Summer Mission Team

SMT CAST – Update #5

CAST @ Warren - Group w Amanda

Hello! The Creative Arts Service Team is hailing from Warren, Michigan this week. CAST had quite a fun week, and our hosts Captains Andrew and Melissa Shiels, were very welcoming. There were many things that CAST had to do and we couldn’t wait to get started. During the week we were able to have fellowship…

SMT Central – Update #3

After our return from The Bahamas, Central team headed to Missouri to join the youth of The Salvation Army in this year’s national Jamboree. During the week our team stayed in tents and helped lead activities such as archery, canoeing, and crafts. The team was able to meet teens from many different backgrounds and places,…

SMT CAST – Update #4

CAST @ Ft. Wayne - Kingdom of God

Hello! The Creative Arts Service Team hit Fort Wayne Indiana this week! We started our Monday bright and early at the Fort Wayne Corps; there we met Captain Luis and Lieutenant Linda Acosta and their daughter, Andy. We were also introduced to Cadets Donna and Na Thammavongsa and their children Isabella and Alestar, who are…

SMT Mexico – Update #5

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Week five for Equipo Mexico was full of unexpected surprises and lots of new experiences. We arrived to the first ever divisional music camp near Teotihuacan. We were part of the staff for the week as Greg assisted in beginner’s band, Johanna taught piano, and Shannon taught beginner’s timbrels and dance class. Captains Santana and…

SMT Kenya – Update #4 & 5

Kenya - week 4.5

It’s week 4 and 5 for the Kenya Team and we suddenly cannot stop calling Kenya our home. Now we all have a different understanding of the quote, “Home is where your heart is.” because we’re the living truth. Last Sunday the team split into two groups and preached at two different corps in the…

SMT Mexico – Update #4

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Our time in Chimalhuacan was more of a blessing than we could have asked for. Because of the lack of internet access this past week, we were a bit behind on sending this update. As we entered the fourth week with anxiety and uncertainty, we were glad to have many of our friends, corps members,…

SMT Central – Update #2

Bahamas

Central team’s next stop after the Black Hills was St. Louis, MO to help at the Temple Houses, a section of the urban missions program where young adults live at the houses and join the community around them. With the help of Sara Johnson and everyone in the Temple House program the Central team was able…

SMT CAST – Update #3

CAST- Bahamas VBS Rec.

Greetings! The Creative Arts Service Team hopes you are all doing well. This week, we have been in Eleuthera, Bahamas along side SMT Central team. CAST and Central teams arrived on the island, Eleuthera on Sunday, June 3rd. We then drove south to Palmetto Point, the location of the only Salvation Army Corps on the…

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

Hungary week 2 a

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…