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Gahanna Campus

3690 N Stygler Road Gahanna, OH 43230

CELEBRATION TIMES

Saturday at 6pm // Sunday at 9 and 11am

Whitehall Campus

441 S Yearling Road Columbus, OH 43213

CELEBRATION TIMES

Sunday at 11am

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Game On!! y Jugar!!

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Tuesday arrived & both teams got straight to work- half grabbed their ladders & drills & tools & headed down the hill and the other half grabbed referee shirts, stacks of nametags, plastic beads & fruit snacks for our first day of VBS!  The community center wall is...

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And the Work Week Begins...

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Category: Costa Rica

After a fairly light entrance into our trip, Monday came with a vengeance as we began our preparations for a 3-day VBS as well as a gargantuan concrete project in a former school now used as a community center. After a yummy breakfast in our hotel and Ed’s devotional from Matthew about our...

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Sunday Funday

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Category: Costa Rica

Mama Cindy again- hugs from Anonos! We woke up to a cloudy morning followed by rain then bright sun all during breakfast The weather has been very weird, but without snow or ice or freezing temps, we’ll take it! After passing out in our beds, exhausted from an 18-hour-travel-day, we woke...

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Welcome to Sunny Costa Rica!

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Category: Costa Rica

With a 4 am arrival time, 9 people, and 37 bags, our team left cold snowy Ohio for sunny Costa Rica! Despite a few grouchy airport workers we had 2 quick easy flights, followed by looooong lines in Immigration & baggage claim! We quickly got to work meeting with David & Angie to be...

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Wrapping Up!

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Hello Friends! Our trip is winding down but we still have plenty going on! The men-folk are holding soccer (futbol) camps with the older boys then the younger ones. Others are still working on the church and visiting with sponsored children. We had an impromptu reading time with some kids who...

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Oliotye

Author: Cindy Schmidt

Category: Uganda

Oliotye- that's HELLO in Luganda, the tribal language spoken in Uganda. Teammate Laura Sheppard has made it her mission to speak Luganda as much as she can - she gets lots of laughs & applause for her efforts! Most people speak English but we often translate into Luganda for activities! Our...

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Greetings from the Pearl of Africa!

Author: Josh Boggs

Category: Uganda

Greetings from the Pearl of Africa! This is Josh Boggs, here with an update of the Uganda team. The first few days have been a whirlwind. We did not get to our hotel until after 2:30 in the morning on Friday night after 25 hours of traveling and then we were up early to head to the Ugandan...

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International Women’s Day

Author: Cindy Schmidt

  Huh?? This is a thing?? I guess all over the world people (men?? kids? other women?) take March 8 to honor women. I googled and saw that the “holiday’ grew from the labor movement at the turn of the century. (That makes me think of Fantine from Les Miserables when she worked...

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The Shack: Movie Review

Author: Steve Benninger

Yep, I read the book years ago. Now I’ve seen the movie. Twice. I knew people would ask me about it so I felt compelled to go see it. I’m tempted to get really analytical and dissect all of the scenes and the dialogue down to the minutest detail...I’m wired that way. But...

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Jesus – A True and Better Joseph

Author: Jay Firebaugh

A few weekends ago I went to see “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”  presented by the Gahanna Community Theatre and featuring our own Lindsey and Fred Donelson, Susie Washburn, and Heather Ray. Like usual it was a great performance and a really enjoyable show!...

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