Germany 2011

Brian O'Grady on September 11th, 2011

This is our last full day in Aschaffenburg before heading home. We have had a wonderful time working with the people here and seeing some of the sights in Germany. The children’s area is cleaned up and ready for the new year starting next Sunday morning. The plumbing is still holding good and all the […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 8th, 2011

Today saw a lot accomplished. The team is getting close to finishing the painting and construction. We were able to finish the plumbing, finish the wiring for light and sound that we needed to do and get close to finishing the barns that will hold the flat screens. Ariel did an awesome job on painting […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 6th, 2011

Today saw a lot of progress as we worked on the Children’s area of the church. The castle is now up, the stage is being painted, the walls are done, new lighting and sound systems are going in, and the buildings (soon to look like barns) for the flat screens in the game areas are almost complete. We […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 6th, 2011

Today started a great time working with Glenn and Linda in the children’s ministry area at the church. The guys, under Glenn’s leadership were able to get new pipes run for some plumbing, a stage extended and primed for painting as well as removing old sound and lighting equipment. Linda worked with the ladies painting decorative panels […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 4th, 2011

We had a great morning worshiping with our brothers and sisters in Christ this morning. Mike was able to share with the church about our blessing being in Germany and how our Grace church body blessed us financially to get here. We shared the Lord’s Table this morning and watch as the leadership of the church spent […]

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Brian O'Grady on September 3rd, 2011

The team arrived safely in Germany this morning. The flight was delayed a half hour leaving  Atlanta and we had a full plane. 275 people wanting their luggage at the same time can put the schedule behind a bit. Matt and Kathy Harrison picked us up at the airport and brought us to the church where […]

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Brian O'Grady on August 31st, 2011

The Germany mission team finished our final meetings. Mike did a great job giving us a little history on Martin Luther and the Reformation. Next stop for the team is the St. Louis airport then on to Germany. Excitement builds as we wait out the final hours before boarding the plane to head east. A […]

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