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Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

Serving In Chicago, IL
May 18, 2024
Community: Uptown
Partner: Jesus People USA
Staff: Beth Kalopisis, Patrick DeMore

Cincinnati Hills Ride the L Train

by Beth Kalopisis | May 20, 2024 11:02 AM

The team arrived and traveled from the airport on the L train to get to Jesus People. Many had a new experience traveling on the train. 

Cincinnati Hills Ride the L Train

Serving at Free Store

by Patrick DeMore | May 21, 2024 7:11 AM

The team served at the Jesus People’s Free Store.  This thrift store gives out clothing to community members.  The team sorted clothing.

Serving at Free Store

News Friends

by Patrick DeMore | May 21, 2024 7:13 AM

Marta runs the Free Store.  The students enjoyed serving with her.
News Friends

Tallest Building in Chicago

by Patrick DeMore | May 21, 2024 7:20 AM

In the evening, the team headed to Willis Tower (Sears Tower).  Here’s the view from the 103rd floor glass balcony.
Tallest Building in Chicago

Fun Pic Opportunities at the Skydeck

by Beth Kalopisis | May 21, 2024 7:45 AM

On the way to the glass balcony or Skydeck, there are great opportunities to pose for a pic. 

Fun Pic Opportunities at the Skydeck

Learning New Skills

by Patrick DeMore | May 22, 2024 11:38 AM

These students are testing this bench.  They just put it together.

It will be used by guests to Eastwood house.

Learning New Skills

Free Store Work Continues

by Patrick DeMore | May 22, 2024 11:45 AM

Students continue sorting clothing to be given to those in need.
Free Store Work Continues

Montrose Beach

by Patrick DeMore | May 22, 2024 11:47 AM

We had some free time this afternoon to visit a Lake Michigan beach.
Montrose Beach

Trivia Night

by Patrick DeMore | May 23, 2024 8:04 AM

After working on cleaning up a large storage room, the team was treated to trivia night games.  What fun!

Trivia Night

Firepit and Smores

by Patrick DeMore | May 23, 2024 8:06 AM

The Jesus People residents hosted a night of smores.  We had a chance to sit and hear different people’s stories.
Firepit and Smores

Rec Day Fun

by Beth Kalopisis | May 24, 2024 6:04 AM

The team started out at Millennium Park where the Bean is located and some cool fountains. This one squirts water out of the mouths of pictures of local Chicagoans!

Rec Day Fun

Let’s Play Ball

by Patrick DeMore | May 24, 2024 8:15 AM

During recreation day, the team attended a Cubs game.  What an experience to see a ballpark in the middle of a neighborhood.

Let’s Play Ball

Architecture Boat Tour

by Beth Kalopisis | May 24, 2024 1:36 PM

From the game, we explored Navy Pier and then took an architecture boat tour through the Chicago River and took in the city on the boat along the shore! The team got to see a unique view of this beautiful city. 
Architecture Boat Tour

An End to a Great Day

by Beth Kalopisis | May 24, 2024 1:38 PM

The team huddled together for the last group pic before heading back to Jesus People for some Chicago deep dish pizza from Pequod’s Pizza! Yum!
An End to a Great Day

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | May 24, 2024 11:57 PM

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