Todd Shoemaker, pastor of student ministries at Grace Church – Bath Campus, in Akron, Ohio, brought 56 middle and high school students and adults to Urban Hope Philadelphia. “This trip really challenged our group to speak boldly about their faith in situations that made them uncomfortable,” said Todd. “It was awesome to see their confidence and boldness grow over the course of the week and to watch our students wrestle with how to communicate the gospel in a real and understandable way. Through our experience with Kingdom Kids, serving the homeless, and caring for the community around us, our days were packed. It was exhausting but God certainly moved and worked in our hearts and in many of the hearts of people we were able to talk with.”
If you would like more information on bringing a group to Urban Hope, visit urbanhope.net.