Wasilla, Alaska Day 5 of 2018 Trip

Our last work day has arrived. So long blue tape and scaffolding! We are thrilled to see what a difference a fresh coat of paint will do. Oh, and the nursery! One of our members painted a few birch trees on the new, mint green walls complete with some bright colored birds. We pray the […]

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Wasilla, Alaska Day 4 of 2018 Trip

Today’s hard work is brought to you by black, hot coffee. But really, we needed a few pots of coffee to face all the walls left to paint. There was a lot of work ahead of us, but we are a determined bunch that likes a good challenge. We continued with the nursery, kitchen and […]

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Wasilla, Alaska – Day 3, 2018

Early Monday morning, our team of 12 joined a few local church members to continue our various tasks. God has blessed our team with lots of talent to knock out different works. From the tops of the walls to the base boards, no inch went untouched. A much needed break, our lunch was paired with […]

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Wasilla, Alaska – Day 2 of 2018 Trip

The heart warming congregation of Christ First UMC welcomed our team during their worship service. We all enjoyed a potluck dinner and fellowship time with the congregation afterwards. After much needed rest we accepted the invitation to a cookout at a friend and member of Willow UMC.

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Wasilla, Alaska – Day 1 of 2018 trip

Early Saturday morning our team arrived in the magnificent land of the midnight Sun This is not just a saying as it was still daylight when we landed in Anchorage after midnight. As we made our way to Christ 1st United Methodist Church in Wasilla, we saw majestic mountains and gorgeous birch and pine tree […]

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Alaska Day 7

Day 7 Due to our flight being cancelled Saturday night we enjoyed a bonus day in Anchorage Sunday. We all enjoyed the day experiencing different restaurants, visiting exhibits, taking in a movie and of course more shopping! Thank you St. Luke’s for allowing us to serve the wonderful congregation of Christ UMC in Wasilla, AK, […]

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Alaska Day 7

Today was bittersweet as we bid farewell to our wonderful host families and headed to Anchorage to spend our final day before catching our 9:00pm flight. We visited the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. It is a non profit organization dedicated to conservation, education, and quality animal are. They’re also dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife. Our […]

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Alaska Day 6

Day 6 Today was our day to tour with a trip to Talkeetna, which is located at the base of Mt. Delani. Unfortunately due to forest fires north of the mountain we were not able to see it but that did not keep us from enjoying our day. We shopped, ate and wrapped up the […]

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Alaska Day 5

Day 5 VBS 2017 ended for Christ UMC today with Robbie the robot getting a voice that reminded the children that God loves them and carrying the torches leading them into Gideon! The team completed their tasks of power washing the roof of the parsonage (3 levels) as well as painting 3 bedrooms and clearing […]

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Alaska Day 4

The children of Wasilla and Christ UMC returned for their 2nd day of VBS. They were given homework to color pictures with the heading of “God Loves You” and bring them back the next day. In learning about sharing God’s love the pictures are going to be taken to the children’s ward at a hospital […]

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