Hungary

SMT Hungary – Update #3

Hungary week 3

The Budapest corps treated us really well. We stayed at a hotel only 7 minutes away from the corps building, which we walked every morning. However, this was not a burden. We enjoyed starting the morning with a walk through the streets of Budapest. Because of the walk, we were able to see the city,…

SMT Hungary – Update #2

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This week was our first week in the beautiful city of Budapest, where we were able to conduct a VBS at the Rakoscaba corps. This was very different from our first two weeks! Each day we focused on a piece of the armor of God and had a corresponding craft. The kids really enjoyed the…

SMT Hungary – Update #1

Hungary miskolc

We have had quite the adventure so far! Delayed flights, missed connections, and an early morning arrival to Hungary definitely kept us on our toes. But we made it safely and were able to jump right into the swing of things. Our first week was spent in Miskolc, a city two hours outside Budapest. We…

5 Lessons from Summer Mission Team 2015

Update 4b

This summer 28 young adults formed 5 Summer Mission Teams which served alongside local Salvation Army officers and soldiers in the Bahamas, Haiti, Hungary, Kenya, and our own USA Central Territory.  The team members have now returned home, eternally impacted by the people they met and the experiences they have had.  Here are five ways…

SMT Hungary Update #5 (FINAL)

Szia, (hello)  This week in Hungary we are back in Budapest for our final kids camp. We spent our time at the Józsefváros corps playing soccer, volleyball, big group games, indoor games and water games. We taught the kids about Christ in our daily Bible studies and songs plus two of our teammates spent their…

SMT Hungary – Update #4

Szia (hello), Another busy week for team Hungary. This week we were in Gyöngyös. We started our week at The Salvation Army day care they have there. We met the kids and the spacing of the area isn’t big enough for the older children so the team took them to a nearby park to play…

SMT Hungary – Update #3

Hungary 1

Szia (Hello), This week in Hungary was extremely busy for our team. Before we even left Miskolc, we attended a concert of The Hungarian Salvation Army band consisting of the different corps coming together as one. In between the songs the Captain of the Miskolc corps would read Bible passages and preach to those who…

SMT Hungary – Update #2

Szia (hello), Another week in Hungary has come to an end. This week we spent our time at a music camp in Miskolc. The children here are very energetic and full of smiles. We spent our week learning more Hungarian and teaching the children English plus helping those who already speak English practice more. We…

SMT Hungary – Update #1

Rákoscsaba

Szia (Hello), Team Hungary is currently in Budapest. We arrived here late Tuesday evening and were greeted by the Regional Commanders, Majors Andrew and Darlene Morgan. The next day, Wednesday, we had a day of rest and preparation for the following day of Children’s camp with the Rákoscsaba corps. We also got to meet our…

SMT Retrospective

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The Summer Mission Team 2013 Retrospective is now available online here.  Be sure to check it out!