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Meeting a Need Together: A Community Center for Hopewell

Meeting a Need Together: A Community Center for Hopewell

Every day, young people enjoy our basketball court, sports field and skate park--soon, they will have even more! We are transforming our current workshop into a Community Center with space for ESL classes, college prep seminars, foosball, children’s plays, and much, much more!

Making Short Term Mission Trips Meaningful: A Report from El Salvador

Making Short Term Mission Trips Meaningful: A Report from El Salvador

A short-term mission trip is a tricky, tricky thing. The trickiness lies in making something truly meaningful out of such a short period of time, something more than just a veiled pretext to explore foreign culture. There is a lot stacked against a group desiring to do work in a foreign context-- cultural inexperience, shortness of time, the ever-present language barrier-- and these things taken together form a pretty formidable challenge. It takes a special group to take them on and to do it well.