OB, Blue Ridge Parkway Team, July 21 – Slushie On, Slushie Off.

Another full day here in Norton, OH, as we prepare for our travels to our final destination of Columbus! We started our morning by having the students fill out some paperwork on their thoughts about the summer, what they’ve learned, what they’ve enjoyed, what they thought could be improved, and the like. We followed their reflection time with a teaching time lead by Matt R. on leadership. We enjoyed lunch out together, and had some...

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July 21- OB Team National- Doing a lot in the scorching hot

I know the title is corny, but it is true. Our team started off the day with some more physical labor. The whole team helped out with the Hardin Clinic of Columbus. We broke down into groups. Some of the kids including Megan helped the office staff with their workload. Others walked the neighborhood and passed out fliers for the clinic. There were two groups that helped some senior saints do some yard work: one group doing some painting while...

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Also… July 20, 2011

Sorry for the lack of “update” yesterday.  I shall get you up to speed with this haiku: We rode in the bus We ate some McDonalds food We rode in the bus Ok… so maybe it’s a little general… but seriously, that’s all we did yesterday… so I promise you that you haven’t missed anything amazing.  When we arrived in Powell, Ohio yesterday we were met with youth pastor Mark Artrip who gave us a rundown...

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July 20- OB Team National- Working at Worthington

Hey everybody, I pray all is well as you read this update for Team National. Today started off with some good old fashioned manual labor, which was carried out in various forms. Cameron and Quinton power washed some stone walls connected to the building and by the time they were done it was looking slick. Others such as Charlie painted picnic tables, and still others like Victoria, Tommy, and Grace painted fences. The kids did all that was...

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OB, Blue Ridge Parkway Team, July 20 – Megahand…SMASHTON!

Our first full day in Norton, OH, and a great one to boot! We began our morning with manual labor, some of the students going into town to do some house refurbishing, others to a local school to do weeding and general clean up, while the rest stayed here at the church to paint and work on VBS items for the upcoming ministry. During the afternoon, the students spent an hour with God and then had a panel question and answer time with the leaders,...

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