Dave Hartwell

COS Profiles: Mark Fackler

Welcome to the first in a series of monthly newsletters featuring members of COS who are serving in our community...

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Day 6: Dinner in the Park

Last night we went to Ed’s Burgers for a milkshake run. Our crew enjoyed the shakes as well as the...

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Day 5: R-Cubed

The organization we are working with is called R3SM: Recover, Rebuild, Restore Southwest Mississippi. The organization’s stated mission is to...

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Day 4: Repairer of Broken Walls

Another great day in Mississippi, despite the heat. We began our day with a delicious breakfast prepared by members of...

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Day 3: Primed

We began our day with breakfast and song as we waited for our crew leaders to arrive around 7 and give...

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Day Two: Getting to Know You

A great benefit of starting our time here in Mississippi on a Sunday is that we have the opportunity to...

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Day One: Travel

We met at 5:30 am and loaded the vans. Finished, we gathered in the church to go over the travel...

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Intergenerational Work Trip – Commissioning

Our group of 18 workers begins its trek to Hattiesburg, Mississippi tomorrow morning. Please hold this group of servants in...

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Day 8 • Winding Down

Our day began with breakfast and a morning trip to Manitou Springs. Despite the colder weather and overcast skies we...

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Day 7 • White Water Rafting

This morning came early. We had to be at breakfast at 5:45 in order to leave for white water rafting...

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Day 6 • 14,115 Feet Above Sea Level

It seems as if we have all successfully rested following yesterday’s fullness of activity. Our morning started with breakfast followed...

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Day 5 • Exhausted in Colorado

Many of our crew spent the night on Soldier Mountain. The hike up was dark and grueling and most of...

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