Hammonasset Youth Gathering 2014
Hammonasset is the annual gathering of youth from the New England Synod of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA). Over 800 attendees from more than 60 youth groups came to Hammonasset Beach State Park September 5 for a weekend of small Bible group study, listen to nationally-known speakers and great live bands, and inspirational worship. This year participants brought donations for the Seafarers and International House for seafarers who will not be home with their families for Christmas.
Thank you to everyone from the Youth for supporting their trip to Hammonasset and for the generous donations to the Seafarers and International House. The weekend was filled with music, speakers and fun. We'd also like to thank the chaperones: Marty Bier, Andrew Chuckas, Cheryl Milukas and John Schnefke for preparing for the trip and coming with us, and Gayle Hartfelder and Mary Lupo for planning the menu and shopping for the food.
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Letter From Jerusalem
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