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Westlake Christian Academy

Thursday: Thursday was another Resort day for us. Breakfast buffet was at 8:30. Some of us woke up a good 30 minutes before to be there on time, others woke up 15 minutes before and like a boss still made it on time and even before some people! After the amazing breakfast a bunch of ...

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Portage Christian

Portage Christian
Day #3 Portage Christian We had a great debriefing tonight. The group shared how they could feel the Holy Spirit working today and leading them. Each of them experienced a moment with the different children at the orphanage and we were all amazed at how God broke down language barriers and allowed us to truly ...

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Hope Missions

Hope Missions
3/27/14 Wonderful day sharing the Gospel with the people of Los Guido. In the afternoon we spent time sharing the Gospel with the children through songs and Bible stories. God has blessed us this week with wonderful new friends in Costa Rica, but most of all wonderful new friends in Christ! God is Good.   ...

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Madison Volleyball

Day 4. Was a Full day in Costa Rica!   We enjoyed authentic Costa Rican food, all the girls have a full supply of “Yipy”, your daughters can explain that one when we get home.    We were humbled, and blessed by a woman who runs a Single mother ministry.  We were able to hear ...

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Southpointe

Southpointe
Thursday was our longest day of ministry in San Jose and the Lord provided us with the strength to do all that He had prepared for us. To start the day we went to a local supermarket to buy groceries for feeding the homeless that we would be doing later that night. We headed back ...

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Temple Baptist, NC

Temple Baptist, NC
Trip Summary: From day one, tears were flowing and are hearts were full! The first day we headed to the poor village to feed them and play with the children and then that night we also fed the homeless. Jason Wayne Smith said it right last night, “We came here to bless the people of ...

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Cornerstone Christian Academy

We woke up to a very dark and gloomy morning. The VBS was going to be outside, so rain would have stopped everything. God not only held off the rain, but He sent a wonderful cooling breeze that felt wonderful and kept the heat from being too much. Today we are excited to be helping ...

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Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach

Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach
        Hey this is Gabe again with another update. Today we went to fossil land to zip line through the mountains. It was so much fun. Not just the zip lines, but the entire experience was incredible. I’m so glad we got the opportunity to have that fun as a group. We ...

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Westlake Christian

Westlake Christian
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Hey, whoever is cool enough to read this! Hope you’re doing great! Let me tell you about today! Today started out as a plain normal day. Woke up at this Pacific Coast resort called Punta Leona with a little bit of sunburn. We all had a bit of that stuff. Something ...

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Covenant Academy

Three days ago we all arrived in Costa Rica and even though we knew the purpose of our trip, we had no idea of the beautiful country and people we were going to be sorrounded by for the next few days. Score facilities sit in a beautiful valley 3000′ above sea level. All around us ...

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Red Lion Christian Academy

Thursday As I mentioned yesterday in my post, today was the day we took a break from orphanages and poor villages, and track distribution and did some thing relaxing. We had to leave this morning by 7am, so everyone was up and ready to go by 6:45. We took 2 ½ hour bus ride to ...

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Good Goers, 11/7/12

Good Goers 4-9 November, COSTA RICA. The Good Goers are happy to report a blessed day of painting on Tuesday at Vista del Mar. Our team of 12 painted 3 bedrooms and one very long hallway. We were joined by Raymond and Rebecca who helped us keep our paint between the lines. The Good Goers ...

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Henry Family, 7/19

Henry Family, 7/19
Okay, so it’s Wednesday night and we leave in the morning, 3:30 am to be exact!  Due to internet connection issues we did not get to post anything yesterday, sorry.  We went to San Jose with another group that is here to do street preaching.  I got to see Raymond do a crazy number trick ...

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Henry Family 7/17

Henry Family 7/17
Monday: The day started off with a ride on a public bus to San Jose.  Once there we walked around the downtown area passing out gospel tracts.  This was very fun and interesting.  We got to see all the different kinds of people from students to businessmen and women to the homeless.  It was quite ...

