It's that time. Tomorrow morning us leaders and a group of highschool students are off to do God's work in Ensenada, Mexico. I would appreciate it if you could pray for us and our trip. Here is a guideline for you.
Friday April 3: Driving to Southern California
Pray for: Safety in travels to Southern California, team unity during the drive, and for a contagious & growing excitement in our students!
Saturday April 4: Driving into Mexico
Pray for: Safety in travels to Mexico, a flawless border crossing for all our vehicles, and a quick and easy settlement into Base Camp Rancho El Refugion. Pray for safety in the base camps and with traveling as we drive to and from our base camps daily.
Sunday April 5: Day 1 at Ministry Sites
Pray for: A good first day in Ensenada with: good communication with our local pastors, a solid start to work projects, for local believers to work alongside us, the Mexican children and effective children's ministry programs, confidence for our students and an encouraging first day of Sports Ministry.
Monday April 6: Day 2 at Ministry Sites
Pray for: Strength and endurance on work projects, an effective VBS ministry, active Sports ministry, life changing ministry in San Luis for the Skate Ministry Team, and for God to speak to and through our Students; that students hearts for Mexican kids would grow rapidly, and for good rest at night, especially for adult leaders.
Tuesday April 7: Day 3 at Minsitry Sites
Pray for: God to be speaking to our students through our camps speaker, strong friendships to develop amoung our students, endurance for our translators and for our students to begin to encourage/love one another like never before. Also, good rest at night & strength during the day.
Wednesday April 8: Day 4 at Ministry Sites
Pray for:God's heart for the poor and needy to be revealed in new ways, true community amongst our team, boldness for our students to share Christ with new friends, safety on the work sites, and for Mexican children and villagers to come to Christ. Pray also for any of our students who do not know Christ to accept Him as their Saviour. Continued strength and endurance for our translators.
Thursday April 9: Final Day at Ministry Sites
Pray for: Possible basketball outreach at the local prison, for God to use our students in BIG ways during our last day at our sites, for healthy closure to relationships in our villages, and for God to reveal specific calls on students' lives.
Friday April 10: Driving back to Southern California
Pray for: Safety in travels back across the border, a fun afternoon in Coronado (with possible baptisms), a powerful debrief/process time at Rolling Hills Covenant, and for students to commit to holiness, caring for the poor, and other lasting changes upon returning home.
Saturday April 11: Driving back to PCC
Pray for: Safety in travels, unity and fun during the drive, happy reunions and transformed attitueds with parents, siblings, and families! Also please pray that the unity and momentum our youth group gains from Mexico would remain strong upon coming home!
PCC Mexico Team 2009:
Students: Jordan Denecour, Hannah Denecour, Sarah Singh, Samuel Dahlin, Rachele Constantini, Lisa Weishaar, Emily Ryan, Jack Miclean, Megan James, Samuel Sandquist, Hannah Gaddini, Jessica Morey, Kaila Manca, Graham Garvin, Savannah Connor, Nathaniel Elia, Cody Kaufman, Jake Wilkerson, Kate Miclean, Natalie Johnson, Hana Girardot, Spencer Ryan, Hanna Sandquist, Kelsey Ulrich, Katie Johnson, Monika Skinner, Gabriel Skinner, Emily Burns, Jordan Spradling, Levi Portillo, Michelle Quezada, Spencer Lewis, "Junior" Lupian
Leaders: Chelsea Ford, Carlos DeVitis, Slim Wilton, Russ Llewellyn, Chris Llewellyn, Doug Ryan, Joy Ryan, Rocky Giovannetti, David Portillo, Charlie Kenny, Kayla Marriucci, Stefan Johnson, Jenni Ingram, Ron Dahlin, Paco Lopez, Tim Worthington, Shelly Worthington, Bristol Connor, Michele Perez, Israel Soler