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VBS 2019 Day 2

Posted by Andrea Fieldhouse-Griner on

Awesome kids!  

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VBS Roar! 2019 Day 1

Posted by Kara Paulson on

Our VBS Roar! is off to a great start this morning with some lively music and dancing in large group. Our theme song for this year is I'm Trusting You.              

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Pine Ridge 2019 Day 6

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

Our final day in South Dakota, we were out seeing the Black Hills and the Badlands with new eyes, keeping our Lakota friends in mind. We met Kelly Looking Horse at the Crazy Horse Memorial and celebrated with him his winning the art show top prize!

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Pine Ridge 2019 Back Home Again!

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

Back in Excelsior today. Thank you, Mount Calvary, for a fantastic, God-filled, and fun mission trip!

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Pine Ridge 2019 Day 5

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

We continued with our fence-building project bright and early. After lunch we visited Thunder Valley CDC where they are building a sustainable community centered on traditional values and incorporating agriculture, housing, energy generation, education, and youth leadership training. Our crew...

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Pine Ridge Day 4

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

Wednesday started somberly. Our group visited Wounded Knee and heard from Kelly Looking Horse the story of the massacre that happened there in 1890 (and again in 1973). Kelly led us in a prayer of mourning and remembrance. We then visited the Lakota Nation's KILI radio followed by the commodity...

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Pine Ridge Day 3

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

Another day learning from our Lakota neighbors. Basil Braveheart and Elizabeth Little shared their stories and insight into the Lakota understanding of the world and way of life. Then we helped host over 60 kids and their families for a summer BBQ party.

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Pine Ridge Day 1

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

First day adventures in South Dakota on the way to Pine Ridge.  

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Pine Ridge Day 2

Posted by Pastor Aaron Werner on

An amazing, eventful, beautiful day! After getting settled at the Pine Ridge Retreat Center we headed to Darrin's buffalo ranch. We visited with his buffalo and heard the story of the White Buffalo Calf Woman. After lunch we headed over the hill and dismantled a chicken coop. Next up was...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Posted by Kara Paulson on

Congratulations to our 2019 high school graduates! And, thanks to graduates McKealy Baker, Zach Osmundson, Simon Roemig, and everyone who helped to make our baccalaureate services so special.

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