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Multnomah Athletics Teams Serving in Taiwan; Blogger to Journal Trip

5/16/2009

Multnomah University's Men's Basketball and Women's Volleyball teams are in Taiwan, conducting various ministries to the people of Taipei. Admissions Counselor Colin Wyenberg is along for the ride to help the teams, recruit potential Multnomah students, and regularly blog about the trip.

Basketball Coach Curt Bickley and Volleyball Coach Hanna Duke are leading the teams on this trip. They will spend time in several schools in Taipei, including Christ's College, speaking in chapel services, eating lunch with the students, giving basketball and volleyball clinics, and playing games against their teams.

The final stop on the trip will be a basketball clinic for Tzu-Chiang Elementary students. The teams plan to visit local elementary schools, handing out packs of NBA cards and inviting kids to the Saturday basketball clinic to be held in Christ's College's gym.


Background

The men's basketball and women's volleyball teams usually trade off each year for traveling mission trips, but Coach Bickley said it is easier to take a larger group every two years. The new format also makes fundraising efforts easier.


Quotes

"I am very excited about how this trip has grown since we first established a relationship with Christ's College 5 years ago," Coach Bickley said.

"I will be blogging every couple of days, and I'll be sure to include plenty of pictures," Wyenberg said on the MU Blog. "This is a great opportunity, and we would love if you would join us in praying that God would grant us opportunities to share His love with the people of Taipei."


Blog

Wyenberg plans to write blog entries three times during the trip from May 16 to May 25, and a closing entry after they return. You can follow the trip by checking the MU Blog regularly, or by subscribing to the MU Blog RSS feed.


About Multnomah

Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon. Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminary, graduate programs, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning program, Multnomah issues bachelor's and master's degrees, and professional certifications and endorsements.