Summer Mission Team

5 Lessons from Summer Mission Team 2015

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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 Kenya – Update #5 (FINAL)

Jambo, Team Kenya spent yesterday at the Kibera Nursery School and Kenya East THQ. We were able to visit three nursery classes and teach them songs. At THQ we had a debriefing and farewell meeting with the TC. Last night we were surprised with a farewell party thrown by the families of the Park Road…

CAST Update #4 (FINAL)

Hey! It’s CAST again. This past week was definitely a unique experience. We spent it at the South Bend Kroc Center. We stayed at the quarters where the amazing summer cadets, Ross and Tricia Anderson, are staying. We couldn’t have asked for better hosts! They were so welcoming, and were basically part of the team…

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…

CAST Update #3

Hey there, it’s CAST again! We are now leaving Waukesha, Wisconsin. We had a fantastic week. We got to teach the children of the corps for Theater Week at Day Camp. The first day, Sunday, we met the officers and just got a chance to settle into the house we would be staying in for…

Kenya SMT Update #4

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 Jambo,Team Kenya has just returned from a busy week in the Nakuru Division. While in this division we led a youth rally, visited the N’gundo corps, and SCANN (Street Children Assisted Network of Nakuru). SCANN is a compound that provides street children with food, shelter, clothing, and an education. In addition to this they provide counseling…

SMT Haiti Bahamas – Update #2

We ended our time in Haiti by spending a few days in Port au Prince. Here we went to go see a new school that they are building as well as working on some wood projects. We spent our last day in Haiti on top of a mountain overlooking all of Port au Prince and…

SMT Central – Update #2

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Report #2 Detroit, MI and Omaha, NE Week One  We spent two hours making and preparing 2,000 bologna sandwiches on our first day in Detroit. This was for Bed and Bread trucks that go out every day and give food to the people of Detroit. We then split up into groups to go with the…

SMT Kenya – Update #3

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Jambo, Team Kenya spent this past week in the Kangundo Division. We arrived there on Wednesday and went to work visiting buildings and evangelizing in the village market. During our stay in this area we were able to visit many schools which gave us the chance to interact with many children. While in this division we were…