A New Home for The Oaks

A New Home for The Oaks

by Lynn Ward, RIOT team lead In 2016, Session approved a plan to establish a new team under the Local & US Missions Council. The team was to focus on serving the needs of refugees and immigrants who had settled in Wichita. The new team, dubbed RIOT...
Nebraska Day 4

Nebraska Day 4

Nebraska: Day 3 Today we got the chance to go to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. They have many exhibits that we can’t find in Wichita such as the Desert Dome (a massive glass geodesic dome housing the world’s largest indoor desert!), Creatures of the Night (a...
Nebraska Day 3

Nebraska Day 3

Nebraska: Day 3 Hello from Avery! Today we went back to the house we were at yesterday and finished up some yard work. We had a few encounters with snakes and worms while working on a number of projects, from chopping down trees and chipping them up, to clearing out...
Nebraska Day 2

Nebraska Day 2

Nebraska: Day 2 God orchestrated so many things for our mission trip even before we arrived in Nebraska. About two years ago, a team from Eastminster, which included my family, came to Bellevue to help Avery Presbyterian with a Christmas Eve Service. As the animated...
Nebraska Day 1

Nebraska Day 1

Nebraska: Day 1 We left Eastminster bright and early and headed on our way up north to Nebraska. The five-hour bus ride was full of laughs and anticipation of the week ahead. To pass the time, some slept while others conversed. The bus ride was air conditionined and...
Nebraska Trip Intro

Nebraska Trip Intro

Nebraska Trip Intro by Abby Stevens The Avery team is just about ready to GO! After training and planning for several months, this team leaves Monday, June 10, to run a Vacation Bible School for the Avery Hispanic plant church. Because many of the church members also...
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