---------------------- 2011 Mission Trip ------------------
The team has arrived Home Thank you for praying The team is aboard their flight to JFK arriving JFK at 5pm on Delta flight 74, leaving JFK arriving ATL at 11:30pm. leaving, Atlanta arriving Pensacola at 6 am
July 21, 2011 Today is our favorite day of the week…Thursday, the day when we teach about God’s gift of salvation and when we see many young people come to a saving knowledge of Jesus! After the tremendous storm last evening, the temperatures dropped, and we woke up to a very cool day. This was also water balloon day, but Continue Reading
July 20, 2011 It has been another great day at camp! Temperatures have not been as hot as yesterday, and a rainstorm is threatening. God is doing a work in the hearts of the young people. There are older kids this week—some who are 18—and the ones who have seemed indifferent and uninterested seem to be opening up to the Continue Reading
July 19, 2011 We woke up to a cooler day, but by mid-morning, the weather had heated up and stayed very hot until the sun went down. Rain is predicted for tomorrow, and we are hoping for cooler temperatures as well. The day began with our personal devotions on the balcony and adjoining room at 7 a.m., followed by staff Continue Reading
Update #8 Monday, July 18, 2011 Our team enjoyed a restful morning and afternoon while we waited for campers to arrive! Some on our team took a trip into town to get a few more souvenirs and some bottled water for the week. Melody, Lindsey, Brie, and Clinton stayed at camp so the girls could babysit Ovi and Lita’s girls Continue Reading
Update #7 July 17, 2011 What a wonderful day for rejoicing this Lord’s day! We were blessed in the Sunday School hour in our service here at the camp by singing several hymns and listening to a message from Coach from Acts 6-7 of the characteristics from Stephen’s godly life that moved the Lord Jesus to STAND in heaven and Continue Reading
July 16, 2011 Saturday was our sightseeing/souvenir shopping day! After exchanging our money into lei, we headed to the market and purchased special candies and other small gifts. Next, we took a tour through the prison where the Communist held those who resisted Communism back in this country’s history. Richard Wurmbrand, from the Voice of the Martyrs, is believed Continue Reading
Children accepting Jesus Christ as Savior Thursday night Team Members handing out prizes to campers on Friday morning. Update #5 Friday, July 15 Our first week of camp has ended, and our hearts are so full of joy and thanksgiving for what God has done--not only in the lives of the campers but in our lives as a team. Our Continue Reading
God has answered our prayers! We just finished our salvation service and over 150 campers trusted Christ! We would love for you to be able to witness this moving sight as the majority of those seated in the service walked the aisle to trust Christ. Those that remained in the service were asked if they knew they were saved and Continue Reading
Wednesday, July 14 As the update is written, sounds of children singing, praying, and sharing fill the air during this prayer group time in the evening. The sun is setting on a beautiful day! The morning welcomed us with temperatures in the 60’s, a slight change from Pensacola temps. Most of the girls from the team slept on the covered Continue Reading
We just concluded our Wednesday evening service. A service where we conclude our day teaching and preaching about God's judgment for sin. I (Coach Goetsch) don't often write the update as I leave that to Melany and the other team members, but I wanted to write a brief update following this evening's service. We need all who read this to Continue Reading
Romania Team Update Greetings from beautiful Romania, where we have begun our first week of camp, with a recording-breaking 275 campers and leaders attending! The team has jumped right in to help the camp program run smoothly, and they are excited about the week before them. After traveling 36 hours we were very happy to see Speranta Pentru Viitor (camp)! Continue Reading
The team has arrived at "Hope for the Future" camp at 2:00am. Thank you for praying for the teams safe travel.
The team has arrived in Arrived in Budapest all present and accounted for. They are driving to Hope for the Future in Sighet, Romaina, arriving by mid-night.