by George Kalopisis | June 18, 2022 8:57 PM
The team has safely arrived to New Community Church in the Chicago south suburb of Dolton. We are are all settled in and ready for a great week of ministry.
by George Kalopisis | June 18, 2022 9:05 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 19, 2022 2:56 PM
We were blessed by the amazing church service and worship this morning at New Community Church. Pastor Dodd preached a great message from Exodus and we celebrated Father’s Day and Juneteenth. Today’s service was held out in the parking lot as they often do in the summer. The weather was perfect and we even got to enjoy a church BBQ lunch as we fellowshiped with many new friends.
by George Kalopisis | June 19, 2022 5:02 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 19, 2022 10:11 PM
We spent the afternoon preparing for our ministry work that starts tomorrow morning. A group decorated the children’s rooms for the VBS, another group went shopping for paint supplies and also decided to spruce up the church entrance by doing some weeding and planting some flowers.
by George Kalopisis | June 19, 2022 10:14 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 8:01 AM
On Monday our group split up into three teams. One team headed to the food pantry to help with building shelves and some clean up and organizing. They did an awesome job and the pantry is ready for food distribution on Tuesday morning.
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 8:05 AM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 8:09 AM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 8:14 AM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 8:22 AM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 10:38 PM
Today one of our teams spent the morning working with the Dolton Park District. We cleared a lot of brush from a path that will now allow the adjacent neighborhood to easily access the park.
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 10:43 PM
Our painting crew finished their project and the girls discipleship group was able to utilize the new classroom today.
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 10:46 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 10:50 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 10:54 PM
by Matina Kalopisis | June 21, 2022 11:49 PM
Today we had some of the group help unload a truck full of food at the churches grocery store-style food pantry! We helped stock shelves and prep everything for people coming to get food!
by George Kalopisis | June 22, 2022 5:58 PM
Free-N-Deed Market is a part of the American Association of Single Parents which partners with New Community church and Praying Pelican Missions. This week our group from Riverway has made a huge contribution by helping to prepare the market and assisting all of the guest at the food distribution today.
by George Kalopisis | June 22, 2022 9:33 PM
Our students did an amazing job helping and getting to know the guests at the food pantry today. They met several people and helped them pack and load up their groceries.
by George Kalopisis | June 22, 2022 9:38 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 22, 2022 9:42 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 23, 2022 6:35 PM
Today we are taking the train to downtown Chicago for some fun and great Chicago food. We are still on mission and we have packed several lunches to distribute to people in need who God puts in our path today.
by George Kalopisis | June 23, 2022 6:38 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 23, 2022 6:41 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 23, 2022 6:45 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 23, 2022 7:04 PM
by George Kalopisis | June 25, 2022 7:58 AM
Friday was the last morning at New Community Church. The team woke up, got ready, packed up, and did devotions before heading out. It was so fun serving with New Community and the City of Dolton!
June 20, 2022 10:20 AM
So excited to see what this team accomplishes this week and how God works in them and through them!! Go Riverway YTH!!
June 19, 2022 7:29 PM
This is my son’s second trip with PPM. May this year be as or more impactful as last year. May God use our team to be the hands and feet of Jesus.
June 19, 2022 6:58 PM
So proud of these Youth! We love you all so much! Let God’s Light shine through you!
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