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Reflection: Wednesday Night

Today we worked at a Habitat for Humanity work site on a rehabilitated house for a woman name Mesha. She has two sons ages 15 and 8 years old and a 13-year-old daughter and was really excited and grateful for our help on her new house. She even asked for advice on things like which bedrooms she should give to her children and herself because it was her first time as a homeowner...

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Summer Outreach Reflection: Day 2

Today was the first day that our group was split into two smaller sections and had the opportunity to experience two very different service locations. My group took a trip downtown and served at the Prince of Peace Chapel in their Bridge Ministry program. In the Bridge program, volunteers work with the lead pastor to bring comfort and community to people who may be experiencing homelessness or other tough situations. They believe that it’s important for people to know that God is always on their side, even when it may seem that God isn’t there during their tough times. When we initially arrived...

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Rain and Hail Don't Keep Us From Working, Eating BBQ and Having Fun

Well, day three went a little different than the previous days, which consisted of site construction and running back and forth to get work done efficiently. Today due to the weather conditions – raining overnight and into early morning – we could not go to the construction site. Instead, we were all distributed between the Habitat Office and the Habitat ReStore to help out where needed.

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Honduras – March 7

I believe I was called on this trip to be an advocate for those who are in need and do not have the resources to be able to speak out for themselves.

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Honduras – March 6

...we started by visiting the garbage dump. The scent hit the windows of our van as soon as we passed the gates. It was at least a mile up and around the mountain...

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