GoTeam Brooklyn 2017 – Spring are home, safe and sound! Once they have had a chance to get a good sleep, please track one of them down and ask them to tell you their stories. Maybe next time it will be you!
We started the day with our final devotion and then split up to take care of final details. Some left to do a few final chores. Others of us packed up early and spend the morning in the city. We wrapped up all the final details in the afternoon, loaded up to head to the … More Coming Home
A reminder to all that GoTeam Brooklyn 2017 – Spring returns home tonight on Delta Flight 4186 from New York, scheduled to arrive at Halifax International Airport at 11:59pm. Please join me if you can to give them all a big welcome home!!
Today was a free day that we used to attend a local church and explore the city. Some of us attended Brooklyn Tabernacle and others visited Hillsong Manhattan for a service and were touched by the messages of local pastors and Christians. We then explored the city by subway, visiting the 9/11 memorial and museum. … More Sabbath Rest
Today was a satisfying and sobering day. We had a chance to see the staff and volunteers at MWC do what God has called them here to do. We rode the buses in the morning to pick up the children they visit for their Saturday Morning Sunday School program. When we arrived back at the … More Saturday = Why
We joined the MWC staff this morning for their staff meeting/chapel service and were touched by the message brought by their Director of International Ministry. She challenged us from Judges 4 to seize the opportunity immediately when God presents it. The jobs continued the work from yesterday with Alexa and Debbie sanding and painting walls, … More Friday in Brooklyn
It was a good day. We started some new work today – Alexa and Debbie did crack-filling throughout the facility followed up with a quick sanding. Cassie and Esther repaired ceiling tiles, all the while being encouraged by Cassie’s Brooklyn Bear to stay hydrated. Mark and Stan finally got the hang of laying commercial tile. Stan’s … More And the beat goes on …
We had a wonderful time of fellowship last night and were thankful that Alexa chose to spend her birthday serving others. We made some headway tiling a floor in one of the stairwells. In the other stairwell, we scraped walls and ceilings down to the plaster in preparation for refinishing and painting. Stan had an … More Workin’ Wednesday
GoTeam Brooklyn Spring 2017 has arrived! We hit the ground running and coffee is keeping us alive. Mark the spent day on his knees (scrapping a floor) and Esther, Alexa and Debbie took to the walls. Cassie and Debbie S. are keeping us fed and watered and Stan is everywhere at once. Thank you so … More A Long Day Draws to a Close
Our Brooklyn GoTeam have arrived, safe and sound, in New York. They were met at the airport by Leanna Pérez and are now at the MWC facility in Brooklyn, preparing for a busy week.
Start spreading the news. They’re leaving today! Our first Brooklyn GoTeam of 2017 is officially on their way. This year we have two teams headed to Brooklyn to work with Pastor Bill Wilson’s Metro World Child – the second will go in the fall. This eager team met really, really early this morning at the … More Brooklyn Bound