ESM 2017

Below are the blogs for ESM 2017 (Enrichment, Service, & Ministry Week) for our 7th -12th grade students and staff.  Please, join in with them on their journey as they share all that God is doing in them and around the world!  Also, join us in vigilant prayer for ALL our teams and leaders for God's hand of protection & mighty presence with each group and through each person as they share His love with every person they meet!

You can view all the blogs below by clicking on the link below.  There is no need to have a Tumblr account unless you want to comment & like posts.  Also, most blogs have yet to post their first blog as they are still traveling or not yet left so don't be confused when you still see posts from previous years. 


Bahamas: 3/19 - 3/24 ~

Costa Rica: 3/18 - 3/25 -

Florida: 3/17 - 3/24 ~

France:  3/17 - 3/26 ~

JH: 3/20 - 3/23 ~

Jamaica:  3/18 - 3/25 ~

Nashville: 3/20 - 3/24 ~

Nicaragua: 3/17 - 3/25 ~ 


Appalachia Backpacking Adventure - all male team hiking the Appalachian Trail

Art Trek - enjoying God's beauty through art and creating their own amazing pieces (glass blowing, ceramics, blacksmithing, painting)

Auto Shop 101 - learning about cars and performing maintenance on cars

Bahamas Mission Trip - serving at Chapel on the Hill Christian School campus & loving on the kids that attend

College Visits - traveling to visit 8 different public & Christian colleges and universities

Community of Prayer & Worship Retreat - traveling to beautiful Norris Lake to meet God in devoted prayer & worship time

Costa Rica Mission Trip - receive training before serving the community in San Jose through several VBS locations, public school outreach programs, and sports ministries

Design Your Own Project - students taking advantage of the time to explore career options via local professional connections

Digital Media & Culture - exploring how films, television, and other forms of digital media are shaped by culture, as well as the impact they have on culture

Florida Mission Trip - ministering at the Good Samaritan Mission in Balm, Florida

Food & Fitness - trying their skills at various fitness challenges & also cooking up some delicious food

France Trip - traveling to Paris, the beaches and cemetery in Normandy, Amboise, Versailles, and Nice in the south of France

Jamaica Mission Trip - a mission trip to St. Mary Jamaica focusing on building projects, serving at a local school, and caring for patients in an infirmary

Junior High - traveling to Skyview Ranch to spend time team building, in work projects around the camp, & teaching from the staff at Skyview

The MANkind Project - serving local non-profit organizations and people in our community

Nashville Mission Trip - serving a variety of local ministries such as the Nashville food bank, YMCA, and women's shelter

Nicaragua Mission Trip - serving and loving the local people in Chacocente and Bradley's House of Hope

Teacher Practicum - students partnering with our TCE teachers to explore the workings of being a teacher

Washington DC Trip - exploring monuments, museums, and battlefields in our nation's capital to gain a Christian perspective on the foundation of our country

Wilderness Retreat Zion - hiking & camping in God's beautiful creation and drawing closer to Him in this beautiful setting