I was dreading my trip to Chicago. Over the course of our week in Woodlawn, God proved that he had other plans for me and my group. I listened to God’s callings throughout the week, learned about this community, and spent the week serving his people.
Leslie Ravencroft spent 8 days at ABC7 News in Chicago as an intern during Renew. She shadowed Larry Mowry and Dionne Miller. Internships are key for students to not only discover their gifts and talents, but to make connections for future jobs.
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gates.” Proverbs 31: 30-31
Junior Grace Veenstra interned at Elim Christian Services for Renew. She observed classes, served lunch, and had conversations with the residents.
The class WWII D-Day: Invasion of Europe took students back in history. They learned about the war in France, Poland, and Germany. But they also learned about God and the world around them.
The girls varsity basketball team traveled to the Dominican Republic. There they helped local children and adults through camps, church, and much more.