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  • Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    March 23 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    This fall, Embrace and Women’s Evangelism and Discipleship will sponsor another mission trip to New York City. The trip is scheduled for Sept. 15-18. The cost is $550, and the deadline to apply is May 4. The Metro New York area includes 22 million residents – and less than 3 percent of those residents have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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  • Alaska church brings laughter and God’s love to Syrian refugees

    July 17 2015 by Evelyn Adamson, IMB Connecting | with 0 comments
    Alaska church brings laughter and God’s love to Syrian refugees

    Amelia had raised money to attend an Acteens camp, but when the camp was cancelled, she then looked for an overseas trip. One night at church, Amelia listened to a couple share about the Syrian refugee crisis, and she made up her mind that her trip would be spent serving them.

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  • 91-year-old longs for next mission trip

    August 19 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    91-year-old longs for next mission trip

    Dorothy Lockett’s first mission trip was to Kenya at age 83. She joined fellow members of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Herndon, Va., on a weeklong trip to Nairobi. She would like to take a second mission trip to Kenya, but at 91, her daughter won’t allow it.

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  • Southeastern serves university students in Taiwan

    July 18 2014 by SEBTS Communications | with 0 comments
    Southeastern serves university students in Taiwan

    Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary professors Walter Strickland, special advisor to the president for diversity and instructor of theology, and Benjamin Quinn, instructor of theology and history of ideas, led five Southeastern students on a weeklong mission trip to Taipei, Taiwan.

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  • N.C. Baptists minister in Cuba during Hurricane Ike

    September 11 2008 by Steve DeVane, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments

    A mission team from First Baptist Church in Charlotte weathered Hurricane Ike in Cuba when the storm hit the island nation Sept. 8. The eight team members were in Santiago in southeast Cuba, about 75 to 100 miles away from the hardest hit areas, said Truett Taylor, who was on the trip.

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