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Super Sports Week, Costa Rica 7/13-20

Super Sports Week, Costa Rica 7/13-20
Super Sports Week Update To view photos, go to our SCORE International Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SCORE-International/102450015447 Tuesday Sometimes the road you are traveling seems blocked, but God always makes a way. Today was a hard fought day on the “spiritual” battlefield. All the teams traveled to Atenas in the...

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Henry Family, 7/16

Henry Family, 7/16
Sunday Yesterday we were blessed to be able to go with Rebeca to her home church. The roads reminded me of where I grew up, twisting and turning. It was very cool to listen to the gospel being preached in another language! Rebeca translated his sermon for us, he was speaking about how God is ...

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Henry Family, 7/15

Henry Family, 7/15
Saturday Today was awesome! We finished out the VBS and the boys finally got involved, and made some “friends”, that language barrier thing can be tough to overcome sometimes, but children seem to be pretty good at it. After another wonderful meal at the Villa, we headed off to another orphanage. The lady that was ...

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Henry Family, 7/14

Henry Family, 7/14
We went to VBS again this morning and had a wonderful time! Even though we cannot speak Spanish, the kids are all very warm and welcoming toward us. It is so cool to try and communicate without speaking a common language! After lunch we went to an orphanage where we were able to go and ...

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Henry Family, 7/12

Henry Family, 7/12
Henry Family Report: We arrived here in Costa Rica on July 11, 2012.  We went in the morning of July 12, 2012 to help with a VBS.  We got to see many local children at this facility enjoying great songs and games while learning about Jesus as their superhero!!  My daughter, Abby, and I got ...

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Burke Community Church, 7/1-8

Day 1 – Lots of Smiles Well, our first full day is in the books and it has been a great day! Our day started with a great continental breakfast with some awesome Costa rican coffee. We then ventured off to a daycare where we sang songs, made crafts and balloon animals, painted faces, and ...

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Emmanuel Christian Senior Trip

Emmanuel Christian School Class of 2012 Senior Trip End of Day 1 13 May After we left the airport in a bus, we drove for about an hour. After orientation we explored the complex and left to go shopping at a supermarket. It is actually cold here because we are in the mountains. Day 2 ...

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Maryville Christian School, 4/27

Matthew 24:14  ”And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” Incredible. The only word I can use to describe the experiences here in Costa Rica. The Lord has given this class a humble spirit and a selfless heart. The ...

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UCA Update 3/29

Me again! So, this morning we went to a church that feeds the neighborhood children every day. Sometimes they feed up to 120 children. Some of us helped the ladies chop up some veggies and then we all played with the kids while the rest of the meal was prepared. Afterwards, we came home and ...

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UCA Update 3/28

Hello again! Today was pretty cool. This morning we went to an active volcano, but it was way too foggy to see anything so we just walked and went to the gift shop. Oh, and got espresso, donuts, and sandwiches! Then we ate lunch on the bus before heading to another ‘kinder’ school which is ...

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UCA Update 3/27

Hey everyone! Well, some of us are in bed right now, and the rest are up playing Jenga and cards or talking on the phone. It’s 9 pm here. 7/19 gets feisty around the late night hours. He starts getting really smart and sarcastic, and it’s quite entertaining. Anyways, this morning we bought groceries for ...

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UCA Update 3/26

Hola! Today was wonderful! The best day we’ve had yet! This morning we handed out tracts in San Jose, and the people were very accepting. The language barrier didn’t hold us back! Me and one of the GAP students with score even got to pray with a man on the street! It was an awesome ...

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UCA Update 3/25

Hey everybody! We’re all still doing great! This morning the jet lag really hit us. We all woke up around 5:30 because our bodies are getting used to this time zone. By the time church started, which was 10, we were pretty tired already and now a lot of us are exhausted. Anyways, church was ...

