Please bear with me a moment. Take a big, deep breath in. Hold it for a couple seconds. Then slowly breath back out. Ahhhhh. That’s about how the GREFC staff & Leaders have been feeling these past few weeks. In one sense, it’s a sigh of relief. All of our fall programming has been launched. […]
If you’re anything like me, you’re scratching your head and wondering where summer went.It seems like just moments ago that we were planning for our fall kick-off and wondering how we were going to cram everything into August to finish out the summer. Yes, August went by fast, but it wasn’t without some sweet blessings […]
Here we are, one month left of summer. If you ask the staff and elders, we’re already in full fall mode. But we want to finish the summer well, and August is full of some amazing stuff. On August 10th and 11th, we’ll be serving around 100 Itasca Community College (ICC) student athletes during our […]
Women’s Ministries has been looking for a way to bless our community. When we heard that most colleges have a gap in food service when athletes come for early fall training, we knew we could help. We are planning to feed the Itasca Community College (ICC) football and volleyball players on two different days in August […]
Summer is generally a slower time of the year for church attendance. Folks take off to the cabin, go camping, or head out on vacation. It’s easy to think that not much is happening with the church during the summer, but that’s far from the truth. As the communication person for our church, I thought I […]
For me the trip was a great success!! We accomplished what we set out to do. In the process, a lot of neat things happened. We got to know our team better as we traveled and spent time together. I was truly blessed to work with Robert, Paul, Greg & Sandy, and Renee for one […]
In their own words, some of our mission team members share what they experienced while ministering in the Dominican Republic. Sandy Lanzo~ “Shortly after they poured cement by the door of the house, the husband stepped in it. The look on the wife’s face was priceless! I had our translator tell her that husbands are […]
The teams were able to finish the three homes on Saturday! By the end of the day of building, they celebrated the completion of the homes with the owners. They shared prayers, thanks and tears. Sunday will bring a long day of travel back home to Minnesota.
“We had our ‘Dinner with the three families’ tonight. We expressed how blessed we feel to have them as our new friends and what a privilege it is to be able to share the love of Jesus with them. They were “very grateful for the blessing of a new home. Each family received a […]
I received a batch of Day 2 pictures from Danial Ne of World Servants Dominican Republic so I thought I would pass them along to all of you. Enjoy.