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Note from Toledo, OH: Hannah Hackbarth

Posted by djaspersen on Thursday, September 11, 2014, In : FIA 

KW Editor Note: Hannah Hackbarth was a Kingdom Workers Faith In Action volunteer this summer at Zion Lutheran Church and School in Toledo, Ohio. Kingdom Workers is grateful for her time and talents, as well as the service of over 200 other volunteers who were sent out this summer.

My favorite week so far during my stay in Toledo was Vacation Bible School week. I loved working with the children and being able to see their child-like faith in action. Becca and I had the privilege of being in cha...

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More From Malawi - Andrea

Posted by djaspersen on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, In : FIA 

I consider myself an athlete. (Although now I should probably include the word old.)  I took my athletic self on an old wooden roller coaster ride at Mt. Olympus Park in Wisconsin this summer with my family. After I got off, I could have used a chiropractor.

That memory came flooding back to me as we traveled down the narrow dirt road in Africa on the way to our first village church. Our team laughed as we clutched onto anything we could for stability. As our Land Rover powerfully tackled th...

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Note from Malawi - Kristin

Posted by djaspersen on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, In : FIA 

We had been driving along some dirt roads for a while, seeing our first glimpses of village life.

The houses were made out of bricks, the bricks we saw drying in the sun. They were modest houses, but they looked clean. There were also chickens and goats wandering everywhere, along with adults and children.

Then we turned down this lane I thought was too narrow for a car to drive on. As we got closer to the church, we could hear voices. As soon as we turned into the church, the women's c...

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