Posted June 15, 2016 by SMBC in Music, Missions
By David McKnight
Today was our fourth day in Peru and our third day with the OSA kids, and it was life-changing. In the morning we went to Dr. Luis's old school, where we sang, and I had the amazing opportunity to play my trumpet for the students there. We also got to talk to the students in their classrooms, and they understood English fairly well.
Posted June 14, 2016 by SMBC in Music, Missions
By Isabella Baar-Hill
As a member of the music and dance team on the mission trip to Peru, I teach the kids songs and dances to perform for their parents and friends at the end of the week. Breaking through the language barrier, we learned specific Spanish words that are often used in teaching music and dance.
Posted June 13, 2016 by SMBC in Music, Missions
By Drew Barkley
Day one of Vacation Bible School. We've spent weeks preparing songs, dances, crafts, games, stories, etc. all for today. For my team, recreation, we had thought about the games we wanted to play with the kids and how the games could relate to the daily scripture and theme. We even prepared back up games in case we had to call an audible, or had extra time at the end.
Posted June 12, 2016 by SMBC in Music, Missions
By Anna Rader
Posted March 26, 2014 by SMBC in Discipleship
The millennial generation grew up in noise. Encouraging noise that we were limitless in setting goals. Disparaging noise that our youthful idealism would become cynicism at too young an age. The noise of our peers and our mentors talking at each other, but not with each other. The noise that individualism should be our focus because reliance on others and trust in leaders is a weakness. There…
Posted June 7, 2012 by SMBC in Worship, Missions
By Avery Cate
Manna is church. It is community. The Trinity Pines Chapel is a safe place to come and rest after a long week. I come because it's such an accepting place, where I don't have to fit into any sort of mold or feel like I have my life under control.
Posted August 22, 2010 by SMBC in Missions
By Jennifer Gribble
Well, it's 6:37PM and I have been struggling for a few hours to find the words to describe my experience today at the Sole Chain/Shoes for Orphan Souls event.