GoTeam Halifax 2016 today were proclaimed “Maritimers of the Week” by CTV News. If you missed it, you can see the news piece here: http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/mobile/maritimers-of-the-week-1.2911209
How time flies! Go Team Halifax has now finished the last day of our trip. The insight gained through the week allowed for both a change of perception and of heart in many team members. The team may not have flown away to a different place, but in the heart of the city we discovered … More Day 6 – It’s a Wrap!
Breakfast Treat The team was treated to a humongous breakfast by Robert and Stephanie Pottle and we can’t be more than thankful for their love and generosity! It was Robert’s birthday but yet the treat was on him! Imagine that! Northwood Manor- Seniors Centre The crowd slowly trickled in. The tables were set with the cards and markers … More Day 5 – Northwood
The team has been learning and growing this week, challenging each other to seek God more and more. Today was spent serving at Souls Harbour Rescue Mission. The team started the day by making 125 sandwiches to serve at the Mission. But the team sure was a mean, lean machine!! Some mayo-ed, some ham-ed, some cheese-ed and some … More Day 4 – Souls Harbour
Today, Go Team Halifax got down and dirty, doing some work for Hope Blooms Community Garden. We were busy gardening, transplanting plants, digging up dandelions, and creating a path through the garden. Peter, the Hope Blooms Greenhouse Manager, explained to us that, although he was there to help, it truly was the youth in the community that planned and … More Day 3 – Hope Blooms!
This morning GoTeam Halifax split into two groups with the idea that we were going to paint in two locations. In Barry House, we soon discovered that painting their front porch and steps would be a much more involved process than simply coating it in paint. All the stairs needed to be done, and the … More Day 2 – Metro Turning Point & Barry House
GoTeam Halifax got busy right away on day 1 by starting our adventure serving with St. Andrew’s Church Sunday Supper in downtown Halifax. We helped by setting up the dinner and packing pizza for takeout by the guests expected to come for the supper. We worked side by side by other volunteer groups and it … More Halifax – Day 1
Our inaugural Halifax GoTeam launched this afternoon. It is exciting to see our first team (and the first that didn’t need plane tickets!) launch into our home city. Pray for this team as they begin their work making Jesus famous. in the inner city this afternoon.