My name is Michele Sinacori and I’ve been blessed to be a part of Grace Presbyterian Church in Columbus, Ohio, for over 20 years. My husband’s name is Tom and we have been married for 3 years.
I am the parent of two teens, Nick (17) and Sarah (15) Rosato, and I have been trying to put together some activities for our church youth group over the past year or so. In the process of my search for a short-term mission trip within the U.S., I contacted Pastor Steve Igo from Hudsonville, Michigan. He connected me with the OPC Short Term Missions website and that is where I learned that Keys Evangelical Ministries (KEM) invites youth groups to come and stay and experience the “mission field” ministry at Mallory Square in Key West. Little did I know what a treat we would be in for!
After thinking things through, we determined the purpose of our trip would be fourfold:
READ THE FULL REPORT here!
If any coordinators/youth group leaders are thinking about a future trip and would like help designing an itinerary, and/or if they have questions, I would be happy to help. Our itinerary worked out quite well, and included a lot of watersport activities. Keeping teens busy with a good balance of instruction, service, and fun activities is very important.
(Write to OPCShortTermMissions@opc.org if you'd like to get in touch with Michele.)
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