Tifton Gazette


July 12, 2014

Local youth go on mission trip

TIFTON — A group of middle school students and chaperones from St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Tifton returns today from a week-long mission trip to Atlanta where they worked with Emmaus House, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta that offers day camps for inner-city children in the surrounding neighborhood. The youth served as group leaders and teachers' assistants for the day camp, providing food, activities and friendship for the children. They also visited the Cathedral of St. Philip, Stone Mountain and the new National Center for Civil and Human Rights.The group spent one afternoon taking the MARTA train to buy supplies to make and distribute 100 sandwiches to the hungry. The group includes Sam McGriff, Walt Sanders, Emily Roland, Sydney Doss, Youth Minister Liz Williams, chaperone Patrick Davies, Chase Beckham and chaperone Lana Hendrix.

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