The final group of students, faculty and staff from Sterling College returned to the United States on June 11, coming back from nine locations from around the world. The teams learned about the other cultures and participated in service projects including working with local churches, teaching in schools, giving out school supplies, preparing meals for distribution and many other tasks.
Director of Missions Rev. Dr. Hank Lederle said, “Sterling College again sent out a number of student teams across the globe. We are deeply grateful for donations from friends and family as well as extensive fundraising efforts which have enabled students to raise the airfares.”
Seven of the teams helped local churches and Christian agencies. Lederle said, “Our philosophy is to strengthen the arms of th