Where Have the Missionaries Gone?

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” Isaiah 6:8 The passage from Isaiah above (part of this Sunday’s Old Testament reading) has often been used to talk about World Missions — God’s...

Joy of a Child

Diana and her three siblings arrived at Vida Joven (vidajovendemexico.org) almost four years ago. The children had been abandoned by their parents, and social service workers placed them in the Tijuana Children’s Shelter. The shelter is a crowded place with hundreds...

Visiting Vida Joven

In April, members of St. Michael’s visited Vida Joven de México (Tijuana), a home for children who have been abandoned or have parents in prison. We spent a fun, joy-filled morning with the children, playing games, making crafts, and capturing lots of memories. We...

VBS Operation Kid-to-Bat

Each summer at St. Michael’s, children, teens, and adults gather to enjoy a week of Vacation Bible School together. Children who attend are blessed by experiencing the love of Christ while making friends, playing games, doing fun science experiments, and more. Teens...

What Would You Do?

“My name is Diana and I have lived at Vida Joven for a little over two years. I am 7 years old and I am in 2nd grade. I have three siblings: Karla is 9 years old, Daniel is 6, and Mayra is 3. I live at Vida Joven because my parents left my siblings and me living all...

High School Helpers

Throughout the fall 2015 semester, a sociology class from La Costa Canyon High School, led by teacher John Digiulio, spent many Friday class sessions at Carlsbad by the Sea Retirement Community. They spent time with residents playing pickleball, making cupcakes, doing...