b"Day of Prayer People ofMy experience at Briercrest has been amazing. Being from Whitehorse, the small-city vibe of Moose Jaw and the community of Caronport has been familiar and inviting. It's Briercrest been a adjustment, but I really enjoy my classes, the chapels, and the community. It's hard work, but hard work pays off. I'm very thankful for the friends I've made, what I've learned, and how I've grown in Christ. I'm a long way from home, but I'm surrounded by brothers and sisters so really, home isn't that far surJoe's Place Youth Centre in Moose Jaw is one of theaway. - Elisha Leendersplaces where Briercrest students see the kingdom in action. I've volunteered at Joe's Place during my entire Day of Prayer was antime at Briercrest, and serving there has been one of the I chose the Christian Min. Program because it gave me a amazing day! Being ablemost significant ways in which I've grown during mychance to learn how to work in ministry with practical studies. This year the partnership between Briercrestteachings, and it also gave me a chance to explore the to spend the whole dayand Joe's Place began with having all the freshmen comeBible and theology behind what we believe with this praying with each otherout the first day of school for the freshman bash. Firstprograms openness. You can truly learn anything and year students caught a glimpse of our ministry and got tomake the program your own!and for each other was soconsider how they could be a part of it. Throughout the-Ben Girgisrefreshing. The day was aschool year, students have piled in to our 15-passenger van to volunteer for Tuesday Bible studies and weekend great reminder of howdrop-in nights. At these events they pour into the youth of comforting prayer can be! Moose Jaw, many of which do have good adult roleI'm in my second year of the TESOL program. So far, models. Students have been excited not only to give theirit's been really challenging but equally rewarding. - Elizabeth Baird time to serve by providing a safe and fun place for theseIm so thankful for my professorsthey are so youth, but also to share their heart for God and the hopeknowledgeable and wise. I've especially loved they have in Jesus with these youth. A highlight of thisgetting to know everyone in my cohort and getting to year was Youth Quake, when instead of bringinglearn and grow with them. Currently, we're learning Briercrest students to the youth in Moose Jaw, weabout speaking skills and learner's views on brought a group of about 70 youth to Youth Quake atpronunciation. Were also fundraising for our Briercrest, with students as small group leaders.internship this upcoming summer. Please pray for BrieThis year at Joe's Place I've seen many Briercrestus!Day of Prayer encouragedstudents participate in bringing the goodness of theIts been so incredible seeing God utilize my Kingdom of God to youth who often don't have muchpassions here and bring things full circleIm me to continue to pray andhope in their lives. Briercrest students have been thebeginning to realize that His world is both so big keep God present in my dailyhands and feet of Jesus among the youth of Moose Jaw.and so small. Things that are limits to us, like At Briercrest we don't want to keep the light and hopelanguage barriers and distance, are really nothing life. It was so cool for me asthat we have as members of Jesus' kingdom to ourselves.to Him. Its so humbling and exciting to be a part of Rathea student to see the schoolRather, we want to bring it to the world, and Joe's Placethis.is one of the ways we do that just down the road from our- Shasta Ventzekcome together as a family ofschool.Its been a nice experience to live in dorm. My roommate/hall mate is really believers and give their fullimportant to me because she helps me a lot. Its been great also because my attention to God RD, Mel introduced me to some of the other people who live in Bergren as well. I have learned a lot about how to live with people in dorm. They are - Brendon Heppell -Rose Williams really kind, especially my roommate, Jose, who is willing to share snacks/tea with me. Shes also been great in answering some academic questions Ive had, and she just help me with the answers. Its also really convenient living in Bergren because they have private bathrooms in each quad. There is also a 14 kitchen on the first floor, so I can cook my own food in my free time.- Susan Li 15"