“Outside My Window – A deeper look at the realities of our world” was a youth event that set out to broaden horizons and deepen participants hearts for a more just world. Led by Pastor Peace Kim from Whitefish Bay, the itinerary included worship at Riverside Church in NY, a seminar on Acts of Justice at the Church Center for the United Nations, serving meals at The Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger in Brooklyn, NY and so much more.
Under the leadership of Rev Peach Kim of Whitefish Bay UMC, 12 youth and 4 adults were a part of a learning experience about the root causes of poverty and engaging in works to eradicate the problem that affects communities. Participants broadened their horizons, deepened their hearts for a more just world, and grew as disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
The group spent time in New York and Washington D.C. The experience included:
- Evening devotions and reflections
- Bible study
- Seminar on the Acts of Justice at the Church Center for the United Nations (NY)
- Acts of Mercy serving experience on at The Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (NY)
- Seminar on Acts of Justice at the United Methodist Building (D.C)
- Worship at Riverside Church and the Hillsong Church (NY)
- Visit to the National Museum of American History (D.C.)
- Orientation with the General Board of Church & Society and a visit with congressional staff (D.C.)
- Tour of the Capitol buildings and the History of Women’s Rights Museum.