Scenic view of trees at camp

Author: Charissa Birnbaum

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Charissa Birnbaum

Former Summer Staff

Charissa was a long-time summer staffer and former Forge student with Pine Cove. She is a graduate of Indiana Weleyan University, holding degrees in Psychology and Fine Art. She is passionate about creativity, and enjoys the process of throwing pottery as well as writing music. She loves interacting with people and hopes to use her gifts to impact lives for the Kingdom.

Forge Trip: Dominican Republic

by Charissa Birnbaum

Forge Member Praying with Kids

Last week, my fellow Forge students and I took a 9-day adventure to Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. The Forge is Pine Cove’s resident discipleship program. There we joined alongside a ministry called Students International (SI) to assist local missionaries at various sites that included microfinance, social work, community health, dentistry, education, special education, sports, and physical therapy. After a long […]

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