GoTeam Brooklyn has arrived home safely and will be happily going home to their own beds for a good nights sleep!! Good job, enjoy your rest!
In the Air Tonight
GoTeam Brooklyn 2019 are in the air, on their last leg from Toronto. Let’s pray for an on-time arrival and welcome them home!!
Saturday – Bus Day
Today we were up bright and early to meet and get our bus assignments for the day! We were split into 4 different groups and sent out around the city. The pictures are only from my bus as the team was literally thrown into the thick of it and came out a bit shell shocked. … More Saturday – Bus Day
Just a short note to confirm that GoTeam Brooklyn 2019 has boarded their flight home and is currently Canada-Bound! 🇨🇦 First stop – Toronto. Then home!! Pray for a safe and smooth journey.
Meetings and Moves
Yesterday Gary surprised us with donuts again, he’s so sweet. We then went to the Metros staff meeting/church. We got to hear how Metro is working around the world. This past week they had 204,000 kids in Sunday school. Jacob got to play one of the new games they test out on staff/interns before they … More Meetings and Moves
From Brenda: Sam, Nathanial and I had a fantastic day in the Bronx with kids. Jessie, Phoebe and Lisa were great leaders. Our first sight was outside a school. We had quite a few kids and parents despite the bad weather. Nathanial manned the colouring table while Sam and I handed out prizes. Afterward, we … More Love Bites
This morning we finished off patching the walls on the first floor, tomorrow we will sand them down and do a second coat. Part of the team finished moving props to their new location. I think Christopher enjoyed this task, every time I came around a corner he either had something in his head or … More Wrecked
Today the team split into two groups of six. One group of six stayed in the building to help in the warehouse. This time 3 of the 6 counted/sorted 15 palettes of food getting ready for their Thanksgiving boxes of food they give to each family. The other three moved all the furniture out of … More TENT
Well this morning Gary brought us special donuts for breakfast!! Which vanished very quickly! Today was warehouse day! We met up with Stephen and we had to shift the small cage room all around! It first started with counting almost 6500 bags of chips, and stacking them away. Then rearranging the room as 20 palettes … More Warehouse Shuffle
From the top to bottom!
From the Top to Bottom! Today we got up, had breakfast/devotions and then started our day with Gary (building manager) putting us to work. Jenn and Brenda made their rounds painting doors throughout the building that needed a fresh coat. Chris and Godwin cleaned all the heat pump vents from then 5th floor down and … More From the top to bottom!
Landed in New York!
Just a quick note to let everyone know that our team have arrived safely in New York and are now on their way to Metro Ministries in Brooklyn. 👍🏼🇺🇸
GoTeam Brooklyn 2019 are officially on their way! We prayed this morning with the 12 intrepid souls who are now (or very shortly – depending on how early you read this) winging their way to New York. They will spend the next week doing their very best to lift the burden from the shoulders of … More Launched