Summer Mission Team Updates

SMT CAST – Update #5

Hola, Buen Día! CAST has been busy once again. This week, we were in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Good Air, Land of Silver) for the Conservatorio Divisional de Música y Artes (CDMA), held at Cuerpo Central. We taught, we performed; we laughed, we cried; we made new friends, and we ate great food. We were able…

SMT Moldova – Update #5

Team Moldova has reached the end of our time here in the country that welcomed us into their homes and hearts. Our final full week was spent in Edineț, a Corps that was apart of the 20 New Corps Initiative. During the week, our team helped with a day camp. The women joined a women’s…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #5

After five weeks of painting, cleaning, scraping, and did we mention painting? We’ve finally finished our work project in one of the buildings located on the compound of Centro Modelo. It was a process to completely renovate the facility, that took a lot of hands, but through that we connected with men in the rehabilitation…

SMT India – Update #5

Our fifth and final full week was filled with more fun at three new schools and adventures at the Queen of Hills. Monday and Tuesday we were able to meet two new sets of children. Each school had children full of joy and who kept us laughing the whole time. We quickly became attached to…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #4

Bendiciones!  It’s the Costa Rica team again, excited to share with you what we’ve been up to this week! We have been painting a lot this week, and only have a few finishing touches to go before we finish our project. On Friday we were joined by the cadets of the Latin America North territory,…

SMT CAST – Update #4

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! But that was last week, so we must be in Kansas now. Wichita, if we’re being specific. We have spent our week leading a Gospel Arts Day Camp and assisting with a couple community outreach events at the Wichita Citadel Corps. Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! But…

SMT India – Update #4

This week for Team India has been a week full of new and powerful personal connections. On Monday we finally got to meet and speak with the family that lives next to us. They are absolutely spectacular people and make us feel like we have true family here in India. The family is so compassionate…

SMT Moldova – Update #4

For the past week, our team has really been blessed by the Bãlți Corps. Our team led another Hawaiian themed day camp at the corps. The week included morning exercise, fun ways to present Bible stories, dancing, and games. The highlight of the week was Thursday, where we taught the Gospel story. After the lesson,…

SMT CAST – Update #3

Salutations from Nebraska! After spending numerous hours in the van, we arrived to Gene Eppley Camp and met with Peter Haslett (Western’s Divisional Music Director) to discuss our responsibilities for the week. We have been hard at work as the special guests and faculty members for Western’s Music Academy (WMA). We have taught elective and…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #3

Hola! Every morning starts the same here in Costa Rica. We arrive to the centro start our day with the men in devotions, which we’ve all been sharing the opportunity to lead, and continue our paint project. We are so close to finishing our painting project on one of the buildings. We plan to finish…