborah's House in Tijuana, Mexico. They hung rafters on a new large brick building that will house families. They also sorted donated fabric that the residents use for sewing projects. Deborah's House is an American Baptist International Ministry. It is a haven for abused women and children.
Eight people went on this mission trip to South Dakota to do some home improvement projects at Philip's Home. They installed windows and did some painting and landscaping. Philip's Home is an ABC Dakota's ministry to women who have been exploited in sex trafficking.
Immanuel sent eighteen missionaries to help with recovery work in New Jersey after the devastation from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. They were able to do the finishing touches that allowed a family to move back into their home. "Coming Together for New Jersey... Rebuild, Renew, and Restore," is a joint effort of American Baptist Home Mission Societies and American Baptist Churches of New Jersey.
Eight members traveled to Deborah's House in Tijuana, Mexico for this mission trip. They worked on some sewing projects, did some card-making, painted, and built a deck. Deborah's House is an American Baptist International Ministry. It is a haven for abused women and children.