Saturday daytime – great conversations about returning home at Sutton’s Alpine Historical Park
Hey friends & family,
It’s Ben here. The students are busy doing a smattering of things, but it’s been two days since our last post (minus that paragraph from Payton I just discovered), so I want to share a handful of awesome stories. Continue reading
(Payton wrote this earlier & then we got sucked away from the computer for the day – here ’tis!) Continue reading
It was a dark and stormy night… If dark means bright and stormy means sunny… Continue reading
A not so long time ago in a state far, far away…..
The Alaska team woke up to yet another chilly but beautiful morning. We were all very sore from the Butte, which we climbed as a team the night before, so naturally some of us were a little cranky. Continue reading
Hello from basically Canada and Russia, but not quite! Continue reading
Hello from Sutton!
After about 18 hours of traveling filled with lots of games, laughter, singing, and very little sleep (at least for some of us), we arrived safely at Eaglecrest at about 2:30am this morning (5:30am Madison time). Needless to say, it didn’t take much to get everyone to bed 🙂 This morning, rejuvenated after a solid 4-5 hours of sleep, we awoke to witness the absolute beauty that is God’s creation that is here in Alaska. After a wonderful breakfast and morning devotions, we headed to Sutton Bible Church where we had the opportunity to worship with members of the local community. Continue reading
The team gathered this afternoon for one last photo op and a send-off prayer by youth pastor, Jimmy Bero. They were surrounded by many friends and family. Continue reading
The packing party was successful. Bags were weighed and labeled.
The Middle School Alaska team is getting ready to leave on Saturday at 1:30pm. They will fly out of Milwaukee to Phoenix and then on to Anchorage Alaska that evening. Continue reading