MY FIRST DAY ON THE GROUND

  After our late night, Alexandra (my contact person here in Greece) was nice enough to let me sleep in a bit before having me head into the office. I woke up around… Continue reading

STARTING OFF WITH A PARTY

  My first night in Greece was everything I could have wanted. My flight got in around 9:30pm and I was picked up at the airport by two of the team members that… Continue reading

THE RETURN

  After almost four years, I finally returned to Greece to spend a week in Katerini (in northern Greece, about an hours drive from Thessaloniki) for a week volunteering with the Evangelical Church in… Continue reading

LEARNING ENGLISH AND SO MUCH MORE

  As soon as I heard about the weeklong English camp that St. Columba’s Scottish Mission (my home church here in Budapest) puts on every summer, I knew I had to be a… Continue reading

FINDING SAFE PASSAGE

  Here’s a recent article that I wrote about the fantastic Refugee Ministry that I work with in Budapest. Part of my job as an English communications associate for the Reformed Church in Hungary is writing English articles about various things… Continue reading

HUGS

  In my work with Roma children at the after-school roma mission of the RCH, called YOU + ME, it’s taken me a while to fully integrate. I’ve been there for almost five… Continue reading

BUILDING BRIDGES

  Here’s a recent article that I wrote about the fantastic Roma outreach program that I work with in Budapest. Part of my job as an English Communications Associate for the Reformed Church… Continue reading

REFUGE

  Living in Budapest is not easy. The work I do, the isolation and loneliness I sometimes feel, and the language that I do not understand all makes for some rough days. What… Continue reading

GMI SPRING NEWSLETTER

  Blessings and peace to you, I have been living in Budapest, Hungary for almost four months now, experiencing life, in all of its ups and downs, with the Hungarian people. I live… Continue reading

GO

  As many of you know, the local congregation that I attend here in Budapest, Hungary is a Church of Scotland. As soon as I arrived at the church I got as involved… Continue reading