Detour 2016

As I had moved to Tennessee for school in the fall of 2016, I wasn’t sure if I could make it back to Chicago for the weekend of Detour. However, I was able to find a bus ticket for $10 leaving Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon and arriving in Chicago early Friday morning. I would be … More Detour 2016

Escape 2016

Summer 2016 we had our yearly summer camp at my church. A lot of planning went into this event, and shopping too. Finally, early on Friday morning, it was time to pack the bus and leave for camp. This year’s theme was Superhero Camp. We had big expectations from the event, and with over 1o0 kids … More Escape 2016

SIC Retreat 2016

The Sisterhood in Christ Retreat in the summer of 2016 was held at my friend’s farm in Indiana. We left Chicago Thursday afternoon, and got caught in a huge storm, so we stopped at a Culver’s for lunch. It rained and rained and rained, so we decided to wait out the storm with frozen custard. The next … More SIC Retreat 2016

New York City 2016

Over Memorial Day weekend, our youth group took a road trip to New York City for the East Coast Youth Convention. We left Chicago on the afternoon of May 26th, and returned in the early morning hours of the 31st. We arrived in New York City and checked into our hotel in Long Island. We had … More New York City 2016

KidFest 2016

KidFest is an event that Church of God puts on every year around the country. Our church usually participates in the Midwest one, which takes place at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio every year. In 2016, it was my first time every attending the event as a chaperone. I had gone to plenty of these … More KidFest 2016

Lee Day 2016

After getting my acceptance letter from Lee University in January, I took a road trip with my dad and sister during the first week of April to sign up for classes. The university was hosting an annual event called Lee Day, during which incoming freshman could preregister for  classes. We made the trip during the first … More Lee Day 2016