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UCA Update 3/24

Hey everyone! We made it safely to Costa Rica- with everyone in the same condition as when we left. Haha! Everyone was pretty calm about the plane rides, thank the Lord! We were pretty excited about the amazing views and smooth ride with little turbulance. We all arrived with our luggage! Yay! After we arrived, ...

Mar 22, 12 • No Comments »

Hope Mission, 3/22

Hope Mission, 3/22
We had an incredible two days. We finished our door-to-door evangelism and VBS yesterday in San Felipe. We ended our three day outreach with a movie night last night. The crowd looked to be very small at first but soon grew to over 100 in attendance. We were able to share the Gospel and distribute ...

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Hope Missions 3/20

Hope Missions 3/20
Had a great first full day of ministry. We worked in the “poor village” area all day. Our team did door-to-door evangelism during the morning and a VBS in the afternoon. We were able to minister to many children and families. In the evening we fed the homeless downtown. We saw God at work all ...

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CUMC 2012, 3/15

We had the wonderful blessing of meeting and falling in love with 20 orphaned, abandaned children…all of us have never had so much fun and been so full of joy in our lives. We shared testimonies, laughs, prayers and unforgettable memories. New, forever friends here in CR. Praise God!! (We might just bring them all ...

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CUMC 2012, 3/14

Hola! Today was amazing!! God is here and working and moving!! The Holy Spirit is moving through us aand speaking to us loudly. This morning we went to a school and shared the Gospel with about 35 children. We tye dyed t-shirts with all the kids. We sang, did a skit, danced and laughed and ...

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CUMC 2012

We are so unbelievably grateful. God has blessed us, taken care of us, given us joy, peace, and excitement through all of our travels and arriving here in Costa Rica. God has completely filled us with everything we need to serve Him and share His love and light to everyone He puts in our path. ...

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WCCS, Rock Hill, SC, 3/11

WCCS, Rock Hill, SC, 3/11
Great vbs with 60-80 children saturday morning! Time in orphanage lysey and sara shared their testimony. Ended the day feeding homeless- over 2000 in San Jose nightly. Fed prostitute, drug addicts, crippled man with no shoes due to club foot until food ran out. Ps 27:10 and following was key passage for our day. We ...

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Chattanooga Christian 2/21

Chattanooga Christian 2/21
Today we had the chance to return to the village that we delivered food to yesterday and play with the kids. As the bright sun shown through the trees, the young ladies from CCS painted faces, fingernails and toenails. They jumped rope, played Frisbee, kicked a ball and threw the football. They colored pictures, blew ...

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Chattanooga Christian 2/20

Had an interesting day to say the least. We were able to have church in the SCORE complex. The Costa Rican people arrived late, but by the time Pastor Randall from Southside Church in Warner Robbins began to share the place was overflowing. After Church we ate some pizza and relaxed in the sun………… Later ...

Feb 19, 12 • No Comments »

Chattanooga Christian 2/19

Chattanooga Christian 2/19
The ladies from Chattanooga Christian School had another amazing day. We spent the morning and early afternoon at “La Carpio”, which means “Village of Hope”. These people are mostly undocumented Nicaraguan refugees. They come there with little or nothing. Most of the children have been abandoned or escaping abusive environments. We had a...

Feb 17, 12 • No Comments »

Chattanooga Christian 2/17

Chattanooga Christian 2/17
Chattanooga Christian School arrived late last night in Costa Rica. After grabbing a quick bite to eat, the girls headed to bed to get ready for a busy day…….. God did not disappoint. The girls visited a local public school were they had the chance to interact with the 7 classes on campus. The girls ...

Jan 13, 12 • No Comments »

J103 #3 Mission Trip to Costa Rica

Hello All, We are on day three of our mission trip here in Costa Rica! I am going to try to keep this update shorter than the last…it’s already 10pm here, and everyone’s in bed except me. Today we started off with our first real “free time” since we’ve been here.. and although we didn’t ...