2013 Mission Trip Blog

June 23-29, 2013 - Follow First UCC's Senior Pilgrim Fellowship on its first mission trip to Atlantic City, New Jersey to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

End of a Faithful Week

Saturday, June 29, 2013 -- Thanks to all the youth, advisors, parents and supporters who prayerfully worked for the 2013 mission trip to become a reality.  Thanks to Fuller Center for Housing, New Jersey Pines and to the South Seaville Camp Meeting site for hosting us and ... [ more ]

Reflections from Our Missionaries

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 -- Members of the Drexel Avenue work crew, including our three graduating seniors, reflect on this trip and previous ones they've gone on. [ more ]

Rebuilding a Home and Some Lives

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - The work continues for the mission trip on the second day. Working on Massachusetts Ave are advisors Jay, Carolyn, Pete, Craig and youth Tim, Gabby, Luke, Sam, Bryan, Cara, Alli, and Jenny.  On Monday we met Anthony, the home owner, and continued the rebuilding at his home that Fuller Center has been overseeing.  We started out  ... [ more ]

Finding Our Way and Getting to Work

Monday, June 24, 2013--After receiving the commissioning from the congregation, we headed to southern New Jersey.  On the way there, our rental van started to.. [ more ]

Commissioning the Faithful

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - Nearly 30 members of First Church, young and "less young" alike, gathered together with Rev. Doug and Rev. Adam at the front of our Sanctuary today as we commissioned the 2013 Senior Pilgrim Fellowship Mission Trip ... [ more ]

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