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Accompaniment in the Dominican Republic

“From the moment we stepped off the guagua (small bus), we were swarmed by children. They grabbed our hands and jumped on our backs yelling ‘Caballito! Caballito! (or, Piggy back! Piggy Back ride!’)” – Elizabeth. What does an accompaniment mission trip look like? Youth from Our Redeemer’s travelled to the Dominican Republic to discover what it means to walk alongside neighbors in a different country. “Overall this experience was one, if not the greatest, most eye-opening experience that was able … Continued

The Accompaniment Mission Model

“This model of mission is rooted in walking together, experiencing mutual respect, and working together to share in God’s love and God’s mission.” What does the word ‘accompaniment’ mean to you? How about the word, ‘mission’? Do they have anything to do with each other? Accompaniment. The first time I learned this word, it was from a music teacher – explaining what we call the person who plays piano while a choir sings or a soloist plays their instrument. As … Continued

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Along with our calendar, our blog is a great place to see what we’re up to. Read the posts below to hear musings from Pastor Kathy, ministry leaders and folks in our community. You can use a filter to read updates on our high school youth activities, Kids’ Church and much more. There’s a lot happening around here. Feel free to leave a comment, email the author, share things on facebook, and join the conversation.

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