Life-change Stories

Jesus is changing lives every day through people just like you on Group Mission Trips.
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Reignited Passion to Serve

Fall 2013 was a dry and lonely season for me. I was ready for a change. I didn't know what it would be or what it would look like, but I knew I needed it...

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How Leaving Home for Mission Trips Helps Me Love My Neighbor

I know some in the youth ministry world are against short term mission projects. They say things like "the people don’t need your help," or "if you don’t have a long term relationship nothing really changes." "Going to some far off place is nice, but you have needs in your community that should be served first." I have a different view on these types of trips...

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Backpack Drive Helps Resettled Families in Michigan

Tent Schools International (TSI) partnered with Week of Hope and Bethany Christian Services to provide 69 backpacks for resettled refugee families in Grand Rapids, MI in August.

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Why Serving Joplin After Disaster Hit Was So Special

This was Worden UMC Youth Group's first Group Missions Trips that we chose to attend following the devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri of 2011. Looking back, of the 4 GMT's that I was a part of this was so special and my favorite for many reasons:

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