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Day One - Sunday

Well, we have made it here to the beautiful state of Alaska! As we were about to land in Anchorage, we could see all the snowy peaks and glaciers from the plane windows, and let me tell you, it was truly breathtaking. After a full day of traveling, most of the team landed Sunday evening and the rest of the team landed late Sunday night.

We were graciously greeted by the Grace Works team and had a hot dinner waiting for us at the church when we arrived. By tomorrow morning, all 11 of us will be here ready to kick off a wonderful week! We are all excited and we cannot wait to see what God has in store!

Please pray for us as we meet the kids we will be working with this week. We ask that you pray for meaningful relationships to be established and for Christ's love to be evident in everything that we do.

   

Team Photo, taken last Sunday:

 

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10 comments (Add your own)

1. Angie Matice wrote:
Isn't it beautiful!! Words or pictures can't capture the beauty. Have fun and stay warm. Post lots of pictures.

Mon, June 15, 2015 @ 12:38 PM

2. Courtney Lee wrote:
Praying for your trip as you establish relationships with those you will be working with!

Mon, June 15, 2015 @ 5:13 PM

3. Natalie wrote:
So glad you all landed safely!! I will be praying for you all to have a glorious week full of praise, love and learning!

Mon, June 15, 2015 @ 7:16 PM

4. Stewart wrote:
Look at the mountains!! Praying for y'all, have fun!

Mon, June 15, 2015 @ 9:16 PM

5. Angie wrote:
Thank you everyone for your prayers and words of encouragement! We know you guys are with us here!

Tue, June 16, 2015 @ 2:03 AM

6. Genae wrote:
Steve and I are praying daily for you and your mission. You are making a difference in these kids lives and doing Gods work. We are proud of you all! Special hug to Angie!!!

Tue, June 16, 2015 @ 9:26 AM

7. Sue Evans wrote:
Hey team, so thankful for your safe trip out. I pray that God will give you energy, tender
hearts, and many times that you laugh together. May He use each of you and your gifts
to show Jesus to the kids!

Sue

Tue, June 16, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

8. Mary wrote:
Looks like a great team! Sending you all strength and compassion!!

Tue, June 16, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

9. Beth wrote:
Thinking and praying for you all! Looks like an incredible experience!

Wed, June 17, 2015 @ 5:10 PM

10. Angie wrote:
Special shout out to Mom (Genae), Mary, Natalie, and Beth! Thanks for your thoughts, prayers, and virtual hugs :) They mean a lot! Love you guys!

Thu, June 18, 2015 @ 2:09 AM

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