GoTeam Brooklyn 2019 are packing and getting their last dose of Tim Horton’s before they head off to the US of A early tomorrow morning. Once again, WE are all (or can be) a part of what they are doing in Brooklyn by remembering to pray daily that they would be safe, and that they … More Here we GO again!!
Today we said goodbye to Padro. The guys loved working with him, he has a great personality and is hillarious. Last night the front of Metro and a van got tagged, so Padro and Keith were busy cleaning that off. We would have loved to help them but we were getting ready to leave on … More Coming Home
Where to start, where to start. Well I guess we’ll start at breakfast. Gary showed up with donuts for us again, one last time before we leave and he surprised Lincoln and gave him a Yankees ball cap. Gary is so kind, I can’t even put into words the relationship we have with him. Because … More The Yellow Trucks
Thursday started off with our usual breakfast and devotions. We began our final push for getting our list completed. Cheryl and Andrea started the new project in the cafeteria where we sanded and painted the pillars. They painted detailed artwork onto the sides of the pillars. Lots of concentration and a steady hand went into … More Paint ‘n Chips
Well it’s Wednesday and we were all moving a bit slower starting out today. It didn’t take long to get into our groove once we began to work with the people here. Our tasks today were: finish the kitchen mural, clean cement splatters off main doors and windows, move a desk to the 4th floor … More Boxing Day
Well our breakfast this morning with Gary did not disappoint. He surprised us and brought speciality donuts. He loves when a team from our church visits – he’s so kind. They were melt in your mouth delicious. We then were tasked for our jobs for the day. Kayla and Andrea washed all the windows outside … More Ice Cream & Donuts … and LOTS of Hard Work!
Today we started with devotions. We have determined that we will take every opportunity to impact those around us while we are here. You can imagine the distractions around us, being in the big city, but we are anxiously awaiting starting our work here. Today is Metro’s day off, but Gary, the maintenance/building manager was … More Will You Listen?
After an early start at home, our team took Sunday to relax, get settled in their accommodations in Brooklyn, and do a bit of looking around (since they are leaving again Saturday and won’t have the usual sightseeing time at the end). Once the team settled into their rooms, they went and got some groceries … More Getting a Feel for the City
GoTeam Brooklyn 2018 have arrived safely in Brooklyn!! Let’s keep they well covered in prayer this week as they serve as our representatives to bless our friends in Bushwick.
GoTeam Brooklyn 2018, after an early morning meeting at the FLC, are successfully checked in and on their way to Brooklyn for the 2018 edition of GoTeam Brooklyn!! Working once again with Pastor Bill Wilson and his amazing team at Metro World Child, our GoTeam will be spending the next week lifting the burden from … More Up, Up and Away!!
It’s been a long trip home. Our flight from Johannesburg to Frankfurt was delayed by four hours, causing us to miss our connections to London and Halifax. As a result, I am now sitting in the Ottawa Airport, five hours after we should all have been home! Oh well, all are doing fine and at … More Friday – Home at Last