Spring Break!

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All sorts of images come to mind when one hears ‘Spring Break!’. Recalling my youth or remembering my daughters time away, so many years ago, it usually comes with a word of caution or fears of some sort of excess. … Continued

Vandals @MCGO…

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With Moscow getting so much news of late, its necessary to know that, not only is there another ‘Washington’ (state) but also another ‘Moscow’. The one in Idaho came to visit, serve and make a positive impact here in Seattle this past March. … Continued

UCT ‘invites’ GO out

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Urban Cross Trek, an MC2 summertime outreach campaign that supports engagement with rural communities has sent out their annual ‘invites’ for 2016. Most communities hail from areas along the north I-90 corridor. The UCT experience involves week long opportunities to see … Continued

Urban Cross Trek Update

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The 2015 Concordia College/Moorhead Social Justice visit by students to Seattle yielded great results and good times. Meeting community, understanding and experiencing urban challenges and giving back, all add to the exchange of perspectives from folks with different backgrounds. The … Continued

Urban Cross Trek Welcome

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The Social Justice visit from Concordia Moorhead, Minnesota students began this past Saturday. They enjoyed Pagliacci pizza out in the beautiful day once they settled in. Our guests leave behind very cold temperatures and look forward to taking in all … Continued

Welcome!

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Beautiful weather conditions welcomed MC2’s guests from the Willamette University (Salem, Oregon) on Saturday, March 22nd.  Their ‘Take A Break’ program kicks off in Seattle, with a service day at the Meadowbrook Orchard. We appreciate their visit and commitment.

Urban Cross Trek Visit 2014

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Planning has begun for February 2014 visit of the Justice Journey from students at Concordia University/Moorhead in Minnesota.  Every two years they visit Seattle, learn about the efforts here to address issues of sustainability, climate change and best practices. Students … Continued

Central Lutheran Visits

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The Urban Cross Trek program welcomed Pastor Jim Engel and his youth group (15 total) from Central Lutheran Church in Yakima. They resided at Maple Leaf this week, worked at the Meadowbrook Orchard & Annual Garden, prepared a meal for … Continued

Yakima Church to Visit

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This coming week we welcome Central Lutheran Church in Yakima to our community as part of the Urban Cross Trek program.  Chaperones and youth will be residing upstairs, serving in the community and at the SHARE shelter here at Maple … Continued