Tag Archives: road trip
Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by Katey Swenson.
There is this archetype in American culture of the “apathetic teenager.” We’ve all seen it on tv and maybe even in real-life. The constantly texting, non-speaking, “a-shrug-is-worth-a-thousand-words” creatures who live in a self-involved cocoon until emerging – somewhere around age 30. But two weeks ago, at the Delaware-Maryland Synod Road Trip, hundreds of young people defied [...]
Posted on 15. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Well, we’re on our way back to Minneapolis, on our final leg of the journey. Over these nine days through seven states, we have truly met amazing folks and had many laughs. The variety of people we ended up meeting with was my favorite part of the road trip. From 4-year-olds to quilters, from first-ring [...]
Posted on 14. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
While we covered a lot of ground over the past few days, the pace has been a little lighter. Thursday in Minneapolis, many of us had a chance to catch up on needed rest and work, and John Nunes met a few friends. That evening, Pastor Mary Brown hosted a garden party to welcome John [...]
Posted on 12. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
It’s been a busy couple of days here on LWR’s Summer Road Trip! I hardly had any time to hop on my computer to post any updates here. But the intensity of our schedule was matched only by the wonderful smiles, laughter and fun of meeting all these amazing people. On Tuesday morning, the LWR [...]
Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Another wonderful day has now past on our road trip through the Midwest. Today we passed through Michigan and into Indiana, where we had a wonderful morning touring the campus of Valparaiso University (Valpo, to those in the know) and this evening we joined campers at Project Awestruck, a service camp in Crown Point, Indiana. [...]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
To be your presence is our mission blest, to speak for all the broken and oppressed, to be your voice of hope your love expressed, alleluia! We are your heart, O Christ, your hand and voice to serve your people is our call and choice and in this mission we, the church, rejoice, alleluia! The [...]
Posted on 07. Jul, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Day one of LWR’s 2012 Road Trip through the Midwest started out amazingly. We began the day at Camp Arcadia (a Lutheran camp in northern Michigan), picking up John Nunes from a week he and his family spent at the camp. John was the guest lecturer this past week, discussing with other families what it [...]