We are grateful for the Bear Valley Community Church staff and youth as this summer made it 18 years of serving with us at Mission First! Each summer, the group plans a trip from Colleyville, TX to Jackson, MS for a week of serving with their hands and heart. We have loved having the opportunity to build relationship with BVCC as they return year after year.
Director of Community Development, Israel Griffin lead the youth in various projects around campus throughout the week.
Students got to work organizing classrooms, mowing and landscaping, cleaning up trash and debris, and even putting up a drywall.
BVCC students brought energy and creativity as they engaged our OASIS students in an arts and music camp and participated in sports and group time with our Devoted Dreamers Academy students.
After a week of bonding with students in our summer program, BVCC students said their "goodbyes".