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Sterling College Sends Second Wave of Students on Mission Trips
May 31, 2012
This week the Sterling College Missions Department is sending out an additional 50 plus students and seven faculty around the world. This is the second wave of students to leave the college on short-term mission trips.
The countries they are working in include: Nicaragua, Ghana, India, Tanzania, St. Lucia and Indonesia. Eight teams have already left; the second group of teams will be going out in the next week. Follow their blogs at www.sterling.edu/blogs/missions.
Team India will work with future worship leaders at the School of Worship. The team will be led by senior Scott Hicks. Other members include: sophomore Stephanie Smith and junior David Tank. They left May 30 and will return June 17.
Members of the cross-country and baseball teams make up Team Ghana. The team will focus on village outreach and street evangelism. They will also work with local churches and give sermons. The team is led by senior Chris Penner with junior Kara Svaty serving as assistant team leader. Other team members include: juniors Austin Gautier and Jared Reimer and seniors Brock Moss and Kevin Burgess. They leave June 4 and return June 19.
The second of two Tanzania teams will work with children and go on village outreaches. Evangelism will be one of their main focuses. Team two is led by seniors David Guthmiller and Michala Henderson. Other members include: sophomores Jacob Blackwell and Adam Guthmiller and recent gr