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Happy Halloween!
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Baptism, War, and Improv
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Midterm Craziness And Me-time in KC Downtown
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Charlie Brown Cast Lip Dub
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Floating in Venice, Italy
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Campus Shenanigans!
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Being A Junior At Senior’s Day
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Homecoming Week!!!
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Our Favorite MNU Experiences
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An Action Pact Weekend

Happy Halloween!

For Halloween, we had a tournament in practice. The juniors had to choose teams of four and then we each played each other for points. The highlight was that we all dressed up. It always is a lot of fun and brings the tournament to another level. My first year, the coaches dressed up as one of the players, Allie Harvey, and one group put balloons in a trash bag which presented Jelly Beans. I must admit my first year was difficult to top, but with this team you never know. From getting wake up calls in the morning at[…]

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Baptism, War, and Improv

Week 6 Vlog. This video highlights an exciting week of faith, fun, and rowdiness at MNU. I’m excited to show y’all the excitement we’ve been up to here. Song: Stormy Blues, Arne Bang Huseby.

Floating in Venice, Italy

The fifth stop on my way to the UK was Venice! Apparently the sea levels are rising, so soon Venice might be completely underwater (according to a random article on the internet) so you should go visit soon if you want to see it! I would most definitely recommend the floating city!

Being A Junior At Senior’s Day

Senior’s Day is the one, big day when all the senior’s get mentioned. They get to walk with their families and get the recognition they deserve for four years of hard work. It is very emotional, too! It is about the end of college and moving on! For a Junior, it is probably the scariest moment in the whole year for the following reasons: It means you are about to be the “Big” one! To be honest, it is great to have someone to look up to. The seniors set the standard and if you like it or not it[…]

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An Action Pact Weekend

This past weekend the MNU Serve Team Action Pact went to Hays, Kansas on a quick three day trip to help out a start up church called The Vine. Action Pact is MNU’s improv travel team. When we are asked, we travel to different events, churches, and youth groups  to perform impov as well as skits.

The drive down to Hays took about 5 1/2 hours in our 11 person van. But we found ways to entertain ourselves.

 

When we arrived in Hays we met with the pastor and went to the church (which is held in a coffee shop) and did a little improv!

We stayed in the pastor’s basement which had a stuffed black bear in it.

Elisa with a taxidermist bear

On Saturday we went door to door in neighborhoods and trailer parks inviting people to the church. We traveled in groups of two or four. It was heartbreaking and eye opening to see the need for Jesus in Hays. Every single one of our groups had at least one door slammed in our face the second we mentioned the word ‘church’.

On the reverse we spoke to people who were very grateful to have us come by their house and speak with them. Christian was my partner for going door to door and we were able to pray with many people. We prayed for a man who was homeless, a man who had a disease in his legs, and a gentleman’s unborn daughter.

One of the trailer parks we went door to door in

Trailer park and the team of students I traveled with

On Sunday Action Pact performed the skit The Old Testament in 20 Minutes at The Vine Church.

Justin tells Alex something in the skit

Christian and Alex put up thier arms to build a house over blakes head

Action Pact performing The Old Testament in 20 Minutes at The Vine Church.

It was a great weekend but it was exhausting.

Action Pact members sleep on couches before performance.

On Sunday after lunch we headed back to Olathe!

Action Pact team selfie

Overall it was an excellent weekend! If you are a current MNU student or a prospective student I would suggest that you join an MNU Serve Team one year that you are on campus!

Stay classy,

Elisa

 

 

 

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