Mission Trips


New Year, New Adventures!

Posted Jan 1, 2017

Happy 2017, friends! 

In less than 48 hours our Timbers Commission Camping Team will be boarding our international flight! That means tonight everyone is busy packing their Pine Cove T-shirts, athletic shorts, water bottles, sunscreen, snacks and all the necessities for a week of camp… IN PERU!  

We are excited and expectant for what God has in store & we are thankful for the opportunity to travel together. Stay tuned to this page throughout the next 10 days to keep updated on what we are learning, seeing & doing as we partner in ministry with Commission Camping International!

Want to know who’s on our Timbers 2017 Team!? Check out the #squad 

Leading the pack is TJ “Philly” Connor (Timbers Camp Director) and Katy “Bedazzle” Weidner (Timbers Women’s Director). TJ & Katy are looking forward to leading this trip for the 2nd year together! TJ is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Katy is from Wichita, Kansas. 

Marshall “Swole City” Wallace is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Thunder up) He is a sophomore at Southwestern Oklahoma State University majoring in Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy).

Taylor “Which Whip” Matthews is from Fort Worth, Texas. She is currently a Senior at the University of Arkansas studying Communication Disorders and Sciences. 

Carson “Netflicks” Wilder is from Katy, TX and a junior at Texas Tech University studying Sport Management. Carson loves traveling and ultimate frisbee.

Caroline “Spirit” Allen is a sophomore at Texas A&M University studying psychology. She loves Alpacas and Llamas and is especially looking forward to seeing some while in Peru!

Zach “Swish” Cunningham is from Honey Grove, TX and just graduated from the University of North Texas with an Accounting degree. He’s attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in the spring, and can’t wait to share the Lord’s love with the children in Peru!

Analiese “Gig’em Huggies” Crane is from Dallas, Tx. She is a sophomore at Texas A&M university and is studying Business Finance. 

Trent “UGA” McClure is a junior at Truett McConnell University studying Business Marketing. He is excited to return to Peru for a 2nd time with his pal Taylor Jennings! 

Kenzie “lil pups” cimpl is from Dallas, TX and is a sophomore at Baylor University  learning all things psychology! She also has one of those faces that everyone claims she looks “just like someone they know!!” 

Trevor is from Dallas, TX. He is a junior at Texas A&M studying finance. 

Claire “Pogeauxnus” Gilbert is a senior at Louisiana state university studying dietetics. 

Logan “Copro” Gutwein is from Argyle, Texas. He studies Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Aubrey “Missy G” Hicks is from Colleyville, Texas. She is a Junior at Oklahoma State University studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Taylor “Slammock” Jennings is from Huntsville, Alabama. He is a Junior at Auburn University (War Eagle!) studying Electrical Engineering. He is looking forward to continuing to build relationships formed from the first trip to Peru last year.

Fulgham “Bow Butter” Bell is from Dallas, Texas. She is a Junior at Texas A&M University Studying Business Finance. This will be her 2nd time traveling to Peru with Pine Cove! 

Shep “Hoggy-Dog” James is from Ruston, LA. He is a Sophomore at the University of Arkansas studying finance.

Hailey “Panic at the Sysco” Hess is from Coppell, Texas. She is a Sophomore at the University of Texas studying Journalism.

There you have it folks, what a crew! Check back soon for stories, photos and updates from each day of our trip! We’ll be sure to keep you informed (and entertained)! 

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