Posts Categorized: Outreach

Barcelona

Last week the world was shaken yet again by a senseless act of hate and terror. While the names and faces were different, this act is not new. Further, as Americans, we have become somewhat numb to the effects of these acts because fortunately for us, they are not often occurring on our own soil….

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This has been another incredible year of serving the long-term team and ministry in Spain. Four years in a row I’ve visited this amazing team, and every year has been a little bit different. Usually, we focus mainly on the outdoors club and doing some video or web projects for the team, but this year…

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On Thursday, we helped run the 2nd to last day of the “Esplai,” or Kid’s Camp.  The kids spent much of their morning practicing their choreography and singing the song, “Todo Se Puede Lograr,” or “Everything Can Be Achieved.”  It’s quite catchy and has been stuck in everyone’s heads except for one lucky person, Lacey. …

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Spain – Day 4: Inglés

Today the kids started becoming more confident and attempted more and more English.  Some of the multilingual students really helped by explaining the games or activities in Spanish. The teacher I worked with also speaks Spanish, but the kids seamed to glean confidence from speaking among one another first before sharing with the class. In…

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Spain – Day 2: Stories

How do you put into words the importance of a good story? For me, stories are my most favorite way to explore the world and all it has to offer. When I was a child I would sit at the feet of my grandmother and I would listen to the tales of a Naval Officers’…

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Existence Church was first introduced to the ministry opportunities in Spain over five years ago, when the team leader from the Barcelona area came and shared his vision of launching an outdoors club as a way of connecting to North African immigrants. Our church caught the vision, and donated enough money to purchase eight mountain…

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