highlights live blog

July 2012


Royal Family Kids Camp Personal Reflection

July 30, 2012

Two weeks ago, a couple of charter buses pulled into a camp not too far from here filled with 104 eager campers.  They were greeted by about 120 volunteers from St. Andrew’s, Rock Harbor, and Irvine Presbyterian Church who had […]

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Heritage House Staff Appreciation Luncheon

July 27, 2012

Yesterday, the Missions & Outreach Department held the “Annual Heritage House Staff Appreciation Luncheon” at the home of Laura Johnson. Heritage House is a county-run program for women with children in recovery. St. Andrew’s provides these women with a weekly […]

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Summer Playlist Photo A Week Challenge: I Get Around

July 23, 2012

“Here I am again with another photo of my granddaughter and son-in-law standing atop of their new 5th Wheeler showing “I Get Around” & what a fun way to do it.  I couldn’t believe how big it is inside.” – […]

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2012 Vietnam Team Video

July 18, 2012

This video follows the 2012 Vietnam team as they journey through the southern part of Vietnam, with Free WheelChair Mission, to give mobility to over 400 people. Enjoy!  

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Personal Reflections on the 2012 Vietnam Trip

July 16, 2012

“The first time we heard about the wheelchair mission we wanted to go.  However, there was a glitch—-Bill had had surgery and we were not sure we could make the trip.  However, after lots of prayers from so many, God […]

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California Girls – Summer Playlist Photo Challenge

July 11, 2012

Member, Virginia Novak, took this photo of her daughter and granddaughter, who happen to be “California Girls”. Thanks Virginia for participating in the Summer Playlist Photo A Week Challenge! To join in the fun, Instagram or send a photo in to […]

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Vietnam Team Arrived Home Safely

The Vietnam team arrived home safely Sunday night! They had an amazing trip and cannot wait to share more about their experience in Vietnam. Check back for more highlights and photos of their trip!

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Vietnam Team Update 3

July 8, 2012

Yesterday was an extremely busy, yet fulfilling day for the team. One of the many things we did was build and distribute 50 more wheelchairs, bringing the total to 450 wheelchairs distributed to those in need here on this trip. […]

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Vietnam Team Update 2

July 4, 2012

Yesterday, we went to the Rach Gia district and assembled 50 wheelchairs at a low-income medical clinic. The team assembled all 50 chairs in 30 minutes before the ceremony started. We met a young boy who had lost his foot […]

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Update from Vietnam

July 2, 2012

The team has arrived safely in Vietnam, and is getting straight to work. Over 100 wheelchairs have been assembled and given out in the Giong Rieng District of South Vietnam. They worked on putting together wheelchairs with the local women, […]

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