MS Mission Possible 5: “Get Down” Luke 19:1-10

MS Mission Possible 5  in Duluth/Atanta this past week, June 28-July 2, was an amazing God-filled experience. The theme this summer was “Get Down” from Luke 19:1-10. MS Youth Groups from Pleasant Hill (the host church) Harpeth Pres in Brentwood, TN; First Pres of Shelbyville in Shelbyville, TN; Davidson College Pres/Davidson Pres in Davidson, NC and Swarthmore Pres in Media, PA (a total of 58 youth and 14 adults) came together for a week of mission work, worship, devotionals, recreation and educational activities on poverty/hunger issues:

T-shirt image for MP5 Get Down, the story of Zaccheus from Luke 19:1-10
Mural outside MLK Center, downtown Atlanta
Don, the volunteer coordinator of Clifton Sanctuary Ministries in Atlanta talks to the youth about homelessness in the city
Taking a tour of The Gateway Center in downtown Atlanta. The Gateway Center, open 24-7, provides a variety of services for the homeless and poor in the city and surrounding area
Mopping the bathroom floor at The Gateway Center
Cooling off one afternoon at Centennial Olympic Park
Working at The Atlanta Community Food Bank's Community Garden, located 10 minutes away from ACFB

Small mission travel group picture at Lilburn Co-Op
Pool Party at The Epic Center in Duluth
The Mission Possible Planning Team
MP5 Group Picture in Fellowship Hall of Pleasant Hill Pres

More reflections in the weeks-months ahead…gotta catch some sleep because I take off tomorrow morning for HS Mission Trip to do work with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance in Houma, Louisiana!


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