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More than 50 Eastern Christian High School students used their spring break vacation to participate in short term missions trips. Partnering with Touch the World, Eastern Christian sent teams to Uganda, Puerto Rico and Lynn, MA, as part of its Experiencing Missions program. There were also several students who went to Ghana through LinC youth group.

Puerto Rico:

EC teamed with Iglesia Biblica de la Gracia, a church in Puerto Rico that has recently launched an after-school program providing a safe place for local kids after school. The students helped facilitate programming in the afternoons and spent the mornings building an addition to one of the camp buildings.

An EC student poses with a camper to complete a craft.

Lynn, MA:

An EC student places candy inside a plastic Easter egg, along with a Sunday service schedule from East Coast International Church, Lynn Ma. Teams distributed the Easter eggs throughout Lynn’s business district.

Mr. Joel Apol, along with a student and community members, stand in the foyer of a three-story Victorian home the EC team helped restore during their week of ministry. The home was recently purchased by East Coast International Church to house students attending the church’s Academy of Urban Ministry.


Students in Uganda worked alongside Consi, a disabled woman from the community of Adak, to build a hut.

Two high school seniors take time out to play with children in Adak.

To view more pictures from the team’s mission trips, go to the Touch the World facebook page,