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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 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 India – Update #3

Another action-packed week started with visiting the boys and girls hostels on Monday. At the girls hostel Mai Khou did an awesome job leading a five pedal paper flower craft. Additionally we were able to teach them the Cupid shuffle and the cha-cha slide. At the boys hostel we enjoyed each other’s company so much…

SMT India – Update #2

This past week has been an amazing blessing for team India! We’ve spent each day at a school, meeting, teaching, laughing, and dancing with a new group of children. The language barrier hardly interferes with the activities we do with the children because we are all so willing to learn from each other and we…

India Team – Update #1

This week has been both fun and challenging. On Wednesday we touched down in India, and since that point there has not been a dull moment. Our first day we got acquainted with our town and living quarters. On the second day we went out to the local school of the Salvation Army and visited…

Testimonial Tuesday: Debbie Osborn’s GMT Experience

We recently  interviewed Captain Debbie Osborn, a member of the most recent Global Mission Team (GMT) to the India South Eastern Territory, to gain some insight on what it’s like to serve on a GMT. What is your name and occupation? I am a Salvation Army Officer assigned to the Arnold Corps, Midland Division as the…

SMT Retrospective

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