As you might have seen from our previous post, the first lesson that we taught the kids was on Malachi the prophet. The Gospel Project, which is what we are using to teach the kids, does a great job of giving content, activity ideas and questions to ask, but separates lessons by age. Since Tess… Continue reading Malachi & Yucky Lollipops: Our First Lesson
City Church follows The Gospel Project for their children's ministry. Personally, I have worked with this curriculum before, so it made it easier for us to shift through the lesson plan and see what we could use from it. This week, the focus was on Malachi the Prophet. Now, we will be posting later this… Continue reading Who’s Malachi?
The anticipation of seeing the church, meeting the kids and seeing what the congregation was like was something Tess and I felt the entirety of our first week here in Poland. Tim and Renata had showed us the outside of the building where they rented from, so visually I could conjure up an image, but… Continue reading We See City Church
Anything that isn’t your native tongue is probably going to at first give you at least a little bit of trouble when it comes to pronouncing words and this is true for Polish. Since we’re going to be here for just about two months, we thought we could at least learn a few phrases and… Continue reading Nie Mówię Po Polsku
For our first few days of settling in, we’ve spend some time making observations. After we have our observations we can then start to think through how we might approach our service work here in Warsaw more efficiently. Here are some quick things we’ve observed about Warsaw (both silly and useful): Public transportation is really… Continue reading 10 Things We See
Direction is important if you hope to go anywhere and learn in the process. To help guide us (aside from the Holy Spirit), we like to have a set of mantras. These mantras help guide the way we live our lives, almost like a mission statement or vision for ourselves, in leadership, in missions, and… Continue reading Great Artist Steal: Our Mantras
Every type of service trip like this will require fundraising. Most of us don’t have enough money laying around to afford two months abroad...especially not if you’re also in college. So how do we make it happen? We have two main ways: Support letters These are letters that include as much information as we can… Continue reading Support Letters & Creative Revenue Plans $$