Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Missions Trip to New Mexico

Last week Brittany, Tyler and 23 other teens and adults from our church went to Jicarillo Apache Indian Reservation  in New Mexico to do some house building.

They really enjoyed seeing how different the landscape is compared
to the Southeast and even Oklahoma.

I bet there are some coyotes somewhere howling
to this moon.

Oh! Don't step on the cactus!

Brittany and McKensie
They put on a carnival with games and face painting
in the evenings for the kids from the

Tyler, Jack and my nephew, Devin

This is the base where they were laying concrete
to build a Hogan. They said sometimes up to four
families lived in a one room house this size.

Here is a hogan that they were helping to remodel.
It's roof had been damaged.

This is the church that hosted them. They slept in the sanctuary.

Brittany is part of the youth drama team and they performed several
skits for some evening services they did for the
people of the reservation.

Thursday was their last day. They went to Albequrque for the day and stayed
in a motel that evening before the 13 hour drive back on Friday.

This is the Gondola they took up the mountain, looking at Albequrque down below.

The whole group!

Overall they had a terrific time. They did lots of hard work, moving, mixing, and sifting tons of concrete, putting on a carnival, skits and church services and just showing the love of Jesus to those at the reservation.I'm so proud of them!


Marsha said...

Looks like they had fun, even though they were working hard. :)

Courtney said...

The did. They both said they could've stayed another week!

BL said...

Made me home sick. I grew up in NM About 2 Hours West of Albuquerque in a town called Gallup. I am glad they got to go and minister there. I am glad they had a good time.

Courtney said...

I know Leslie! When I found out they were going I thought immediately of You!

Wendy said...

I love how much these mission trips do for the locals and for the kids that go! I'm glad they had fun :)

Dawn said...

I bet those were some tired kiddos!!

Anonymous said...

[p]My face because of the topical application of benzoyl peroxide, so some places have Diaopi to phenomenon general exfoliating products are invalid, the brush can easily solve . If you can keep your skin clean by yourself, just imagine all the savings that you can have . Be sure to place the Suncamp . Olay [url=]clarisonic outlet[/url] vs . R e l a t e d a c c e s s o r i e s t h e C l a r i s o n i c M i a w a s h b r u s h

F o r s e n s i t i v e s k i n b r u s h h e a d

R e m o v e a c n e , a c n e b r u s h h e a d

D e e p p o r e c l e a n s i n g b r u s h h e a d ( o p t i o n a l D e e p P o r e )

F r a g i l e s k i n s p e c i a l b r u s h h e a d ( o p t i o n a l D e l i c a t e S k i n )

T h e n e u t r a l s k i n b r u s h h e a d ( S e l e c t N o r m a l S k i n )

C l a r i s o n i c P L U S s t r e n g t h e n e d v e r s i o n - s p e c i f i c e x t e n s i o n h a n d l e . How To get Clarisonic Skin Care Brush? [url=]clarisonic canada[/url]
It is said to have the ability to eliminate six times as much makeup and twice as much oil and dirt compared to cleaning by hand . Some long time users claim that they were able to achieve lighter skin tone . Before I rinse my face, I gently massage the cleanser over my eyes to remove any lingering bits of liner or shadow, and then splash my face clean . This results in a deep, yet gentle cleanse of the skin.[/p][p]Bristles with no hole design on the surface, and less likely to be attached [url=]clarisonic mia 2[/url] to the bacteria . Introduce you to this can be said to be sold for the worldwide shortage wash brush, because the American name show host Oprah Winfrey in the program said the element of surprise, Clarisonic Skin Care Brush System is one of her favorite products, resulting in this product sold out . uk Voucher . As we know, adolescence is a critical phase for the skin . PS, I know a OLAY cleansing brush, but I want to say is this better than OLAY, after all, the price is more than four times more expensive than OLAY OLAY have not before, clarisonic had been born in the principles of movement or slightly different, the first time I used this when the brush on the face, to be able to feel that tingling shock, is a very delicate feeling after washing face seemingly squeeze nose blackheads what good squeeze, the silence is so forced out, he gave ripening . Then again, generally most people neglectfulness individuals . Now day to remove skin dirt or oil various clarisonic skin cleansing products are [url=]clarisonic[/url] available . Clarisonic MIA is a popular product among women, especially those who are conscious about the beauty of their skin.[/p]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...