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Colombia Trip 2010

God has called me to support Proyecto Libertad by giving & going. Here is the journey from 2010. Again all the photos from the trip are on the photo page under the Colombia 2010 set. Our you can find them here. Enjoy the posts!

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Antioch Community Church - Colombia Mission 2010 from Vic Costello on Vimeo. Video done by Vic Costello (music by Sam Costello and many photos taken by Pili) […] Read More

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Day 9 – Traveling Back

We awoke early Sunday morning and headed to the airport.  We got checked in and relaxed a little before saying our goodbyes to Jorge & Karen.  We went through security and waited for our flight.  We had another great flight on Avianca to Miami.  We went through customs and then got checked in to American […] Read More

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Day 8 – Cartagena

  After breakfast,  we sat around the tables and shared.  Several of the staff shared thankfulness for our coming.  We are grateful to have come and served. It was a morning full of emotions.  We were blessed by the Proyecto Libertad Staff.  Working with them was just like working with family.  The Lord has built […] Read More

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Day 7 – Last Day Of Work

Most of the team went and toured the Main fort on the island in the morning.  The rest of us split up and put the toilets and exhaust pipes on the three latrines.  Then we came back and grabbed supplies.  We went and dug one more hole for the fence wall. That afternoon, we went […] Read More

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Day 6 – My Sick Day & Cell Group

With stomach issues all night, I took it easy.  I slept, rested, drank liquids, and meds.  I’m glad that the Lord is faithful and by the end of the day, I was feeling better.  The team poured the 3rd floor. That evening the mission had it’s normal cell group meeting.  After worship, a lot of […] Read More

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Day 5 – Digging holes and Pouring a Floor

Wednesday morning, Thom, Vic, Jordan, Kyle and I went over to some land that the Mission just bought.  We worked with Ricardo, Jorge, Luis and others on digging holes for columns. Brick walls will be built between the columns.  The ground was tough. So we broke out the electric demolition hammer that Thom brought.  It […] Read More

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Day 4 – Floor #1 & Conference Day 2

With the latrines setting up, we started the floors.  Giving a nice concrete floor to a family is a huge blessing.  They are easy to clean and they make the family feel more open to having people over.  The first floor we did was for a small house right across from the mission.  We set […] Read More

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Day 3 – Latrines, Conference Day 1 & a Tired Team

We divided our team of 20 into three teams. Each team had a leader or leaders who had done this before.  Plus we had the help of staff members and workers from the mission.  Each team dug a 5’x 5’ x 5’ hole.  One of the teams broke the record for fastest dig (set by […] Read More

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Day 2 – Resort, Relaxation and Adjustment

We were very thankful that the boat was fixed and we were able to go to Cocoliso Resort.  We went there last year.  It is a beautiful island getaway.  It has a great pool, good food, hammocks in the shade and many other things. It is a blessing to be able to rest and relax.  […] Read More

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Day 1 – By Car, Plane, Bus and Boat

The team from Antioch Community Church gathered together at 4am in Haw River at the Southern House.  We gathered to pray, we packed up the cars and headed to RDU.  We had a safe flight to Miami.  We ate and relaxed before getting on the Avianca flight (great airline!). We got into a warm and […] Read More

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