Summer Mission Team Updates

SMT Central – Update #1

This week Central Vibes visited Janesville Wisconsin. Our hosts for the week, Major Ruth and Father Earl as well as his family ate dinner with us our first night. We were told about the surrounding community and what we’d be doing during the week. We did VBS at Father Earl’s church, which is an Anglican…

SMT Spain/Portugal – Update #1

Olá, When we first arrived in Portugal, we were greeted by Lt. Colonels Davissons and some delegates from the Lisbon Corps. Though we were only able to have a brief moment of greeting with Lisbon before we left for the Colares Corps, it was clear that the people we will be meeting in Portugal are…

SMT Japan – Update #1

Team Japan has been having a wonderful time during our first week here! Upon arrival, we met with Major Brenda Luscombe and our two translators, Aika and Makoto. They have both been extremely helpful in navigating the language and cultural differences that we find here in Japan.   Our first full day, we went to…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #1

It’s hard to believe that we have already been in Costa Rica one whole week. From the moment we arrived God’s glory and beauty has been clearly evident. We are staying at a Salvation Army compound that overlooks beautiful mountains. The compound is currently being used for soccer programs in the community. We have been…

Summer Mission Team 2018

On behalf of Lt. Colonel Paul Smith, Territorial Program Secretary, we are pleased to post the 2018 Summer Mission Team. Please join us in praying for these fine young adults and the locations that they will serve this summer! CAST Sandy Cabrera* – KWM Nikki Bowyer – MET Erin McDonald – WMNI Out of Territory…

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,…