S: YG '11 - Orange, California
BC: YG '11 California
FC: YG '11 California
1: Abby Hayenga - I loved the ocean! I loved trying to ride the waves. It really stuck out to me that no matter how much I mess up, God still loves me no matter what.
2: Alex Nage,l - The beach was great, and the speakers made me learn that you should always keep your head up because you never know who is watching and what would happen.. Be happy in life.
3: Austin Hayenga - My favorite part was the ocean and seeing it for the first time. The speakers were really great, and the one thing that got my attention was preaching wherever you go and that it's important.
4: Bradley Kramer - My favorite part was swimming in the ocean and seeing dolphins. One of our speakers, Mark Cahill is a world-wide evangelist.
5: Bridget Kramer - I liked meeting new people. One of the speakers emphasized that God loves us no matter what.
6: Dan Kramer - My favorite part was winning the basketball tournament and swimming in the ocean. | We should always be careful about what we say because anybody could be listening..
7: D'Shaun Herman | I liked the weather and meeting new people. | What stood out from our speakers? God love you no matter what!
8: My favorite part was shopping at the beach. One thing that stood out from the speakers was Mark Cahill saying your testimony isn't a presentation, it's a conversation. | Emily Jurrens
9: Jaren Schrick - I liked the perfect weather, sandy beaches, food buffet, and Chapman University. I learned that Christian speakers can be funny and inspirational.
10: Joe DeBoer | My favorite part was flying for the first time. | I learned that you need to take control of your own life.
11: Jessica DeBoer My favorite part was probably the beach. It was really fun to swim in the ocean. | Something that really struck me from the speakers was Sherwood Carthan's "make the lives of others better" and how before we go to sleep every night to think, "Is someone's life better because of something I did? "
12: Sarah Kruse - My favorite things would probably be the beach, meeting new people, and winning the ultimate frisbee tournament :P. | The thing that stuck out to me the most with the speakers is that God loves me no matter what!
13: Jeff Schrick- It was fun to see our youth interact with others and help out in different ways. It is amazing how much we can accomplish when we work together. | I loved the diversity of speakers that we were able to listen to and I also enjoyed watching our youth compete on campus in a variety of different activities. Praise God for the wonderful week we had!
14: Each speaker had a unique message.. Each individual is so important to God, and we need to share that message with others to make an eternal difference in their lives. | Jodi Schrick - | My favorite part was getting to know the kids in our youth group better. Each one is a blessing!
17: In a week, we visited LAX, Disneyland, California Adventure, Chapman University, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, several Orange County daycares. and Old Town Orange.
18: II Corinthians 4:15 All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to OVERFLOW to the glory of God.Â”
20: A huge thank you to our church family for all of your support in prayer and with your finances. This trip would not have been possible without both. Thank you! | Matthew 25:40 | Then the King will say, 'I'm telling the solemn truth: Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me-you did it to me.'