God grew tired of us - a refugee's story

As the US participants from the Journey of Understanding Feb’15, we wanted to use our Encompass experience to engage the people of Syracuse. In doing our research we realized that Syracuse resettles around 1200 refugees each year. We had no idea that refugees make up such a large part of our community, so we


The best of times... Jourdann's blog

When given the opportunity to go to Snowdonia, Wales for a week I was a bit apprehensive to apply at first. I knew I would be missing the school trip to Edinburgh and to Paris and was worried I may not get as much value from my time stuck in the mountains with no cellular reception