Tag Archive: Missions

Sep 09

Intermountain Moment: The secure base of relationship, why it’s essential!

Relationships are of vital importance to our experience as human beings in community with one another. A secure, loving and supportive relationship is the foundation on which we branch out and explore our world… not just as small children, but even as adults! Think of those times when by situation or circumstance you felt compelled …

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Jul 28

Van Orsdel UMC (Havre) Youth provide an AWESOME Day Camp VBS for campus!

This week, Intermountain hosted twenty youth and adult volunteers from Van Orsdel United Methodist Church. The group had visited last November, while the Van Orsdel Commons and chapel was still in construction, and I invited them back to do VBS… and they said YES! The group came and shared a modified version of the VBS curriculum by Group …

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Mar 01

Learning empathy through charity – Bishop Eliudi visit 2016

Our children unscramble the word "Jambo," meaning "Hello!"

Recently, our children assembled hygiene kits as a service project. These hygiene kits are given to students that come from far away to attend the International Evangelism Centre in Salika, Tanzania. At the Centre, these students prepare to be church planters and pastors to a number of countries in East Africa. The relatively few supplies—all …

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Jan 27

How a “Presbycatalutapalian” taught me to build bridges while maintaining my convictions

Friends and mentors Dave and Julie Pederson continue to serve the Lord well on the mission field

There are certainly many ways one can choose to express his or her faith in public. Certainly, during this political season, there is no shortage of judgments made on the character of individuals based on the religious ideals they may or may not possess. At every turn it seems we are asked to pledge allegiance …

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Aug 24

The 15th year of Roberts UMC’s summer visit to campus an extra special affair!

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This August marked the 15th year that the amazing youth leader Joann Stark and the young people of Roberts United Methodist Church have made a special trip to Helena, Montana to blessed the children in our Residential program. Since 2000, the youth have come to campus to engage in an afternoon of play, artistic creativity, …

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Feb 25

Learning gratitude through giving

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“Bishop Eludi, I would like to say thank you for your work in Africa especially with the orphans and the poor people, also understanding lives of people in need who live a life of suffering. There is a lot of suffering In Africa. I like the work you do Bishop Eludi, helping bring hope to …

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Feb 12

Marching in the Light

Marching in the Light

This last week has been a flurry of activity within the Chaplain’s Program, as we get ready for another girls’ Valentine’s Day Tea and prepare for a visit from Bishop Eliudi from Tanzania, who will be coming to chapel to speak with the children and answer questions about what life is like there. The kids …

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