Past Trip Reviews

  • OG Mission Trip 2013

    OG Mission Trip to East Biloxi, Mississippi March 10-16, 2013 Given by Carolyn Mulry at the April 14, 2013, 9:30am service Good Morning. I was lucky to be one of the 24 OG’ers who went to East Biloxi, Mississippi this past March. We were a mission team ranging in age from late 20’s to late… read more

  • OG Mission Trip 2011

    OG Mission Trip to Puerto Rico March 12 – 19, 2011 Building on a long-standing relationship with Iglesia La Senda Antigua in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, and the Bethesda Christian Center in Chicago, an adult mission team organized by The Congregational Church of New Canaan traveled to Puerto Rico to construct hurricane-resistant homes. The group… read more

  • OG Mini Mission Trip 2009

    Mini Mission Trip to Baltimore May 27 – 31, 2009 Using just four days instead of a week, OG took their first “mini” mission trip to Baltimore, Maryland.  There they worked with Sandtown Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit Christian organization in the Sandtown neighborhood in west Baltimore.  Sandtown Habitat’s mission is to rebuild vacant houses… read more

  • OG Mission Trip 2008

    New Orleans, Louisiana March 29 – April 5, 2008 For the second time since Hurricane Katrina struck the New Orleans area, members of the Congregational Church were called to the Gulf Coast to help renovate devastated homes.  This time in 2008, our church partnered with First Street United Methodist Church and their senior pastor, Reverend… read more

  • OG Mission Trip 2007

    San Pedro Town, Belize January 27 – February 4, 2007 24 adults traveled to Belize in late January, 2007 to work on Phase III of the youth center for the Living Word Church in San Pedro Town, Belize.  Our Quest and Alumni youth groups had previously completed Phases I and II so that when OG… read more

  • OG Mission Trip 2006

    Biloxi, Mississippi February 18 – 25, 2006 For the first time, OG and YG joined together on a single mission.  The 84 youth and 36 adult mission fish journeyed to Biloxi, Mississippi in February of 2006 to begin a massive work project in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. OG was divided into two teams, each… read more

  • OG Mission Trip 2005

    Wabasso, Florida March 12 – 19, 2005 “Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things” Eighteen adults spent a beautiful week in March of 2005 working at the Dasie Hope Center in Wabasso, Florida.  The Dasie Hope Center is an after school program developed by Verna Wright in honor of her mother, Dasie Bridgewater.  From 60 to 90… read more

  • OG Mission Trips 2003, 2004

    The First-Ever Adult Mission Trip: Rolleville, Exuma; 2003 Building the New St. Michael’s Church In April of 2003, Rev. Skip Masback and Connie Gross led the very first adult mission trip to the island of Exuma in the Bahamas.  The people of Rolleville, a small town at the northwest end of the island, worshipped in… read more

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