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At the Worksite

At the Worksite

Editor’s Note: This week 16 middle school students and five leaders traveled to Romney, West Virginia to participate in the Jeremiah Project. The following are updates from two of the students on the trip.

I went to the Jeremiah Project this year. I want to share what it was like on the worksite. You have to wear jeans at the site, and it is very hot. You have to drink lots of water to stay hydrated.

On the first day you get put on a work team. Your team creates a name for the week. After breakfast, you put in your lunch order and a team member packs a cooler. Then you head out to your site.

Some of the jobs include painting, carpentry or cleaning. One of the hardest jobs is silver sealing. Everything gets sticky and it’s very annoying. It was a lot of fun. I loved JP.

Submitted by Wyatt Byrd.

Was there something memorable that a resident said to you on the trip?

Never give up no matter how much work it takes.

What did God show you or say to you on this trip?

God truly does work in mysterious ways.

What was fun or exciting about your service?

Getting to work with people, getting to know them and making new friends.

Submitted by Lindsay Byrd.

About Floris Student Mission Team

The Floris Student Mission Team includes any number of high school or middle school students who have gone on a mission trip with Floris United Methodist Church in Herndon, Virginia. Some of their trips include mission trips to Costa Rica, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Winchester, Virginia.

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