WORSHIP SCHEDULE: SATURDAY WORSHIP @ 5:30pm SUNDAY WORSHIP @ 8:30am, 9:45am, 11am

Work Day 2: El Salvador 2015

As this trip being my first mission trip ever, I had no clue what to expect. I am participating with both of my parents and my older sister. The first day working at my house site was very quiet, no one really talked and we only worked. Today was a completely different story,...
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El Salvador 2015-First work day

Monday was our first day working with the people here to help build homes. Our group of 24 from Sheridan was split into four groups. Two groups were working on homes. One group was digging holes for wastewater and one group moved about 600 bricks. The group that moved the bricks...
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Day 2 El Salvador 2015

Sunday was the first full day in El Salvador for our team of 24 people. We are also teamed up with another Thrivent team with 19 members, which includes team members from Minnesota, Iowa, Blair, Wahoo and elsewhere.We left our hotel in San Salvador and made the one hour drive to...
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Why I volunteered at the ELCA Youth Gathering

Mountain Top Moments That is what I miss about not being in youth ministry. When I transitioned into this new role of Communications Coordinator three years ago (almost exactly) I knew I would miss leading students through those mountain top experiences. The mission trips,...
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Haiti VBS – Rejoice!

As we began to set up for camp two Saturdays ago, a few children began to trickle into Trinity House.  The children were excited to be greeted by some of the US leaders they had met at last years camp.  There were many smiles and laughs around phones as pictures of the children...
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Haiti VBS Recap

Haiti Vacation Bible School served over 3,000 meals to 260 Haitian children. Over 300 hygiene kits distributed. 50 local Haitian leaders provided leadership. 30 US travelers – 10 from Sheridan gave of themselves to serve. God’s promises shared exponentially! The week...
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Meal Ministries at Barnabas

Meeting a need As our work and service continues at Barnabas Community, our staff of volunteers noticed a pattern that was happening at the end of each month. People were hungry. For many of our guests at Barnabas, hunger is a real issue. Guests often come into the Barnabas...
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Camp “Up, In, Out”

The heart of Camp Up, In & Out We reach up in our relationship with God. We reach in to discern where God is calling us. We reach out to serve God by serving others. It only lasted five days, but the impact will go on and on. Every day for a week 20 youth and four adults...
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2015 Haiti VBS Update #1

Delayed We started off our journey with a 6 hour delay in Atlanta but when we arrived in Haiti it was all worth it. The Ohio and Texas groups “tailgated” in the airport parking lot waiting for us. This delay allowed us to see a different view of Port ...
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Noisy offering buys one barnyard

God’s Global Barnyard – One Farm purchased – One Farm To Go! In partnership with Lutheran World Relief, our noisy offering has provided a family with all it needs to have a healthy farm for $715! A cow, a couple of goats, a dozen chicks, two pigs, and farming tools, plus...
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Everest VBS-God has the power!

This last week, 335 children and 150 youth and adult volunteers, journeyed to the summit of Everest at Sheridan’s 2015 Vacation Bible School. Each morning began with an energetic and fun-­filled time of music, skits and learning during Base Camp Sing & Play. Afterwards,...
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VBS Offering for Nepal

During VBS this week, we are collecting an offering to give to the people of Nepal whose lives were dramatically altered following devastating earthquakes this spring. This special offering will benefit our ministry partners at Lutheran World Relief who are working directly in...
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