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Change: A Reflection from the Youth Mission Trip

Change Tonight, as I lie down to sleep, my thoughts all have the commonality of change. I think my favorite part of the mission trip has actually been change. One of our mission trip t-shirts, designed by our graduating seniors, had “Be the Change” above the logo. The...
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Devotion: Boundless

Boundless: God Beyond Measure Please take the time to read Ephesians 3:19 As I prepare to embark upon another Youth Mission Trip, I am filled with a familiar sense of anticipation and excitement. Youth Mission Trips are mountain-top experiences unlike any other and it has been a...
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God Sighting: Being a Blessing & Building the Church

It was a true honor to be asked by Ian to be a part of the 2021 Youth Mission Trip as a caring adult leader. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity for this mountain-top experience alongside my daughter, Kimbal, 39 youth and 12 adult and college leaders. And it was so much...
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Devotion: Freedom to Serve

Freedom to Serve Please take the time to read 1 Peter 2:11-17 One of the most profound mission trip experiences I’ve had in my 15 years as a youth ministry leader was in 2012. I was serving at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha and our group had the opportunity to share a...
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God Sighting: Life Changing

The alarm rang at 2:15am on a muggy July morning. With hardly any sleep, I packed a few remaining items, loaded luggage, and spent a few minutes saying goodbyes to our unsuspecting dog. When the rest of our carpool arrived, it was official: The mission trip has begun. No turning...
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God Sighting: Experiencing God

by Amelia Schwensen, Sheridan 2018 Youth Mission Trip participant My favorite part of this trip (to the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering) was the service day. Going out into the community and helping others was very meaningful to me. Also, I was able to see the difference we made in...
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