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1: This was our group on this year's mission trip. There were 26 family units represented, hundreds of hours of work completed and lots of new friends made! Our ages ranged from retirees to wee little ones.
2: The Watermelon Delivery | Our youngest camper and mom | The Wortham vehicle packed to the limits once again. | Morning Devotions | Lunch time already?
3: A little date night in Graceville | Monday night we had dinner at the Kinchen's home | Picture time | Dr. Kinchen telling us about BCF | Dinner in the backyard with some great desserts!
4: Our youngest participants headed off to VBS each morning while the rest of the families and friends went off to work around campus. | Our VBS theme for the week was the Big Apple Adventure. | We were happy to help with the little ones while others worked. | Bible story time | arts and crafts | Gym time too | Great Helpers!
5: A group photo | The kids had a great time being able to play inside. | We managed to keep them busy for about 3 hours each morning. | We were glad that a few of the kids from family housing came to join us again this year.
6: The inside crew gets to work. Using plywood and lots of drywall. Everyone does a great team effort.
7: Friends, husbands and wives work together | Now lets see... are you sure this is supposed to go here? More screws please. | Do you think we need more extension cords or more drills for this job? What's for lunch? | Let's give everyone a job for the day.
8: The Paint crew doesn't waste any time getting to work either. From inside to outside there is so much to be done. Pressure washing was in order before the outside could start.
9: This is such a lovely shade of red. | The inside crew uses a wonderful shade of white.
10: The Outside Crew had a lot to do this week. From young to old there is plenty of work for all | Is this the right way to use these?
11: The kids do a great job and put in several hours of work each day. | WOW! Are we tired from all this heat... where is the watermelon?
12: The siding guys learned several things this week. Including the fact that cold towels and watermelon are GREAT! Thanks Bob and Peggy! Any buttermilk or eggnog?
13: Measure twice, cut once | Learning to use tools | Thank you very much! | How many sides do we have left? | Father and son at work | Father and son take two
14: The Heritage Village. Huie will gladly give you a tour and history lesson | A little bit of old Florida used for teaching and for BCF coming home weekend.
15: We were able to get the confrence bike out again. | At the Kinchen's backyard | One of our young ones ready to help | The wall of fame
16: Leanne and Mr.Tom at the pharmacy. He celebrated 60 years as being the pharmacist at the Service Drug Store during our work week in Graaceville! | Even our youngest family member enjoys the pharmacy | The Lemon family sharing ice cream
17: Wednesday night we had a worship service in the campus chapel. Marcus led in worship. Everyone cleans up nicely. | Ron lead us in singing from hymnals and the kids even choose one.
18: Mr. Jim had one of the most important jobs of the week.. to take pictures. | Dr. Kinchen and his lovely wife share some yummy italian ice. | How many people does it take to watch paint dry?
19: When its too hot to play kickball outside, move everybody inside the gym! This was the game where the kids took on the adults. | This group was making the 'plan of salvation' bead bracelet. Total made was a whole bunch. Some of these could have ended up in Brazil and worn by a soccer team who became Christians because of a group from our church. | Think they called each other?! | He just found out that everything in his room is frozen solid!!
20: THIS IS GOOD | THIS IS MY THIRD PIECE | MORE PLEASE
21: SOOOOO GOOD | I LOVE WATERMEILON | LOOK OUT BELOW