Detroit Blog: Team Leader Veronica on the theme “Voices that Challenge”

Posted on May 24, 2011

Themes are important. Whatever you give a name to has power, and that name or theme carries power. When General Motors introduced the Chevy Nova in South America, it was apparently unaware that in Spanish, “no va” means “it won’t go.” After the company figured out why it wasn’t selling any cars, it renamed the...

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Detroit Blog: Team Leader Amanda on Voices and Justice

Posted on May 24, 2011

Everyone has been given a voice. Some are quiet, others are pretty powerful. Sometimes our voices scream, and sometimes they whisper. But it is our responsibility as members of the family of God to make sure that all voices are heard and represented. It often happens that when voices are left out in discussions, important...

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Detroit Blog: Participant Kendra on Service

Posted on May 17, 2011

   When I was speaking with someone from my church about my summer plans, I told him that I was going to Detroit on a mission trip. His response was, “You’re going to a third-world country.” At first I was confused, I repeated that I was going to Detroit, Michigan. He then said, “Yes...

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May Youth of the Month: Kayla Bloodgood

Posted on May 10, 2011

Kayla is a wonderful, caring young adult, who is excited about growing in her faith. She is very active in worship and service and with youth activities throughout the year at St. Paul’s in Exton. She serves on the worship team (praise band) as the drummer for our contemporary service and plays most Sunday mornings....

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Detroit Blog: Team Leader Veronica on Service

Posted on May 10, 2011

Service is a funny thing. Some folks do it because they have pity for those in need. Some folks do it to feel better about their own lives. But Jesus gives us a different reason. In John 13:12-17, he said, “Do you understand what I have done to you? You address me as ‘Teacher’ and ‘Master,’...

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Detroit Blog: Team Leader Amanda on Service

Posted on May 10, 2011

It’s just another few months until we embark on our Servant Trip to Detroit!  But what exactly does all that mean?  What have we really comitted to? Our days of service work will allow us the opportunity to share our time and talents to help others in Detroit.  The work will be varied, but all of...

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Detroit Blog: Hello from Participant Freddy

Posted on May 3, 2011

Hi! My name is Frederick Bullock and I’m a 10th grader from Philadelphia, PA.  I like to bowl, play video games, watch TV, play online, and DJ parties.  My favorite bible verse is Psalm 121. I see God in my mom, in how she is taking care of me the best way she can.  I am...

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Detroit Blog: Hello from Team Leader Amanda

Posted on April 19, 2011

As our team of youth and adults prepares to go on this summer’s servant trip to Detroit, they will be blogging about their experiences.  To view other posts from the Detroit Team, click here: http://www.sepayouth.org/category/detroit-blog/. Hellooooooo Everyone! I’m Amanda Moser, one of the co-leaders of this summer’s Detroit trip. I’m from Garnet Valley, PA (right...

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Detroit Blog: Hello from Team Member Kendra

Posted on April 12, 2011

As our team of youth and adults prepares to go on this summer’s servant trip to Detroit, they will be blogging about their experiences.  To view other posts from the Detroit Team, click here: http://www.sepayouth.org/category/detroit-blog/. My name is Kendra Kramer and I am from Peace Tohickon Lutheran Church in Perkasie. I am a sophomore at...

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Detroit Blog: Hello from Team Leader Veronica

Posted on March 29, 2011

As our team of youth and adults prepares to go on this summer’s servant trip to Detroit, they will be blogging about their experiences.  To view other posts from the Detroit Team, click here: http://www.sepayouth.org/category/detroit-blog/. Hello everyone! My name is Veronica Britto and I’m a member of St. Peter’s in Northwest Philadelphia. I’m a Children’s...

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