Re-post. And this is the first post of 5 that chronicle every single day that I spent at TC12. It was on this team that I learned what real community looked like.
WHOA WHAT AN EXPERIENCE. I’m writing this exactly a week after the actual events.
This whole experience actually started on Saturday at Sanctuary, and continued the next day at RHCBC, our FINAL rehearsal ’til TC!!
After a few hours of rehearsing and getting yelled at to LEARN OUR CHORDS we went out for dinner where some of us got a canto crash course, and we indeed did crash. 😛
When we got back to RHCBC we chilled a bit with the media and A/V teams, got to know everyone’s names and practiced our flashmob!!! Hehe, after doing it a few times with media, we were challenged to do it just us… and media of course, pulled out every camera and phone they had. They laughed, we laughed… and it was decided that we were no longer going to be put at the front of the stage, but at the back.
There’s a reason why we didn’t sign up for dancing!!!
But anyway, it was OODLES of fun 🙂
So our lovely coaches organized a concert of prayer where awesome Joel shared, and the media coaches shared some tips and pointers and ideas that I had never thought of before. Like how HUMILITY DOESN’T EQUAL THE FEELING OF INADEQUACY, how God has given us gifts to use but also to ENJOY and of course our coaches (WOOT MCLEGSS!!) led us in a beautiful time of worship.
Soon after, the media team left and did their own thing while we stayed in the room. Steve, Terrol, Chris and a couple others played lotsa music and just worshipped for the next two hours while us kids spent that time with God in the dimmed lights. We all found a “happy place” read our bibles, prayed, journaled a bit, or talked to Gable or Michelle about life 😀 After a while we came together in a huge sharing circle lying on our bellies, “dad” started it all off I think, and we just prayed all at once 🙂 All the while, El and Lorr pulled us in one by one and had a one on one check-in, prayed for us, and before long, it was midnight!!
When everyone was finally in the same room, WE GOT OUR HOODIES!!! So cool, especially ‘cuz Mich Jr designed them 😀
AND THUS ENDS SUNDAY.