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13 June 2018 | Larnaca, Cyprus [tedNEWS]

Teens and young adults from two church communities in Nicosia, Cyprus enjoyed a weekend campout, 1-3 June 2018, which inaugurated a potential new campsite close to the sea in the southern port of Larnaca.

2018June Cyprus3Site near LarnacaThe youth enjoyed interactive presentations led by TED Teen Ministries director, Alastair Agbaje. The weekend was a positive mission not just to the Adventist youth, but to the large number of non-Christian friends that joined them from the local universities.

2018June Cyprus2Group gathering around a fire [Photo credit: Alastair Agbaje]The Church in Cyprus purchased the plot of land many years ago but had never used it. With a small inauguration ceremony, a sleep over, a bonfire and singing, that has all changed.

Agbaje reflected on how much everyone enjoyed the fellowship and sharing of stories and how much potential the field has to become a campsite.

“I admired the group who managed to stay one night without the essential resources, such as electricity and running water,” he stated. “This land has a great opportunity to become a mission field community service project for the future.” [tedNEWS]

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