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December 19, 2008

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Mission TripMission Trip Recap
by Terri Hill '09

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Wow! That is one of the first things that comes to mind when I reflect on this trip. Our Internet [at the host church] has been down for a while, since day one to be exact so now that it is up, let me give you a day-by-day play-by-play.

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Arriving in Pascagoula was exciting to say the least. We were so tired of riding and napping, arriving anywhere was a good thing. After unloading from the bus and praying, we settled in for something to eat and a few games. From day one, people began to get to know one another and the friendships began to grow and flourish. All of the girls stayed in an upstairs room together. Speaking from no previous roommate experience, I was less than excited. I had never had a roommate so this would be different for me. I am the oldest of nine girls here on the Catawba Mission Trip and being part of a "dorm-style" setting was new for me. I found out very quickly what it was like to be a part of the "college" clique. We were assigned teams with whom we would cook in the morning and then do reflections later that night before free time. Reflections is a time where we sit and do a directed activity to go over everything we did that day and tell about the things we learned. Read more...


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