Posts from July 2017

Workcamp 2017 – Day 9

Schedule: Drive home Arrive at First Trinity mid-afternoon Prayer Ideas: Safe travel and transitions back to “real life” Rest and recuperation Courage to act on the ideas of how we can build off this trip and continue to grow in our faith and relationships

Workcamp 2017 – Day 8

Schedule: Day exploring Washington D.C. Closing Team Worship Stay at a hotel in Frederick, MD Prayer Ideas: Fun, safety, and group building while in D.C. For transition back to NY and restful night’s sleep for the adults who have to drive tomorrow.

Workcamp 2017 – Day 7

Today’s Theme: From Joy to Home Read Luke 24:49 Now we’ve had this awesome experience here at Workcamp and you’ve experienced whatever you’ve experienced this week, but what does our road look like from here.  Spend some time asking God to lead you on the road he has for you in yet another week ahead.  Pray for us to be able to share the joy we’ve experienced on the road this week with those we encounter back at home.  …

Workcamp 2017 – Day 6

Today's Theme: From Hunger to Joy Read Luke 24:36-48 Jesus is real! He proved he was real to the travelers, He wasn't just imaginary. How has or is Jesus proving to you that He's real? Joy comes from knowing the real Jesus.   Schedule: Pack tools/lunch Morning program Work at work sites morning and afternoon Free Time Evening Program and Special FT Team Devotion Prayer Ideas: Encouragement for teams as they have two more days to complete their home repairs.…

Workcamp 2017 – Day 5

Today’s Theme: From Hope to Hunger Read Luke 24:28-35 When Jesus ate a meal with the travelers, they suddenly saw him for who he was! But…then he was gone, leaving them hungry for more from Jesus. Each step with Jesus makes us want more. More of his love. More of his forgiveness. More…of HIM. Spend some time talking to Jesus today and ask Him to make you hungry for more of Him and the blessings time with Him brings to…

Workcamp 2017 – Day 4

Today’s Theme:From Doubt to HopeRead Luke 24:25-27 In these verses, Jesus was saying to the travelers "Don't you understand the story?" Hope comes from Jesus revealing himself at just the right time. What happens when Jesus appears on your road to bring meaning to your story? Where have you experienced hope in your life so far?  Where do you need hope right now?     Schedule: Pack tools/lunch/Morning program Work at work sites morning and afternoon Free Time Evening Program…

Workcamp 2017 – Day 3

Today’s Theme: From Disappointment to Doubt Read Luke 24:13-24 Sometimes the unexpected events along the road create disappointment. Our disappointment can lead to doubt, especially when Jesus doesn’t seem to be doing what we expect him to do. Jesus walks through our doubt with us, working with us to resolve our doubt. Even when we don’t see him clearly. Where are you experiencing disappointment or doubt in your life or where have you experienced that in the past? Spend some…

Workcamp 2017 – Day 2

Today’s Theme: From Home to Here Read Luke 24:13-49 What road would you say you’re walking right now?  Is it a hard one or relatively easy right now?  Are there lots of people on the road with you or do you feel kind of alone?  Do you sense God near you or does he seem distant?  As we travel to camp and as you begin a new week, what does the road ahead of you look like this week?  Spend…

Workcamp 2017 – Day 1

Thank you for praying for our youth while they are away at Workcamp.  Each day you’ll find here on the blog a post of what we are doing that day, the theme of that day, and some ideas of what to pray about.  Our theme for the entire week is “The Road” We will focus the story from Luke 24 where two followers of Jesus were walking along the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus struggling with disappointment after Jesus’ died. …

Follow our Workcamp 2017 Team!

Tomorrow morning, 19 First Trinity students and adult leaders load up and head towards Maryland for a week-long Workcamp Mission Trip. During Workcamp, missionaries work in crews of 5-6 to repair a home.  We get to build relationships with each other and our residents as we scrape, paint, build, or whatever their home needs.  All throughout the days we also engage with God’s Word and each other in prayer, devotions, worship, evening programs and more.  Each evening is wrapped up…